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Fender Radius Question for the Fender Historians

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Thump3r, Mar 19, 2006.


  1. Thump3r

    Thump3r

    Mar 17, 2006
    HI,
    For the fender Historians, I was just wondering, on the American model precisions and Jazz basses, what year did fender change form the old radius (7.25) up to the moern radius (9.5)
    I've found a couple of P'basses but want to know which one would have the more modern radius.
    Thanks,
    Thump3r
     
  2. Phil Mailloux

    Phil Mailloux

    Mar 25, 2005
    Brisbane, Australia
    Builder: Mailloux Basses
    I can't give you proper years but from what I believe it was 9.5 radius in the 50's and 60's then cbs changed it to 7.25" in the 70's. It went back to 9.5" somewhere in the early 80's when cbs sold fender.

    If anyone knows better than me or has precise years then by all means post it :)