Fender Introduces the Player Series Mustang Bass PJ

Fender has expanded their Player Series of instruments with a handful of guitars and one new bass: the Player Mustang Bass PJ. The short-scale bass fits a new pickup set into the vintage body style.

“Since its original release in 1964, the Mustang Bass has been one of Fender’s most enduring bass designs, finding its way into the hands of bassists ranging from The Rolling Stones to My Chemical Romance,” Fender writes. “This updated version of the short-scale underground hero adds the power of our venerable P Bass and J Bass pickups to the traditional Mustang design for flexible, thunderous bass tone with smooth playing feel and slick visual style.”

The bass comes in three variations, each of which is built with an alder body and a maple neck. The Aged Natural and Firemist Gold versions feature a pau ferro fingerboard, while the Sienna Sunburst finish is accompanied by a maple fingerboard.

The Fender Player Mustang Bass PJ is available now for $649.99.

Fender Player Mustang Bass PJ Specs:

Neck Profile:“C”-shape
Fingerboard:Pau Ferro on Aged Natural and Firemist Gold, Maple on Sienna Sunburst
Fingerboard Radius:9.5″
Frets:19 Medium Jumbo
Pickups:One P Bass split single-coil middle pickup, one J Bass single-coil bridge pickup
Controls:3-position Pickup Toggle, Master Volume, Master Tone
Tuners:Fender Vintage-Style
Bridge:4-Saddle Standard

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  1. Brian Gruidl

    haven’t these been out for a while?