The Fender American Performer Limited-Edition Mustang Electric Bass struts an alluring satin honey-burst finish enhanced by the natural tint of its maple neck. Short-scale basses such as the Mustang used to be considered beginner models, as their 30" scale feels looser and easier to play than a conventional 34" scale bass. But these bantam basses have been prized by legends and renowned professionals such as Paul McCartney and Justin Meldal-Johnsen, because the shorter scale also produces deep, fat, and warm tones. As a result, the Mustang Bass can unleash rich ’60s and ’70s sounds, as well as the taut, booming lows of modern pop and dance music.

The new limited-edition Mustang displays a ’70s-era silver logo on the headstock for some vintage vibe, but most other features are designed for creating the music of today. Yosemite pickups—a Jazz Bass single-coil in the bridge and a coiling-splitting Mustang single-coil in the middle position—produce powerful and versatile tones with an expressive dynamic range. A Greasebucket circuit in the lone tone control rolls off high end without increasing lows—which is great when you want to dial in a round thud without risking muddiness or boominess. Born in Corona, California, the American Performer Limited-Edition Mustang Bass is ready to bring joyous, sun-drenched grooves to any style of music.
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck and fingerboard
  • Greasebucket tone circuit
  • Silver 1970s Fender logo

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  • Shape: Modern C
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt on
  • Scale length: 30"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Satin Urethane
  • Pickup configuration: SS
  • Middle: Yosemite split single-coil Mustang Bass
  • Bridge: Yosemite single-coil Jazz Bass
  • Control layout: Two volume (middle and bridge pickups), master tone
  • Special electronics: Master Greasebucket tone circuit rolls off highs without adding bass
  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 9.5"
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets:
  • Inlays: 19
  • Nut material/width: Synthetic Bone/1.625"
  • Body Type: Mustang Bass
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Body finish: Satin Urethane
  • Bridge/Tailpiece: 4-Saddle American Performer Mustang Bass
  • Tuning machines: Fender "F" Light-Weight Vintage-Paddle Keys with Tapered Shafts
  • Color: Nickel/Chrome
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Case: Deluxe Gig Bag

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