Fender Tony Franklin Fretless Precision Bass Electric Bass Guitar - Black

Fender

Few rock bassists are as closely identified with fretless bass as Tony Franklin. Acclaimed for his innumerable session credits and work with Roy Harper, the Firm, Blue Murder, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and others, Franklin is a devoted and longtime Precision artist and one of the finest modern exponents of the fretless version of the instrument. The Tony Franklin Fretless Precision Bass delivers his style and powerful elastic tone in a model with classic looks and personalized Franklin features including two specially voiced pickups, a drop-D E-string tuner and more.

  • Serial Number: US21008480
  • Weight: 9.2lbs
  • Model #:  0190085806

Product Specs

General

  • Color: Black
  • Country Of Origin: US
  • Orientation: Right-Hand
  • Platform: Artist
  • Series: Artist

Neck

  • Fingerboard Material: Ebony
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
  • Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Shape: Modern "C"
  • Number of Frets: Fretless
  • Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.625" (41.3 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Side Dot
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Truss Rod: Vintage-Style Butt Adjust

Body

  • Body: Select Alder
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Body Material: Select Alder
  • Body Shape: Precision Bass®

Hardware

  • Bridge: 4-Saddle American Vintage Bass with Single-Groove Steel "Barrel" Saddles
  • Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt with Artist Signature
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
  • Strap Buttons: Vintage-Style
  • Strings: Tony Franklin Signature Strings, Nickel Plated Steel (.045-.105 Gauges)
  • Tuning Machines: Fender® '70s Vintage-Style Stamped Open-Gear with Hipshot® Bass Xtender "Drop D" on the E String

Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup: Tony Franklin Single-Coil Jazz Bass® with Hex Screw Pole Pieces and Ceramic Bar Magnets
  • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Middle Pickup: Tony Franklin American Split Single-Coil Precision Bass®
  • Pickup Configuration: SS
  • Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Jazz Bass® Pickup. Position 2. Jazz Bass® and Precision Bass® Pickups. Position 3. Precision Bass® Pickup

Miscellaneous

  • Unique Features: Unlined Fretless Ebony Fingerboard, Precision Bass®; and Jazz Bass®; Pickups, 3-Way Pickup Switching, Matte Finish Pickup Covers, Tony Franklin Engraved Neck Plate, Hipshot®; Bass X-Tender™; Drop D Tuning Key on the E String, Tony Franklin Designed NPS Strings, Vintage Styling, Side Dot Position Markers are Located at the Fretting Points of the Fingerboard

Accessories

  • Included Accessories: Deluxe Black Hardshell Case
  • Truss Rod Wrench: 3/16" Hex (Allen)

Measurements

  • Fret Size: Fretless
  • Scale Length: 34" (86.36 cm)


Collections: Electric Basses

Category: Electric Bass, Fender

Type: Bass