I need to know if my Bass is a Fender precision

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  1. Botlegion

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    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

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  3. wvbass

    wvbass Supporting Member

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    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 Gold Supporting Member

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    Check the pickups and pots
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  6. lars69p

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    anyone can help me authenticate my bass?
    #271930
  7. southpaw420

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    PICS. Help us help you.
  8. FranF

    FranF Supporting Member

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    Haha!!! Comedy hour at TB. Should be asking if they're real people....
  9. lars69p

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    how do I post pics?
  10. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    That's a vintage thing-a-ma jig
  11. carl h.

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    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 Supporting Member

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    Ask Bobby..

  13. lars69p

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    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. superjesus

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    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.

    :bag:
  15. Yango

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    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).

    Lars69p:
    You're not so lucky. #271930 is not in our database. Most likely a Chinese replica (they all use #271930).
  16. carl h.

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    Please, mr Yango, has MY milk gone Bad?
  17. punkjazzben

    punkjazzben Supporting Member

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    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

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    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. Yango

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    No, your milk is fine. Drink up and go to bed.
  20. P. Aaron

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    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.
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