Since its original release in 1964, the Mustang has been one of Fender’s most enduring bass designs, appearing in the hands of bassists for acts ranging from The Rolling Stones to My Chemical Romance and beyond. The updated short-scale Player Mustang PJ version adds the company's proprietary P Bass and J Bass pickups to this compact underground hero.

The punchy single-coil P Bass pickup combines with the growling J Bass jazz pickup for the best of both sonic worlds. The 30” scale length is comfortable for smaller hands, and it also reduces string tension, creating a looser feel that lends itself to nimble playing styles. Plus, the reduced tension adds a fat, “blooming” quality to the lower notes and sweetens the higher notes. Topped by a 9.5”-radius pau ferro fingerboard with 19 medium-jumbo frets, the “C”-shaped maple neck is designed for comfort.

Thanks to the smaller body, the Player Mustang PJ bass easily fits players with smaller frames while maintaining Fender’s classic stylistic appeal. The compact size is also great for energetic stage performances, thanks to its light weight. In a nod to its roots, this modernized instrument includes vintage-style Fender tuning machines and a vintage-style disc string tree, along with a four-bolt neck plate and standard four-saddle bridge—all finished in gleaming chrome.

A classic instrument, upgraded with features for the modern bassist, the short-scale Fender Mustang PJ electric bass is sure to please with its flexible sound, easy-playing feel and slick style.
  • Solid-body alder bass in compact "Mustang" shape
  • Precision and Jazz pickups by Fender, arranged in SS configuration
  • Pau ferro fingerboard with short 30" scale for increased comfort
  • Compact, lightweight body allows freer movement on stage
  • Vintage-style Fender tuners and disc tree
  • Master volume and tone knobs, plus 3-way switching

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  • Body shape: Double Cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Body wood: Solid Alder
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Neck shape: C
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 30"
  • Neck finish: Satin
  • Material: Pau Ferro 
  • Radius: 9.5"
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 19
  • Inlays: White Dot
  • Nut width/material: 1.5 in. (38.1 mm) Synthetic Bone
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Bridge: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Control layout: Master volume, Master tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way
  • Bridge type: Fixed Bridge
  • Bridge design: Individual saddle
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Nickel/Chrome
  • Number of strings: 4 String
  • Orientation: Right handed

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