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For Sale 80s Fender Precision Elite I

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by brianrost, Feb 14, 2018.


  1. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Price:
    $1500
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    Massachusetts
    Very clean P-Elite in trans green over an ash body, maple neck, nice dark rosewood board. All original, even includes the original strap (needs restitching) and cord. The straps on the HSC that hold the top half open were torn years ago, like many of these.

    Single split coil pickup, active circuit with midrange boost (no passive bypass), fine tuning bridge (still has all four tuners), diecast Schaller tuning machines, Schaller straplocks.

    Bought new when Fender cleared out the Fullerton warehouse in the mid 80s. Despite being gigged for many years, it was babied. No chips in the finish anywhere! Light swirling on back does not show up in photos. Real "closet classic" condition. Frets still in great shape.

    The active circuit works as follows: From tone knob center detent to full CCW it operates much like the passive tone on a P. Advancing CW from the detent brings in a musical midrange boost somewhat similar to a Jazz or Rick type high end.

    Bathroom scale weight is 10 pounds.

    No trades!!!! No trades!!!! No trades!!!!

    USA only!!!! USA only!!!! USA only!!!!

    Located near Boston, MA and am willing to discount for local pickup. Otherwise, price is firm. Shipping is included in price.

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    Rob S, sigterm, Spidey2112 and 2 others like this.
  2. Gothguy

    Gothguy Supporting Member

    Nov 24, 2016
    Woah. I have one of these but it has an S9 serial number neck. Have never seen another one. very cool.
     
  3. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Still available!
     
  4. seamus bass

    seamus bass

    Oct 23, 2007
    my house
    damn, misread and thought you had an elite 2, love the color
     
  5. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Still available, bumpity bump bump
     
  6. kosta_

    kosta_

    Mar 6, 2015
    Killer!
     
  7. slagheap

    slagheap Supporting Member

    Dec 23, 2011
    hi! width at nut? looks like it might be 1-3/4" ( a " C " neck, which i dig. )
    thank-you,
    slagheap

    EDIT: never mind, i found the answer- yes, these have C necks. cool.
     
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2018

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