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50s Precision Bass Lacquer, Maple Fingerboard, Black w/ Tweed Hard Case
- Brand: Fender
For bassists who prize original-era Precision Bass sound and style, the Classic Series '50s Precision Bass Lacquer is a must-have instrument.
Production Year: 2017
Weight (Instrument Only): 8 lbs, 8.2 oz.
Introduced in the early 1950s, the Precision Bass profoundly affected the sound of popular music and quickly became an indispensable instrument for musicians everywhere. It introduced a deep and powerful new sound into the rocking and rolling 1950s and set a new stage for great sounds to come in the ensuing decades.
The Classic Series '50s Precision Bass Lacquer delivers the distinctive 1950s-era look, sound and vibe of those first Fender basses, with vintage style and an authentic nitrocellulose lacquer finish on its alder body. Other features include a "C"-shaped maple neck, 7.25"-radius maple fingerboard with 20 vintage-style frets and black-dot inlays, vintage-style split single-coil pickup, gold anodized pickguard, four-saddle American Vintage bass bridge, and vintage-style reverse tuners. Tweed case included.
- Gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
- One-piece maple neck/fingerboard with "C" profile, 7.25" radius and 20 vintage-style frets
- Vintage-style split-single-coil pickup
- Gold anodized aluminum pickguard
- Vintage-style four-saddle bridge
- Reverse open-gear tuners
CLASSIC VINTAGE STYLING
Pure and simple, this instrument features classic vintage styling that evokes and honors the timeless Fender basses that came before it in the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. From the rear strap button to the top of the headstock, it’s the very essence of classic vintage Fender bass design.
A major part of the vintage-style sound, look and appeal of this bass is its vintage-style pickups, which deliver pure bass tone, power and performance evoking the great Fender basses of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s.
NITROCELLULOSE LACQUER FINISH
Nitrocellulose lacquer is one of the great original-era Fender electric guitar finishes, and is still used today on select instruments. Thin, porous and delicate, it’s a premium finish prized for sonic qualities that let body woods breathe with their true tonal character, and for an appearance that ages and wears in a distinctive way appealing to many players.
Case/Gig BagTweed Case
Body FinishGloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body ShapePrecision Bass®
Middle PickupVintage Split Single-Coil Precision Bass
ControlsMaster Volume, Master Tone
Bridge4-Saddle American Vintage Bass
Tuning MachinesAmerican Vintage Reverse Open-Gear Bass
PickguardGold Anodized Aluminum
Control KnobsKnurled Flat-Top
Neck Plate4-Bolt Vintage-Style
StringsFender® USA Bass 7250ML, NPS, (.045-.100 Gauges)
Other FeaturesVintage Styling, Anodized Aluminum Pickguard, Synthetic Bone Nut
Legal NoticeProduct Prices, Features, Specifications and Availability Are Subject To Change Without Notice
Neck FinishGloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Shape"C" Shape
Scale Length34" (864 mm)
Fingerboard Radius7.25" (184.1 mm)
Number of Frets20
Nut MaterialSynthetic Bone
Nut Width1.75" (44.45 mm)
Position InlaysBlack Dot
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