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Fender Unveils Nate Mendel Signature P-Bass

Fender Nate Mendel Signature P-Bass

Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel now has a signature bass from Fender. Modeled after the ’71 Precision that carried him through over half of his career, the Nate Mendel Fender P Bass features special body contours, extra-slim neck and nut width, and a lightly worn Candy Apple Red finish.

The bass is built with an ash body, a maple neck, and a rosewood fingerboard while the hardware includes a Leo Quan Badass II bridge and vintage ’70s Fender Stamped Open Gear tuners. It also comes with an extra neck plate with a hybrid “Fender/Foo Fighers” logo. The pickup is a Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound split single-coil.

The Nate Mendel Fender P Bass will be available with an MSRP of $1,199. For more info, check out the Fender website.

Fender Nate Mendel Signature P-Bass Overview:

Fender Nate Mendel Signature P-Bass Specs:

Fender Nate Mendel Signature P-Bass headstock back

  • Body: Ash
  • Body Shape: Precision Bass
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Shape: Slim “C” (based on Mendel’s ’71 Precision Bass)
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • Fretboard Radius: 7.25˝ (18.41 cm)
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Lacquer
  • Nut Width: 1.615˝ (41.02 mm)
  • Scale Length: 34˝ (86.36 cm)
  • Neck Plate: 4 Bolt “F” Neck Plate
  • Pickup: Seymour Duncan SPB-3 Quarter Pound for P Bass
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Bridge: Leo Quan Badass II
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage ’70s Fender Stamped Open Gear Tuning Machines
  • Unique Features: Slim neck with smaller nut width, Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound pickup, lightly Road Worn lacquer finish, extra neck plate included with “Fender/Foos” logo.
  • Gig Bag Included
  • Pickguards: 3-Ply Black/White/Black
  • Control Knobs: Knurled Chrome