Submitted August 12, 2016 by Paul Ewing in Oshawa, ON
"Completely different..... beautiful the same."
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I bought this bass for my partner...and bass player, She plays an old Fender Jazz. We write original Indie Alternative music with a slant towards a near metal sound. She felt that on some songs a Fender P bass would be much better but did not want to join the 80 percent of all bass players that play a Precision. The O bass is perfect the look is great. The sound is bullet proof It is quite simply a P bass in every way. It's a no brainer. The thing is as good sounding as an American P...at a fraction of the price. Best of all...it has more cache then a Fender...it really can turn heads.
It 's a P bass...it sounds great. You would have to work at it to make it sound bad. LOL
First the fit and finish are as good or better then anything you can buy. A Precision bass is simple...leave the tone wide open or cut it back about a third. Those are the 2 sweet spots.
Ease of Use
The neck is fast. Basically a modern neck. Zero complaints there,
The cosmetics are great. The weight is good. Not to heavy but with enough mass to give you that dark punchy P bass tone.
This bass is a steal. An American P bass for a Squier price. Add to that a classic lookwith plenty of cache.
The Wow Factor
This bass is just plain cool. Understated in shape...but not a shape in a bass that you have seen much of since the 60's with basses like the Honer Club bass.
Pro for decades. Mostly in the UK...London
Indie Alternative...3 piece band with slant towards heavy distorted guitar. If you can imagine Jazz singer Nina Simone singing o
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