Fender American Original '50s Precision Bass Maple Fingerboard 2-Color Sunburst

Fender

Vintage vibe and sound meets modern playability.

Few instruments have signaled a sea change as great as the introduction of the Precision Bass in 1951. Fender's American Original '50s P-Bass delivers that original sound and vibe, with playability updates aimed at the needs of modern bassists. From the period-accurate split-coil pickup's fiber bobbin and alnico V magnets to the vintage-style hardware, this beautiful instruments summons  the groundbreaking sound of the original.

FEATURES
  • Alder or ash body, dependent on finish color
  • Maple on maple 34" scale neck with modern 9.5" radius
  • Period-correct split-coil alnico V pickup
  • Vintage-style tuners and steel-saddle bridge
SPECIFICATIONS
  • Neck
  • Shape: Thick C
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Info not available
  • Finish: Gloss nitrocellulose
  • Pickups
    • Active or passive pickups: Passive
    • Pickup configuration: Split single-coil
    • Neck:
    • Middle:
    • Bridge: Split-coil Alnico V
    • Brand: Fender
    • Series or parallel: Not applicable
    • Active preamp: No
    • Special electronics: None
    Fretboard
    • Material: Maple
    • Radius: 9.5 in.
    • Fret size: Vintage tall
    • Number of frets: 20
    • Inlays: Dot
    • Nut material: Bone
    • Nut width: 1.735 in. (44.1mm)
    Body
    • Cutaway: Double cutaway
    • Construction: Solidbody
    • Body wood: Basswood
    • Top wood: Alder or ash
    • Body finish: Gloss nitrocellulose
    • Orientation: Right handed
    Controls
    • Control layout: Master volume, tone
    • Pickup switch: No
    • Coil tap or split: No
    • Tone switching: No
    • Special switching: No
    Hardware
    • Bridge type: Fixed
    • Bridge design: Vintage-style
    • Tailpiece: Not applicable
    • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
    • Color: Nickel/chrome
    Other
    • Number of strings: 4
    • Pickguard: Yes
    • Special features: Long-scale
    • Case: Hardshell case
    • Accessories: None
    • Country of origin: USA


    Collections: Electric Basses

    Category: Electric Bass, Fender

    Type: Bass