Fender Vintera '60s Jazz Electric Bass, Pau Ferro (with Gig Bag)

Tap into style and sound from the golden era! Fender's Vintera '60s J Bass is equipped with features that defined a decade, including recreated '60s pickups.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Alder body Light weight with a wide tonal range
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Pau Ferro fretboard Delivers strong midrange presence and punch
Vintage-Style '60s Single Coil Pickups Gritty, growling Jazz Bass tone
For players who want the style and sound of the golden era, Fender created the Vintera ‘60s Jazz Bass. Equipped with the coveted features that defined the decade -- including period-accurate neck profile and playing feel, along with recreated ‘60s pickups -- this bass has all of the growl that made the J Bass famous.

For authentic, original-era tone, Fender re-voiced the pair of single-coil Jazz Bass pickups to sound more like the originals. Gritty and growling, they have the tone that made the J Bass popular. The "Mid '60s C"-shaped neck has a 7.25"-radius fingerboard with 20 vintage-style frets for classic playing feel. A vintage-style, 4-saddle bridge with threaded saddles and reverse, open-gear tuning machines provide original-era aesthetics, rock-solid performance and tuning stability. Other features include 34" scale length, chrome hardware and 4-bolt neck plate. Includes a deluxe gig bag.
- Model Name: Vintera '60s Jazz Bass, Pau Ferro Fingerboard
- Series: Vintera
- Country Of Origin: MX
- Body: Alder
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
- Body Shape: Jazz Bass
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
- Neck Shape: Thin "C"
- Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
- Fingerboard: Pau Ferro
- Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
- Number of Frets: 20
- Frets Size: Vintage
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Nut Width: 1.5" (38.1 mm)
- Position Inlays: White Dots
- Truss Rods: Vintage-Style
- Bridge Pickup: Vintage-Style '60s Single-Coil Jazz Bass
- Neck Pickup: Vintage-Style '60s Single-Coil Jazz Bass
- Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone
- Pickup Switching: Blend Control
- Pickup Configuration: SS
- Bridge: 4-Saddle American Vintage Bass
- Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
- Tuning Machines: American Vintage Reverse Open-Gear Bass
- Pickguard: 4-Ply Tortoiseshell
- Control Knobs: Vintage Style Black Plastic Jazz Bass
- Strings: Fender USA 7250M Nickel Plated Steel (.045-.105 Gauges)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Daphne Blue
Shipping Weight: 15.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): FEN 0149633 304
Blemished, 3-Color Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 14.45 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0149633300
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-488-1818
(3 ratings)
Submitted January 11, 2020 by Kenny B in Austin, TX
"My Perfect Bass"
Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
I am a 54 year old bass player. Ive been playing bass for a little over 40 years and in that time ive owned 11 different basses including ibanez blazer, Fender Jazz (american), Sting Ray Fretless --- and none of them fit me as well as this Fender Vintera Jazz. I also have to give a huge thanks for zZounds for making it possible for me to have an instrument of this quality. The payment plans they offer are unbelievable and the customer service is hands down the best i have ever experienced -- it definitely helps to have actual playing musicians on staff. I did have to return the first one they sent due to it having an extremely warped neck that could not be corrected by the truss rod -- but the second one i received (i did not have to pay for any of the shipping) was perfect! I cannot say enough good things about the instrument or my experience with zZounds.
Musical Background:
Have been playing bass and guitar for over 40 years; undergraduate degree in music composition; play bass , guitar, brass , ww
Musical Style:
Jazz (Thelonious Monk); Rock, Pop, Orchestra
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