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What colour is this Jazz Bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Alcyon, Apr 18, 2009.


  1. Alcyon

    Alcyon

    Jan 15, 2008
    Vancouver, BC
    I downloaded this picture (I think off the Fender site) in May 2007 and I can't seem for the life of me to find the same bass anywhere again. It's got a pearloid pickguard, 70's style neck with blocks, what looks like noiseless jazz pickups and the coolest black finish I've ever seen. Stained maple maybe. Any ideas?

    0157400839_xl.
     
  2. joebingo

    joebingo

    Aug 23, 2006
    London, UK
    Transparent black Fender custom shop custom classic jazz bass.

    No longer made, apparently.
     
  3. JulienJeff

    JulienJeff

    Mar 1, 2009
    Belgium
    I have never seen such a fender, but Sandberg does such colours
     
  4. stflbn

    stflbn

    May 10, 2007
    Nashville
    I'm not positive, but that may still be a Fender Japan color.
     
  5. MarkAndHisBass

    MarkAndHisBass

    Nov 4, 2006
    Scotland
  6. Happynoj

    Happynoj

    Dec 5, 2006
    UK
    I like turtles.
    It's black.
     
  7. JimB52

    JimB52 User Supporting Member

    May 24, 2007
    East Coast
    Fender Japan made a Ventures series 12-13 years ago with blocks in that color with matching headstock.
     
  8. Alcyon

    Alcyon

    Jan 15, 2008
    Vancouver, BC
    Har har. Thanks to everyone else.
     
  9. flea claypool

    flea claypool

    Jun 27, 2004
    Ireland
    how do they say it in your orange country?? snugglemuffin...

    sandberg, warwick(to a degree) and also moon do that colour:bassist:
     


  10. No, Not snugglemuffin, I believe it's transparent black.
     
  11. Dee_01

    Dee_01

    May 19, 2007
    LOL @ snugglemuffin.

    Errr, anyway... nice Jazz. I'd put a black guard on it. No "Mother Of Toilet Seat" allowed.
     
  12. bassman03

    bassman03

    May 19, 2008
    Sully, Iowa
    It's a no longer made color i'm pretty sure. A guy i know has an MIJ Strat with the same color and it's from the '90s and it's the only one of that color.
     
  13. pyrohr

    pyrohr

    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    Not only is the color discontinued but Custom Shop custom classic basses have also been discontinued! :bawl:
     
  14. GM60466

    GM60466

    May 20, 2006
    Land of Lakland
    I have the same bass- Trans Black from the land of the rising sun

    G
     
  15. I thought it was transparent ebony and this would be Jazz custom classic right?

    ash body, fender noiseless with special wiring and 3 band eq (not the same as the Am Dlx jazzes, I think lows/mids/treble are set a bit higher)
     
  16. mark peric has one:
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    except he has a 5'er
     
  17. sorry to zombie this but man i love that jazz bass...
     
  18. Valerus

    Valerus

    Aug 4, 2005
    Austin, Texas
    thank God it's a five string, otherwise I would have had gas for that thing :D
     

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