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  • No. of Frets:
    20
    Scale Length:
    34"
    Construction:
    Bolt-On
    No. of Strings:
    4
    Body Material:
    Soft Maple
    Neck Material:
    Maple
    Body Finish:
    Polyurethane
    Nut Width:
    1.5" (38.1 mm)
    Fingerboard Material:
    Maple
    Bridge:
    4-saddle standard
    Pickups:
    Fender-designed, single coil, bridge and middle
    Other Hardware:
    Standard open-gear tuners; chrome hardware
    EQ / Controls:
    Volume knob for each pickup; one tone knob
    Price:
    $499.99
    Other Specs:
    "C" neck shape; 9.5" fingerboard radius; Medium jumbo frets; Synthetic bone nut
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Recent User Reviews

  1. Stratro
    5/5,
    "Best value for money"
    Tone:
    4/5,
    Build Quality:
    4/5,
    Feel:
    5/5,
    Value:
    5/5,
    Pros - Cheap, good looking, well built, easy to play in any musical style, sweetspot is easy to find, easy to upgrade with US Fender JB pickups.
    Cons - None so far.
    It`s by far the best bass i have for the value of money.
    Looks good, sounds good, feels good, plays well.

    I love the neck & maple fretboard & i love the bodyshape and overall build quality.

    The i own is bought in April 2016 and i`ll post a short video how this baby sounds in my hands...
    Price Paid:
    It was a trade gift worth around 400$.

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  2. ProDigit
    4/5,
    "Nice bass!"
    Tone:
    4/5,
    Build Quality:
    5/5,
    Feel:
    4/5,
    Value:
    5/5,
    Pros - Good sound
    I have the Jaco fretless version, this is the Marcus Miller, fretted version.

    They all sound excellent, and a step up on budget basses.
    My recommendation is to go with a Vintage modified PJ bass.
    It is a it better in sound quality than this one.

    This one is okay for slapping.
    The VM's PJ's are even more versatile than the J's.

    Great bass for the price though.
    Price Paid:
    $299.99 USD
  3. JWEssink
    4/5,
    "There should be a big Fender logo on there."
    Tone:
    4/5,
    Build Quality:
    4/5,
    Feel:
    5/5,
    Value:
    5/5,
    Pros - You get alot of quality for a really low price
    Cons - The younger the bass, the less the quality
    I bought this bass somewhere in 2011/2012. I believe these where one of the first issues that this bass had.

    I am really sorry to say this: This one plays better than the average USA build fenders. (at least the ones I played on)

    The best feature this bass, in my opinion, is the satin finish on the neck.
    In my experience, when my hand get sweaty from playing, the gloss on normal necks make playing quite rough, I would say. My hand would basically stick to the neck.
    The satin finish prevents this.

    Tone is really great, though, might be me, but it does not sound good on all amps. The amps I prefer for this bass are fender build. (though, I am no expert is sound) I usually set the amp as neutral as possible and let the sound of the bass self do the job.

    The PU finish on the body is 'too good' for my taste.
    I know, this sounds really weird, but hear me out:

    I like it when your main bass fades overtime. Buckle rash, matt stains, faded neck. I love that!
    Though, the PU layer on this bass (on a lot of Fenders too, anyway) is just too good.

    "Why don't you tie behind your car then, if you want it to 'fade'".. Because, where's the fun in that...?

    I probably missed a lot of point to make a 'good' review, but these are the main things I have to say.

    8.5/10.
    Price Paid:
    €385

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  1. A. D. Fairhurst
    I played one of these in Dawsons Music Altrincham, and it was a good bass.