Fender Jaco Pastorius Fretless Jazz Electric Bass with Case

Feature: What it does:
Pau Ferro fretboard Delivers strong midrange presence and punch
Lined fretless bass neck Flush fret markers help locate note positions
Vintage Jazz Bass single-coil pickups Delivers unparalleled clarity and punch
Vintage-style reverse tuning machines Reproduction of classic open-gear tuning machines


- Model Name: Jaco Pastorius Jazz Bass
- Series: Artist


- Body Shape: Jazz Bass


- Neck Shape: "C" Shape
- Number of Frets: Fretless
- Fret Size: Fretless
- Position Inlays: Side Dot, Centered on the Fretlines
- Fretboard Radius: 7.25" (18.41 cm)
- Fretboard: Pau Ferro
- Neck Material: Maple
- Nut Width: 1.5" (38.1 mm)
- Scale Length: 34" (86.36 cm)
- Neck Plate: Custom 4 Bolt Neckplate
- Truss Rod Nut: Original Vintage Style


- Pickup Configuration: S/S
- Bridge Pickup: Vintage Jazz Bass Single-Coil Bridge Pickup
- Neck Pickup: Vintage Jazz Bass Single-Coil Neck Pickup
- Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone


- Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
- Bridge: American Vintage 4 Saddle Bass
- Bridge Cover/Tailpiece: Includes Chrome Bridge Cover
- Tuning Machines: Vintage Style Reverse Tuning Machines
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Pickup Covers: Chrome Pickup Cover


- Strings: Stainless Steel Flatwound 9050M, (.055, .070, .090 .105 Gauges)
- Unique Features: Knurled Chrome P Bass Knobs, Special Jaco Tribute Neck Plate, Side Dot Position Markers are Centered Between the Fretlines


- Case/Gig Bag: Deluxe Brown Hardshell Case
- Included Accessories: Deluxe Brown Hardshell Case, Strap, Cable
- Control Knobs: Knurled Chrome
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
3-Color Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 27.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 17 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0196208800
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
(1 ratings)
Submitted January 3, 2014 by John S in Cavendish, VT
"Its like Butter"
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After doing my own set up this Jaco bass plays really nice. The quality is good. Sometimes quality can be hit or miss with Fender. But this one was a hit. Kind of bummed Fender saved the epoxy on the neck for the $4000 version. But you can still get some great tone with ground wound rounds without distroying the neck.
Musical Background:
Bedroom bass player for 35 years
Musical Style:
Progressive rock, jazz, rock.
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