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SOLD FS: Fender '51 Reissue Precision

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Jim Miller, Feb 14, 2014.


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  1. Jim Miller

    Jim Miller Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2010
    Naples, FL
    For sale, a 1951 reissue Precision Bass (pics below). Crafted in Japan, serial number dates it to 1993/94. The original owner shielded the body cavities, pickup, and pickguard with copper foil from StewMac. He also changed the pots, cap, and knobs with replacements from RS Guitarworks. It is in near-mint condition, with only a few minor dings (1/4 match head) on the back that are only noticeable upon close inspection. Includes Hipshot Xtender and an SKB hardshell case, which is in good shape and has working latches.

    I have owned this bass for two years. I never gigged with it and it has remained in a constant temperature, smoke-free, air conditioned house. It looks, plays, sounds fantastic! I just play more guitar these days and when playing bass I prefer to play my oversized Les Paul bass. So, please, no trades. I’m making this available for someone who’ll play it a lot rather than keep it in the case.

    $550 shipped CONUS, Paypal.

    SPECS
    Model Name : Reissue '51 Precision Bass
    Body: Ash
    Neck: Maple, Thick "C" Shape, (Gloss Polyurethane Finish)
    Fingerboard: Maple, 7.25" Radius (184mm)
    No. of Frets : 20 Vintage Style Frets
    Pickups : 1 Original Single-Coil Precision Bass Pickup
    Controls : Volume, Tone
    Pickup Switching : None
    Bridge: 2 Saddle Style '51 P-Bass
    Machine Heads: Vintage Style Reverse Tuning Machines
    Hardware : Chrome
    Pickguard : 1-Ply White
    Scale Length : 34" (864 mm)
    Width at Nut : 1.625" (41.3 mm)
    Unique Features : Original Precision Bass Headstock Shape
    Strings : Dean Markley Blue Steel (.045, .065, .085, .105)
    Introduced : 1/2003

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  2. jsr914

    jsr914 Supporting Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    Southern California
  3. Jim Miller

    Jim Miller Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2010
    Naples, FL
    Hi, jsr914. I got an email from you and answered same.
     
  4. thejumpcat

    thejumpcat thejumpcat

    Sep 30, 2007
    metro-Detroit
    That's a real good price. You got the original E tuner, too?
     
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  6. marcray

    marcray

    Nov 28, 2006
    Englishman in Oyster Bay, NY
    Disclosures:
    Aging Former Bass Player
  7. Jim Miller

    Jim Miller Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2010
    Naples, FL
    Yes, I have it and can include it.
     
  8. Jim Miller

    Jim Miller Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2010
    Naples, FL
    Sold! My other basses for sale have been here for months and this one went in less than an hour.
     



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