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Fender American Standard Precision Bass - Olympic White, Maple Fingerboard Reviews

5.0 stars based on 7 customer reviews
  • from Louisiana October 19, 2016Music Background:
    Part-Time Professional

    Best Bass Ever!

    I have the 2012 version of this bass and all I can say is WOW! This is the best bass I have ever played. The action is nice, low, and the bass plays great. The bass is built like a tank and the neck stays nice, straight, and true no matter where I travel. It sounds great with any style of music. I have tried to love other basses (Ibanez SR and BTB series, Schecter, Music Man, Rics, and Peaveys), but I keep going back to the trusty Fender MIA P bass. No frills, no crazy active electronics, just plug, play, and sound amazing. Some people say it's overpriced for just one pickup and a simple setup, but to me it's worth every penny. I'm blown away! Get this bass if you want a nice clean simple bass that sounds wonderful with any genre of music.

  • from Avon Lake, Ohio April 19, 2016Music Background:


    Got this bass in November. Beautiful finish. The olympic white is creamy just the way I like it. The neck is super sweet, and the sound is unbelievable.
    Fender is truly building premium basses again. Highly recommending this bass.

  • from Michigan February 6, 2016

    Gold standard

    As an owner of 2 Fender American Standard Jazz basses, I always admired the tone of the Precision, but never got one because of the larger neck. Well, my recent purchase proved me wrong. The Precision neck is only 1/8 wider at the nut. It'seems just as easy to navigate around the neck as my jazz basses. This bass will not disappoint.

  • from NC November 6, 2015


    In my experience Fender quality has been hit or miss lately, but this one was a home run. Much much better than the American Series Jazz I had some years ago. Very impressed and highly recommend if the quality control has improved.

  • from Ringgold, GA. April 11, 2015Music Background:
    Hardrock and metal

    Fender American P Bass

    This is just a great bass. its that simple. The bass arrived ready to go. Its been a long time since i have played Fender basses. And i was weary but this just feels great.Finish is flawless and the neck is super comfy. Pups are sweet and punchy! i love this bass. i have owned stingrays to pedulla. this one doesnt break my back nor my bank account. Buy this bass! Sweetwater as usual does a great job. Great customer service. bass came set up perfect and fast. i only buy from sweetwater. the competition needs to take notice. Thank you Fender and thank you Sweetwater!

  • from ny October 24, 2013Music Background:

    Exactly What I Was Looking For

    Love this bass. Arrived set up perfectly, tuned it up, Mike/DI and levels dialed right in. Perfect. It's great to have real bass lines as opposed to midi. Definitely hear the difference immediately. Neck feels good, finish is flawless. I played other basses, and boy a couple were heavy, This is not. This is my bass.

  • from Mile High City May 28, 2014Music Background:
    Pro, Semi-pro, 43 years

    Great bass with great tone!

    Fender is getting a clue. This is a very well made bass guitar and the custom shop pickups remind me of my Lakland P style bass with Lindy Fralins. The build quality is very good but not as good as my Sadowsky Metro R5-24, which is nearly flawless.

    I was able to dial in a super set-up mostly because I did NOT have to file down the nut - it was perfect! Truss rod was good too, and I just had to lower the bridge saddles to my liking, crank that pickup lower under the E sting, and voila! Perfect bass!

    The Olympic White finish is slightly creamy, which I just love, and the gloss finish on the maple fretboard is very cool!

    I applaud Fender for this one. Well done!

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