Fender Announces Limited Edition Lightweight Ash American Professional Jazz Bass

Fender Lightweight Ash American Professional Jazz Bass

Fender has unveiled a new limited edition of instruments called the Lightweight Ash American Professional line. The series includes a Strat, a Telecaster, and, most importantly, a Jazz Bass. Each model is built with a lightweight ash body while retaining most features from their American Professional counterpart.

For the Jazz bass, that means a slim modern “C”-shaped neck profile, a rosewood fingerboard with 20 narrow-tall frets, and a pair of Michael Bump-designed V-Mod single coil Jazz Bass pickups. It sets itself apart from the series with aged white pickup covers and American Elite control knobs.

The Fender Lightweight Ash American Professional Jazz Bass comes in a Sienna Sunburst finish. It’s available now with a street price of $1,849.

Fender Lightweight Ash American Professional Jazz Bass Specs:

Body Material:Lightweight Ash
Body Finish:Gloss Polyurethane
Neck Material:Maple
Neck Finish:Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
Neck Shape:“Slim C”
Scale Length:34″ (864 mm)
Fingerboard Material:Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius:9.5″ (241 mm)
Frets:20
Fret Size:Narrow Tall
Nut:Material Bone
Nut Width:1.5″ (38.1 mm)
Position Inlays:White Dot
Truss Rod:Standard Truss Rod
Nut:3/16″ Hex Adjustment
Pickups:V-Mod Single-Coil Jazz Bass
Controls:Volume 1. (Middle Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone
Bridge:4-Saddle HiMass Vintage (String-Through-Body or Topload)
Hardware Finish:Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines:Fender Lightweight Vintage-Style Keys with Fluted Shafts
Control Knobs:Aged White Soft Touch Knobs
Pickguard:4-Ply Aged White Pearloid
Case:Elite Molded Case

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  1. Tartaarinen

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  2. Mr. Bill

    Uh, if you’re advertising a “lightweight” bass, it’d be good to know how much it weighs…