#1
is this bass good for figner style playing as well (like soft rhcp style)? or should i get the one with the bridge pickup as well?". ar the pups on it good? i have a bass with single coil pickups like it and a crap amp, if i buy a standard p-bass, will it sound slightly better? are the p pups on the special one the same as the standard, or crappier?
#3
Don't double post. The pickups in it aren't so great to begin with, and the bridge is also terrible. With a few upgrades though, it will play great.
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#4
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#5
I just sold mine. But it did have better pickups than my Squier. Also, I had the chance to A/B it with a Fender 70's bass, and obviously it was a pale shadow.

The pups in the Standard are okay. A lot of people tend to upgrade their pups and the bridge (usually to a Leo Quan Badass II).

All in all, it's a nice Precision and definately a step up an an intermediate level bass.

If you have a crap amp, you might also want to look into investing in a better amp too.
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I just sold mine. But it did have better pickups than my Squier. Also, I had the chance to A/B it with a Fender 70's bass, and obviously it was a pale shadow.

The pups in the Standard are okay. A lot of people tend to upgrade their pups and the bridge (usually to a Leo Quan Badass II).

All in all, it's a nice Precision and definately a step up an an intermediate level bass.

If you have a crap amp, you might also want to look into investing in a better amp too.

Yep, great to upgrade.
#9
Ahh Weenum got there before me. Jazz bass are very versilitile and the necks are much nicer, the jazz bass is a bit weightier than a p bass but that shouldnt be no problem right?

I got my Jazz bass a few months ago and it's really come into it's prime now when i've been experiementing with more funk (specifically RHCP style I guess) and jazz but I guess thats what they built it for.

If you wanted more of a P bass sound from a Jazz bass you can swap the pups out for some with a higher output or if you don't mind doing some custom work re wiring it with a push pull pot so you can take the pups into paralelle then series. This definatly will make it sound more P like, Fender actually have this on their American standard models (s-1 switching)