Fender American Vintage '58 Precision Bass Guitar - Maple Fingerboard - White Blonde Finish

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Description

The American Vintage series introduces an all-new lineup of original-era model year guitars and basses that bring Fender history and heritage to authentic and exciting new life. With key features and pivotal design elements spanning the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s, new American Vintage series instruments delve deep into Fender's roots--expertly preserving an innovative U.S. guitar-making legacy and vividly demonstrating like never before that Fender not only knows where it's going, but also remembers where it came from.

The American Vintage Series has long presented some of Fender's best-selling guitars and basses (their early-'80s introduction, in fact, was one of the first signs that Fender was "back" as the CBS era ended). Today, Fender has boldly cleared the slate to make way for a fresh American Vintage series with new features, new specs and the most meticulous level of vintage accuracy yet. Rather than just replacing the previous models with different ones, we've completely and comprehensively re-imagined the entire vintage-reissue concept--restoring original tooling dies, voicing new pickups, reformulating vintage colors and more--based on actual vintage guitars and basses we tracked down to make sure we had it right. We did the work, and it shows, because there's pure magic in each new American Vintage instrument.

The American Vintage '58 Precision Bass commemorates the first year in which the bass that started it all appeared in a 3-Color Sunburst finish. That classic combination is now a longtime Fender tradition, and the '58 American Vintage Precision Bass brings you other authentic features including a lightweight alder body (ash on White Blonde model), thick "C"-shaped maple neck with 20 vintage-style frets and black dot inlays, gold anodized aluminum pickguard with lacquer finish, and new American Vintage '58 split single-coil pickup. Also includes lower-mounted finger rest, vintage-style bridge with threaded steel "barrel" saddles, flat-top knurled chrome control knobs, reverse tuners, mounted chrome pickup and bridge covers, and more. Available in 3-Color Sunburst, White Blonde and Black.

Specifications:
  • Series: American Vintage
  • Body Material: Alder (800, 806), Ash (801)
  • Body Finish: Fender Flash Coat Lacquer
  • Neck: 1-Piece Maple, Thick "C" Shape
  • Neck Finish: Fender Flash Coat Lacquer
  • Fingerboard: Maple, 7.25" (18.41 cm) Radius
  • Frets: 20, Vintage-Style
  • Scale Length: 34" (86.36 cm)
  • Nut Width: 1.735" (44.1 mm)
  • String Nut: Bone
  • Truss Rod: Vintage-Style Heel Adjust
  • Pickups: American Vintage '58 Precision Bass Split Single-Coil
  • Controls: Volume, Tone
  • Control Knobs: Knurled Chrome Flat-Top
  • Tuning Machines: American Vintage Reverse Open-Gear
  • Bridge: American Vintage Bass with Threaded Steel "Barrel" Saddles
  • Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
  • Strings: Fender
  • Pickguard: Gold Anodized Aluminum with Lacquer Finish
  • Other Features: Mounted Chrome Pickup and Bridge Covers, Lower-Mounted Finger Rest, Black Dot Position Inlays
  • Case/Gig Bag: Vintage Tweed Case with Red Interior

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