Fender Custom Shop 1966 Closet Classic Jazz Bass - Olympic White No Longer Available

4-string Bass Guitar with Alder Body, Quartersawn Maple Neck, Rosewood Fretboard, 2 x Single-coil Pickups, and Hardshell Case - Olympic White
Item ID: JBass66OWT

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Vintage J-bass Style and Tone!

You'll love the Fender Custom Shop 1966 Closet Classic Jazz Bass 4-string bass guitar for its old-school feel and vintage vibe - we do! This bass has been meticulously made to vintage specs to give you a true 1966 Jazz Bass experience. From the '60s U neck shape to the 9.5" fingerboard radius to the vintage hardware, this bass will please even the most discriminating bass enthusiast. You get all the classic thump and growl associated with the J-bass from a pair of Custom Shop pickups. Grab a piece of the past with the Fender Custom Shop 1966 Closet Classic Jazz Bass 5-string bass guitar.

Fender Custom Shop 1966 Closet Classic Jazz Bass 4-string Bass Guitar at a Glance:
  • Lightweight, "offset waist" alder body
  • Quartersawn neck for stability
  • Dual, single-coil Jazz Bass pickups in a shielded body cavity
Lightweight, "offset waist" alder body

Bass guitars are big and that can mean heavy, too. So the Fender Custom Shop 1966 Closet Classic Jazz Bass 5-string bass guitar comes with the distinctive "offset waist" body design, but made from alder, which is resonant, but relatively light, which you'll appreciate after two or three hours up on stage.

Quartersawn neck for stability

The neck is one of the most important aspects of any instrument, and the Fender Custom Shop 1966 Closet Classic Jazz Bass 4-string bass guitar features a quartersawn maple neck. Besides looking good, the straight grain of quartersawn necks is about 50% stronger than plain-sawn necks, and less likely to warp, twist or shrink. You'll love the playability and feel of the 1966 Closet Classic Jazz Bass's rosewood fretboard with a vintage 9.5" radius and a '60s "U" neck shape.

Dual, single-coil Jazz Bass pickups in a shielded body cavity

Fender's early electric basses had just one pickup. So naturally, if one was good, two was even better. The Fender Custom Shop 1966 Closet Classic Jazz Bass 4-string bass guitar gives you two vintage-style single-coil Jazz Bass pickups in a shielded body cavity for quieter operation, both on stage and in the studio. You'll get all the low-end thump and growl you expect from a 1966 Jazz Bass. Vintage-style stacked concentric control knobs give you control over volume and tone for each pickup.

Fender Custom Shop 1966 Closet Classic Jazz Bass 4-string Bass Guitar Features:
  • Precise reissue of an iconic American bass
  • Color: Olympic White
  • Quartersawn maple neck for stability and long life
  • Vintage oval paddle-style tuners look good and are ultra-stable
  • 1960's U shape neck with 9.5" fretboard radius for excellent playability
Bring a piece of history to your bass collection with the Fender Custom Shop 1966 Closet Classic Jazz Bass 4-string bass guitar!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number 9231004156

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See also: Fender Custom Shop, Fender Custom Shop 5-string Bass Guitars