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Fender Aerodyne Jazz Bass - Black
DescriptionA Different Sort of Jazz Bass!
The Fender Aerodyne Jazz Bass is something completely different! Cutting-edge bass players looking for a high performance and lightweight bass with a strikingly different appearance will flip over the Aerodyne Jazz Bass! This is a special edition Jazz Bass featuring a bound basswood body with a NEW unique carved top, a maple neck with rosewood fingerboard and matching painted headstock. The Aerodyne Jazz Bass is loaded with a Precision/Jazz Bass pickup combi
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Discussed in If you had to buy one of these basses which would you choose and why? in the TalkBass community
No wrong answers. I'm just looking for opinions. Fender Jaguar Bass Limited Edition Ebony Fingerboard Black $929 [link] Sterling by Music Man StingRay Ray34HH Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Bass Stealth Black $699 on sale [link] Fender Aerodyne Jazz Bass - Black $824 Fender Aerodyne Jazz Bass - Black Yamaha BB734A Bass Guitar ... ... more
Aerodyne. i love my Pj and would assume this is just a lighter, better playing instrument. Love the bound Jazz body. That said, I'd love to check out the Yamaha first before making my decision. ... more
I voted Aerodyne because I have one. Ergonomically, I love it and I love the neck. However, a lot of people (including myself) do not find the stock pickups very inspiring and end up swapping them not long after purchase. I went with the EMG Geezer PJ set and a set of LaBella black tapewounds. Two "drawbacks" with this ... ... more
For me, It boils down to the Aerodyne and The Sterling StingRay. The Aerodyne is just a sweet looking bass and I have read several reports from owners that it plays and sounds as good as it looks. But then you've got the StingRay. I mean, come on, everybody needs a Ray! If you don't currently have one in your stable, I ... ... more
1st Choice = Fender Aerodyne. Reason: It's an all purpose bass, looks amazing, easy to upgrade (if desired) AND if should you decide to trade or sell later, it will move quickly (Important Factor IMHO, what genre of music you play the most often, if applicable)? 2nd Choice = Yamaha. Reason: Quality is almost unquestionable ... ... more