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Fender Custom Shop LTD '60 Precision Bass Heavy Relic, Aged Black

This limited-edition Fender Custom Shop '60 Precision Bass is a masterfully crafted ode to a rare and desirable instrument that has featured on so many classic recordings. The Fender Precision Bass, or P-Bass, was the first production solid-body bass guitar and revolutionised music upon its launch in 1951. With this particular model, the Fender Custom Shop have faithfully recreated a 1960 edition of the Precision Bass. Compared to a 1951 model, this 1960 version features the revised headstock shape & bridge, split-coil pickup and Stratocaster-style body contours that have become synonymous with the P-Bass.

The period-correct spec includes a contoured 2-piece Alder body, a solid Quarter Sawn Maple neck, a buttery-smooth AAA Rosewood fretboard, a comfortable '57 Soft “U” profile, Narrow Tall 6105 frets and a handwound '62 P-Bass “split-coil” pickup. The result is a bass that boasts the timeless charm, iconic tone and smooth playability of a landmark Fender instrument.

The Custom Shop have given this '60 P-Bass their Heavy Relic treatment, an intesive process which imparts the authentic worn-in wear of a battle-hardened vintage Fender. Featuring extensive finish checking, exposed wood, oxidised hardware and discoloured parts - this bass has been a faithful companion through countless gigs and performances over the decades.

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  • Body Wood: Alder
  • Body Spread: 2-piece
  • Base Model: '59 P-Bass
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose, Heavy Relic
  • Finish Colour: Black, Aged
  • Neck Wood: Quarter Sawn Maple
  • Neck Blank: Flat Lam
  • Neck Shape: '60 P-Bass Oval "C"
  • Head Style: P-Bass, Regular
  • Truss Rod: Bass Top Load
  • Mounting Style: 4 Bolt
  • Fingerboard: AAA Dark Rosewood
  • Radius: 9.50"
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo / 6150
  • Frets: 20
  • Face Dots: Vintage Clay - Wide Spacing
  • Nut: Bone
  • Decal: Vintage P-Bass
  • Tuners: Vintage Bass, Nickel
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Bridge: P/J Bass
  • Pickguard: '64 P-Bass, Tortoisehell
  • Pickup: Handwound '62 P-Bass
  • Included: Fender Custom Shop P-Bass Brown Case & Limited Edition Certificate of Authenticity

No upgrades available

 

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