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The new one has been delivered this morning...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by JayAmel, Dec 12, 2002.

  1. JayAmel

    JayAmel Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Carcassonne, France
    Hey, finally received my P-Bass. MIJ model with American P.U.'s. Enjoy.

  2. Ooooo!!! Purty!

    I really want a P-bass, with blonde ash white finish, and a purple tortoise scratch plate... Too bad I can only get a MIM in plain white :(

    But that looks great!!! :D

    I played a japenese squire p-bass, and man that was awesome!! Better than a MIM :eek: the body curves.. well, it was as hot as me! :D
  3. Very nice.:D

    Damn I want a P bass. How much more expensive are the MIJ's than the MIM's?
  4. Looks great, I like that color combination. Is it supposed to be a 70's?
  5. JayAmel

    JayAmel Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Carcassonne, France
  6. Oh nice bass!!!! Enjoy!!!:D
  7. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Very nice. I love that color combo!!!!! Congrats!!!!
  8. Do you have a link to where you bought this bass from?
  9. zombywoof5050


    Dec 20, 2001
    Congrats on a fine bass!
    Aren't the CIJ's just wonderful?
    Yeah, the MIM's are "kid's stuff" compared to the CIJ's!
    In fact, I'd honestly say that my CIJ is every bit as good as any MIA I've ever played (and I've owned 8 MIA's including 2 P's, 3 J's, a Strat, & 2 DuoSonics ).
    Actually, good (no, great!) MIM's can be found. A good friend of mine has a very nice one (it's what made me want another P), but he tried about 40 before he found it, and I tried every other one in town and could not find one as good (that's why I had to get the CIJ, couldn't afford an MIA).
  10. JayAmel

    JayAmel Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Carcassonne, France
  11. JayAmel

    JayAmel Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Carcassonne, France
    That is also what I noticed : my MIJ P is at least as good as any MIA I ever played (except, maybe, an old L-Series I played once a long time ago). The model I have has a thin neck and it's a great player. I went to an audition with it a couple of days ago. I plugged it on the mixing console using my SABDDI, and it sounded awesome.

    All the best,
  12. Sinker


    Dec 4, 2002
    Newark, DE USofA

    I love that color combo. Very sharp.

  13. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    great!!! P basses rule!!
  14. Erlendur Már

    Erlendur Már

    May 24, 2000
    It's beautiful!
  15. erikwhitton

    erikwhitton Guest

    Sep 20, 2002
    Portland, ME USA
    how much does it cost to get a bass from that site?
    how long does it take?

  16. pbassfreak


    May 2, 2001
    long beach
    Very nice bass..how do you figure what the bass cost on that site..do they have something that shows us currency.
  17. hmmm... does anyone know how different the '57 neck is from the '62? i don't want anything TOO wide but i really like the maple fingerboard.
  18. JayAmel

    JayAmel Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Carcassonne, France
    The whole bass, including price of the instrument + shipment + VAT + custom fees, cost me around 700 EUR (= approx. 700 USD).

    For those who want a currency converter :

    All the best,
  19. zombywoof5050


    Dec 20, 2001
  20. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer
    with my Spalt/Totem Modine, i've fell in love with the P sound all over again.

    mine has a Seymour Duncan antiquity.

    i can't say enough good things about that PUP!!!

    the thing spanks!

    congrats on the Fender, looks GREAT!!!!!


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