Fender Precision Bass Sunburst 1969

4-String Bass Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Precision Bass Sunburst 1969

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Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Alder Body
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .87" (1st fret), .98" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 34"
Neck Details: Bolt-on maple neck with unbound rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, and heel-adjust truss rod. The nut has been replaced with a bone nut. There is a "5 MAR 69B" date stamp on the heel.
Electronics: Original Fender single coil pickups and wiring harness, with volume/tone controls; one pickup bobbin is black and one is grey, which is normal for this time period. The pot codes date to 1966.
Pickup Measurements: 10.3k
Hardware: The nut is not original
Weight: 9lbs
Modifications/Repairs: Non-original bone nut
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The bass has nice aging present, with finish checking and numerous small dings and chips. The red has faded from the finish on the back of the body, and the pickguard is slightly warped and chipped. The neck is glossy and smooth with a few small dings.
Serial Number: 243226
Tech Notes: The bass plays well with medium-low action, and moderate neck relief. The truss rod has limited adjustability, but the bass is set up to play cleanly and comfortably; there is some light buzzing higher on the neck. The fret are wide and low with minor wear. The serial number and heel stamp date to 1969.
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