Psst... Ready to join TalkBass and start posting, make new friends, sell your gear, and more?  Register your free account in 30 seconds.

The American Standard

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Rafterman, Jul 20, 2001.


  1. i went to Guitar Center yesterday and i tried out the Fender American Jazz Bass. I must say one thing about this bass...WOW!...it has a fairly wide variety of tones and it has a lot of output for a passive bass. I was surprised to get a very meaty, bassy tone from it also. It even had a really good slap tone.

    Oh yeah....IT WAS A FOUR STRING BASS...not a five string or a six string bass.

    and i'm not doing it for punk!!!

    i'm gonna buy that bass
     
  2. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Ok, you like the bass. What do you mean "it's a 4 string & I'm not using it for punk"? If you like the bass, why should it matter how many strings or what you're gonna use it for? I have 4 J-basses & I don't use em for jazz. Does that make a difference why I bought it. :) No I bought them & built them because that is wht I liked.

    If you buy it, congrats on the new bass.
     
  3. Knukklhead

    Knukklhead

    Dec 28, 2000
    Nino, His point is pretty easy to read....he's surprised and excited about the possibility of getting a new bass....
     
  4. Aaron

    Aaron

    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    i'm in love with my Precision. 'nuff said.