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NBD: Deluxe Precision Blonde/Maple

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Old Fart, Jan 18, 2014.


  1. Old Fart

    Old Fart

    Mar 11, 2011
    Wow. As mentioned in an earlier thread, my first new bass was purchased in or around 1971. This is my second new bass. I am stunned by the quality and tone options. Infinitely adjustable through a thousand useful tones. 8lbs 3oz. Zero neck dive. This is my new favorite bass.
     

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  2. Old Fart

    Old Fart

    Mar 11, 2011
    Looks like the pics are kinda small. I will provide better ones. She's a beauty.
     
  3. Jeff K

    Jeff K Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2005
    Memphis, TN
    Looks like it's Natural rather than Blonde. But I think I know what you meant: Natural Blonde... ;)

    Very nice!
     
  4. aparker82

    aparker82

    Sep 19, 2012
    Kentucky
    You did good my friend, that is a nice looking bass :)
     
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  6. Great bass! Congrats, and here's hoping for those bigger picks!
     
  7. I like the figuring on the horn. Congrats!
     
  8. Old Fart

    Old Fart

    Mar 11, 2011
    Better pics. I love this bass. 8lbs 3oz. A thousand amazing tones. Action is 2mm on E and A, less than that on D and G. No fret buzz. I have proof that Fender knows how to make bass guitars.
     

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  9. Old Fart

    Old Fart

    Mar 11, 2011
    Uno mas.
     

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  10. faulknersj

    faulknersj Supporting Member

    Apr 4, 2008
    Scottsdale Az
    Nice!!!! Congrats!!
     
  11. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    Beautiful and congrats these new deluxe models are incredible.
     
  12. Old Fart

    Old Fart

    Mar 11, 2011
    Yes they are, Mr. McCartney. <wink> I fell in love with this bass when I first saw it on the Fender website. That was Fall of 2012. In fell in and out of love with other basses in the meantime, but never lost my infatuation with this model. Now that I have played one, I have to agree with the strong positive remarks I have read about them, here and elsewhere. The quality of this thing is still a bit intimidating.

    I recognize that Fender has made some lemons over the years. But...most of the vintage units I have fondled over the years have been amazing. This one is like those.
     
  13. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    I have been lusting over a Deluxe Jazz for some time now and I would rather have one of these than anything they have in the Custom Shop Fender has upped their game over their entire line and I'm happy for them I'm tired of every other bass maker ripping their original designs off.