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15 basses - sound test and comparison

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#61 bakerster135

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Posted 06 April 2014 - 04:04 PM

This is great! Loved the Sadowsky, and that Stingray sounds beautiful to my ears! :-)

Fodera sounds crap, just as I assumed it would. Really glad I'm not missing out on anything tone-wise there, cos I'm not a fan of basses that look like a piece of furniture...
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Posted 08 May 2014 - 04:00 PM

Brilliant thread. Thanks for your time man!

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 11:35 AM

Excellent thread! Loving the Fodera

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 11:40 AM

Only just listened to this. It's interesting, the Jazzes seem to work all round in general with each inherent tone coming through in all settings.. Personally love the '77. It's growly and that warm 'snap' and 'thump' is there when it is slapped. The Sadowsky to my ears is just waiting to be slapped (ooh er!), and seems voiced that way throughout the other settings. Same with the Pensa. Pedula is a surprise, nice. The custom shop reissue stuff comes through nicely too - props to Fender. It's all horses for courses, great to be able to hear such a stable of great 'iconic' basses together in one place. That must have been a nervous car journey! Lol.

Thanks for getting this together.
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Posted 18 August 2014 - 11:43 AM

View PostBass_Man_Baz, on 07 July 2014 - 11:35 AM, said:

Excellent thread! Loving the Fodera

Yep. Clever design. It retains much of the vintage growl and manages to be modern sounding too. Still warm and musical.
Fender Jazz 75 reissue
Squire JV Precision
Celinder J Update 5
Fender Jazz deluxe 5

John East pre amps
Epifani series 1 cabs
Thunderfunk
Electro Harmonix/Boss/TC pedals/Lava cables


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Posted 27 January 2015 - 10:15 PM

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Posted 01 February 2015 - 01:39 AM

The Stingray had a good mid sound but it could have been as fat as the Fenders. More bass even. Thanks for the comparisons.
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Posted 17 February 2015 - 12:08 PM

Great post but I love the Jazz Bass anyway. .....but oddly not playing one at the mo'.

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Posted 21 June 2015 - 12:14 AM

Great stuff, thank you for this.
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Posted 01 September 2015 - 01:21 PM

Great post - thanks

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Posted 04 September 2015 - 09:01 AM

The 62 and the road worn sound basically the same to my ears.

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Posted 23 September 2015 - 03:31 PM

I was thinking, it would be particularly interesting to know the weights of these basses, especially the 60s and 70s Fenders...
1975 Fender Jazz Bass - Black
1979 Musicman Stingray - Black
2000 Fender AVRI 62 Jazz Bass - Dakota Red


Mesa Boogie 400+
Mesa Boogie M-Pulse 600
Ampeg SVT-410HLF Cab

Ampeg SVT-115E Cab

Loads of laaaverly pedals!

Please leave feedback here! :-)

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Posted 20 December 2015 - 11:12 PM

View PostChunkyMunky, on 25 February 2014 - 07:02 PM, said:

The Pensa by a long shot!
Agreed!!





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