what should i do?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by fenderbluesdude, Apr 17, 2004.

  1. i currently have a fender fretless jazz bass, i really dont like the fretless. here are some of the options i could do. im listing them from low price to high priced options.

    1. buy a warmoth neck with frets $200

    2. buy a epiphone eb-0 $250

    3. buy a epephone eb-3 $400

    4. buy a fender standard p bass $400

    5. buy a fender 60s jazz bass reissue $630

    7. buy a jack casady bass gold top $730

    i play in stevie ray vuaghan style band. will the epiphones be good for blues? i hate fret buzz! i have herd that the epis have a alot of fret buzz. besides the jack casady bass.
  2. 1 or 4!
  3. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    After a correct setup, most basses should not buzz, if they do lighten your touch a little.

    I would go with a P bass. Cheap, reliable, good tone for multiple styles.
  4. appler

    appler Guest

    Standard P. Can't go wrong, bro.
  5. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Either that or perhaps a straight up trade with someone looking to go fretless. Or just swap necks.
  6. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    I think someone's selling a Warmoth neck in the classifieds.
  7. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway
    second that! :)

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    I am a littel partial to the Epiphone Jack Casady bass, it some bass.

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    PS if you do a search here on TB you can get alot of info on Epiphone Jack Casady Bass.
  10. I'd say sell yours and buy a used fretted one.
  11. pmkelly


    Nov 28, 2000
    Kansas City, MO
    check evil-bay for used necks... there are plenty of deals to be had. That takes care of number one, and I think I would skip 2 and 3 and carry on with anything #4 and up...