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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Snakeman1066, Oct 8, 2013.

  1. Snakeman1066

    Snakeman1066 Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2007
    Central Valley
    My first honest to goodness Fender instrument!!


    avoided Fender most of my life because they were shoved down my throat as a kid in highschool jazz band....but got a great deal on this beauty....and i have plans for her..lol
  2. 2cooltoolz

    2cooltoolz Supporting Member

    Nov 12, 2009
    Lake Conroe, TX
    That's pretty! Love the maple and black blocks!!
  3. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

    If once you start down the Fender path, forever will it dominate your destiny, consume you it will. :D

    Hey, Snake! Nice find ya got there! Which model is it?
  4. Once you go Fender ... there is no other

    :bag: :D
  5. georgestrings

    georgestrings Banned

    Nov 5, 2005
    Sure there is - there's also EBMM, 'cause Leo's thumbprint is still visible there, too... I suppose we have to count G&L also, but they just don't do it for me like the 1st two...

    - georgestrings
  6. meatwad

    meatwad Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2008
    Smallville, USA
    Agreed 100%
  7. purfektstranger


    Apr 10, 2003
    Played one of those a few months back. Very nice bass! Congrats.
  8. Mike M.

    Mike M.

    Feb 14, 2010
    Is that the Classic 70's model? If so I also have one, but in suburst. What a player!! Congrat's!
  9. Marcury

    Marcury High and Low

    Aug 19, 2007
    Mid Hudson Valley, NY
    Play the snot out of it!
  10. What model is this? A Classic 70s in Oly White? Is that an American bridge, or just the typical bent plate?
  11. Combine all 3! Take the bridge & tone control versatility of the G&L L-2000, mixed with the body/pickup of a 'ray, and the bound/blocked neck of the Fender. ^_^
  12. jj4001


    Dec 27, 2010
    Providence, RI
    I want one of those so bad! I think that's the coolest looking Precision available.

    ROOTSnFIFTHS Low-end Lover since '78! Supporting Member

    Oct 25, 2012
    NJ to Sin City
    That thing have a 1.5 (Jazz bass) size nut?
  14. Fantastic choice my man, I have the same bass. I bought the bass thinking the bridge would need to be swapped out, but after owning it for a while I decided to switch out the pickups for Fender CS 62 pickup (the factory pickup used on American standards). Short of a Custom Shop P or the 63 RI, I believe with the 62 pickups it is the best Fender. Enjoy!
  15. Without going to that excellent nut width list and relying on memory I am fairly positive the nut size is 1.62. Feels fantastic!
  16. Nope. 1.625"
  17. purfektstranger


    Apr 10, 2003
    From what I remember the neck thickness was less than a typical p bass. Makes for a pretty fast and easy playing bass.
  18. Snakeman1066

    Snakeman1066 Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2007
    Central Valley

    - Model Name: '70s Precision Bass
    - Series: Classic

    - Body: Alder
    - Body Shape: Precision Bass(R)
    - Body Finish:
    - (0266202300, 0132010305)
    - Gloss Urethane

    - Neck Shape: "C" Shape
    - Number of Frets: 20
    - Fret Size: Vintage-style
    - Position Inlays: Black Block Position Inlays
    - Fretboard Radius: 9.5" (24.1 cm)
    - Fretboard: Maple
    - Neck Material: Maple
    - Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
    - Nut Width: 1.625" (41.3 mm)
    - Scale Length: 34" (86.36 cm)
    - Neck Plate: 4 Bolt "F" Neck Plate
    - Neck Binding: Black Fretboard Binding
    - Truss Rods: Vintage Style Truss Rod System

    - Middle Pickup: Split Single-Coil Precision Bass pickup (Middle)
    - Controls: Volume, Tone

    - Hardware: Chrome
    - Bridge: Vintage Style 4-Saddle Bridge
    - String Nut: Synthetic Bone

    - Strings: NPS, Gauges .045-.105
    - Unique Features: Bound Neck with Block Inlays, Thumb Rest, '70s Style Fender Logo

    - Case/Gig Bag: Deluxe Gig Bag
    - Pickguard: 3-Ply Black/White/Black
    - Control Knobs: Knurled Chrome

    Thanks guys...honestly I love my ESP's...

    But.....visually and aesthetically nobody makes what i want out of the box..and.....going custom from scratch is far too expensive for me...lol

    The neck on this bass is going to a natural body....and this one is getting a new neck, new pick guard, new pups, new electronics, and new knobs, and a gotoh bridge..lol

    And I bet you dollars to doughnuts Malak the mad knows what i have planned visually.....lol
  19. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

    Wait…wait…I'm having a vision. Yes…yeeeeeeessssss…I can see it now. It's something…something Whiter-Than-White! Something incredibly "Vegas"!! Could it perhaps be something like this…


    …only more of the Precision persuasion? ;)
  20. Snakeman1066

    Snakeman1066 Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2007
    Central Valley

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