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The 57 in SX SJB57 means 1957?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by rancidrancid, Jan 9, 2006.


  1. Just curious.
    Perhaps my Lake Placid Blue would look better with an aged pick guard.
     
  2. Linas

    Linas

    Jan 6, 2005
    Chicago
    I belive that it means that it is modeled after fenders 1957 style bass.
     
  3. Minger

    Minger

    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
    Which basically means Maple fingerboard from waht I can tell. The 62's are Rosewood, and the 75's are Ash bodyies
     
  4. Sippy

    Sippy

    Aug 1, 2005
    Stuart,Florida
    Yea if you do a search Kurt explains everything about the model numbers and how to dechiper them to know what you're getting.. IMHO I think it is great and I also think all manufacturers should take a page from his book and start doing that.