Modern Player Dimension™ Bass

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Model #: 0242500509

Modern Player Dimension™ Bass, Rosewood Fingerboard, Candy Apple Red $499.99

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Modern Player Dimension™ Bass, Rosewood Fingerboard, Charcoal Transparent $499.99

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Modern Player Dimension™ Bass, Maple Fingerboard, Olympic White $499.99

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Modern Player Dimension™ Bass, Rosewood Fingerboard, Candy Apple Red

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The Modern Player series now brings you a whole new dimension in Fender bass sound and style with the Modern Player Dimension™ Bass. In every way—from its distinctive body shape to its easy-access truss rod adjustment wheel to its single three-coil Triplebucker™ bass pickup and special electronics—it’s a bold new step forward in modern Fender bass for the bold modern player.

Modern Player Dimension Bass controls include a master volume and a special five-position rotary pickup selector switch that delivers enormous tonal versatility from the three-coil pickup (front coil alone, front and middle coil together, all three coils together, middle and rear coils together, rear coil alone). Other features include a maple neck with "C"-shaped profile and five-bolt joint, 9.5"-radius maple (Olympic White model) or rosewood (Candy Apple Red and Charcoal Transparent models) fingerboard with 21 jumbo frets, single-ply black pickguard and vintage-style black plastic Jazz Bass control knobs, and four-saddle Fender Hi-Mass bridge. Available in Candy Apple Red, Olympic White and Charcoal Transparent.

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great bass but

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bassblast on August 4, 2014 (updated August 7, 2014)
Blues Gospel Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock

This bass needs to be judged on its own merits. Don't compare it to the proven P and J basses. First of all, the star of this bass is the five selection pick up. It has a very unique sound that fits in the genres I play- classic rock, worship. Also has a massive bridge, beautiful transparent charcoal finish with a new body profile that is small but feels very good and light. The fretboard and nut are finished with a quality touch. The head stock is stained with a vintage amber color and a silver applique fender logo unusually found in the higher end basses. The sound is bright but with no overtones great definition in delivery. It is good to see Fender move away from their comfort zone. Absolutely there are no issues with sharp fret edges, well finished. The easy access to the truss rod is a huge plus - all basses should have this standard. But I did some modifications. I needed a tone knob and added a .047 cap and the range is much better and varied. I also changed the chrome knobs to jazz tops. Now it is awesome and to my liking.

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Candy Red Yummy

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pfinch on November 16, 2013 (updated November 18, 2013)
Semi-Professional Blues R&B Rock Classic Rock Country

I just received my Candy Red Dimension bass, and I have to say its playability is awesome. I'm really enjoying the triplebucker pickup's versatility.

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PLEASE MAKE A SHORT SCALE!!!!

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ImaginaryEvil on October 4, 2013
Amateur Blues R&B Funk Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock Heavy Metal Country Reggae / Ska

I recently played this bass in a local music store. White/maple with black pickguard.

The electronics are incredible - I love the five way selector (coil tap), neck is beautiful and executed perfectly. Amazing to play, and so good looking - much better in the flesh than pictures. I fell in love.

Only minor down side is a little neck heavy due to the small body. This would be perfect as a short scale with the same body size - hint hint Fender! If there was a 30" scale one of these (either modern player or squier classic vibe) in white/maple with black pickguard I'd buy it straight away.

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Good price and quality

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BCaudio on September 30, 2013 (updated September 30, 2013)
Beginner Blues Rock

Just bought my Dimension bass. The neck is very good. And the sound is very clean and smooth.

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New Dimenion

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GripJigbush on September 23, 2013
Semi-Professional Alternative Rock Punk

Just picked up my Dimension bass. Needed a small truss rod tweak to suit my style and tune but that was all. Looks great, and plays even better.
Bought as a back up to my beloved Japanese P bass. Pickup is killer. The P bass may have to take a back seat for a while. Superb value for a 'Fender' badged guitar. Love it.

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Model Name: Modern Player Dimension™ Bass, Rosewood Fingerboard, Candy Apple Red
Model Number: 0242500509
Series: Modern Player
Advertised Price: $499.99
Color: Candy Apple Red

Body

Body
Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
Body Shape: Dimension Bass™

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Gloss Polyester
Neck Shape: "C" Shape
Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Jumbo
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1.5" (38.1 mm)
Position Inlays: Black or White Pearloid Dot
Truss Rod Nut: Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
Neck Plate: 5-Bolt

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Fender Triplebucker™ Bass
Controls: Master Volume
Pickup Switching: 5-Position Rotary: 1. Front Coil of Triplebucker, 2. Front and Middle Coil of Triplebucker, 3. Full Triplebucker, 4. Middle and Rear Coils of Triplebucker, 5. Rear Coil of Triplebucker
Pickup Configuration: Single Pickup

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: 4-Saddle Fender Hi-Mass
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines: Standard Open-Gear
Pickguard: 1-Ply Black
Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: NPS, Gauges: .045, .065, .085, .100
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