Fender American Vintage '58 P Bass - 3-Color Sunburst No Longer Available

4-string Electric Bass with Alder Body, Maple Neck and Fingerboard, One Split Single-coil Pickup, and Hardshell Case - 3-Color Sunburst
Item ID: PBass58MF3TSB

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A Superb Recreation of a Legend

The Fender American Vintage '58 Precision Bass is a superb re-creation of a legend. In 1957, Fender gave the first electric bass its second major makeover, in the process creating the iconic axe as we know it today. For the American Vintage Series, Fender secured a goldmine of the original instruments, and painstakingly re-created them in minute detail - restoring original tooling dies, voicing new pickups, reformulating vintage colors, and more. Sporting a satisfyingly chunky maple neck, a gold anodized aluminum pickguard, and a punchy split single-coil pickup, the Fender American Vintage '58 Precision Bass lets you live the legend.

Fender American Vintage '58 Precision Bass at a Glance:
  • Painstaking vintage accuracy graces this guitar
  • Beauty, tone, and playability
  • The magic of Fender's American Vintage series
Painstaking vintage accuracy graces this guitar

For the American Vintage '58 Precision Bass, Fender tracked down several of the original '58s and exhaustively analyzed them to ensure a painstaking level of vintage accuracy. Every facet of the original instruments - including minute details such as curves, perimeters, radii and more - was examined, measured, evaluated, and ultimately incorporated into the American Vintage '58 Precision. What you see in this remarkable axe is more than the sum of its parts. It's a highly playable, eminently musical-sounding re-creation of an iconic instrument that changed music forever.

Beauty, tone, and playability

With Fender's American Vintage '58 Precision Bass, there's genius in the details. This remarkable guitar's beauty, tone, and playability are no accident. Originally sporting a non-contoured "slab" body at its 1951 launch, the Precision received its first makeover for the '54/'55 model year, gaining the comfortable Strat-like body contours we know and love. Of course, a late '50s Precision has to have the classic gold anodized aluminum pickguard. Then, there's the satisfyingly chunky 1-piece maple neck with rolled fingerboard edges and 20 vintage-style frets. And pumping out that classic beefy growl - a newly-designed split single-coil American Vintage '58 Precision pickup.

The magic of Fender's American Vintage series

Since its introduction in the early 1980s, Fender's American Vintage series has been the go-to source for the last word in original-era model year guitars. With today's American Vintage guitars, Fender has gone back to the drawing board with new features, new specs and the most fanatical level of vintage accuracy yet. They've restored original tooling dies, voiced new pickups, reformulated vintage colors, and more - based on actual vintage guitars. From its flawless vintage looks, to its impeccable tone and playing feel, there's pure magic in the Fender American Vintage '58 Precision Bass!

Fender American Vintage '58 Precision Bass Features:
  • 34" scale length; comfortable contoured body
  • Large "C" profile 1-piece maple neck; nut width: 1.735"
  • 7.25"-radius maple fingerboard with 20 vintage-style frets
  • Vintage-style heel-adjust truss rod
  • American Vintage split single-coil '58 Precision Bass pickup with chrome cover
  • American Vintage Bass bridge with threaded-steel barrel saddles and chrome cover
  • American Vintage reverse open-gear tuning machines
  • Lower-Mounted finger rest

Experience the Fender American Vintage '58 Precision Bass in all its glory!
NOTE: This product is available in the United States only - no international sales.

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Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number 0191002800

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See also: Fender, Fender 4-string Bass Guitars