SOLD *Reduced* Fender Custom Shop: Active Custom Classic Jazz Bass Ash 5 String

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by OriginalKeyster, Jun 6, 2018.


  1. Price:
    $1900
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    Michigan
    IMG_20180605_173844953.jpg Fender Custom Shop Active Jazz Bass Ash 5 String (Active Custom Classic JBV, Sunset Orange, 10913521-5, according to the hang tag)

    A few notes from Reno's Music (see attached PDF), the dealer who sold this very instrument new:
    Subtle refinements to Fender’s legendary Jazz Bass guitar make the Custom Active Jazz Bass a true player’s delight. This bass features a slightly slimmer waist contour, plus deeper cutaways for greater access to the upper registers of its 21-fret rosewood fingerboard. It is addorned with real white shell block inlays on an unbound neck. An elegant take on a classic Fender design.

    Features include a Lacquer Finish Ash body (sorted for light weight), a 60's Jazz Bass "U" shape neck, 2 Custom Noiseless Jazz Bass Pickups, Fender/Schaller Deluxe Lightweight Tuning Machines, a 3-Band Active EQ, and Strings-Through-Body or Top-Load with Fender's new High-Mass Bridge.

    Weight – 9 lbs, 15.2 oz

    - Select Ash Body Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish
    - Quarter-Sawn Maple 1960s Jazz Bass U-Shape Neck Nitrocellulose Lacquer Vintage Finish
    - Pao Ferro Fingerboard 9.5" Radius
    - 21 Medium Jumbo Frets
    - 2 Custom Noiseless Jazz Bass Pickups (Bridge / Mid)
    - 18 volt
    - Master Volume, Pickup Pan Pot, 3-Band Active EQ with: Treble Boost/Cut: +/- 14 db @ 2kHz to 18 kHz with a
    peak at 8kHz, Mid Boost/Cut: +/- 12 db @ 1kHz, Bass Boost/Cut: +/- 15 db @ 30 kHz
    - Pan Pot Pickup Switching
    - Bridge HMV, High Mass Vintage, (Strings-Thru-Body or Topload)
    - Fender/Schaller Deluxe Lightweight Tuning Machines
    - 34" Scale Length
    - Mother of Pearl Side Dot Position Inlays
    - Includes Deluxe Black Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity

    My notes:
    This instrument is stunningly gorgeous and is a joy to play. The pictures do not do the color justice and it sounds great unplugged. My plan was for this to be my Forever Bass, dubbed Orange Crush. I do not need to sell it, but certain health issues have caused me to take a step back from playing and will now only be keeping my beloved '73 PJ. I will be using the proceeds to pursue other interests. I rarely gigged with it and only at church when I did. It has lived in a non-smoking home. I am the second owner, the first owner is respected Talkbass member JFN.

    I am including all of the paperwork and much of the case candy, as pictured. It is currently strung with an older set of DR Low-Riders, it could possibly use a set-up although the quarter-sawn neck is quite stable.

    Please note, the body has two chips in the finish where the neck meets the body, as indicated in one of the attached pictures.

    I am asking $1900 obo via PayPal or cash-in-hand, shipped CONUS only.

    I have a PDF from the original seller containing specs and pictures of the instrument when it was new. It is attached to this listing but I can email it on request.

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    Last edited: Jun 10, 2018
    tommyr01, HeavyJazz, kobass and 3 others like this.
  2. Yes, the sheet of Mr. Yuk stickers is included!
     
  3. HeavyJazz

    HeavyJazz Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2013
    Virginia
    9 or 18 volt?
     
  4. It is 18 volt. You'd think I would have mentioned that in the post, haha...
     
  5. swpyne

    swpyne Basses R Loaded! Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 26, 2005
    Centennial, Colorado
    Beautiful bass! Can you tell me what year this one was built?
     
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  6. Thank you, it is a gorgeous beast! It may be hard to read in the pic I posted, but the Custom Shop certificate indicates 10/18/10.
     
  7. swpyne

    swpyne Basses R Loaded! Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 26, 2005
    Centennial, Colorado
    Thanks very much!
     
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  8. bassarama

    bassarama

    Sep 14, 2006
    Toronto
    Kinda clear in my pics (the date) on my computer also ????
     
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