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Fender Modern Player Telecaster Electric Bass with Maple Neck

Vintage looks meet modern electronics in this versatile, musical, and ultra-sleek bass from Fender. (3) Read 3 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Features: What it does for you:
Alder body Light weight with a wide tonal range
C-shaped neck profile Comfortable, rounded oval shape
Modern Player Wide Range P Bass pickups Fat and warm vintage tone with classic aesthetics
Maple neck and fretboard Bright, even tone with long sustain

Product Description

A classic Fender bass design returns with an unusual twist delivering utterly seismic sound. The Fender Telecaster Bass is back at last in the smart form of the Modern Player Telecaster Bass, which boasts not one but two massive humbucking pickups.

Features on the Fender Modern Player Telecaster Electric Bass include an alder body, C-shaped maple neck, maple fretboard with 9.5 inch radius and 20 medium jumbo frets, dual Modern Player Wide Range humbucking Precision Bass pickups, three-ply parchment (Sunburst model) or single-ply black (Butterscotch Blonde model) pickguard, three knurled "chrome-dome" control knobs (neck volume, bridge volume, master tone), vintage-style bridge with four brass saddles, open-gear tuners and nickel/chrome hardware.

Throughout its history, Fender has always made a special point of welcoming players to the family by offering entry-level instruments of remarkable style and substance (such as the Duo-Sonic, Mustang and Musicmaster models), with great sound, classic looks, solid performance and eminent affordability. The Modern Player series continues that great my-first-Fender tradition, with thoroughly modern features and several distinctively unconventional takes on their most revered instruments-all with outstandingly attainable value.

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- Series: Modern Player
- Body Material: Alder
- Neck Shape: "C" Shape
- Number of Frets: 20
- Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (24.1 cm)
- Fretboard: Maple
- Nut Width: 1.625" (41.3 mm)
- Scale Length: 34" (86.36 cm)
- Pickup Configuration: H/H
- Middle Pickup: Modern Player Wide Range Precision Bass Pickup (Middle)
- Neck Pickup: Modern Player Wide Range Precision Bass Pickup (Neck)
- Controls: Neck Volume, Bridge Volume, Master Tone
- Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
- Bridge: Vintage Style 4-Saddle Bridge with Brass Saddles
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Strings: Fender USA, NPS, (Gauges .045-.105)
- Control Knobs: Knurled Chrome Dome
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "best bass i've played"
Overall: i just received this bass a few days ago and i'm so happy i got it. i saw this bad boy at guitar center after having my heart set on an american standard jazz bass. picked it up and plugged it in. i was amazed by it's sound and features. i already see scratches on the pickguard and pickups which would be a downside to others but not for me. the sound is what should matter. i plugged this bass into my sansamp rbi which is connected to my carvin bx500 and it sounds CHUNKY. i am so happy i saw this bass before spending a fortune on an american made.
Style of Music: rock
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. ""Entry Level"??? Riiiiiggghhhht! Don't You Believe It!"
Overall: I am on my 4th Fender Modern Telecaster Bass (bills, bills, bills), and I cannot tell you how GLAD I am that they are still on the market, widely available and fairly inexpensive! Are they Chinese-made? Yes, but SO FREAKIN' WHAT?! These basses ROCK. Period. They are solidly constructed, beautifully finished and sound fantastic. My only MINOR complaint is that the poles on the bridge pickup don't line up with the strings. Again this is a minor issue that is easily remedied by a simple adjustment of the pickup poles. With both pickups turned up, the sound is hot, fat and articulate. Want more of a dark, thumpy tone? Turn the bridge pickup down and let the neck pickup amaze you. Want FAT midrange? Turn down the neck pickup and let the bridge humbucker break through the mix. When I buy a new bass, I usually replace the stock roundwounds with a set of nice flats. With this bass, there is no need. Everything comes through with such definition and power that there's not much tweaking to be done at all with these, other than a quick neck and bridge adjustment to taste. BUY THIS BASS! You'll be glad you did.
Style of Music: Rock, Country, Punk, Reggae, Americana...you name it.
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