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Fender Road Worn '50s Precision Electric Bass (with Gig Bag)

Built to capture the look, style, and sound of a well-loved 1950s-era instrument, this Road Worn P Bass features Fender's aged nitrocellulose lacquer finish. (8) Read 5 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Fender Road Worn P-Bass 2-Color Sunburst
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What's special about this product?
Features: What it does for you:
Alder body Light weight with a wide tonal range
C-shaped neck profile Comfortable, rounded oval shape
Precision Bass split single-coil pickup No hum; "bell-like" tone and clarity
Road Worn finish Look and feel of a "broken in," well-played guitar

Product Description

The original was born in the '50s and produced the sound of bass. On the road, the more you punished a Precision, the more it gave back -- a virtually indestructible bass that took a beating and laughed while it asked for more, becoming even cooler-looking and more comfortable-feeling. Fender's Road Worn '50s Precision Bass guitar delivers that aged look and feel -- designed with 1950s specs, including a nitrocellulose-lacquer finish, and built to look, sound and feel like it's got more than just a few miles on it.

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- Model Name: Road Worn '50s Precision Bass(R)
- Model Number: 013-1712-(Color #)
- Series: Road Worn(TM) Series
- Colors: (303) 2-Color Sunburst, (340) Fiesta Red, (Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish)
- Body: Alder
- Neck: 1-Piece Maple, "C" Shape, (Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish)
- Fingerboard: Maple, 7.25 in. Radius (184 mm)
- No. of Frets: 20 Vintage Style Frets
- Pickups: 1 Precision Bass Split Single-Coil Pickup (Mid)
- Controls: Volume, Tone
- Pickup Switching: None
- Bridge: American Vintage Precision/Jazz Bass
- Machine Heads: Vintage Style Reverse Tuning Machines
- Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
- Pickguard: Gold Anodized Aluminum
- Scale Length: 34 in. (864 mm)
- Width at Nut: 1.750 in. (44.5 mm)

Unique Features:
- Distressed Body
- Neck and Hardware Creating an Aged and Worn Appearance
- Vintage Styling
- Gold Anodized Aluminum Pickguard
- Synthetic Bone Nut

- Strings: Fender Super Bass 7250ML, NPS
- Gauges: (.045, .065, .080, .100), P/N 073-7250-005
- Accessories Included: Deluxe Gig Bag
- Introduced: 1/2009

Notice: Product Prices, Features, Specifications and Availability Are Subject To Change Without Notice
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 15 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 15 x 5 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
Customer Reviews
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Sound: The sound of this 50s road worn Pbass is awesome IMHO... however, I changed the pickup (based on a review I read elsewhere). I crossed my fingers and put in a SeymourDuncan Antiquity pickup, as suggested by the reviewer. I am not sorry I did that. Whereas the original pickup sounded great. the seymour duncan sounds really-really great. Feature: Not many features here except for the free gigbag. The road worn look is nice. I got the sunburst model. The brass pickguard is groovy. the retro tuners are tight but really hold tuning well. The neck feels like it's on the large side, but only a fraction. I got used to it fairly quick and have adjusted (was playing basses with smaller necks before). Ease of Use: This is a very simple bass. just plug it in and play. One volume knob, One tone knob.... done. This bass is kind of a large instrument, so I would not recommend this one for small kids learning bass etc... the bass has a nice weight to it. not too heavy, and not too light either. Quality: The fit and finish are nearly flawless. The quality is fairly high. The one thing I had to do (and this is due to my guitar tech knowledge) is add another string tree (string holder-downer thingy) for the two heavy strings E and A....BECAUSE.... there was moderated string buzzing in the nut slots. holding the strings down stopped the nut buzzing. The bass comes with the standard one string tree for the D and G strings. Overall, I am very happy with the bass quality and finish. Value: I paid the full discount list of 999.99 (used the 4 payment plan). It is about the maximum I would pay. I almost wish it was more like 899 tops. However, this is ultimately a fine bass to own.... Manufacturer Support: have not used it yet for the bass. but I have asked Fender for help with other matters, and they have always come thru with answers. The Wow Factor: I would say this bass is inspiring, it has a high 'coolness' factor, in my opinion... Overall: I expect to be happy with this bass for a long while. I was collecting cheaper basses in the past (and fixing them up), but there is nothing like buying and playing a more quality instrument.
Style of Music: pop,rock,country,funk, artistic
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Sound: Vintage Fender Precision bass. Volume and tone very basic. It's a Precision!!! Lots of tone possibilities from low down thump to twangy by just by turning the tone knob. The Precision bass sits well in the mix in all kinds of musical styles. Feature: The nitro finish is very nice. The relic treatment gives the bass some character. Ease of Use: This bass has a wide neck. I would try to get your hands on one to see if it's a good fit for you. Not a good beginners bass for younger players with smaller hands. Once set up properly, the bass is very comfortable to play. Quality: Build quality is very good for a MIM Fender. Overall: I have been looking for a Precision bass to replace my old '66. Played a lot of the newer MIA and MIM models and was never quite happy with the necks on these. I'm used to the wide "c" shaped necks. Ordered a Road Worn based on other reviews. This bass felt like my old bass. The neck is very comfortable and has a worn in feel to it. The nitro finish lets the wood resonate more than poly. This bass is very light weight to, I'm guessing 8 lbs or so. I re-strung it up with flatwound strings and the tone is very old school. Factory set up was a little high so with a little adjustment the bass was playing very nice.
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