Fender Vintera '50s Precision Electric Bass, Maple Fingerboard (with Gig Bag)

Feature: What it does:
7.25-inch fretboard radius Very rounded, vintage feel
Gold anodized pickguard Metal pickguard; stylish alternative to plastic
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Precision Bass split single-coil pickup No hum; "bell-like" tone and clarity
- Series: Vintera
- Model Name: '50s Precision Bass
- Color: Dakota Red
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
- Neck: Maple, Vintage "C", Gloss Urethane Finish
- Fingerboard: Maple
- Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
- Frets: 20 Vintage
- Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
- Nut Width: 1.75" (44.45 mm)
- Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
- Orientation: Right-Hand
- Position Inlays: Black Dots
- Configuration: Split Single-Coil
- Middle Pickup: Vintage-Style '50s Split Single-Coil Precision Bass
- Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
- Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
- Pickguard: 1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminum
- Bridge: 4-Saddle American Vintage Bass
- Tuning Machines: American Vintage Reverse Open-Gear Bass
- Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
- Strings: Fender USA Bass 7250M, NPS (.045-.105 Gauges)
- Case/Gig Bag: Deluxe Gig Bag
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Dakota Red
Shipping Weight: 15.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0149612354
Sea Foam Green
Shipping Weight: 15.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 49 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0149612373
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
(3 ratings)
Submitted September 21, 2019 by Brett B in Cortland, NY
"Just what I was looking for"
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This is a recreation as close as they can get within reason. I called Fender to check on Support and they were great. Talked to the guy about how they did everything they could within reason to recreate this 58 P Bass. Right down to the wire used on the pickups. The aluminum pickguard still needs to be removed to get truss adjustments done at the heal (just like the original). One piece maple neck, pickups, pickguard, tuning pegs, even fret wire as close as they could. The bass plays wonderfully and sounds amazing. It's a big neck with 1 3/4 nut. I love the feel but the string spacing makes me think twice about over playing. ;) So far I love it and zZounds is the greatest to work with. I would never order a guitar online without their 45 day no questions asked return/exchange. They take that stress out of the equation. Played it in Pep Band last night with my kids and got a bunch of compliments on the looks and sound. Will have it on stage for our next gig coming up. Mine is strung up with 19 year old Roto 77s. This bass is going to get gigged hard.
Musical Background:
Professionally, Jam, Education. Piano, organ, keys, bass guitar. 40+ years with a couple breaks.
Musical Style:
blues, rock, pop, oldies, surf, whatever feels good to play.
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