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Hi im after a jazz

Ive had sires in past great value but what else in the £700-£1500 range?

Thanks 

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I’d look at a used Fender US Standard (2008 onwards) or US Professional.

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If its a passive bass you want I got a brand new USA G&L Jazz Bass for just under a grand. Every bit as good as a Fender. 

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I’ve got a 2014 US jazz , and it’s by far one of the best I’ve had, and I’ve had a lot, well within your budget 

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24 minutes ago, bigthumb said:

If its a passive bass you want I got a brand new USA G&L Jazz Bass for just under a grand. Every bit as good as a Fender. 

Thats a good price,i thought normally over £1000

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Definitely go used. £1k goes a long way.

If it has to look Fender-ish; G&L, Sandberg, Lakland, Sire and (naturally) Fender all qualify. 

If you only need the J/J configuration, Warwick, Ibanez and others enter the fray

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My Sandberg TT is jazz style, not sure if you’ve looked at any of those 🙂

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Just now, Reggaebass said:

My Sandberg TT is jazz style, not sure if you’ve looked at any of those 🙂

Thanks looking at them

So much choice lol

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There's an old Levinson Blade for sale in the ad section here. A wonderful, very high quality Jazz bass for well under a grand.

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4 minutes ago, Doctor J said:

There's an old Levinson Blade for sale in the ad section here. A wonderful, very high quality Jazz bass for well under a grand.

Yeah heard good things but think its outside uk

Id prefer in uk

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57 minutes ago, bubinga5 said:

Lakland 4460.

+1 to this. Such great basses. GuitarGuitar.co.uk often seem to have their Laklands on sale. Worth checking them out every now and then.

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At that price point there are lots of options as you will found out from the recommended. What do you like from a bass? If you don’t know, buy second hand and try loads to find out. Sadowsky is not a bad place to start.

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1 minute ago, OliverBlackman said:

At that price point there are lots of options as you will found out from the recommended. What do you like from a bass? If you don’t know, buy second hand and try loads to find out. Sadowsky is not a bad place to start.

Cheers yeah used deffo best option. Im trying a few tomorrow 

One of them is a used sadowsky pj

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I sold a spotless Status Jazz bass a couple of years ago for around £900. 
 

The best jazz bass I’d ever played, and the front pick up was a beast.

Was my last stab at a jazz- hoping it’d change my mind on jazz basses. Just don’t do it for me unfortunately. 
They are stunning basses

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2 hours ago, jassbass said:

Thats a good price,i thought normally over £1000

It was on offer at the time. I think the original asking price was £1200 but they'd probably accept less than that. One thing that was a bit of a let down was the pretty cheap gig bag it came with. For a bass of that cost you'd expect a bit better than that but at the end of the day its the bass that counts and it really is a lovely bass. 

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There’s a nice Moon for sale on here for less than £900 too I tried one awhile ago and it sounded sweet. 

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My favourites of the ones I've played are the Sandberg California II TT and the Japanese Geddy Lee J basses.  My top J bass is my "bitsa" ACG that will likely be buried with me:

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