Body Material: Alder Body
Body Details: There is a hand written date in the trem cavity from May of 1963.
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .83", 12th: .98"
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25
Nut Width: 1-9/16 in
Scale Length: 30"
Neck Details: One-piece maple neck with a Brazilian rosewood veneer board, center clay dot inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock
-- Heel date stamp reads 5MAY63A
Electronics: All original excluding the replaced tone pot. The volume pot dates from 1961.
Pickup Measurements: Neck: 6.4 kΩ, Middle: 6.4 kΩ, Bridge: 6.2 kΩ
-- The string mute foam has dried hard
Weight: 9 lbs 4.2 oz
Modifications / Repairs: The tone pot has been replaced
Case Details: Original Hard Shell Case
-- Original trem arm included within
Cosmetic Condition: This Bass VI shows nice play wear for its age. Nicks and dings are present throughout the body. The back of the body shows heavy buckle rash. The sides and back of the neck have hand wear. The hardware is only lightly tarnished.
Serial Number: 97963
Tech Notes: Currently, set up with low action. The frets are skinny retaining moderate height for their age.
-- The volume pot code dates from 1961 - the body date, neck heel stamp, and serial number are from 1963.