Fender® lance la Roger Waters Precision Bass®, baptisée en l’honneur du bassiste/chanteur/auteur de renommée mondiale dont les grooves élégants et les riffs contagieux sont des symboles du son légendaire de Pink Floyd et qui mène désormais une carrière solo couronnée d’un succès qui ne se dément pas.
Cet instrument est fabriqué avec autant de goût que le travail à la basse de Waters : simple, mais raffiné, il présente des particularités comme la teinte noir sur noir (corps noir et plaque de protection noire un pli), le micro pickup Seymour Duncan® Basslines SPB-3 Quarter-Pound split-coil, les boutons de contrôle noirs moletés (volume maître, tonalité maître), le sillet en laiton, le chevalet et les boutons de courroie noirs, les mécaniques open-gear en chrome estampillés Fender de style vintage des années 1970 et une plaque sur le manche portant la marque F en relief. Parmi ses autres caractéristiques figurent notamment son manche en érable également orné d’une barre d’ajustement de style vintage avec écrou ajouré, une touche en érable d’un radius de 9,5 pouces avec 20 frettes medium jumbo, une finition uréthane brillante (corps et manche) et un sac gig bag de luxe.
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Hello I own this bass and I think it is a monster. Personally I did not like original pickup, so I swapped for 60s style and now it roars. The neck actually is not uncomfortable. At first I was afraid it will be brutally thick, but actually it feels much better than 50s precision bass which I had before. The colour of the neck is more orange than on the site picture and I think it is for the best.
Mine has a little flaw, electronics buzz a little bit, but I am going to have it fixed with copper tape and inductive paint.
I like the huge tone comming from thicker neck, together with alder body and brass nut this bass has plenty of sustain even with flats. Really good instrument. I would maybe prefer chrome hardware and 3-ply bwb pickguard instead of black 1ply, but it is just my preference. All in all great bass that can compete with some US models. Overall great precision bass with a vintage feel.
Riccardo89 owns this item
I'm using this Roger Waters P-Bass for a half year now and I love it! It has dynamic and great sound. I absolutely recommend it for everyone who's searching the classic bright, warm and deep Fender P-Bass tone. In the past I used some low-mid-ranged J-Basses and P-Basses, but I never catched this cool and elegant tone.
Since I play this instrument I hear the same sound from my amp that I heard in my childhood's favorite rock albums.
I also love it's wider maple neck, the black hardware and the brass nut. This instrument is sexy and cool.
Marcell0us owns this item
I've been playing the Roger Waters model P-Bass for about 2 years now and absolutely love and recommend it. The tone is really rich and full, sounds great on a half-stack or a practice amp. I also play a MM Stingray and while it has a comparable thump on the low-end, it's neither as warm nor bright as my RW P-Bass. To me this is noteworthy since the Fender uses passive pickups while the Stingray uses an active pickup.
The wider neck is a lot of fun to play with, especially with bigger hands that can be clumsy later on in a gig. It's a heavier guitar, but it feels sturdy and easily compensates with the distinctive growl it emits. This bass guitar is a terrific value for the price.
The only issue I've had is that the saddles can loosen from heavy finger plucking, especially on the E and A strings. I attribute this mostly to my own playing style, but is something to look out for as it can cause you to go out of tune midway through a song. Also, playing on the wider neck takes some getting used to - in terms of finding notes, muting, as well as conditioning your hand - but is well worth it for that smoother tone.
I mostly play harder rock music, however I've also used this bass to noodle around on some bluegrass and rockabilly. With the right fretwork and muting you can make this model sound a lot like a stand-up bass.
KenBass75 owns this item
|Model Name:||Roger Waters Precision Bass®, Maple Fingerboard, Black|
|Body Finish:||Gloss Urethane|
|Body Shape:||Precision Bass®|
|Neck Material:||Manche érable|
|Neck Finish:||Gloss Urethane|
|Neck Shape:||Forme C épais|
|Scale Length:||34" (864 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||9.5" (24.1 cm)|
|Number of Frets:||20|
|Fret Size:||Medium Jumbo|
|String Nut:||Machined Brass|
|Nut Width:||1.75" (44.45 mm)|
|Position Inlays:||Incrustation de repères de touche noirs, de type point.|
|Truss Rod Nut:||Ecrou original de la tête de réglage.|
|Neck Plate:||4-Bolt Stamped "F" with Rubber Spacer|
|Middle Pickup:||Seymour Duncan® Bassline SPB-3 Quarter Pound avec Split de la bobine du micro Precision Bass®|
|Controls:||Volume général, tonalité générale|
|Pickup Configuration:||Micro simple bobinage type Precision|
|Bridge:||Standard Vintage Bass 4 pontets|
|Tuning Machines:||Mécaniques ouvertes vintage '70's, estampillées Fender®.|
|Control Knobs:||Knurled Flat-Top|
|Strings:||Fender® USA Super 7250M, NPS (.045-.105 Tirants)|
|Unique Features:||Thick C-Shape Neck, Brass Nut, Seymour Duncan® Basslines SPB-3 Quarter Pound Pickup, Black Hardware, "F" Stamped Neck Plate with Rubber spacer, '50s Spaghetti Logo Decal|
|Included Accessories:||Saddle height Adjustment Wrench|
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