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What do you like better?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Osama_Spears, May 27, 2003.

  1. Jazz

    19 vote(s)
  2. Precision

    12 vote(s)
  3. Carrots

    7 vote(s)
  1. Fender Jazz bass


    Fender Precision bass...
  2. godlikenothing


    May 25, 2003
    I chose the precision only because that's the kind of bass I own and I have spent the most time with. Also, I personally like the sound of a split-coil rather than a J pickup.
  3. Ben Mishler

    Ben Mishler

    Jan 22, 2003
    San Jose
    I like the Precision more than the jazz bass, but I really don't have anything against the sound of the JB. This is just my personal preference.
  4. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    I dunno. What do YOU like?
  5. I dunno...

    I have a P/J combo(Ibanez) and I like it alot...I use the P pick-up mostly...but I like the J's sound...

    I played a P @ G.C and it was junk.

    I wanna play a jazz...

    I like Mark Hoppus basses the best from fender though(yeah,yeah...shun me,whatever)
  6. I voted carrots, since I'm an anti-fender. But If I was getting one for free. I'd choose a Jazz .
  7. rickreyn


    Jun 16, 2000
    Lutz, Florida
    I am a P-man. If I play a jazz, I end up trying to find that P sound in there somewhere. But these days,I require much more horsepower and an extra string to get the job done.
  8. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I like threads that haven't been done before.
  9. ugh...everyone has been on my case lately. :rolleyes:
  10. call me a jazz man, but I like ridin the bridge p'up of the jazz with the tone rolled off... just a nice fingerstyle funkin sound. Can't go wrong with both p'up full on and the tone rolled off a little bit for a nice slap too. Im a bad guy to ask cause I love the P for that nice thump and the R and B groovin; sorry, but thats the most decisive answer your gettin from me.
  11. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    Wait,,,, these exist?
  12. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Well, according to legend, there are some threads that have only been done about 3-6 times. Some of those have been seen, with some sightings (though somewhat unreliable) of threads being done as little as 1 or 2 times.

    But those are just urban legends. No one has actually SEEN a thread that has only been done once. It's physically impossible for a thread to never have been done, otherwise it wouldn't be a thread, now would it? :D
  13. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA

    ........*Brain implodes*
  14. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Well Done! Good Man!

    I love my new off the rack MIA P-Bass. It is a great instrument. The way it looks now with the "classic" mods I've done, I have a hard time putting it back in the case. I love this bass.

  15. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Jazz Bass, one thousand percent!
  16. cassanova


    Sep 4, 2000
    Jazz bass
  17. I prefer the wider neck of the P bass over the narrow J variety.
  18. JayAmel

    JayAmel Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Carcassonne, France
    I voted carrots, because it's apples and oranges.

    These are two very different basses. The J has more tone capabilities due to the 2 pickups, but the P has a boom boom tone the J can't really match.

    Their necks are very different, too.

    Once again, try both, also try other basses, and make your choice regarding to what your ears and fingers say to you...

    All the best,
  19. Voted for the carrots...
    Fender doesn't do the trick for me.
  20. Funkster

    Funkster Supporting Member

    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    I have been a Jazz bass guy for 26 years and I finally bought my first Pbass a few years back and I'm totaly diggin it, Two totaly different animals.
    Everyone should have one of each :D

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