The left-handed American Standard Precision Bass® is the same best-selling and solidly powerful instrument it has always been, and now it's upgraded with a seismic Fender Custom Shop '60s Precision Bass split single-coil pickup. It's the latest incarnation of the indestructible workhorse instrument that revolutionized popular music, stronger and more indispensable than ever.
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First of all I'd like to apologize for my English, I'm not a native speaker.
Taking into consideration that I'm a lefty, I'm very restricted in different things and the musical instruments aren't an exception. The choice of a bass guitar is just like the choice of the girl with whom you're ready to create a family and spend all life long.
My first bass was Schecter, however I felt that it wasn't my stuff. Then I tried the P Bass and I did really fall in love with it! Everything is perfect here: the classical design, the comfortable neck, the rich sound and, certainly, the fact that it was the first popular electric bass in the history - all that made me a loyal customer of Fender's Precision Bass.
When I got this bass I had to modify it by additional shielding the pickup's cavity and grounding the magnets by the aluminum foil to avoid unpleasant clicks while touching the open strings (G and D especially), however that ABSOLUTELY didn't affect my 100% positive impression I got from playing this bass. I can't imagine myself holding a different guitar.
Furthermore, I gave this bass to the specialist to defret it and now I'm happy owner of a rare left-handed fretless bass! And I must say it's something godlike! I discovered a new field to explore where I could develop myself and thus enlarge my outlook.
So, my kind piece of advice is: if you buy the P Bass, you won't regret doing that! Enjoy it, guys!
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|Model Name:||American Standard Precision Bass® Left-Handed, Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst|
|Body Shape:||Precision Bass®|
|Neck Finish:||Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face|
|Neck Shape:||Modern "C"|
|Scale Length:||34" (864 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||9.5" (241 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||20|
|Fret Size:||Medium Jumbo|
|String Nut:||Synthetic Bone|
|Nut Width:||1.625" (41.3 mm)|
|Position Inlays:||White Dot|
|Truss Rods:||Posiflex™ Graphite Neck Support Rods|
|Truss Rod Nut:||3/16" Hex Adjustment|
|Neck Plate:||4-Bolt Standard|
|Middle Pickup:||Custom Shop '60s Split Single-Coil Precision Bass|
|Controls:||Master Volume, Master Tone|
|Pickup Configuration:||Single Pickup|
|Bridge:||4-Saddle High-Mass Vintage (String-Through-Body or Topload)|
|Tuning Machines:||Fender "F" Light-Weight Vintage-Paddle Keys with Tapered Shafts|
|Control Knobs:||Knurled Flat-Top|
|Strings:||NPS, Gauges .045-.105|
|Unique Features:||Tinted Neck, Maple Fingerboard Neck: Satin Finish on Back, Gloss Finish on Front; Rosewood Fingerboard Neck: Satin Finish on Back, Gloss Finish on Headstock Front with Buffed Fingerboard, Fender Spaghetti Logo, Posiflex™ Graphite Neck Support Rods, Rounded Body Shape, Rolled Fingerboard Edges, New Molded Fender/SKB® Case with TSA Locks, Glass Reinforced Nylon Trigger Latches, and Form Fitted Plush Interior|
|Polishing Cloth:||Polishing Cloth Included|
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