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Fender Dimension Bass Club

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by starmann, Mar 15, 2014.


  1. starmann

    starmann Flats and Fingers

    Mar 26, 2011
    US
    Hey all:

    This is a club for anyone who has a Fender Dimension made anywhere.

    If you are interested in joining and a number Please Request One.

    Only rule is: Please post a picture and if you like a description of your Fender Dimension.

    I will start...

    2013 Fender Deluxe Dimension HH 4
    Natural Ash...Killer Grain
    Flats
    And my Signature Chrome Thumbrest:bassist:

    starmann #1
    Mapleglo #2
    Bassman Ski #3
    drlndrve #4
    Big Taters #5
    GroovingMike #6
    Soulpmpkin #7
    nance511 #8
     
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  2. Bassman Ski

    Bassman Ski

    Apr 15, 2010
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    My new baby! This bass just made my jaw drop. Had it for about a month now... just a BEAST of a sound.

    BTW... Like the thumbrest!
     
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  4. starmann

    starmann Flats and Fingers

    Mar 26, 2011
    US
    Sweet...I know what you mean...Once these are played, should give MM a run for their money.

    Do you want a number:bassist:
     
  5. mapleglo

    mapleglo Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2013
    phoenix, az
    ImageUploadedByTalkBass1395321178.625855.jpg posting from my phone, will show a better pic once I get home tonight. My modern player dimension. I'd like to request a number please :)
     
  6. starmann

    starmann Flats and Fingers

    Mar 26, 2011
    US
    Nice:bassist:
    Done....

    Mapleglo #2
     
  7. wild4oldcars

    wild4oldcars

    Jan 22, 2012
    Garner, NC
  8. starmann

    starmann Flats and Fingers

    Mar 26, 2011
    US
    Sure, why not......Actually, I was not even aware they existed.

    Could be interesting for comparison.

    When and if you get either, post a pict. and request a number:bassist:
     
  9. mapleglo

    mapleglo Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2013
    phoenix, az
    Here's some better pics:

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    I bought this from Amazon when they were running that special for under $300.00. I could't resist. It's got a nice, bright sound, and an easy jazz-like neck. Well worth the price, even at $500.00.
     
  10. Bassman Ski

    Bassman Ski

    Apr 15, 2010
    Absolutely!
     
  11. Bassman Ski

    Bassman Ski

    Apr 15, 2010
  12. starmann

    starmann Flats and Fingers

    Mar 26, 2011
    US
    Killer Deal, good looking bass and I presume Chinese Quality is Good?

    Your In:bassist:

    Bassman Ski #3
     
  13. wild4oldcars

    wild4oldcars

    Jan 22, 2012
    Garner, NC
    I only know that it existed. I think it was like some modern pj thing, active pre, 4 and 5, slim body sstyle, etc. Go digging if you'd like, I'm interested as well!
     
  14. mapleglo

    mapleglo Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2013
    phoenix, az
    The original Dimension models were produced from 2004 - 2007, in both 4 & 5 string models. They featured 24 frets, active electronics, no pickguards, and tilt-back head stocks. I found this info on the Fender website listed in an article titled "Other Fender Basses, part lll: early 1990s-present".

    Based on the pics and description, I want one!

    I'd post a link but I'm posting from my phone and don't know how...
     
  15. Bassman Ski

    Bassman Ski

    Apr 15, 2010

    Interesting... I am noticing that there is a notch at the heel of the neck on the Chinese and American version but not the Mexican version. You see that?
     
  16. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Gold Supporting Member

    I was debating getting one of these new dimensions, probably going to wait until I can find a cheap used one as I want one to mod. Anybody taken the guard off? What is the routing like underneath? I think it looks absolutely terrible, so I would want to remove it but not if there is a big ugly CNC hole.
     
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    The original dimension. Quite different from the modern breed.
     
  18. Guinness20

    Guinness20

    Jan 24, 2013
    Liverpool, UK
    What are these like compared to a stingray? Just bought a 4hh and I'm in love!
     
  19. starmann

    starmann Flats and Fingers

    Mar 26, 2011
    US
    Think of a Ray that is MUCH LIGHTER. Or in you case think a Dimension that is much lighter than the typical Ray.

    Post a pick and ask for a number:bassist:
     
  20. mapleglo

    mapleglo Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2013
    phoenix, az
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    I'm glad to report that there is no CNC hole. On the other hand, I'm somewhat troubled that the pick guard shielding stops only about a 1/4" from the controls. No noise that I could tell though. Cost cutting, I'd wager.
     
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  21. mapleglo

    mapleglo Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2013
    phoenix, az
    I didn't realize there is a Mexican version. The notch, if I understand what you are referring to, is for access to the spoked truss rod adjustment screw.
     



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