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Fender Modern Player Starcaster Electric Bass, with Maple Fingerboard, Aged Cherry Burst

Comfortable for hours of playing or practice, this short-scale Starcaster bass has a 9.5" fretboard radius and a rounded C-shaped neck. (2) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Fender MP Starcaster Bass Aged Cherry Burst

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Product Description

The Fender Modern Player Starcaster Bass guitar's thin semi-hollow offset body has a bound maple top and back, with stylish bound f-holes. A short-scale bass (30"), it has a "C"-shaped maple neck topped by the distinctively curvaceous Starcaster headstock, and a 9.5"-radius maple fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and black-dot inlays. Other premium features include dual Fender Wide Range humbucking bass pickups with three-way toggle switching, four skirted amp-style control knobs (volume and tone for each pickup) and a four-saddle Fender Hi-Mass bridge.

Fender introduces a model of what is surely one of its rarest-ever instruments, the semi-hollow Starcaster Bass. Only a handful of prototype models appeared during the mid 1970s, unusually distinctive as the only offset semi-hollow bass guitar in Fender history (to say nothing of its two enormous humbucking pickups). After decades of virtually fabled status, the Starcaster Bass now reappears in electrifying Modern Player form with superior sound, build and beauty ideal for bassists with a flair for appealingly unconventional Fender style.

Check out this video to learn more about the Fender Modern Player Starcaster bass:


Features:

- Offset-Waist Semi-Hollow Body with Center-Block
- Distinctive Starcaster Headstock Shape with Black Accent Stripe
- Bound Top, Back and F-Holes
- Vintage Tinted Neck
- Black Pickup Bezels
- Vintage Style Skirted Control Knobs
- Single Disk String Tree
- Fender Engraved Neck Plate

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- Series: Modern Player
- Body Wood: Laminated Maple with Alder Center-Block
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
- Neck: Maple, "C" Shape
- Neck Finish: Gloss Polyester
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone, 1.625" (41.3 mm)
- Fingerboard: Maple, 9.5" (241 mm) Radius
- Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo
- Position Inlays: Black Dot
- Scale Length: 30" (762 mm)
- Hardware: Chrome
- Bridge: 4-Saddle Fender Hi-Mass
- Tuning Machines: Standard Open-Gear
- Strings: NPS, (.045-.105 Gauges)
- Configuration: HH
- Pickups: Fender "Wide Range" Humbucking Bass (Bridge)
- Fender "Wide Range" Humbucking Bass (Neck)
- Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
- Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Aged Cherry Burst
Shipping Weight: 16 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 51 x 20 x 5 in
Black
Shipping Weight: 16 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 51 x 20 x 5 in
Natural
Shipping Weight: 18 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 51 x 20 x 5 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
Customer Reviews
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "HEAVY hitter bass"
Overall: got my Starcaster a few weeks ago and am very happy with the purchase. Unlike a lot of bass guitars that sound good in one tone setting but pretty so so if you want a variety of tone settings, the Starcaster with 2 massive humbuckers sounds great from gut pounding bass to high treble clicky crunch. Don't let the MADE IN China scare you off, this is a great sounding, well made, properly balanced, beautiful guitar at a good price. The only negatives i have are, it does not come with a case and at about 11lbs it is really Heavy for a short scale simi-hollow body guitar. This of course due mostly to the maple neck and large block in the body. Over all a good buy at this price and i would recommend.
Style of Music: classic and progressive rock
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Overall: It has a nice tone once dialed in. It takes considerable amp adjustment when switching from a solid body. The neck itself is comfortable and responsive to play. I like the unique vintage look. I don't like the sharp edge that constantly bites into your arm. I often tune this bass to drop D and use it for for a few songs, but couldn't play it all night.
Style of Music: Classic Rock, Metal, Pop
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