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What Fender bass is this?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by sigmafloyd, Jan 10, 2012.


  1. sigmafloyd

    sigmafloyd

    May 1, 2011
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  2. CORBS

    CORBS Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2010
    Roscoe beck signature 4-string it looks like.
     
  3. Yup, sure is.
     
  4. doubled331

    doubled331

    Feb 22, 2011
    Maryland!
    Sort of looks like an old Fender Zone Bass
     
  5. sigmafloyd

    sigmafloyd

    May 1, 2011
    Cool, thanks guys
     
  6. JMimbs

    JMimbs

    Jan 5, 2012
    Central Florida
    *Sigh*

    What bass is it? The 4-string version of my dream bass. I was so upset when Fender discontinued the line. Maybe someday...
     
  7. chadhargis

    chadhargis Jack of all grooves, master of none Supporting Member

    Jan 5, 2010
    Nashville, TN
    Wonder if that bass is the inspiration for the "Blacktop" series P bass?

    0148500506_frt_wlg_001.
     
  8. sigmafloyd

    sigmafloyd

    May 1, 2011
    I love the pickguard, switch on it. Reminds me of thinline tele
     
  9. nitrofix

    nitrofix Supporting Member

    Jan 15, 2009
    Miami Fl
    Roscoe beck for sure, I have one and it's the best bass I have ever played and I nave had a bunch...here's mine
    0041.
    0012.
     
  10. johnson79

    johnson79

    Jan 8, 2010
    Lancaster, PA
    I played a 5 string years ago. It was a very nice bass.
     
  11. I'm sorry for off topic in this thread, just don't want to start the new one. Local guy is selling Fender precision bass, it is PJ model with noiseless pickups and 18V electronics, neck looks like 70' style. I have only 3 pictures at the moment:

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    I have never seen model like this before, maybe some CS? Thanks.
     
  12. Duke21

    Duke21

    Nov 14, 2010
    Narvik, Norway
    That is a very bad place to put your bass on a stand, what if somebody opens that door? :eek:
     
  13. TNCreature

    TNCreature Jinkies!

    Jan 25, 2010
    Philadelphia Burbs
    Thank you Yoda!
    ;-)
     
  14. Freddels

    Freddels Musical Anarchist

    Apr 7, 2005
    Sutton, MA
    It looks like an American Deluxe Precision.

    http://www.fender.com/products/americandeluxe/models.php?partno=0194072706
     
  15. JimB52

    JimB52 User Supporting Member

    May 24, 2007
    East Coast
    Most versatile passive bass Fender ever made.
     
  16. JimB52

    JimB52 User Supporting Member

    May 24, 2007
    East Coast
    Fender Deluxe Active P Bass Special. Made in Mexico. Retails new around $650 US. .
     
  17. GM60466

    GM60466

    May 20, 2006
    Land of Lakland
    I understand that Bill Lawrence manufacturers the pickups.
     
  18. 20YearNoob

    20YearNoob

    Mar 29, 2012
    Headstock at least says made in USA. Not Mexico. Just sayin'.
     
  19. Perfect, thanks. I haven't been familiar with those newer models.
     
  20. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Nope. He designed the ones used in the 5-string version, but Fender manufactures them; and Fender used the 5-string design to make their own 4-string version.

    (Talking about the Roscoe Beck, not the PJ).
     

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