Fender Pawn Shop Bass VI Rosewood (3-color Sunburst)Item ID: PawnBassVI3Tsb
Electric Bass Guitar with Alder Body, Maple Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, One Humbucking and Two Single-coil Pickups, and Gig Bag - 3-color Sunburst
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The Bass VI Is Back, Pawn Shop Style!The FENDER® Pawn Shop Bass VI is descended from the historic Bass VI (1961-1975) that was embraced by guitar and bass luminaries alike. Jack Bruce played one in the early days of Cream. George Harrison sported one in the Beatles' "Hey Jude" video. Fender has updated the baritone classic with Special Design Hot Jaguar® single-coil neck and middle pickups and a beastly JZHB Humbucker™, and routed the potent elixer through a versatile 5-way switch. If you want unique textures for your music, Fender's Pawn Shop Bass VI will do the trick.
Fender Pawn Shop Bass VI at a Glance:
Your ticket to new musical frontiers
Whether you consider the Fender Pawn Shop Bass VI a baritone guitar or a bass, it will bring amazing new textures to your music. Are you a guitarist? With its E-E tuning (an octave below the guitar) the Bass VI will be a seamless transition for you. Add a low-down counterpoint to a guitar figure. Use the versatile 5-way pickup selector switch to dial in a scooped tone and double your bass line for a cool otherworldly effect. Deploy the beastly JZHB Humbucker™ for some demonic baritone overdrive. From subtle to in-your-face, the Fender Pawn Shop Bass VI is your ticket to new musical frontiers.
This beast is playable
With its 30" scale and fast maple neck, your fingers will fly on the Fender Pawn Shop Bass VI. And the buttery rosewood fingerboard, medium-jumbo frets, and .024-.084-gauge strings certainly do their part to keep your fretting hand nimble. Execute single-note runs at ludicrous speed. Launch runs that start in the basement and end in the attic. And yes - by all means, play bass lines! But don't ignore harmony. Discover new chord voicings - even double stops take on a whole new dimension with the Bass VI. But don't stop there: put up a wall of sound with huge, thick chords. With the Fender Pawn Shop Bass VI, the sky's the limit.
Fender Pawn Shop Series - the greatest guitars that never were
When you pick up a Fender Pawn Shop Bass VI, you're holding one of the most original instruments Fender never made. Part of Fender's fun and creative Pawn Shop Series, the Pawn Shop Bass VI captures the spirit of the mid '60s through the mid '70s, back when Fender began experimenting with alternative designs. Many of these truly unique instruments somehow found their way out into the real world, in time becoming the kind of rare treasures you might be lucky enough to find squirreled away in the back of a pawn shop.
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Give your music the lowdown, with the Fender Pawn Shop Bass VI!
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Reviewsbased on 2 reviews
Fender Pawn Shop Bass VI
by Steve from Buffalo, NYI had never play a non-US made Fender before and was very plesently surprised at the overall quality and playablity of the instrument. You can get a wind range of sounds from this bass and it is very ... read more [+]easy to play. I would definity look at and consider other Fender Pawn Shop series instruments. I would have liked a hard shell case, but for the price, the gig bag is very convienent. close [-]
February 18, 2013
Music Background: Hobbyist
by Rick Carlos from Martinez CANice craftsmanship. I would prefer a double acting truss rod but the one in this guitar is ok. I loosened the truss rod nut completely and oiled it. As the rod came from the factory the nut was very h... read more [+]ard to adjust. The oil smoothed it out a little. I also replaced the low E and A strings with D'addario 95 & 75 gauge bass strings. The heavy gauge strings sound much better on this instrument. The low E string saddle spring must be removed to properly intonate either the stock low E or the heavy Low E string. I had to fit a small spacer behind the E string saddle screw to keep the screw from angling to high and touching the bottom of the E string. The tremolo arm was not set up correctly from the factory so that took some time to adjust. I also installed a set of Labella Bass VI flatwounds. Those strings sounded great for this instrument as a Bass guitar or some real retro guitar tones. I went back to the roundwounds just because I like the "twang" tone better. Everything else on this instrument functions very well. It's a bit heavy but well put together and a lot of fun to play. I might add a shim under the neck to lower the action a bit more. close [-]
April 5, 2013
Music Background: Ex pro bass player 40+ years. Retired. Casual gigs.
Fender Pawn Shop Bass VI Rosewood (3-color Sunburst)
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