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Which do you think looks the best amongst these 4 classic bass designs?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BrandonBass, Mar 24, 2013.


which design?

Poll closed Dec 18, 2015.
  1. Precision

    205 vote(s)
    27.4%
  2. Jazz

    250 vote(s)
    33.4%
  3. Stingray

    91 vote(s)
    12.1%
  4. Rickenbacker

    203 vote(s)
    27.1%
  1. BrandonBass

    BrandonBass

    May 29, 2006
    Tone and playability aside..!
     
  2. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses
    I'm a Stingray man fer sure.
     
  3. dedpool1052

    dedpool1052

    Jan 10, 2011
    Seattle, WA
    precision for me. tort and burst.
     
  4. Dr Goggles

    Dr Goggles

    Jun 4, 2012
    P Bass for me, but I'm suffering from Precision mania ATM.
     
  5. JoeWPgh

    JoeWPgh

    Dec 21, 2012
    I have to go with the simple elegance of the offset waist of the Jazz
     
  6. JCheung

    JCheung

    Jan 25, 2013
    Herndon, VA
    If I had a stingray with a precision sound, I'd be set for life.
     
  7. dedpool1052

    dedpool1052

    Jan 10, 2011
    Seattle, WA
  8. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

    Ricks are pretty damn boss lookin', Precisions are a classic, but to me, the Jazz is classy and elegant.

    No comment on StingraysÂ…not really my thing.
     
  9. Woofer

    Woofer

    Sep 24, 2008
    OBX
    Jazz all the way for me. A classic Fender or a modern 24 fret Sadowsky, they're all good.
     
  10. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Totally Precision.
     
  11. Exploiter8

    Exploiter8 Demons run when a good man goes to war

    Jan 18, 2010
    Midwest
    Commercial FREE!
    P
     
  12. RyanJD

    RyanJD

    Apr 19, 2011
    Iowa
    Since we're going on looks alone, I've always thought Rics look freaking sick. Never acually had the opportunity to play one though.
    As for classic looks, I would say jazz.
    Voted Ric though. :p
     
  13. jj4001

    jj4001

    Dec 27, 2010
    Providence, RI
    Rickenbacker 4001/4003= the best looking musical instrument that exists.
    Fender P = bad ass as long as it's white body, black pickguard, maple fretboard
    Fender Jazz = puke
    Music Man = dry heaves, puke would be better

    Hate on. Hate on.
     
  14. NightTripper

    NightTripper

    Oct 20, 2011
    I didn't vote because I can't decide between the Fender P and the Rickenbacker. The P body is pleasing to the eye with its simple curves. LPB or white with maple board, sexy. The J never really looks right to me with its offset body. Stingrays looks alright. Rickenbackers are just awesome. That upper horn and the headstock always remind me of a wave in the ocean.
     
  15. mournblade

    mournblade Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2006
    Roanoke, TX
    I chose Rickenbaker for it's unique, even groundbreaking syling.
     
  16. Nev375

    Nev375

    Nov 2, 2010
    Missouri
    Now, are we talking the original "tele" P, the '72 P or the common split P?
     
  17. GG7

    GG7

    Mar 14, 2013
    I had to go Rickenbacker 4001/4003. I also own a Jazz Bass, but in terms of a unique and highly functional design, the Ric takes this easily. No contest.
     
  18. 4StringShooter

    4StringShooter Banned

    Jun 26, 2011
    London, Ontario, Canada
    GBX Member #1
    Precision. Jazz is WAY over-rated.
     
  19. Hi.

    Ric.

    I like the shape a lot and it was the only non-Fender option ;).

    Regards
    Sam
     
  20. SBsoundguy

    SBsoundguy

    Sep 2, 2011
    Los Angeles
    Jazz. Nothing else feels as good on the lap.
     

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