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Fender Precision Bass Olympic White 1981 (s043)



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Body: Olympic White finish

Neck: Maple neck and fretboard with a medium-round profile, 1 5/8” wide nut, 7.25” radius, and dot inlays (serial number dates between ’78-’81)

Pickups/Hardware: Fender tuners, one Alembic split single-coil, volume and tone controls

Cosmetic Condition: The top has some nice uniform checking lines in the lacquer as well as a fair amount of play wear throughout the body including some chips around the edges. The back has some light scuffs and dings from buckle rash but overall it looks good for its age and is free of any structural damage. The neck has some light dings and dents up and down it but no large chips. The frets and fretboard look to be in great shape with no major wear. The headstock has some lacquer wear along the top as well as some dings and chips around the edges. This P-Bass is looking good for its age!

Playability: The truss rod has limited adjustability. Fret buzz present on E and A strings between the 14th and 18th frets with low-medium action.

Modifications/Repairs: Sticker on guard from repair shop that had done work on the instrument, Petillo guitars. Cavity routed to accommodate 9v and circuitry for added Alembic active pickups, repro Fender bridge, missing pickup and bridge covers, repro brass nut

Weight: 9lbs 9oz

Case: Original hardshell

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