Fender Custom Shop

Description

Originally released in 1960, the Jazz Bass was a robust-sounding, smooth-playing successor to the P Bass. The 1961 Jazz Bass Heavy Relic is an homage to this iconic instrument, complete with vintage-style concentric knobs, and for the purists—felt mute tips in the case candy. The two-piece alder body is crafted from tone wood selected for its light weight and attractive grain, and wears a Heavy Relic lacquer finish, giving it the look and feel of a well-played vintage model with a long service life. The fast-playing, tinted quartersawn maple neck sports a “ ’60 J Bass U”-shaped profile, along with a modern 9.5”-radius fingerboard and 20 medium-jumbo frets that grant it a familiar feel. Packed with authentic Jazz Bass tone, the pair of Hand-Wound Vintage Jazz Bass pickups growl with pure power. 

Other features include 4-ply Tortoiseshell pickguard, vintage-style J Bass bridge with threaded steel saddles, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut and round string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.

Over the years, Guitar Center's Platinum Rooms have honed their reputation of having a wide selection of the world's most desirable and exclusive gear. The Platinum Guitar Collection features a carefully considered selection of stunning instruments from the world's top builders, whether from the custom shops of major industry powerhouses or from the coterie of top-flight small luthiers. Packed with limited-edition, special-run and one-off unique guitars, the Platinum Collection is your source for the world's finest acoustic and electric guitars and basses. Call today to make a connection to your dreams.
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Specifications
  • Body: Alder
  • Finish: Lacquer
  • Neck: Quartersawn Maple with Slab Rosewood Fingerboard, 1960 Jazz Bass “U” Shape and 9.5” (241mm) Radius
  • Frets: 20, Medium Jumbo
  • Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
  • Bridge: 4-Saddle Vintage-Style
  • Pickups: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Single-Coil Jazz Bass (Bridge), Custom Shop Hand-Wound Single-Coil Jazz Bass (Neck)
  • Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
  • Included: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity

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