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Fender '70s Precision Electric Bass  

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Fender’s Classic series ’70s Precision Bass authentically evokes the era when the first electric bass rocked with more versatile use than ever, from ...Read More

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      OVERVIEW

      A recreation of a classic bass with the best features from the '70s.

      Fender’s Classic series ’70s Precision Bass authentically evokes the era when the first electric bass rocked with more versatile use than ever, from prog to punk and metal to funk. Vintage touches include bass-side thumb rest (first adopted in 1974), ’70s-style large headstock logo and bound neck with block inlays.

      Features also include an alder body, C-shaped maple neck, maple fretboard with 9.5” radius and 20 vintage-style frets, classic split single-coil pickup, three-ply black-white-black pickguard, knurled control knobs (volume, tone), vintage-style four-saddle bridge, and ’70s-style “Fender”-stamped open-gear tuners.

      FEATURES
      • Classic '70s vibe
      • Vintage appointments including thumb rest, large headstock logo, and block inlays
      • Comfortable maple neck with 20 frets
      • Full Precision Bass sound

      Grab a Fender bass with a pedigree from the heyday of live music. Order today.

      SPECIFICATIONS

      '70s Precision Electric Bass

      • Body
      • Body: Alder
      • Body Shape: Precision Bass®
      • Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
      • Neck
      • Neck Shape: "C" Shape
      • Number of Frets: 20
      • Fret Size: Vintage Style
      • Position Inlays: Black Block Position Inlays
      • Fretboard Radius: 9.5" (24.1 cm)
      • Fretboard: Maple
      • Neck Material: Maple
      • Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
      • Nut Width: 1.625" (41.3 mm)
      • Scale Length: 34" (86.36 cm)
      • Neck Plate: 4 Bolt "F" Neck Plate
      • Neck Binding: Black Fretboard Binding
      • Truss Rods: Vintage Style Truss Rod System
      • Electronics
      • Middle Pickup: Split Single-Coil Precision Bass pickup (Middle)
      • Controls: Volume, Tone
      • Hardware
      • Hardware: Chrome
      • Bridge: Vintage Style 4-Saddle Bridge
      • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
      • Miscellaneous
      • Strings: NPS, Gauges .045-.105
      • Unique Features: Bound Neck with Block Inlays, Thumb Rest, '70s Style Fender Logo
      • Accessories
      • Case/Gig Bag: Deluxe Gig Bag
      • Control Knobs: Knurled Chrome
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      Fender'70s Precision Electric Bass
       
      5.0

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      5.0

      Great Sound While Appearing Cool

      By Hank-MgBz8

      from Mississippi, home of the blues and home of rock-n-roll

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

      • Fret Buzz

      Best Uses

        Comments about Fender '70s Precision Electric Bass:

        Great P-Bass with added top end sound. I love the mid-range focus this P-bass facilitates; Not a scooped out sound like those P-basses with Baseline QPer's. I did have to raise the action, but I play aggressively. Fret buzz does come into play if I get carried away. I will tweek the truss rod before I record with this ax. The best sounding and best looking P-Bass I've played (with the exception of a 60's P-bass I played 20+ years ago). This is a great rock-n-roll bass, so get you one and get those booties shakin. I have a J-Bass too and it may end up taking a perminent vacation!

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        5.0

        VERY HAPPY WITH THIS PURCHASE!!!

        By Bass since 1987...

        from Nashville, TN

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Rock Concerts
          • School Bands
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Fender '70s Precision Electric Bass:

          I am extremely happy with this bass. I used to own a 90s model MIM Precision and I had been going back and forth as to which p-bass to buy, and selected this beauty in sunburst. It's made in Japan, along with the Sting and Steve Harris models, so you know the production is top notch. After it arrived, I fine-tuned the bridge and was floored by how well it played and sounded. The neck feels great and my fingers glide all over the vintage frets. I wouldn't recommend stainless steel roundwounds, as they'll wear them down quicker. That's the unfortunate price you pay for the lower frets. I own Spector and Music Man basses and I find myself playing this one more and more. All in all, this is a sturdy, simple, and well made bass. I may however, replace the tone pot with a Tonestyler.

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