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Fender Unveils the Justin Meldal-Johnsen Road Worn Mustang Bass

Fender Justin Meldal-Johnsen Road Worn Mustang Bass

Fender debuted five new signature models at the Summer NAMM show this year including one bass: the Justin Meldal-Johnsen Road Worn Mustang Bass. The session ace, who has worked with artists ranging from Beck to Nine Inch Nails, teamed up with the company to create an instrument based on his personal ’66 Daphne Blue Mustang Bass.

The short-scale bass is relic’ed to exactly mirror the wear on JMJ’s bass. It’s built with an alder body is fitted with a custom split-coil pickup the company says is “perfect for playing punchy, melodic bass lines.” Check out Meldal-Johnsen talking to Reverb.com about the bass at Summer NAMM:

The JMJ Road Worn Mustang Bass will be shipping October 17th for $999.99.

Fender JMJ Road Worn Mustang Bass Specs:

Scale:30″
Body:Alder Body
Finish:Road Worn Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck:Maple
Neck Profile:ā€œCā€ Shape
Fingerboard:Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius:9.5″
Frets:19
Fret Size:Medium Jumbo
Inlays:Aged Pearloid Dot
Pickup:Custom Split Single-Coil Mustang Bass
Tuners:Standard Open-Gear Tuning Machines
Bridge:4-Saddle Mustang Bass Strings-Through-Body
Hardware:Nickel/Chrome Hardware
Pickguard:Pearloid Pickguard
Case:Deluxe Gig Bag

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