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SOLD Fender Road Worn / Nate Mendel Precision

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by haystack55, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. haystack55

    haystack55 Supporting Member

    Jan 16, 2011
    Houston, TX
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    Up for sale is my Fender 50s Road Worn Precision Bass / Nate Mendel hybrid bass.

    Here's the specs:

    Fender 50s Road Worn Precision alder bass body in 2 tone sunburst, with these upgrades:
    WD black 10 hole pickguard - brand new
    Fender Original '62 pickup
    Mojotone wiring harness(vitamin T .047 uf cap)

    2013 Fender Nate Mendel Precision Bass neck, which is modeled after a 1971 Precision.
    7.25" radius, slim-C profile, 1.615" nut width, urethane finish, rosewood board, with 70's Schaller type elephant ear tuners and vintage script on the headstock.

    My idea here was to create a modern bass with some 70s mojo, which I think I accomplished pretty well. The Mojotone circuit and '62 pickup give this thing some seriously nice tone and it plays super easy. The parts were purchased used with some play wear but I've put very little mileage on it since I put it together and as a result there's very little overall wear on the bass, frets included.

    The case I have for it is a weird, not-sure-if-it's-genuine Fender branded plastic case. It looks like a regular tolex case but there's very little padding on the inside. The bass doesn't move much in there but again, not sure how it'll travel.

    Not really looking for anything in trade. I'd prefer to sell the bass together, but will consider parting it out after some time passes.

    I've got this listed at $750 locally, but for the Talkbass community it's $700 Paypal or postal money order + actual shipping, to CONUS only.
    tat2clod, d00dr, Dark Horse and 2 others like this.
  2. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
    This is a P-bass to end all P-basses!
    pjbassist and haystack55 like this.
  3. XJ_Wheeler


    Oct 20, 2016
    Very cool. I have the sibling...Nate Mendel body with the 50s/RW neck. Picked it up about a year ago. The neck is a 2010. It has been my go to bass for the majority of gigs.
    haystack55 likes this.
  4. haystack55

    haystack55 Supporting Member

    Jan 16, 2011
    Houston, TX
    bass is sold!
  5. Swearengen

    Swearengen Supporting Member

    Dec 23, 2017
    Genuinely sad that this is sold. I'm thinking about building something similar with SPB2s!
    bmac314 and haystack55 like this.