Fender Bass VI Black Refin 1961

6-String Baritone Bass Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Bass VI Black Refin 1961

Vintage

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: The body and neck have been fully refinished
Body Material: Alder
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .78" (1st fret), .97" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 30"
Neck Details: Bolt-on maple neck with unbound Brazilian rosewood fretboard, clay dot inlays, and heel-adjust truss rod. There is a filled hole in the headstock, and the neck has been fully refinished. There is no visible marking on the neck heel.
Electronics: Original Fender single coil pickups and electronics, with on/off slide switches for each pickup and master volume/tone controls. The middle pickup has been rewound, and the pickup has been removed and reinstalled. The pot codes date to 1960.
Pickup Measurements: 6.4k (neck), 6.0k (middle), 6.1k (bridge)
Hardware: The nut has been replaced, and the vibrato arm is missing.
Weight: 8lbs 15oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The body and neck have been refinished -The middle pickup has been removed, rewound, and reinstalled -The nut has been replaced -There is a filled hole in the headstock
Case Details: Hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has been fully refinished in black; the finish is in good condition with minor scratches and small dings. There is one noticeable finish chip on the back of the body, and the pickguard has shrunk and curled with age. There is a chip on the treble side of the fretboard at the 14th fret, which does not affect playability, as well as a filled hole in headstock.
Serial Number: 70387
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action; the neck has a slight twist with some more relief on the bass side, but the guitar sets up and plays well. The truss rod is functional. The frets are narrow and fairly low with minor wear. The pot codes date to 1960, and the neck plate serial number dates to 1961.
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