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Fender Lightweight Ash American Professional Jazz Bass

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Evolved for today’s musician, the American Professional Jazz Bass combines modern features and materials with Fender’s craftsmanship and expertise to...Click To Read More About This Product

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The best of yesterday and today in lightweight ash.

Evolved for today’s musician, the American Professional Jazz Bass 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 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, 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.


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SPECIFICATIONS
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
  • Bridge: V-Mod single-coil Jazz
  • Brand: Fender
  • Series or parallel: Series
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood 
  • 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: Lightweight ash
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master tone
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, body tonewwod
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Country of origin: USA

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