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The Fender Mark Hoppus Signature Bass Guitar, designed with blink-182's bassist, it features one split-coil Seymour Duncan Basslines SPB-3 Quarter Pound Precision Bass pickup to crank out deep, dense ... Read More

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The Fender Mark Hoppus Signature Bass Guitar, designed with blink-182's bassist, it features one split-coil Seymour Duncan Basslines SPB-3 Quarter Pound Precision Bass pickup to crank out deep, dense tone. A Jazz Bass alder body and maple neck with a 9-1/2"-radius rosewood fingerboard give it a traditional Fender feel and enduring comfort. A stripped-down visage features a single volume knob and pearloid pickguard. 1-5/8" nut width.

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  • Maple neck with rosewood fretboard
  • Alder J Bass body
  • Seymour Duncan Basslines SPB-3 Quarter Pound Precision Bass Pickup
  • Single volume control
  • 3-ply pearloid pickguard
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FenderMark Hoppus Signature Bass Guitar
 
4.7

(based on 24 reviews)

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AMAZING

I got this bass a couple years ago and it hasn't failed me yet. It sounds great and looks great. A lot of people question the bass because of the lack of a tone...Read complete review

I got this bass a couple years ago and it hasn't failed me yet. It sounds great and looks great. A lot of people question the bass because of the lack of a tone knob, but believe me. The tone is PERFECT. Mark Hoppus knew exactly what he was doing when he made this bass. This bass is great for virtually any style of music, but if you play pop punk it's no question - BUY THIS BASS. It's a great deal for the price.

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Must Be Said

Well, This must be said. This bass is made in Mexico. I know that Fender basses made in Mexico are cheaper and not quite the quality of the Japan or American made basses....Read complete review

Well, This must be said. This bass is made in Mexico. I know that Fender basses made in Mexico are cheaper and not quite the quality of the Japan or American made basses. It only has a volume knob and no tone control. So, if you want a bass that's overpriced, not that well made and has no tone buy this bass. But, believe me a bass without tone sucks. Don't waste your money on this bass, buy a precision bass or jazz bass.

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5.0

Super Happy

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from Santa Fe NM

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Comments about Fender Mark Hoppus Signature Bass Guitar:

Sounds great the neck is a good size. Totally happy it says the case is sold separately but mine came with one April 2015. https://youtu.be/dlTVT34m4ng is my unboxing video

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5.0

Perfect Pop-Punk Bass

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from Saint Louis/Columbia, MO

Comments about Fender Mark Hoppus Signature Bass Guitar:

I got the Surf Green bass in 2011 so it's part the "Second Generation" of Hoppus basses that are currently sold today. That means the body is now made of Ash instead of Alder, the pickups are switched for a new tone, the headstock decal is now black, and the paint jobs are different. Mine is the Transparent Surf Green. Its not as cool look as the solid original, but its not enough to cause any dislike. Most people that dislike it say its due to the simplicity, but I think thats what makes it great for Pop-Punk style music. It just means I can plug it in and get playing! It's a great bass for anyone looking for a pop-punk tone or who is a Blink-182 fan. I plan on eventually owning enough of these that my collection can reflect his. Thats going to take a lot of time and money though, but hey I'm 1/24th of the way there haha. Again great bass for this style of music. Love it.

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5.0

Awesome Bass!

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from El Sobrante, Ca.

Comments about Fender Mark Hoppus Signature Bass Guitar:

I purchased this bass for my sons graduation gift. He was so excited when he opened it. I purchased the surf green transparent color.It is a beautiful color. I would have picked pink but they were out. I am assuming this is a popular color for young men. Anyway, I have learned a lot about this bass guitar as it is the only thing he talks about. Thanks for making me #1 in his eyes for a minute...till he opened it anyway! We love it!!!

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5.0

Great bass !

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from Cumberland, R.I.

Comments about Fender Mark Hoppus Signature Bass Guitar:

I was able to get my hands on a used Mark Hoppus bass at a great price in the green color. Love the punchy, trebly sound. Very easy to play. I don't know if the prior owner adjusted the action. Don't let the one knob deceive you. Has great tone and like other reviews, good for punk and alternative rock. I've tried Green Day and Nirvana on this bass and it goes well. One knob is all you need. Try for yourself and you'll see. I would definitely recommend.

