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Designed by the session great himself!

The Tony Franklin Fretless Precision Bass guitar is built with input from the bassist who has played with the Firm, Whitesnake, David Gilmour, and many others.

It has an alder body and a modern C-shaped maple neck with an unfinished, unfretted ebony fingerboard with side dot position markers. That trademark growl comes from an American Series Precision Bass neck pickup and a Tony Franklin signature Jazz Bass bridge pickup with hex screw lugs and bar ceramic magnets. Other features include vintage tuning machines with a Hipshot Bass Xtender Drop D tuning key on the "E" string to get way down low, and three-way switching for maximum tonal choices.

Fender Tony Franklin Fretless Precision Bass Features:

  • Alder body
    Modern C-shaped maple neck
    Unfinished, unfretted ebony fingerboard
    Side dot position marker
    American Series Precision Bass neck pickup
    Tony Franklin signature Jazz Bass bridge pickup with hex screw lugs and bar ceramic magnets
    Vintage tuning machines
    Hipshot Bass Xtender Drop D tuning key on the "E" string
    Three-way switching for maximum tonal choices
    Includes case





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  • Simply put - amazing

    As reviewed by andrew bevers on 1/6/2014

    I'm fairly new to fretless bass - but, did have a fretted fretless Spector previously that I got rid of. Although I really liked fretless bass - I wasn't particularly crazy about this particular one. I decided to give it another go, and figured that I would go with the best. Needless to say I was completely blown away by the quality of this instrument. I have owned it for approximately a month - and I haven't even picked up my Fender American Jazz Deluxe V since (although this is another amazing instrument). The transition to an unlined fretless has been much smoother than I had anticipated as well. Hands down - the finest instrument that I have ever laid my hands upon, and one I fully intend to own for the rest of my life.

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  • My nicest bass...

    As reviewed by J. Turner on 5/30/2007

    I was fortunate enough to buy this bass from the man himself, Tony Franklin. Out of all the basses in my collection, this is no doubt the best sounding, best quality bass that I own. You won't regret this purchase.

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