American Special Jazz Bass®

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$999.99

Model #: 0111660300

American Special Jazz Bass®, Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst $999.99

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American Special Jazz Bass®, Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst

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The American Special series Jazz Bass® guitar puts genuine U.S-made Fender quality into the hands of players at any level.

- Lightweight alder body with gloss urethane finish
- Slim "Modern C" neck with 20 medium jumbo frets for ultimate playability and comfort
- Single-coil alnico Jazz Bass pickup for warm, complex tones
- Greasebucket™ tone circuit for reducing treble while sustaining low-end definition
- Vintage-style plastic Jazz Bass knobs
- Includes portable deluxe gig bag

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CygnusX191 on September 20, 2013
Professional Blues Funk Jazz Alternative Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock Heavy Metal Folk Bluegrass Classical Reggae / Ska Punk

I have owned my AS J bass for a solid 19 months now and have been playing in church, at friends houses, on the road at venues ranging in size from 10 to 3,000 people. I still haven't had to adjust the setup from day one! The tone is very warm, yet can get real gritty really fast, a very dynamic set of pickups here. I used to run with about 3-4 basses at a time, since thinning the herd, this is only bass I still play 24/7.

One thing I would love to see Fender do with it is build it standard with either Fender's own stockier bridge or a BadAssII. I also added block "inlay" markers for looks.

Overall... buy it. Play it. Love it.

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Great Bass that's affordable!

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robinlruss on June 23, 2013
Semi-Professional Blues R&B Funk Rock Classic Rock

Returning to playing bass after 20 yrs of not playing, previously played a Precision but since age is a factor, the thinner neck line is an easier play than the wide PBass. This bass came right out of the box set up well enough I didn't have to make a single adjustment, it plays fantastic, sounds really good and the price point is great. I would recommend the American Special Series to anyone who wants a well made, great playing bass. Oh, it's made in the USA, a very important factor when considering my purchase. Get you one, you'll LOVE it!!!

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lobo.prof on March 10, 2013 (updated March 21, 2013)
Semi-Professional Blues R&B Jazz Rock

I bought my JB at Guitar Center Orlando, FL in February 2013. Excellent place.
I live in Brazil and I am already playing with some friends. Its sound and performance are awesome.
I recommend Fender JB American special for every bass player interested in Jazz and MPB.

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General

General
Model Name: American Special Jazz Bass®, Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst
Model Number: 0111660300
Series: American Special
Advertised Price: $999.99
Color: 3-Color Sunburst

Body

Body
Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
Body Shape: Jazz Bass®

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: Arce
Neck Finish: Satin Urethane
Neck Shape: Perfil estrecho en "C"
Scale Length: 34" (863.6 mm)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: Radio 9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets: 20
Fret Size: Médium Jumbo
String Nut: Hueso sintético de cejuela
Nut Width: 1.50" (38.1 mm)
Position Inlays: Marcadores de posición en blanco o negro
Truss Rod Nut: Llave Ajustable 3/16"

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Pastilla de Puente de bobina simple Standard Vintage Alnico Magnet Jazz Bass®
Neck Pickup: Pastilla de Mástil de bobina simple Standard Vintage Alnico Magnet Jazz Bass®
Controls: Volumen 1. (Pastilla del mástil), Volumen 2. (Pastilla del puente), Master Greasebucket™ Circuito de sonido (Disminuye los agudos sin añadir graves)
Pickup Configuration: S/S
Special Electronics: Circuito de tono Greasebucket™

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: Estándar Vintage de 4 selletas para bajo
Hardware Finish: Cromo
Tuning Machines: Clavijeros estándar abiertos
Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment
Control Knobs: Botones de plástico negro

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Super 7250M, NPS (Calibres .045-.105)
Unique Features: U.S.-Made, Gloss Urethane Body Finish (Satin Urethane Neck Finish), Slim-Profile Fast-Action Neck, Greasebucket™ Tone Circuit and Posiflex™ Graphite Neck Support Rods
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