American Special Precision Bass®


Model #: 0111560305

American Special Precision Bass®, Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst $1,269.99

0111560300

American Special Precision Bass®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Olympic White $1,269.99

0111560305

American Special Precision Bass®, Maple Fingerboard, Black $1,269.99

0111562306

American Special Precision Bass®, Maple Fingerboard, Candy Apple Red $1,269.99

0111562309
American Special Precision Bass®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Olympic White

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The Fender® American Special basses bring you the latest in U.S.-built quality and value. The American Special Precision Bass® guitar features a slim neck profile, gloss urethane body finish (satin urethane neck finish) and the Fender Greasebucket™ tone circuit, which rolls off highs while maintaining low-end definition.

Features include an alder body and C-shaped maple neck, maple fretboard (Black, Candy Apple Red models) or rosewood fretboard (Olympic White, Three-color Sunburst models) with medium jumbo frets, split single-coil alnico pickup, knurled chrome knobs, three-ply pickguard (black-white black on Candy Apple Red and Olympic White models; parchment on Black and Three-color Sunburst models), vintage-style bridge and strap buttons, and deluxe gig bag.

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QUALITY WITHOUT COMPROMISES

(5.0)
mikegazzaruso on November 28, 2013 (updated December 2, 2013)
Professional Blues Funk Jazz Alternative Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock

I own a Fender J-Bass and a Fender P-Bass. With these two beasts I am able to play almost every musical genre. I love so much my Fender P-Bass Special Made In Usa, the perfect tone for Rock, Hard Rock, Funk and so much. Awesome design here and a sound that is &Pure Precision Flavoured," with round edges and that characteristic &mid-low end. I really appreciate Greasebucket Tone Circuit... perfect for soft funky lines, it rolls off high frequencies *without* altering mid-low range.

I would buy this over and over.

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A Tone that is Unmatched!

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BODbigbass77 on September 7, 2013
Semi-Professional Heavy Metal

This is my first Fender Precision Bass. I play in a metal band that plays in an alternate drop B tuning. This bass just has a certain thump to it that I couldn't get from any other basses or pre-amps. I just got the bass recently and the quality of the paint job and the maple neck is just impeccable. This is also my first guitar that I have owned that is American made. I actually liked this bass over the American Standard series. This is my favorite color combination out of all the ones that I have seen. I look forward to playing my first gig with it in a month. Thank you Fender for making such a great instrument.

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Excellence!!!

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Don Pagliacci on August 2, 2013 (updated August 5, 2013)
Semi-Professional Heavy Metal

First thing you should know, I play metal music and nothing else.

My view of the bassist's role in a metal band is that there is none. No one expects the metal bassist to do anything in particular, other than show up (late) and play (lazily). Sure, they want us to get on top of the root notes of the guitar parts now and again, which is correct from time to time, but by and large, the metal bassist does as he pleases. It's wonderful.

I originally intended to buy a Jazz Bass, but on a fluke, picked up one of these just to try it out. I started laughing as soon as I played it. This bass does whatever you want, with exceptional clarity.

Fellow metal bassists; do not buy those stupid B.C. Rich Atrocities. If you're worth your sand as a bassist, you need a tone that cuts through the mix and a neck that allows you to do it quickly. I can think of nothing better for that task than this bass.

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Unbeatable Tone

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bossmusic1 on April 23, 2013 (updated April 23, 2013)
Professional Blues R&B Funk Alternative Rock Pop Rock Rap

I used to play the Jazz model for years and years until I discovered the P-Bass. The tone is so incredible on this bad boy that it sounds amazing as is. As a producer/engineer, it is always good when you have a quality recording that you don't have to spend hours editing. The P-Bass also fits the style of music I tend to produce: Pop/Rock and Urban. However, this is a bass that can be used to play any style.

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My first Bass

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EricShellhamer on February 20, 2013
Amateur Blues R&B Rock Classic Rock

I LOVE this bass. I picked it up at GC and it felt like a long lost friend. The quality and workmanship is very nice. I used flat wound strings and it sounds fantastic.

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Great bass. Classic!

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somatophylax on February 18, 2013
Amateur Heavy Metal

Got this bass recently, and I am very happy with it. Great balance. The maple fret board is exquisite to play.

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General

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Model Name: American Special Precision Bass®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Olympic White
Model Number: 0111560305
Series: American Special
MSRP: $1269.99
Color: Olympic White

Body

Body
Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
Body Shape: Precision 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: 1.625" (41.3 mm)
Position Inlays: Marcadores de posición en blanco o negro
Truss Rod Nut: Llave Ajustable 3/16"

Electronics

Electronics
Middle Pickup: Pastilla de bobina simple dividida Standard Vintage Alnico Precision Bass®
Controls: Volumen, Greasebucket™ Circuito de tono (Disminuye los agudos sin añadir graves)
Pickup Configuration: Pastilla de bobina dividida
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 Black
Pickup Covers: Black Matte
Control Knobs: Estilo estriado cromado

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
  • American Special Precision Bass®, Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst

    #0111560300

    $1,269.99

  • American Special Precision Bass®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Olympic White

    #0111560305

    $1,269.99

  • American Special Precision Bass®, Maple Fingerboard, Black

    #0111562306

    $1,269.99

  • American Special Precision Bass®, Maple Fingerboard, Candy Apple Red

    #0111562309

    $1,269.99