Fender Mark Hoppus Electric Bass (with Gig Bag)

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Uniquely modified pickups offer unusually responsive sound across lows, mids and highs, this bass is modeled after the pop/punk bass used by blink-182.

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Feature: What it does:
Ash body Strong, snappy responsive tone
C-shaped neck profile Comfortable, rounded oval shape
Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound pickups Fat, warm tone with a bite; great for modern rock
Single volume knob Tone circuit bypassed; hotter output

The Fender Mark Hoppus Jazz Bass guitar is the perfect punk-pop bass-as powerful and addictive as a blink-182 hit. Distinctive since its 2002 introduction as a Jazz Bass with a split single-coil Precision Bass pickup, it now has a sonic formula. For the updated version of his signature model, Mark has reversed the pickup, with the upper half now on the treble side, delivering supercharged throat and fullness from the D and G strings; and the lower half now on the bass side, adding focused snap and brightness to the E and A strings. A unique modification for nonconformists.

Fender Mark Hoppus Jazz Bass Features

- Ash body for a great tone with definition
- Maple neck with modern C shape and 1.625 inch nut width (wider than the 1.5 inch standard for Jazz basses)
- Rosewood fretboard with 9.5 inch radius and medium jumbo frets
- Reversed Seymour Duncan Basslines SPB-3 Quarter Pound split-coil Precision Bass pickup
- Single chrome control knob (volume)
- Combination string-through-body bridge with American series plate and Standard series saddles and screws
- One-piece Jazz Bass pickguard

- Body Material: Ash
- Neck: Maple, Modern C Shape
- Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5 inch (24.1 cm)
- Frets: 20, Medium Jumbo
- Scale Length: 34 inch (86.36 cm)
- Nut Width: 1.625 inch (41.3 mm)
- Truss Rod Nut: 3/16 inch Adjustable Hex Nut
- Hardware: Chrome
- Tuning Keys: Standard
- Bridge: Standard Series Saddles and Screws on an American Series Bridge Plate (Strings-thru-body Configuration)
- Control Knobs: Chrome Knobs
- Pickguard: 4-Ply White Pearloid

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-488-1818

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (2 ratings)
Submitted September 16, 2011 by a customer from kent.edu


Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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if you want an awesome sound for a lower price than an american then this bass is for you. I owned the original and it's been my primary bass for a while but this has replaced it. I cannot say enough good things about this thing. For me, it's perfect.
The reverse pickups really make the difference. The tone on this thing is really punchy and can cut through. I am currently using a Gallien Kruger 1x15 with a 600 back line head with a tech 21 sans amp. My setup sounds the closest to a warm tube sound that I can get. Not too much twang with plenty of low end makes all the difference. People complain that there is no tone knob but again, that reverse pickup really changes that.
For being made in Mexico, it looks as close to an American as you can get. My biggest gripe with the original Hoppus bass was the skunk line on the back. It was annoying and honestly, made it look a little cheap. The paint job is very sexy on this. The transparent white looks almost yellow at some angles and at first I didn't care for the tortoise shell pick guard but it's grown on me and really makes the bass look super classy.
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All I own is Fender and that won't change anytime soon. Their new stuff has really impressed me as of late.

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