The original was born in the '50s and produced the sound of bass. On the road, the more you punished a Precision Bass® guitar, the more it gave back as a virtually indestructible bass that took a beating and laughed while it asked for more, becoming even cooler looking and more comfortable-feeling than when it was brand-new. Fender's Road Worn® '50s Precision Bass delivers that aged look and feel. Designed with '50s specs, including a nitrocellulose-lacquer finish, and built to look, sound and feel like it's got more than just a few miles on it.
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Best MIM bass I have ever played. It fully delivers the great P Bass experience of the late '50s. It FEELS like you are literally playing an old bass. And the sound is just awesome. The playability is wonderful… it's a joy to play! Very well set up. I hardly had to do anything to it. The aluminum pick guard rocks, and comes with holes drilled in it for pickup / bridge covers and a thumb rest. If you're struggling with the decision on getting this bass, let me convince you to go for it!!
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So I went to my local guitar store wanting to get some strings and look at some basses and I found this bass. I have been wanting a p bass for a while now. So I got it plugged into an Orange Terror bass head and a 4x10 cab and I tuned it up and just played an easy riff in A minor and I was like...'DANG!' Since when did P-basses sound this good finger style! It just was clear but not then...plenty of booty and bottom end! I was like, 'Wow this really simple bass just sounds fantastic!' I even slapped it and it sounded really good! It was fun.
|Model Name:||Road Worn® '50s Precision Bass®, Maple Fingerboard, 2-Color Sunburst, Gold Anodized Aluminum Pickguard|
|Body Finish:||Road Worn® Nitrocellulose Lacquer|
|Body Shape:||Precision Bass®|
|Neck Material:||1-Piece Maple|
|Neck Finish:||Road Worn® Urethane|
|Neck Shape:||"C" Shape|
|Scale Length:||34" (864 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||7.25" (184.1 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||20|
|String Nut:||Synthetic Bone|
|Nut Width:||1.75" (44.45 mm)|
|Position Inlays:||Black Dot|
|Neck Plate:||4-Bolt Vintage-Style|
|Middle Pickup:||Vintage Split Single-Coil Precision Bass|
|Controls:||Master Volume, Master Tone|
|Pickup Configuration:||Split Single-Coil|
|Bridge:||4-Saddle American Vintage Bass|
|Tuning Machines:||American Vintage Reverse Open-Gear Bass|
|Pickguard:||Gold Anodized Aluminum|
|Control Knobs:||Knurled Flat-Top|
|Strings:||Fender® USA Bass 7250ML, NPS, (.045-.100 Gauges)|
|Unique Features:||Distressed Body, Neck and Hardware Creating an Aged and Worn Appearance, Vintage Styling, Gold Anodized Aluminum Pickguard, Synthetic Bone Nut|
|Included Accessories:||Deluxe Gig Bag|
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