The Affinity Series™ Jazz Bass® V (five-string) is a value-priced version of the world famous Fender® Jazz Bass® guitar. It has the look and tone that everyone knows and loves, at an ultra-economical price point. Features include a one-piece maple neck with rosewood Fingerboard, die-cast tuners, top-load bridge and single-coil Jazz Bass V pickups.
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I had initially played one of these and been quite impressed with the tone that came out of it. I later got one on a trade and am now using it. I must say that it is a great bass for the buck. I have not had anything go wrong with it. Eventually, I want to replace the pickups, the bridge, and the strings. The tone is great, but the pickups pick up some extra noise. The build of this thing is absolutely fantastic, and it's a joy to play.
rumblinman owns this item
Excellent instrument Recommend to all instrumentalists. Use in my recordings and with high quality.
Elmo Lemos owns this item
I chose and bought this bass after comparing it to the Fender five string standard jazz bass and the four string versions and found the Affinity five string to be equal in quality construction as the Fender versions. I am playing this bass in church services. The sound is impeccably Fender at an very economical price. It is, in my opinion, a professional quality instrument. Go ahead and buy it for your kids but if you play regularly like I do you need this instrument in your arsenal. For the price it can be your 'go to' bass if you cannot afford an American Fender.
For a standard jazz version of the Fender jazz bass it meets its big brother on sound, construction, and playability.
Very high quality.The price is far below the intrinsic value of the instrument. This is a high quality bass for the money
bradt456 owns this item
this bass is a must have! it's as good as a fender - the only problem is the fifth string is really dull because of the tuner placement. other than that it is a great five string bass.
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|Model Name:||Affinity Jazz Bass® V (5 String), Rosewood Fingerboard, Black|
|Body Shape:||Jazz Bass®|
|Neck Shape:||"C" Shape|
|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:||1.875" (47.6 mm)|
|Neck Plate:||4-Bolt Standard|
|Bridge Pickup:||Standard Single-Coil Jazz Bass|
|Neck Pickup:||Single-Coil Jazz Bass|
|Controls:||Volume 1. (Middle Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone|
|Bridge:||5-String Standard Vintage-Style with Single Groove Saddles|
|Tuning Machines:||Die-Cast Mini|
|Control Knobs:||Dome Style|
|Strings:||Fender® USA Bass 7350/5M Stainless Steel (.045, .065, .085, .105, .125 Gauges)|
|Unique Features:||Dot Position Inlays, Knurled Chrome Dome Control Knobs|
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