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5.0

Still an Awesome Bass

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from Ohio

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Allow me to review this again. I have before in the past but it was not the best review. This bass still earns five stars in my book. It's amazing for Punk, Pop-punk Alternative, things of that nature. However with the right amount of tweaking it can play almost anything. I have the bass in original shell pink. As it was given to me by a family member at Christmas. I Would not trade this bass for anything. The SPB-3's are fantastic, just get this bass set up in a music store and you're ready to go. I recommend this to any pop-punk fan.

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5.0

This Bass is Best!

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from Englewood Ohio

Comments about Fender Mark Hoppus Signature Bass Guitar:

I got this bass for Christmas, Shell Pink, used gear because my mom is awesome. Anyway, i plugged this bass in that morning, and was taken away by the sound, my local music store set it up a few weeks before. The SPB-3's are absolutely amazing I recommend this bass to pop-punk players but it is extremely versatile and can play almost anything.

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5.0

Can't go wrong

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from Sebastopol C.A.

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I got this bass about 6 years ago and recorded 2 cd's with my band with it. It is one of the best basses I have ever owned. The sound is great and it play's good. Mine is white and is the Mexican made and the best thing about it is the price! I love the 1 knob that is all you need on a bass. When all said in done at the end of the day this bass is a good buy.

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4.0

Get it While it Lasts!

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from Milwaukee WI

Comments about Fender Mark Hoppus Signature Bass Guitar:

NOTE: The Hoppus that is shown here is the original Mark Hoppus Jazz Bass, and not the updated one. The new one has that 70's looking neck with the better finish like the new Standard series, the see-through finishes on the body (the green looks awful), and the reversed SPB-3 Quarter-Pound P pickup, which changes the overall tone and attack slightly (but enough). The original Hoppus has the traditional pickup placement that Fender's used since the 50's. The New Hoppus should have been offered as a Custom Shop bass, rather than discontinue this bass. I've had this bass for 2 years now. The sound rivals my American Standard P-Bass which has the same pickup. The lack of tone knob is GREAT! If you want a bass that you can do tone changes with, get an active bass, as with passive basses, the tone controls only subtract the highs anyway. The neck is your typical Mexican made Standard Precission. There have been some downsides to this bass: 1) The tuner bushings are loose, and fall off sometimes when changing strings; not that major, but annoying. 2) The ferrels are loose, and again can fall out when changing strings (apparently my bass isn't the only one, as I've seen 2 used Hoppus' with missing ferrels). Also, the paint itself is rather thin, and I can now see the wood through the finish on the right arm contour on the front of the body, which I think looks cooler than the shiny Daphne Blue, but might annoy others. I bought this bass as a backup to my American Standard, and it now gets used as much as the American Standard. The SPB-3 pickup has more of a vintage tone with higher output and more punch than a standard P pickup. It's string-through-body, giving it better resonance than other Standard Precissions. Price is a bit steep, but worth it, even with it's shortcomings, especailly considering the new Hoppus is kinda backwards, and this bass is discontinued.

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5.0

amaizing

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from new york

Comments about Fender Mark Hoppus Signature Bass Guitar:

this bass can do anything i love it mark knew what he was doing with this its comfertable and light like a jazz bass9but i am pretty easy to pease with this alot of my friend agree)and has Quarter pounderslike tyhe p bass and its a fender so you can rest assured that its amaizing. even tho it dosent have a tone knob its like the tone naturally matches 2 the song and its always perfect i highly recomend the bass 2 anyone beginner or aged expert

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(6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

what i expected

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from nj

Comments about Fender Mark Hoppus Signature Bass Guitar:

this bass sounds exactly like mark hoppus sounds. by changing the tones on your amp you can alter it a bit, but for me it seems to always sound like his signature tone. the look and feel of the bass is great. its a little on the heavy side. my only complaints are the action is rather high, so i'll need to get that adjusted. also, there is noticeable buzzing when you arent touch any strings. it sounds like amp feedback and only goes away if youre touching a string. ive read other reviews where this was an issue as well. its very noticeable and very annoying. you wouldnt want to go on stage with it like this. once i get those two issues fixed, this will be the perfect bass. just beware you may need to spend a little extra once you get it if you encounter these issues as well. i gave it 4 stars because of my 2 issues. if not for the buzzing in particular it would get 5

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