Fender Classic Series '50s Precision Bass Black

Overview

A reissue of a late-'50s P-Bass, the Classic Series '50s Precision Bass offers period-correct features, such as an anodized aluminum pickguard, reissue pickups, and nitrocellulose finish, at a player-friendly price point.

Wood Composition: Alder body, Maple neck

Design Elements: Nitrocellulose finish, open-back tuners, vintage-style Precision Bass split-coil pickup, gold anodized pickguard, 7.25" fretboard radius

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Classic Series '50s Precision Bass
  • Classic Series '50s Precision Bass Lacquer
Finish
  • Black
Year
  • 2010s
Made In
  • Mexico
Categories

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Reviews for the Fender Classic Series '50s Precision Bass Black
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  • Everything a Fender Precision Bass should be

    Verified Purchase

    The fit and finish are great other than a tiny finish flaw along part of the skunk stripe. It plays great and has a well defined knock on wood thump. No dead spots and the intonation is as good or better than every other bass I compared it to. The gold anodized pickguard looks great and doubles as…

  • Impressive

    I was looking to get a P-bass I could use as an alternative to my Jazz Bass and Warwick, I was planning to check out a "Made in Japan '62 reissue" , but when I tried it out in the shop it lacked "grunt". So I tried every other bass in the shop - Fender elites, American Pro's, American…

  • One of the best

    Verified Purchase

    I own quite a few Fender basses. I've played just about every model from the entry level MIM standard to the top end American Professional and Classics. This bass is every bit as good as the $2000+ American made Precisions. The quality workmanship is excellent, and the attention to detail is fabulou…

  • Big Bang for the Buck Bass

    Verified Purchase

    This is a great bass. In my opinion it plays and sounds better than my American Standard P bass. It has a beautiful neck with flame details, and bird's eye maple in the headstock. Light weight too, less than 8.5 lbs.

  • Great Quality Bass

    Verified Purchase

    I hadn't owned or even played a Precision since the mid-90's, but Fender has come a long way with their Mexican-made models. The workmanship/overall quality is similar to the American models. Definitely worth the extra few hundred bucks to get this over the standard MIM Precision. The maple nec…