what should i do?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by teenagebass69, Jan 12, 2004.

  1. I have a fender jazz bass and a fender squier both in good condition. Should i practice my fender jazz at home and play with my band with the squier or practice at hoem with the squier and play with my band with the jazz?
  2. Matt R Miller

    Matt R Miller

    Apr 27, 2003
    it really doesnt matter at all. theres not much difference in sound.
  3. sambass


    Apr 15, 2003
    use both in both situations. If i was in your shoes i would tear the frets on outta the squier and then use em both. but thats just what i would do.
  4. how do i take the frets off my squier
  5. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Play whatever feels right at that moment. I have about 7 basses & I play what every feels right for every rehearsal or gig.

    When I'm at home, I play alittle of everything.


    De-fretting a bass involves removing the frets from the neck, thus creating a fretless bass. This is a difficult process, and anyone unsure of their skills should have the process done by a professional. If someone doesn't know what they are doing, there is potential to seriously screw up a bass guitar. For those do-it-yourselfers, however, here are some links about the process:

    Defretting By Chasarms

    Or post this question in the SETUP FORUM

  7. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    What a dilemma. D@mn that's a tough choice. Hope you get some good advice.
  8. practice on the real jazz
    play the real jazz
    sell the copy and get a different style bass or the defret idea could be useful...
    i wont suggest a P
    but a 51 reissue might be in order.;)
  9. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
    i would sell the squier, probably. why not just bring both with you?
  10. :D