Fender® Select Precision Bass®

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$2,299.99

Model #: 0170306703
Fender® Select Precision Bass®, Flame Maple Fingerboard, 2-Color Sunburst

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Select instruments for select individuals. Introducing Fender Select series guitars and basses-true players’ instruments that put more than six decades of Fender experience and expertise on outstandingly appointed display and bring a wealth of high-end features and elegant design options to discerning musicians everywhere. With choice tone woods, figured tops, strikingly beautiful finishes, figured and quartersawn maple necks with compound-radius fretboards, specially voiced Fender Select pickups that deliver masterful tone, and other first-rate features, the U.S.-made Select Series puts Fender’s top-line best in capable hands-yours.

The Fender Select Precision Bass presents an elegantly crafted, sonically seismic new take on the bass guitar that started it all, with a gorgeous Two-color Sunburst gloss-lacquer finish and flame maple top. Its modern “C” shaped quartersawn maple neck has Posiflex™ graphite support rods, a satin lacquer backfinish and rear-headstock “Fender Select” medallion. The smooth-playing compound radius flame maple fretboard (9.5”-14”) has 20 medium jumbo frets, stylish black pearloid position inlays and a gloss lacquer finish. Loud, clear and deeply resounding tone issues from the new single Fender Select Precision Bass split-coil pickup.

Other premium features include a three-ply pickguard (parchment-black-parchment), High-Mass Vintage bridge (top-loading or strings-through-body), Fender/Hipshot® vintage-style tuners with tapered shafts, knurled chrome knobs, “stealth” string retainer and nickel-chrome hardware. Custom G&G Fender Select case, strap, cable and polishing cloth included.

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Good P bass!

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Shango87 on May 21, 2014 (updated May 22, 2014)
Blues R&B Gospel Jazz Classical

Got this bass from a friend via wholesale and got it used for $1300! Everything including the case and the certificate indicating it is of the first 100 made came with it. Put some flatwounds in it and I got that fat old school sound with the tone rolled off. Got it for a great price, though don't know I'd pay full price for it. So far I love it!

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Koz on June 2, 2013 (updated June 4, 2013)
Professional Blues Jazz Alternative Rock Heavy Metal Rap

This is a great Bass. Excellent feel and tone. Fender did a top notch job on the finish and neck. It has a bit more midrange than many of the older Fender P Basses I've played in the past, but you can easily role off the tone to get the old school P Bass sound. I'm totally digging this Bass.

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Model Name: Fender® Select Precision Bass®, Flame Maple Fingerboard, 2-Color Sunburst
Model Number: 0170306703
Series: Fender® Select
Advertised Price: $2299.99
Color: 2-Color Sunburst

Body

Body
Body Material: Alder with Flame Maple Top
Body Finish: Gloss Lacquer
Body Shape: Precision Bass®

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: Quartersawn Maple
Neck Finish: Satin-Lacquer Back, Gloss-Lacquer Front
Neck Shape: Modern "C"
Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
Fingerboard: Maple
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5"-14" Compound Radius (241 mm-355.6 mm)
Number of Frets: 20
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1.625" (41.3 mm)
Position Inlays: Dot
Truss Rods: Posiflex™ Graphite Neck Support Rods
Truss Rod Nut: 3/16" Hex Adjustment
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt

Electronics

Electronics
Middle Pickup: Fender Select Split Single-Coil Precision Bass
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Configuration: Split Single-Coil

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: 4-Saddle High-Mass Vintage (String-Through-Body or Topload)
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines: Fender "F" Light-Weight Vintage-Paddle Keys with Tapered Shafts
Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment
Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender® USA Bass 7250ML, NPS, (.045-.100 Gauges)
Unique Features: Fender Select Medallion, Stealth String Retainer
Included Accessories: Cloth, Strap, Cable