VERSATILE SOUND, CLASSIC STYLE
Since its original release in 1964, the Mustang Bass has been one of Fender’s most enduring bass designs, finding its way into the hands of bassists ranging from The Rolling Stones to My Chemical Romance. This updated version of the short-scale underground hero adds the power of our venerable P Bass® and J Bass® pickups to the traditional Mustang design for flexible, thunderous bass tone with smooth playing feel and slick visual style.
30” scale length; “C”-shaped maple neck
One P Bass split single-coil middle pickup, one J Bass® single-coil bridge pickup
9.5”-radius Pau Ferro fingerboard with 19 medium jumbo frets
Four-saddle bridge; four-bolt neck plate; vintage-style tuning machines
Master Volume and Tone controls; three-way pickup switch
PLAYER SERIES PICKUPS
Designed for authentic Fender tone—with a bit of an edge—our Player Series pickups keep a foot in the past while looking to the future.
PJ PICKUP CONFIGURATION
Bassists will appreciate the remarkable tonal versatility of the PJ pickup configuration, with a thunderous split single-coil Precision Bass middle pickup and growling Jazz Bass bridge pickup.
30″-SCALE NECK WITH 9.5” FINGERBOARD RADIUS
This classic short scale makes it easier to comfortably reach the lower frets while maintaining Fender’s punchy bass sound. The 9.5”-radius fingerboard offers enough arcto provide a natural fret-hand feel.
Combining form and function perfectly, the 4-saddle bridge features modern slotted saddles for enhanced tuning stability and punchy attack.
“F”-STAMPED NECK PLATE
Each Player Precision Bass includes an “F”-stamped neck plate, leaving no doubt as to the instrument’s pedigree.
OPEN-GEAR TUNING MACHINES
A classic design element from the earliest days of the electric bass, the open-gear tuning machines offer rock-solid tuning stability.