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FENDER Classic 50s P Bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by boomfunk, Jan 2, 2006.

  1. boomfunk


    Jun 6, 2005
    Anyone know what they are like
  2. TheAmpNerd


    Apr 25, 2004
    Dallas, Texas
    The Real Deal

    The ****



    and the 60s models
    cum in a close second.
  3. Possu jam

    Possu jam

    May 16, 2004

    That sounds like a good bass, eh? ;)
  4. Is that the new MIM Classic version? They sure look great, I hope they sound and play the part as well...

    Would be nice to get even close to the MIA Vintage '57 at that price :)
  5. FeelTheGroove


    Dec 2, 2005
    They look pretty cool, but they have the old style neck with the 1.75 nut width. A neck that wide makes me quiver in fear...
  6. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2003
    Played one 2-weeks ago.
    Nice well made.
    Big p-neck. classic percision sound.
    For around $570.00 good buy.
  7. Slater

    Slater Bye Millen! Hello?

    Apr 17, 2000
    The Great Lakes State
    I have a Classic '50s P-Bass, and I'm very happy with it. The 1.75" nut width sounds big, but the neck feels comfy in my hands. Best of all, it delivers that classic P-Bass tone. :bassist:
  8. FeelTheGroove


    Dec 2, 2005
    Is it a 'thick' neck too or just kinda wide?
  9. Slater

    Slater Bye Millen! Hello?

    Apr 17, 2000
    The Great Lakes State
    No, it isn't thick or chunky. It's very similar to the US '57 RI (if that helps?).