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What Compliments an SR4 best? P, J or P-J?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Groover, Oct 5, 2005.

  1. Groover


    Jun 28, 2005
    Ohio, USA
    If you already had a Stingray 4 (3-eq) and decided to have only one spare bass to compliment it (or just give you some variety), would you get a Jazz, a Precision or maybe a P-J configuration?

    (assuming Fender or Fender-Like basses)

    Thanks. This will help me make-up my mind :D
  2. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    I would get a Jazz. So I'll have a bold, in your face tone (Ray) and a delicate, vintage one (Jazz).
  3. ras1983


    Dec 28, 2004
    Sydney, Australia

    That was exactly what i was gonna post before i read syciprider's post.
  4. bovinehost

    bovinehost Supporting Member

    Dec 5, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: Ernie Ball Music Man/Sterling By Music Man

    Of course.

    Thank me later.
  5. pickles

    pickles Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2000
    Ventura, CA
    Given that your handle is "Groover", I'll say Precision!

    I couldn't not have a P bass nearby, as much as I love J basses. Theres something about that fat, taught p bass tone that just really gets me going.

    Ultimately, you should have all three :D Shop used on the classifieds here and you can get nice Ps and Js for $500 ish. In fact, do not pass "Go", proceed directly to the classifieds and buy the Hamer USA cruise bass thats for sale over there.
  6. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    To my ears, a Ray and a J-bass are similar in that they both have growl. Different flavor, mind you, but still growl. Neither of them thump like a P-bass, not even the J with the bridge pup off. So, I say definitely go for the P-bass.