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sx fretless...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by PMC89, Jun 8, 2007.

  1. PMC89


    May 1, 2006
    New Jersey
    would this be a decent first, budget fretless. i REALLY can't spend more than this, so, please,i don't need to hear anything about other instruments.

    unless its like a used fender for under 200.....

  2. Dee_01


    May 19, 2007
  3. Gopher Bob

    Gopher Bob

    Nov 24, 2001
    I got a 5 string fretless SX from that site. If your buying this to see if you like fretless (the reason i bought my SX) then its perfect.


    If you know you like fretless and can't spend anymore this will be fine.


    Like the guy above said if you can save just a wee bit more you can get a whole lot more.

    Another reason I got an SX fretless was because I didn't want to pay much and I wanted a fretless just to mess around with. I am very happy with my purchase.
  4. WingKL


    May 12, 2007
    I just received my 4 string jazz fretless sx. The pickups sound like they were wound by a bunch of drunken monkeys. The neck pickup was way unbalanced towards the treble and the bridge pickup was muffled and soft. I was impressed by the fit and finish however and would only replace the pickups on it. Figure the price of a possible pickup upgrade if you are thinking about buying one.
  5. Dee_01


    May 19, 2007
    Thta's one reason why I suggested the Squier. The Duncan Designed pickups are very good and don't particularly need to be upgraded. Slap a Badass II on there and new tuners and the bass should last a very long time.
  6. iamthebassman


    Feb 24, 2004
    Endorsing Artist: Phantom Guitars, Eastwood Guitars
    I love my lefty SX fretless.
  7. PMC89, really, get one if you are interested, I did and I use it to gig with. You may eventually want a nicer one once you decide what "your sound" is but mine sounds good, looks good and I'll never lose more than $100.00 on it (surely it will always be worth at least $50.00!). It has more output than my active bass and it sounds good with the flats they shipped it with but better IMHO with the nickel ground wounds I put on.
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