Those who saw this new instrument gazed at a peculiar, unfamiliar thing. Fender briefly offered a fretless P Bass in the mid-1990s as a part of the first-generation American Standard line, featuring a lined fretless rosewood fingerboard. The tuning of the Fender bass, E-A-D-G, was the same as the upright bass and an octave below the lower four strings of the guitar. Required fields are marked *. The new Fender Precision Bass had four strings on a long neck and was tuned like an upright bass in fourths to E-A-D-G, an octave below the lower four strings of a guitar. “When I was in the repair business, dealing with other men’s problems, I could see the shortcomings in a design, completely disregarding the need for service. The Custom Shop 40th Anniversary model of 1991 was a luxurious version of the Precision Plus Deluxe bass with gold hardware, a quilted maple top and an ebony fretboard with side dot position markers. After The Beatles: Paul McCartney’s bass playing, Part II As a young man, Leo worked as an accountant, but he loved electronics and amateur radio, and soon he began building amplifiers and PA systems for public events – sports gatherings, dances, and so on – in the Orange County area. If a thing is easy to service, it is easy to build.”, All the principal design elements were shown in Leo Fender’s patent for “the ornamental design” of the Precision Bass. Little do they know that it will become Fender’s most revolutionary product. Fender also produces a line of Precision basses as well as Precision/Jazz "P-J" configured basses in the Squier line of products. The serial number was stamped on the bridge and the manufacturing dates of both the body and neck were in pencil, where the two parts bolted together. All around him the rhythm section is getting louder: the drum kit is growing in size to project the music’s pulse, while guitarists have become accustomed to using the amplified electric guitars that first appeared in the previous decade. The original single-coil pickup was replaced in 1957 with a new split-coil pickup with staggered polepieces, connected in a humbucking mode; however, Fender never emphasized this, as the Seth Lover patent on the humbucking pickup had not yet expired. One single-coil (1951 — 1957), Usually one two-piece split single-coil pickup (1957 — present), One split pickup and one Jazz Bass pickup. Similar Products. Some P-Basses with J-style bridge pickups usually feature the traditional Jazz Bass control layout of 2 volumes and master tone and a side-mount jack socket; others had the front pickup volume control moved a step forward, leaving room for the top-mounted output jack. Buy it online at the Backwing store. None of these efforts were commercially successful; nor were they helped by the poor quality of amplification available at the time. The Standard P-Bass is sanded, painted and assembled in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico along with the other Standard Series guitars. But in those days nothing was available, for instance there were no bass keys available. The fretless American Standard P Bass left the Fender pricelist at the end of the 20th century. Japanese models appeared in late 1984, sporting the same specifications as their American counterparts, except for the addition of a downsized body shape and a modern C-shape maple neck with 22 medium-jumbo frets. Fender changed the headstock decal to the bolder CBS-style in 2008. 【中古】Fender / Vintera 50s Precision Bass Dakota Red 2018【4.10kg】【S/N MX18210240】【御茶ノ水ROCKSIDE … 販売価格:88,000円(税込) 商品コード:01-326691504