Fender invented the electric bass guitar, introducing the Precision Bass in 1951. Its thick sound and indestructible build changed the face of popular music. New American Standard Precision basses are today's versions of the great instruments of bass heroes past and present the modern interpretations of this classic instrument, refined for today's players.
The new American Standard Precision five-string basses features new high-mass vintage bridge, a thinner finish undercoat that lets the body breathe and improves resonance, new and improved Fender tuning keys that keep the classic look but are 30 percent lighter, a richer and deeper neck tint for a more elegant appearance, a great-looking high glossed maple neck with satin back for smooth playability, and a new Fender-exclusive SKB molded case.
The New Fender American Standard Precision V (5-string) Bass Features:
Color: 3-Tone Sunburst
Body: Ash or Alder
Fretboard: Rosewood , 9.5" radius (241mm)
No. of frets: 20, medium-jumbo (fretless also available)
Scale length: 34" (864 mm)
Nut width: 1.5" (38mm)
Machine heads: Fender Special Design Hipshot-made, lightweight vintage-style tuning machines
Bridge: (HMV) High Mass Vintage bridge
Pickups: One Alnico V split single-coil
Control Knobs: Master volume, master tone
String gauges: .045, .065, .085, .110TW strings
The New Fender American Standard Precision V (5-string) Bass Also Includes :
Case: Molded Fender/SKB case with TSA locks, fiberglass-reinforced nylon trigger latches, plush interior and indestructible
cushioned rubber over-molded handle with flush lock out.Injection molded feet and exclusive arched stacking system.
Accessories: Cable, strap, polish cloth, all necessary wrenches (including T-handle truss rod wrench).