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Fender American Professional Precision Bass V Maple Fingerboard Black

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1500000030634   POS #:112742531
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Bass—it’s where rhythm meets melody, creating a righteous groove that forces you to move with it. Without the Fender Precision Bass, the original electric bass, dance floors everywhere would be e... Click To Read More About This Product

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Bass—it’s where rhythm meets melody, creating a righteous groove that forces you to move with it. Without the Fender Precision Bass, the original electric bass, dance floors everywhere would be empty. As music evolves, our instruments change in lockstep; the end result is today’s version of this seminal instrument—the American Professional Precision Bass.

The Precision Bass was a truly revolutionary instrument when it was released in 1951. Not only could bassists finally play with perfect intonation, they could be heard along with the rest of the band. From funk to rock, hip-hop to reggae; all of the music that’s enriched our lives began with the thunderous Precision Bass.

Developed by longtime bass pickup master Michael Bump, the brand-new V-Mod split-coil Precision Bass pickup uses a carefully selected blend of alnico magnet types for balanced tone with authentic Fender sonic DNA. The “golden” ’63 P Bass neck profile feels just right nestled in your hand, becoming one with you, while the narrow-tall frets provide a familiar playing feel and perfect intonation. Posiflex graphite support rods run the length of the neck, adding stability to the neck while resisting warping. The redesigned tuning machines use a fluted shaft, creating the optimum break angle over the nut while keeping the string windings tight for increased sustain and enhanced tuning stability.

The best of yesterday and today, the American Professional Precision Bass V is the latest form of electric inspiration from Fender. Step up and stake your claim to a legend. Includes hardshell case.


  • Shape: 1963 C
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Satin
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: Split single-coil
  • Neck: Not applicable
  • Middle: V-Mod Split Single-Coil
  • Bridge: Not applicable
  • Brand: Fender
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Active preamp: No
  • Special electronics: None
  • Material: Maple 
  • Radius: 9.5 in.
  • Fret size: Narrow Tall
  • Number of frets: 20 White line fret markers
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Bone
  • Nut width: 1.875” (47.6mm)
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Tone switching: No
  • Special switching: No
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 5-saddle HiMass
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: High-ratio Fender Lightweight Vintage-Style Keys with Tapered Shafts 
  • Color: Nickel/chrome
  • Number of strings: 5 
  • Pickguard: Yes
  • Special features: Pickups
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: USA
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Nice Bass -

By John 1:6

from Greensboro, NC

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  • Fun To Play
  • Good Clean tone
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics


    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Fender American Professional Precision Bass V Maple Fingerboard:

    Very nicely made! One of the best clean bass sounds you can get. Bass is not so heavy and the neck feels perfect.

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