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JB4 KIESEL 4-STRING CLASSIC JAZZ BOLT NECK ELECTRIC BASS
DescriptionKiesel Guitars is excited to debut the next generation of bolt-neck basses, the JB4 Classic Jazz Bolt-Neck Bass. The JB4 takes the classic jazz look that bassists appreciate, and combines that with contemporary features as found on other Custom Shop basses. The JB4 is more than just another take on a classic design; it's the best jazz bass we've ever made. It has been designed to offer superior balance, excellent tone, and playability that can't be beat. Features such as our locking bass bridge,
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Discussed in J bass recommendation in the TalkBass community
Kiesel's JB series are awesome. You can go plain jane or go with outrageous finishes and boutique woods. I just got what they had on the floor because I am cheap. The only upgrade I did was tamarind wood knobs and they charged me like 8 bucks. JB4 KIESEL 4-STRING CLASSIC JAZZ BOLT NECK ELECTRIC BASS [link] ... more
Discussed in Improvements to Jazz bass? in the TalkBass community
My biggest beefs with J-Basses - They are heavy. I'd consider chambering the body along with the aforementioned body contours - For me, the pickup poles are a problem. I constantly smack strings off of them, or hit them with my fingers. Easily fixed with solid pickup covers - I really prefer a 24 fret neck Come to think ... ... more