What is my Fender JB-75?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by JUMBO 70, Jun 8, 2021.

  1. JUMBO 70

    JUMBO 70

    Mar 8, 2012
    D59637D8-51BC-4E07-A79B-A8B2650AB364.jpeg 2AC492B3-FB32-451A-8A47-1812E2051071.jpeg Hey everyone. I’ve been slowing learning about the reputation of the Japanese made jazzes (mostly from the 90s it seems) that have the model name JB-75.

    I’ve come to learn that there are some details about these models that make them not-so-accurate reissues of a 75 Jazz. Me personally, I cannot stand the late 70s logo on the headstock given that 75s had the big TV logo. That’s at least what I’ve observed, anyway.

    That’s not a deal breaker though. The traditional pickup spacing on what should be a 70s style Jazz would be a deal breaker for me. These models seem to be notorious for missing this large detail that many associated with Jazz Basses from that era.

    My question to you: what the heck is the story with mine then? My JB-75 has the correct 70s pickup spacing, but everything else seems to be consistent with the others I’ve seen online. Just trying to understand my instrument’s history, so if anyone can I help it would be appreciated!
  2. Bassclef46

    Bassclef46 Inactive

    Feb 1, 2021
    It’s a bass. Originally designed by Leo Fender and released in 1960.
  3. JUMBO 70

    JUMBO 70

    Mar 8, 2012
    I think you are on the wrong website, brother.
  4. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2005
    Syracuse NY
    Endorsing artist: Dingwall Guitars
    From what I remember, some of of the JB-75's do have 70's spacing and some have 60's. So...you have one that does. ;)
  5. JUMBO 70

    JUMBO 70

    Mar 8, 2012
    Well there we go! Guess that makes sense. I'm surprised I've only seen the 60s spacing so far.
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