The Fender American Professional Jazz Bass sets the new standard! The Precision Bass was a truly revolutionary instrument when it was released in 1951. Not only could bassists finally play with perfect intonation, they could be heard along with the rest of the band. From funk to rock, hip-hop to reggae; all of the music that’s enriched our lives began with the thunderous Precision Bass.
Developed by longtime bass pickup master Michael Bump, the brand-new V-Mod split-coil Precision Bass pickup uses a carefully selected blend of alnico magnet types for balanced tone with authentic Fender sonic DNA. The “golden” ’63 P Bass neck profile feels just right nestled in your hand, becoming one with you, while the narrow-tall frets provide a familiar playing feel and perfect intonation. Posiflex™ graphite support rods run the length of the neck, adding stability to the neck while resisting warping. The redesigned tuning machines use a fluted shaft, creating the optimum break angle over the nut while keeping the string windings tight for increased sustain and enhanced tuning stability.
Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
Neck: Maple, “1963 C” Profile
-Gloss Urethane Front, Satin Urethane Back (Maple)
-Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face (Rosewood)
Fingerboard: Maple or Rosewood, 9.5” (241 mm)
Frets: 20, Narrow Tall
Position Inlays: Black Dot (Maple), White Dot (Rosewood)
Nut (Material/Width): Bone, 1.625” (41.3 mm)
Tuning Machines: Fender Lightweight Vintage-Style Keys with Tapered Shafts
Scale Length: 34” (864 mm)
Bridge: 4-Saddle HiMass™ Vintage (String-Through-Body or Topload)
Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
Pickups: V-Mod Split Single-Coil
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Strings: Fender® USA Bass 7250M, NPS (.045-.105 Gauges)
Case/Gig Bag: Elite Moulded Case
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