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Anyone know what precision bass is this?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Fat K, Apr 20, 2010.


  1. Fat K

    Fat K

    Mar 7, 2008
    Hong Kong
    See photo

    Saw this in a local auction.
    What p bass is this?
    Is this bass any good?
    Looks like a short scale and with active circuit,too?

    BTW, it is mexican made with an ash body.

    Thanks in advance
     

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  2. PortugalWillie

    PortugalWillie

    Jul 17, 2009
    Looks like a fender cow poke.

    With a tampered head stock maybe?
     
  3. Fat K

    Fat K

    Mar 7, 2008
    Hong Kong
    Interesting ....cow poke.

    Dont' think it is a tempered headstock, I think it looks like a early 90s headstock or a Fender Urge Bass headstock.
     
  4. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Supporting Member

    It's a Mexican Stu Hamm Signature.
     
  5. Senator

    Senator

    Nov 11, 2008
    +1
     
  6. Fender p bass special "cowpoke" , headstock looks fine, its 32 inch scale.
     
  7. Simo98

    Simo98

    Jun 18, 2009
    QLD, Australia
    Certainly looks like a cowpoke to me, and a nice one too.

    I'd buy it :D
     
  8. bongomania

    bongomania Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Correct, and not a Stu Hamm sig.
     
  9. Btw those are great basses there is a club for them here, only problem is the necks are hard to replace so make sure its got a good neck. I really like the looks of that one.
     
  10. J-Building

    J-Building

    Jan 1, 2009
    The Stu Hamm sig has 24 frets, 2 J pickups, and a body-mounted output jack. This is a Fender Precision Special IIRC, otherwise known as a cowpoke.
     
  11. Fat K

    Fat K

    Mar 7, 2008
    Hong Kong
    Many thanks to you all!
     
  12. These may look the same to some people but if you look closely, there are a few stealthy visual clues indicating that they are indeed not the same models:

    Steve Harris sig
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    Tony Franklin sig
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    Mike Dirnt sig
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    Stu Hamm Urge
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    Fender "Cowpoke"
    attachment.
     
  13. M.R. Ogle

    M.R. Ogle Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 5, 2004
    Mount Vernon, Illinois
    Backstage Guitar Lab owner
    I like those 'Pokes... I have just never bought one...
     
  14. racket

    racket

    Jul 26, 2005
    Riverside, Ca
    FMIC Employee
    It's a "Cowpoke"
     

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