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I need to know if my Bass is a Fender precision

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Botlegion, Dec 7, 2013.

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  1. Botlegion


    Dec 7, 2013
    My Bass look a lot like a Fender precision from 84-87 , but the neck has been replaced, how can I confirm if it is a real fender ? thank you
  2. A-Step-Towards

    A-Step-Towards Supporting Member

    Nov 16, 2009
    Los Angeles California
  3. wvbass

    wvbass Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2004
    If the neck has been replaced, it isn't a real Fender anymore. Unless it was a genuine Fender replacement part.
  4. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    Check the pickups and pots
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  6. lars69p


    Dec 7, 2013
    anyone can help me authenticate my bass?
  7. southpaw420


    Aug 25, 2007
    PICS. Help us help you.
  8. FranF

    FranF Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2004
    Northeastern PA
    Haha!!! Comedy hour at TB. Should be asking if they're real people....
  9. lars69p


    Dec 7, 2013
    how do I post pics?
  10. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    That's a vintage thing-a-ma jig
  11. I could use some help too, Has this milk gone bad?
    I NEED to know this so you must help me!!!
  12. OnederTone

    OnederTone Sucker for Sunburst Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 15, 2002
    Westminster, CO
    Ask Bobby..

  13. lars69p


    Dec 7, 2013
    why don't I see this? 'To upload an attachment to your post, below where you type your post text there is an optioned labled "manage attachments". Follow the instructions there to upload your images. Note the size (filesize and dimension size) restrictions on uploaded images."
  14. Does it say "Fender" anywhere? If it does, it is one. If it doesn't, it isn't one. I'm pretty sure that's the rule most vintage collectors follow. Probably.

  15. Botlegion:
    Yes, your bass is a vintage Fender Precision. Every vintage Fender has had it's neck replaced (this makes them more valuable). Another obvious clue is the 87 fret neck. In my expert opinion (I work for Fender as a vintage evaluator) your bass is worth $12,000.00-$14,000.00. If you decide to sell please call Fender, we pay top dollar for vintage basses (we want them off the market).

    You're not so lucky. #271930 is not in our database. Most likely a Chinese replica (they all use #271930).
  16. Please, mr Yango, has MY milk gone Bad?
  17. punkjazzben


    Jun 26, 2008
    Perhaps Botlegion could email some images of the bass to a Talkbass user who can upload them here?
  18. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Gold Supporting Member

    You can only upload photos if you are a supporting member. You will have to link your photos from another site in order for us to view them.

    Where are you getting the serial number if the neck is gone?
  19. No, your milk is fine. Drink up and go to bed.
  20. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Get a Photobucket account, take pics. Load them to your Photobucket page and then copy the links to your post here.

    It will end all TB [/snark] posted.
  21. EagleMoon


    Jul 13, 2007
    Wexford, PA

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