Jaco Pastorius signature jazz bass radius

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Isotope717, Sep 25, 2021.

  1. Isotope717


    Sep 3, 2021
    Hello friends,
    I have a very simple question; when did Fender start using a 12” radius on the Jaco signature bass?
    Has it always been a 12” radius, or is this a recent change?
    I always thought they had a vintage 7.25” radius, since Jaco’s actual bass was a 60s model.
    If they have always been 12” then I guess it’s not an issue, but if there was a change I’d like to know which year it occurred as to avoid getting the 7.25” radius version.
    Thanks so much everyone.
  2. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Yamaha, Ampeg, Line 6, EMG
    I don’t know what made me think it but I thought his main bass was sanded flatter once he had the FB pro redone by a tech.