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Fender Releases Classic ’70s Precision Bass

Fender has released the Classic Series ’70s Precision Bass, paying homage to the P-bass of yesteryear. Made in Japan, the basses include era-specific features like the bass-side thumbrest, the ’70s-style large headstock logo and a bound neck with block inlays.

Fender Classic '70s Precision Bass

The bass has an alder body with a C-shaped maple neck and fretboard, which has a 9.5″ radius and 20 “vintage-styled” frets. Knurled control knobs, 70’s style “Fender”-stamped open tuners and a vintage four-saddle bridge round out the bass’s hardware.

The Fender Classic Series ‘70s Precision Bass is available now with an MSRP of $1,099. For more info, visit Fender’s website.

Fender Classic ’70s Precision Bass:

  • Body: Alder
  • Neck: Maple, C-Shape
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Frets: 20, Vintage-Styled
  • Controls: Volume, Tone
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Bridge: Vintage Style 4-Saddle Bridge
  • Tuners: Vintage ‘70s Fender® Stamped Open Gear Tuning Machines
  • Other: Bound Neck with Block Inlays, Thumb Rest, ’70s Style Fender Logo

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Sekou

Sekou

too funky….lol@ the price though

tjh3113

Can anybody else “not” find this instrument on Fender’s website? Maybe that explains why the couple of dealers I’ve asked about this bass have no idea what I’m talking about.

    ROGER ATLAS

    ROGER ATLAS

    THESE BASSES WILL BE COMING FRO THE SAME PLANT AS THE PAWN SHOP SERIES. WELL MADE,PLAY AND SOUND GREAT. THIS BASS IS A SPINNOFF OF THE AMAZINGLY MADE CLASSIC 70s JAZZ BASS DESIGNED LIKE THE USA 1975. FOR THE PEOPLE THAT DONT KNOW. THIS J BASS IS MIM AND IS MADE SPECTACULAR. THICK BINDING,MAPLE BOARD WITH BLOCKS, IN THE 70S THE PICKUPS WERE FARTHER APART WHICH IS WHAT BECAME THE ORIGINAL SLAP BASSES. THE BASS COMES WITH NOISELESS USA PICKUPS IT GIVE YOU ONE FINE PIECE OF ALDER USA QUALITY. THIS IS ONE OF FENDERS NICEST BASSES. YOU CAN GET ONE FOR 699. IF YOU GO TO A FENDER DEALER THAT DEALS. SOME TRY TO GET 850. AND ITS WORTH IT,BUT YOU CAN BUY LESS. THE ONLY DIFF BETWEEN THE CLASSIC AND THE USA 1975 IS THE NECK ADJUSTER AND 1799. ILL TAKE THE CLASSIC! NOT TO MANY OF THE COPY COMPANIES BASSES ARE AS NICE AS THIS BASS,COMPARE AND SEE.

    ROGER ATLAS

    ROGER ATLAS

    THESE BASSES WILL BE COMING FRO THE SAME PLANT AS THE PAWN SHOP SERIES. WELL MADE,PLAY AND SOUND GREAT. THIS BASS IS A SPINNOFF OF THE AMAZINGLY MADE CLASSIC 70s JAZZ BASS DESIGNED LIKE THE USA 1975. FOR THE PEOPLE THAT DONT KNOW. THIS J BASS IS MIM AND IS MADE SPECTACULAR. THICK BINDING,MAPLE BOARD WITH BLOCKS, IN THE 70S THE PICKUPS WERE FARTHER APART WHICH IS WHAT BECAME THE ORIGINAL SLAP BASSES. THE BASS COMES WITH NOISELESS USA PICKUPS IT GIVE YOU ONE FINE PIECE OF ALDER USA QUALITY. THIS IS ONE OF FENDERS NICEST BASSES. YOU CAN GET ONE FOR 699. IF YOU GO TO A FENDER DEALER THAT DEALS. SOME TRY TO GET 850. AND ITS WORTH IT,BUT YOU CAN BUY LESS. THE ONLY DIFF BETWEEN THE CLASSIC AND THE USA 1975 IS THE NECK ADJUSTER AND 1799. ILL TAKE THE CLASSIC! NOT TO MANY OF THE COPY COMPANIES BASSES ARE AS NICE AS THIS BASS,COMPARE AND SEE. REMEMBER,THESE WERE THE FIRST SLAP BASSES BECAUSE THE DIDTANCE OF THE PICKUPS THINNED OUT THE TONE,GREAT FOR SLAP BASS. ITS ABOUT A HALF INCH LONGER DISTANCE. THIS BASS I0