Condition

Moderate wear: Neck: Finish wear along fretboard edge. dent on back of neck.Head: Very clean, few small dents on top of headstockBody: scratches/ swirling along back of the body. minor paint fading.

Description

The Mustang Bass was the last original bass designed by Leo Fender before his departure from the company in 1965. The Fender Mustang bass was a short scaled (30") four string bass, produced at Fender's Fullerton plant, California, U.S.A. from 1966 until 1983 (but has been reissued as of 2002). At the time it was one of the first new instruments of the CBS era, and companion model to the Mustang guitar. Like all Fender guitars up until that time it was a simple bolt on neck, solid body with electronics mounted to the scratchplate. With its short scale, the Fender Mustang bass was aimed at guitarists dabbling at bass, and students; but nonetheless it is a great playing, solid feeling instrument, with good quality components. It certainly does not feel like an entry level instrument. Solid bass tone is achieved through the use of a split pickup positioned for maximum string response. Each pickup section may be adjusted for custom string balance. Tone and volume controls are conveniently located and provide wide tone variation. Individual bridges for each string are adjustable for length and height. In addition, each has its own string mute allowing the player to control sustaining duration to suit his requirements. A thumb rest is placed to give maximum support to the hand. The truss-rod reinforced neck is slimmed down for fast action and has 19 frets. This sweet sounding bass was made in 1976 and does show some age (or character!) to it. Don't you feel a '70s groove coming on?

Product Features

  • Short-scale electric bass guitar
  • Ash body
  • 4-ply black/white/black/white pickguard
  • Chrome Fender tuners
  • 7-bolt bridge with adjustable saddles and string mutes
  • Passive electronics 1 x split single-coil pickup 1 x Volume knob and 1 x Tone knob
  • Scale: 30"
  • Nut width: 1-5/8"
  • Made in U.S.A.

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Listed10 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.Learn more
Brand
Model
  • Mustang Bass with Maple Fretboard
Categories
Year
  • 1976
Series
Model Family
  • Fender Mustang Bass
Color Family
  • White
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Fretboard Material
  • Maple
Active / Passive Pickups
  • Passive
Neck Material
  • Maple
Active Preamp
  • No
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Body Material
  • Alder
Pickup Configuration
  • Split-Coil
Number of Strings
  • 4-String
Offset Body
  • Yes
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Number of Frets
  • 19

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