Excellent Bass and amazing value (while they last)
I jumped at the chance to get one of these classics before they are gone. They are being discontinued in lieu of the new American Professional Jazz Bass. The only differences between the two is that the AmPro has a genuine bone net, Narrow-tall frets (as opposed to medium jumbo), and a different (not necessarily better) set of pickups. The AmStandard is a fine bass and getting one for two hundred bucks off the original price (while they clear out inventory) is a bargain, especially considering that the new Professional is a hundred dollars more expensive. The bass plays like a dream (this is my 5th Jazz bass).
Per usual, the bass arrived in amazing condition, and was even still in tune. Sweetwater's customer service is the best (thanks Jason Cannon!) and it is by far the best possible online guitar purchasing experience you could ever ask for.