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New Fender '62 AVRI in Black

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by SpinyNorman, Nov 8, 2012.


  1. SpinyNorman

    SpinyNorman

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    I was just browsing the Ebay listings, and I saw two new listings for '62 reissues in black w/ rosewood necks.

    That probably explains the price drop on the older ones, as there's a new color in town. I don't see any information on the Fender website. I'm assuming a few dealers may have jumped the gun.

    I think I'm going to take the opportunity to pick me up a classic sunburst. :hyper:
     
  2. R&B

    R&B Both kinds of music: y'know, rhythm AND blues! Supporting Member

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    An excellent idea! :D
     

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  3. okc-zee

    okc-zee

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    That's what I just did as well !
     
  4. j.kernodle

    j.kernodle Supporting Member

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    I have an Olympic white 62 p bass on the way! at these prices they're cheaper than the American Standards. I do think that fender plans to launch a new vintage line but I dont think the black 62 J bass is part of that line. Ive seen a couple of Black '62 J reissues around over the years. not as common as the burst and white though.
     
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  6. SpinyNorman

    SpinyNorman

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    Are you selling that fine instrument?
     
  7. D.M.N.

    D.M.N.

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    Black has been a standard color of the AVRI 62s (both Jazz and Precision) for a very long time. This isn't part of the new line yet. They haven't released any details regarding the basses for the revamped AVRI line, and I sort of doubt they will until Winter NAMM in January. That's when I assume they would unveil the full line.
     
  8. R&B

    R&B Both kinds of music: y'know, rhythm AND blues! Supporting Member

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    Not yet!

    Just got her and still enjoying the honeymoon. I think she is a keeper. She is fine indeed, and thanks from both of us for the compliment. :bassist:
     
  9. Jwood

    Jwood Supporting Member

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    I've never seen a black AVRI precision and fender doesn't have it listed as n option on their website.
     
  10. D.M.N.

    D.M.N.

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