When it was introduced in 1961, the sleek Jazz Bass guitar set the music world on its ear and became another beloved Fender design classic. Fender's Custom Shop Masterbuilder Mark Kendrick has taken this classic design to a new pinnacle with the J-Bass. Outstanding features include a AAA grade quilted maple top with a cool ghost paisley graphic, a... Click To Read More About This Product
When it was introduced in 1961, the sleek Jazz Bass guitar set the music world on its ear and became another beloved Fender design classic. Fender's Custom Shop Masterbuilder Mark Kendrick has taken this classic design to a new pinnacle with the J-Bass. Outstanding features include a AAA grade quilted maple top with a cool ghost paisley graphic, a lightweight select alder back, and a "C" shaped quartersawn m aple neck. The 22-fret Brazilian rosewood fingerboard has a comfortable 7.25" radius and is dressed with dot inlays. This exceptional bass is fitted with custom hand-wound Jazz Bass pickups mounted on a 1-ply parchment pickguard that are controlled by 2 volumes and a single tone control. Vintage chrome hardware includes reverse tuning machines, and a Jazz Bass bridge. Comes with a deluxe black hardshell case, strap, cable, polishing cloth, and certificate of authenticity.
Model Name J-Bass
Series: Masterbuilt Limited Edition
Model Number: 921-6600-624
Finish: nitrocellulose lacquer finish
Colors: Natural with ghost paisley graphic
Top: AAA quilted maple
Back: select alder
Neck: quartersawn maple, "C" shape
Fingerboard: Brazilian rosewood with dot inlays
Fretboard radius: 7.25"
Pickups: 2 Custom handwound Jazz Bass single-coil pickups
Controls: volume 1 (neck pickup), volume 2 (bridge pickup), master tone pickup
Bridge: American Vintage Jazz Bass
Machine Heads: Vintage Style Reverse
Hardware: vintage chrome
Knobs: black plastic
Pickguard: 1-Ply Parchment
Strings Fender Super Bass 7250ML, NPS, (Gauges:.045, .065, .080, .100,
Accessories: deluxe black hardshell case, strap, cable, polishing cloth, certificate of authenticity
Case: deluxe black hardshell case (orange interior)
Neck radius: 7.24" (184 mm)
Number of frets: 20 Vintage Style Frets
Scale length: 34" (864 mm)
Width at nut: 1.50" (38mm)
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Comments about Fender Custom Shop J-Bass:
This is amazing bass. It is all i have ever wanted and more in a bass. The pick up are amazing and the tone is beutiful.
Comments about Fender Custom Shop J-Bass:
This beautiful instrument is in essence, You can achieve almost any sound you want from the single coil. The neck is also the fastest I have ever played. The one downside to this guitar is that the pickups tend to show a lot of your mistakes, so you had better be a good player if your playing one of these. The neck is one of the thinnest around, making it easier to shred. nothing else comes close to this bass in the variety of tones it can produce. If you play mainly in the bedroom or at smaller shows, this bass may not justify its price as a lower priced RG will offer the same essential features at a lower price. However, if this guitar would see a lot of time in recording, it will really pay for itself in the variety and quality of tones it can produce, as well as the playability of high end fenders,The sound from this bass is probably one of the greatest things on earth, but its not cheep. I have played with one a couple time wishing I could get one, but its a goal for the future. The sound is rich and warm, and the with the locking nut, you can go crazy on the wammy bar and still be in tune.There is no uncomfortable position on this bass , No pickup gets in the way of your picking hand, the locking nuts on the headstock do not interfere with you left hand, and the trem cavity is dug out so you can pick the guitar up by the whammy bar, and it will keep bending.This bass is the best bass I've ever had the pleaseure of owning and has brought the fun of playing back to me.
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