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Who makes a 24 fret P bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by duke2004, Oct 2, 2005.


  1. duke2004

    duke2004 Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2004
    Cambridge, Mass.
    Looking for a stock P bass (or P/J) thats got 24 frets. I know anything is possible custom but i would like to keep costs reasonable for this search. if anyone knows, thanks. (it doesnt need to be a current model).
     
  2. duke2004

    duke2004 Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2004
    Cambridge, Mass.
    there you go, Fender does offer surprises from time to time. Must be others out there. Anybody?
     
  3. It's not a P bass, but schecter makes a 24 fret bass. It's called the Stiletto Elite 4. A nice bass, neck through, active pups. I've had one for a few years now and I love it. Nice gold hardware too.
    Mine cost 375 used, last time I checked they were ~550 new.
     

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  4. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    Does anyone out here have one of these? It seems that we hardly hear about them. Fender's kinda stuck in their bread and butter P&J line I guess. Ppl don't want them to make anything else.
     
  5. 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
  6. Tash

    Tash

    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    Warmoth offers a 24 fret extension option on their necks. I don't think I've ever seen a non-custom P with 24.
     
  7. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    Bee Basses.
     
  8. Mike Lull maybe

    Oh, Nino would make one too.
     
  9. what is with the headstock? when i think fender, i think fat headstock in which i accidently hit a trumpet player with one time(long story, he deserved it). this is more like an ibanez thing. does this mean fender's selling out to what the mass media wants? :rollno: say it ain't so fender!
     
  10. I never said it was, its a P bass or P/J style bass he is after, thats pretty much a P/J setup right there :p
     
  11. thisSNsucks

    thisSNsucks

    Dec 19, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    Dont some of those Spectors have a P/J setup with 24 frets?
     
  12. The Fender American PBass Deluxe is 22 fret:

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    The Stu Hamm Urge II is a true 24-fret bass - so what if it has an extra J pup?...

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  13. EricTheEZ1

    EricTheEZ1

    Nov 23, 2004
    Clawson, MI
    The Stu Hamm model does not have traditional P-pickup placement, though. I'd definetly keep looking. That Ibanez looked cool. You could always upgrade the pickups.

    -Eric.
     
  14. duke2004

    duke2004 Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2004
    Cambridge, Mass.
    yes in fact i just ordered an Ibanez SRP400. Shipped to my door for $230!
    I play a Warwick Streamer (P/J 24 Fret) and have wanted a "more pure" P bass with the 2 octave range for a lot of the music I play. It took a while to understand what the P bass is about: perfect tone for about 90% of the time, and a challenge to use ones hands to vary that great sound as needed. At least thats how i see the P bass
     
  15. Let me know how it works out!