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DEMO Fender American Vintage II 1960 Precision Bass - Black (696)

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Article number: V2323696

This is the exact guitar you'll receive. This guitar is brand new, but has been on display on our sales floor. May have a few light examples of shop wear such as light marks, scratches, etc. May not ship in original shipping box. This instrument still carries the full manufacturers warranty, and will be thoroughly inspected before shipping.

Weight - 9lbs 5.4oz (SN: V2323696)

The Fender® American Vintage II series presents a remarkably accurate take on the revolutionary designs that altered the course of musical history. Built with period-accurate bodies, necks and hardware, premium finishes and meticulously voiced, year-specific pickups, each instrument captures the essence of authentic Fender craftsmanship and tone.

The late '50s to the early '60s was a watershed period in the development of the Precision Bass®, a time of transition that would see the introduction of many new appointments that would become synonymous with the P-Bass®. By 1960, the design of the P-bass had eclipsed the earlier cues culled from the Telecaster® - now the P-bass had a Strat®-style headstock shape, comfort-contours, pickguard mounted electronics and 4-saddle bridge. Adorned in 3-Color Sunburst and topped with a 4-ply tortoiseshell pickguard, the 1960 Precision Bass represented a more refined, enduring aesthetic for the model.

Featuring a premium alder body, Pure Vintage '60 Split-Coil P-Bass pickup and a substantial "C" shape hard rock maple neck mated with a 7.25" radius slab rosewood fingerboard, the American Vintage II 1960 Precision Bass reproduces the quintessential tone and feel of the original.

The instruments in the American Vintage II series are direct descendants of the original Fenders: designed for players with a fine appreciation for vintage Fender tone and feel and built with unmatched quality, down to the last screw. These are Fender electrics in their purest form: Fender American Vintage II, the stuff of legends.

General
SERIES: American Vintage II
ORIENTATION: Right-Hand
COLOR: Black
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: US

Neck
HEADSTOCK: Precision Bass®
NECK MATERIAL: Maple
NECK FINISH: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
NECK SHAPE: 1960 "C"
NECK CONSTRUCTION: 4-Bolt
FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
FINGERBOARD MATERIAL: Slab Rosewood
POSITION INLAYS: Clay Dot
SIDE DOTS: Vintage Clay
NUMBER OF FRETS: 20
TRUSS ROD: Vintage-Style Butt Adjust
TRUSS ROD NUT: Vintage-Style Butt Adjust
STRING NUT: Bone
NUT WIDTH: 1.70" (43.2 mm)
NUT MATERIAL: Bone

Body
BODY: Alder
BODY FINISH: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
BODY SHAPE: Precision Bass®
BODY MATERIAL: Alder

Hardware
BRIDGE: Pure Vintage 4-Saddle with Threaded Steel Saddles
BRIDGE COVER/TAILPIECE: Includes Chrome Bridge Cover
BRIDGE MOUNTING: 5-Screw Vintage-Style
PICKGUARD: 4-Ply Tortoiseshell
PICKUP COVERS: Black
CONTROL KNOBS: Knurled Flat-Top
HARDWARE FINISH: Nickel/Chrome
TUNING MACHINES: Pure Vintage Reverse Open-Gear
STRING TREES: Vintage-Style Disc
STRINGS: Fender® USA 7250M Nickel Plated Steel (.045-.105 Gauges), PN 0737250406
NECK PLATE: 4-Bolt Serialized
STRAP BUTTONS: Vintage-Style

Electronics
MIDDLE PICKUP: Pure Vintage '60 Split-Coil Precision®
PICKUP CONFIGURATION: Split Single-Coil
CONTROLS: Master Volume, Master Tone
SWITCHING: None

Measurements
FRET SIZE: Vintage Tall
SCALE LENGTH: 34" (86.36 cm)

Accessories
RECOMMENED GIG BAG: FB1225 Electric Bass Gig Bag, P/N 0991622406 (Not Included)

Miscellaneous
STYLE: 1 Single-Coil

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