J&D Brothers ( Jack & Danny ) JD-S4-B

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J&D Brothers ( Jack & Danny ) JD-S4-B

Post by Sgt. Vimes on Mon Aug 12, 2013 5:22 pm

Just thought I'd show off a rather well built Chinese bass I picked up last week, no idea what year it was built, and nor do I care!
it feels wonderful, the pups are strong enough, the bridge is chunky and super solid and the heel feels lovely and smooth.
Ash wings, Maple neck with Nato stringers is just a pleasure to play, narrower string spacing than my Thunder Jet which suits me much better, the pots n barrel jack are cheap Chinese junk however, but easily replaced.

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worth keeping an eye out if you play bass, I didnt pay much......certainly MUCH less than the sticker price Wink

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Post by Barry on Mon Aug 12, 2013 7:23 pm

Jeez Louize...that ain't half bad! Coffee Drinker

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Post by Sgt. Vimes on Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:37 pm

What about those barrels eh baz? tight as a gnats chuff You OK? Stick Out Tongue

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Post by Barry on Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:54 am

The strings are running straight and true alright.
I never had issues with the Mats' basses, they were always OK. Barrel saddle designs are common on many manufacturer's basses, and that's where I suppose they got the idea to port it to guitars.

It was a bad idea, even Tom Presley agrees with that. There simply is not enough lateral room to accommodate the barrels. The strings always end up getting offset and ultimately mis-tracking up the neck. That\'s nuts!

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Post by gittarasaurus on Tue Aug 13, 2013 6:06 pm

the factory buyout clearance sale at Guitar Fetish includes some necks with J&D printed on the headstock...
like this one

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