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Fender American Professional Jazz Bass Maple Fingerboard Black

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The best of yesterday and today.

Pushing craftsmanship to its limits, Fender design, test and endlessly experiment to create the best instruments on the planet. The Jazz Bass, a refinement of concepts first introduced in the Precision Bass, is the earliest example of this philosophy in action. Evolved for today’s musician, the American Professional Jazz Bass V combines modern features and materials with Fender’s craftsmanship and expertise to produce a truly contemporary bass.

Speedy, powerful and articulate, the Jazz Bass quickly carved out a niche for itself when it was released in 1960. The slim, ultra-fast neck and slick offset-waist styling made it a favorite of bassists everywhere. Funk, fusion, disco and, of course, modern rock all owe a life debt to the fantastically versatile Jazz Bass.

Developed by pickup master Michael Bump, the brand-new V-Mod single-coil Jazz Bass pickups use a carefully selected blend of alnico magnet types for balanced tone with authentic Fender sonic DNA. Designed for comfort and performance, the slim modern "C"-shaped 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.

The best of yesterday and today, the American Professional Jazz Bass is the latest form of electric inspiration from Fender. Step up and stake your claim to a legend. Includes hardshell case.

FEATURES
Neck 
Shape: Slim C
Wood: Maple
Neck joint: Bolt-on
Scale length: 34 in.
Truss rod: Standard
Finish: Satin 
Pickups
Active or passive pickups: Passive
Pickup configuration: SS
Neck: V-Mod single-coil Jazz
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: V-Mod single-coil Jazz
Brand: Fender
Series or parallel: Series
Active preamp: No
Special electronics: None
Fretboard
Material: Maple
Radius: 9.5 in.
Fret size: Narrow Tall
Number of frets: 20
Inlays: Dot
Nut material: Bone
Nut width: 1.5 in. (38.1mm)
Body
Cutaway: Double cutaway
Construction: Solidbody
Body wood: Alder
Top wood: Not applicable
Body finish: Gloss
Orientation: Right handed
Controls
Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master tone
Pickup switch: No
Coil tap or split: No
Tone switching: No
Special switching: No
Hardware
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: 4-saddle HiMass
Tailpiece: Not applicable
Tuning machines: High-ratio Fender Lightweight Vintage-Style Keys with Tapered Shafts 
Color: Nickel/chrome
Other
Number of strings: 4
Pickguard: Yes
Special features: Pickups
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: None
Country of origin: USA

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