Fender American Original '70s Jazz Electric Bass (with Case)

Surround yourself with the funky tones of the '70s with this Jazz Bass. With stunning block inlays on the fingerboard, this bass looks as good as it sounds.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Ash body Strong, snappy responsive tone
U-shaped neck profile Boat neck with very woody tone and feel
Vintage-tall frets Vintage feel, easier to bend
Pure Vintage '75 single-coil Jazz Bass Made from vintage materials; period-correct sound
An authentic recreation of the instrument that created funk and disco, the American Original '70s Jazz Bass is the best way to get inspired and groove.

Over the course of the '70s, the Jazz Bass entered its "teenage years," changing its visual style and inspiring new playing techniques-such as slapping-which led directly to new, creative forms of expression. Its smooth feel and growly midrange, tempered with a bit of treble bite, made it a hero in recording sessions around the globe. The American Original '70s Jazz Bass updates the smooth playing feel with a modern-radius fingerboard, while retaining the classic Fender tone and style that made the Jazz Bass the tool of choice for creative bassists.

The Pure Vintage '75 Jazz Bass single-coil pickups are as period-correct as possible, from the enamel-coated coil wire to the cloth-covered output wires, fiber bobbins and alnico 5 magnets. The sleek "'70s U"-shaped neck profile and 9.5"-radius fingerboard combine for a comfortably agile playing feel. Other authentic touches include vintage-tall frets, original-era body radii, vintage-style hardware-including a four-saddle vintage-style bridge-vintage-style hardshell case.
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- Body: Ash
- Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
- Control Knobs: Black Plastic
- FingerBoard: Maple
- Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
- Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
- Pickguard: 3-Ply Black/White/Black
- Position Inlays: Pearloid Blocks
- Dimensions: 6.4x17.5x43.8 IN
- Weight: 23.8 LB
- Series: American Original
- Body Shape: Jazz Bass
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Shape: 1975 "U"
- Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
- Num of Frets: undefined
- Fret Size: Vintage Tall
- String Nut: Bone
- Nut Width: 1.475" (37.46 mm)
- Truss Rod: Vintage-Style
- Truss Rod Wrench:
- Bridge Pickup: Pure Vintage '75 Single-Coil Jazz Bass
- Middle Pickup: Pure Vintage '75 Single-Coil Jazz Bass
- Neck Pickup:
- Controls: Volume 1. (Middle Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone
- Pickup Switching: None
- Pickup Configuration: SS
- Bridge: 4-Saddle Pure Vintage '70s with Single Groove Saddles
- Tunning Machines: Pure Vintage '70s with Fender Logo
- Strings: Fender USA Bass 7250M, NPS (.045-.105 Gauges)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Vintage White
Shipping Weight: 26.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 18 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): FEN 0190142 841
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-488-1818
(2 ratings)
Submitted May 10, 2018 by Nick C
"Wow what a beautiful instrument"
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This thing impressed from the first touch. It is beautifully crafted. There is a significantly noticeable difference in the quality of this instrument vs. a professional version. The neck is think and solid. It feels very comfortable and is fast playing. The grain of the maple selected for the neck on these is outstanding. The pictures do not do the neck justice. The headstock is quite a bit darker than the fingerboard which gives it a great contrast. I'm not sure I need any other bass!
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