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NEW Fender American Vintage II 1966 Jazz Bass - 3-Color Sunburst (608)

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Article number: V2327608

This is the exact guitar you'll receive! Only removed from original packaging for inspection/photos.

Weight (SN V2327608) - 9lbs 0.6oz

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.

When Don Randall at Fender Sales requested a more sophisticated, high-end bass model, the now iconic Jazz Bass® was the result. The neck was narrower at the nut, providing a faster and more effortless feel and the sleek new body style mirrored the offset contoured style of the Jazzmaster®. By 1966, evolution of the instrument reached new heights with striking new features.

The American Vintage II 1966 Jazz Bass features a comfortable "U" shape hard rock maple neck, and it plays like a dream with a 7.25" radius round-lam rosewood fingerboard and vintage tall frets. Characteristic of production in 1966, this J-Bass® is offered with white neck binding, pearl dots, two volume controls with master tone, matching painted headstock and 4-ply tortoiseshell pickguard. The 4-saddle bridge with threaded saddles, vintage-style "lollipop" tuners and Pure Vintage '66 Jazz Bass pickups deliver classic thump and style.

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: 3-Color Sunburst
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: US

Neck
HEADSTOCK: Jazz Bass®
NECK MATERIAL: Maple
NECK FINISH: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
NECK SHAPE: 1966 "U"
NECK CONSTRUCTION: 4-Bolt
FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
FINGERBOARD MATERIAL: Bound Round-Laminated Rosewood
POSITION INLAYS: White Pearloid Dot - 7mm
SIDE DOTS: Black
NUMBER OF FRETS: 20
TRUSS ROD: Vintage-Style Butt Adjust
TRUSS ROD NUT: Vintage-Style Butt Adjust
STRING NUT: Bone
NUT WIDTH: 1.5" (38.1 mm)
NUT MATERIAL: Bone

Body
BODY: Alder
BODY FINISH: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
BODY SHAPE: Jazz 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: Vintage-Style Black Plastic Jazz Bass®
HARDWARE FINISH: Nickel/Chrome
TUNING MACHINES: Pure Vintage ‘Lollipop’
STRING TREES: Vintage-Style Disc
STRINGS: Fender® USA 7250M Nickel Plated Steel (.045-.105 Gauges), PN 0737250406
NECK PLATE: 4-Bolt with "F" Logo, Serialized
STRAP BUTTONS: Vintage-Style

Electronics
BRIDGE PICKUP: Pure Vintage '66 Single-Coil Jazz Bass®
MIDDLE PICKUP: Pure Vintage '66 Single-Coil Jazz Bass®
PICKUP CONFIGURATION: SS
CONTROLS: Volume 1. (Middle Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), 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: 2 Single-Coil

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