|Model Name:||Cabronita Precision Bass®, Maple Fingerboard, 2-Color Sunburst|
|Body Finish:||Gloss Polyester|
|Body Shape:||Precision Bass®|
|Neck Finish:||Gloss Urethane|
|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:||1.625" (41.3 mm)|
|Position Inlays:||Black Dot|
|Headstock:||Original Precision Bass® Shape|
|Middle Pickup:||Fideli'Tron™ Bass Humbucking|
|Controls:||Master Volume, Master Tone|
|Pickup Configuration:||Single Pickup|
|Bridge:||4-Saddle Fender® Hi-Mass|
|Hardware Finish:||Chrome/Nickel-Plated Steel|
|Tuning Machines:||American Vintage Reverse Open-Gear Bass|
|Control Knobs:||Knurled Flat-Top|
|Strings:||Fender® USA Bass 7250M, NPS (.045-.105 Gauges)|
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This is a 51 Precision Bass shaped guitar plus the left arm cut. It's typically a Precision for the playability, neck a bit large but finally easy to play with "normal" sized hands. Unplugged sound is comparable with any 51 Precision bass, wood the same and cut too so the only real difference is the pickup and what a pickup! No secret that the fidelitron is a version of Gretsch's filtertron, a humbucking pickup but not too fat. Result on this bass is a sound that stay in the familly of tone of the Precision bass but with a little less brightness and more medium and bass, pretty nice for rock in the Queen of the stone age's way (fuzzy noisy sound welcome!) or for blues or jazz or...well everything. This is the hot roded Precision Bass after all!
Nicolas Taussac owns this item
First off, I'm more of a guitar player than a bass player. That being said, here it goes.I mostly do home recordings and was looking for a bass. I'm no expert on the bass, and I have no opinion on the pros and cons of the various types, styles, etc. I just think it adds so much to the music, no matter what style. I did learn this one is a bit different, having the humbucker pickup, reverse tuners, etc. The bass plays very well, with a comfortable action. Fit and finish was well done. Had to tighten a few screws,no biggie. Also, it came with a gig bag, always a plus. The tone can seem a little uneven at times, but that could be strings, pickup height or whatever. Seems I can make it work for the most part within the context of the song. I don't know if this bass will really catch on, but for my purposes, it works fine.
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