Fender American Vintage '57 Precision Bass
(2-Color Sunburst Maple Fretboard)
4 String Electric Bass
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Fender invented the Electric Bass in 1951 in response to requests from musicians for a louder, easier-to-handle bass. This new instrument was named the Precision Bass. Unlike its predecessor the acoustic stand-up bass, the P-Bass had frets, which allowed bassists to play with "precision." Needless to say, a "new playing sensation" was born and the sound of popular music changed forever. The American Vintage '57 and '62 Precision Basses pay tribute to the originals with accurate detailing from their respective vintages.
- Body: Alder or ash
- Bridge/Tremolo: Vintage P-Bass
- Controls: Volume, tone
- Fingerboard: Maple (7.25" Radius/184 mm)
- Frets: 20
- Machine Heads: Vintage "reverse action"
- Neck Material: Maple
- Nut Width: 1.75"
- Pickguard: Gold anodized aluminum
- Pickups: '57 P-Bass split single coil
- Scale: 34"
- Strings: Super 7250ML, #073-7250-005 (.045, .065, .080, .100)
American Vintage '57 Precision Bass Specifications:
- Accessories: Hardshell case, strap, cable
Body: Alder or ash
Bridge/Tremolo: Vintage P-Bass
Case Included: Yes
Controls: Volume, tone
Fingerboard: Maple (7.25" Radius/184 mm)
Machine Heads: Vintage "reverse action"
Neck Material: Maple
Nut Width: 1.75"
Pickguard: Gold anodized aluminum
Pickups: '57 P-Bass split single coil
Strings: Super 7250ML, #073-7250-005 (.045, .065, .080, .100)