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Fender American Original '50s Precision Bass Maple Fingerboard

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Few instruments have signaled a sea change as great as the introduction of the Precision Bass in 1951. Fender's American Original '50s P-Bass deliver...Click To Read More About This Product

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OVERVIEW

Vintage vibe and sound meets modern playability.

Few instruments have signaled a sea change as great as the introduction of the Precision Bass in 1951. Fender's American Original '50s P-Bass delivers that original sound and vibe, with playability updates aimed at the needs of modern bassists. From the period-accurate split-coil pickup's fiber bobbin and alnico V magnets to the vintage-style hardware, this beautiful instruments summons  the groundbreaking sound of the original.

FEATURES
  • Alder or ash body, dependent on finish color
  • Maple on maple 34" scale neck with modern 9.5" radius
  • Period-correct split-coil alnico V pickup
  • Vintage-style tuners and steel-saddle bridge

The modern incarnation of a groundbreaking original. Order yours today.

SPECIFICATIONS
Neck
  • Shape: Thick C
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Info not available
  • Finish: Gloss nitrocellulose
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: Split single-coil
  • Neck:
  • Middle:
  • Bridge: Split-coil Alnico V
  • Brand: Fender
  • Series or parallel: Not applicable
  • Active preamp: No
  • Special electronics: None
Fretboard
  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 9.5 in.
  • Fret size: Vintage tall
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Bone
  • Nut width: 1.735 in. (44.1mm)
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Alder or ash (depending on finish)
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body finish: Gloss nitrocellulose
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Tone switching: No
  • Special switching: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Vintage-style
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Nickel/chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: Yes
  • Special features: Long-scale
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: USA
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