Electric cello electric guitars warwick bass custom bass guitar fender jazz bass bass guitars fender precision bass guitar body bass amps. The height of the neck related to the body in the table dd. Ive got a lot of different fender bass headstock templates from over the years, but i dont think i have any drawings that include the entire neck assembly. Super light body, great neck, good pickups, just bad wiring with terrible solder and non. A patent print poster of a fender tremolo device for stringed instruments invented by the legendary guitar designer clarence h. Fender precision bass celtic musical instruments music.
Im debating whether i want to go with the tele pbass headstock of the standard pbass headstock. The player p bass is a modern classic with genuine fender sound, style and the rumbling, seismic sound that spawned a thousand imitations. Since the 1970s mighty mite has manufactured custom and replacement bass parts for luthiers, repairmen, and guitarists who cant wait to hotrod their fender precision bass or precisionstyle bass. Classic series 70s jazz bass neck, 20 medium jumbo frets, block inlay, pau ferro. Fender bass guitars manual american musical supply. Do any of you have a jazz bass neck template youd be willing to share. What we call longscale basses have become more or less the standard scale length for basses, thanks to leo fender and the precision bass he introduced in 1951. Pdf precision bass electric guitar plan fender cad. The difference in the tone between the two is what i like. Pdf precision bass electric guitar plan fender cad guitar plans. On the workbench is a 1969 fender precision bass with a problematic playing action. Bass neck vintage amber gloss finish rosewood fingerboard.
The precision bass long history dates back to 1951, and the fender american standard precision bass has become the flagship of fenders pbass line and a staple in popular. We have pdf outlines for most pick guards we make but not necessarily all of them. Easy to build as guitar projects go, bolt on neck and only one pickup with simple wiring. Fender unveiled perhaps the most popular and influential electric guitar everthe stratocasterin 1954. In 1951 fender changed all of that with the creation of the precision bass, an electric bass guitar with. The new american professional precision bass is the best p bass yet, due to the quality and attention to detail of the fender team. Maple neck precision bass style bound rosewood bin. The elegant gold and black twocolor headstock logo lends a touch of class to this instrument. Beautiful ideas electric guitar building plans free 3 pdf blueprints on.
View and download fender standard precision bass parts list online. The new american professional precision bass is the best pbass yet, due to the quality and attention to detail of the fender team. That sleeker neck profile continues to win over bassists to this day, and guitarists who double on bass often find the transition to the j bass neck. Fender player precision bass guitar with maple fingerboard. Comfort is a subjective thing, as i prefer the p neck for most situations on account of my xl hands. Rickenbacker guitar, 2 control, 1 pickup, mono 420, 900, electro es16, electro es17. Demystifying fender neck sizes based on letter designations. Affinity series precision bass pj squier electric basses. The modern fender american standard precision bass is a guitar with a b neck with a modern c neck shape, with b referring to nut width, and modern c referring to the curve shape of the back of the neck. At the end of the day, it comes down to look, feel and sound, so go to your local music retailer and audition both.
The ultimate guide to the perfect bass setup version 1. Standard precision bass guitar pdf manual download. The twin amp appeared in 1952 as the first model in one of the worlds most acclaimed and enduring guitar amp families. Mar 25, 2018 the modern fender american standard precision bass is a guitar with a b neck with a modern c neck shape, with b referring to nut width, and modern c referring to the curve shape of the back of the neck. The first bass he designed and built was the fender precision, a model that is still available today and to a large extent does not differ much from the original. Standard series jazz bass neck, 20 medium jumbo frets maple. My fender mim jazz bass had a toosoft neck, so i finally decided to replace it. The knob has a center detent, at which point the natural tone of the instrument is unaffected. You are allowed to publish excerpts from this book only if you include the following links. Neck adjustment 22 the neck adjustment process 29 bridge setting the intonation 31. Advice restoring a 1978 precision posted by scott merkel in luthiers corner.
It was bought through a popular online auction and was brought into the workshop for an. By turning the appropriate knob clockwise from the center, you gradually boost the bass frequencies in volume. The patent was issued by the united states patent office on august 30, 1954. Quick setup specifications for the fender precision, jazz, and jaguar bass. The decision whether to go with a jazz bass or precision is best left up to the player. Ibanez ar300cs wiring 2 hum 2v 2t dual switches ibanez artcore guitar 1v1t wiring 2 hum 1v 1t ibanez artcore guitar 2v2t wiring 2 hum 2v 2t ibanez artcore bass wiring 1 hum 1v 1t ibanez atk100 bass wiring triple coil pickup passive ibanez atk300 bass wiring triple coil pickup active ibanez btb400 bass wiring dual pickups active. Precision bass neck for sale in uk view 64 bargains. Standard series jazz bass lh neck, 20 medium jumbo frets, pau ferro. Roasted maple precision bass neck, 20 medium jumbo frets, 9. Jul 12, 2018 quick setup specifications for the fender precision, jazz, and jaguar bass. The fender precision bass is the worlds first electric bass, carrying a voice thats gone unchanged since its inception. I was leery of the mighty mite, and i almost opted for another vendors neck for twice the cost.
Cad plan for precision bass electric guitar fender style. Satin urethane finish on back, gloss urethane finish on front fingerboard material. I actually thought the jazz bass neck was supposed to be more like an upright tapered hence the name of the bass. Fender standard precision bass parts list pdf download. What are the differences between a pbass neck and a. The fender precision bass often shortened to p bass is a model of electric bass manufactured by fender musical instruments corporation. I have one for the body and for a p bass but none for a neck.
I was leery of the mighty mite, and i almost opted for another vendors neck for twice the. The american original 50s precision bass updates the playability of this groundbreaking instrument while retaining the original sound and style that changed the world. The j neck is ok but the string spacing is a little narrow for some runs. Fender american pro precision bass maple board guitar with. Throughout the 1930s and 40s, the upright bass, which was the standard in popular music at the time, could barely be heard beneath the rumble and volume of the pop and big bands of the era. Fender player precision bass guitar specifications series. I have both precision and jazz basses as well as a 97 pbass special that has a jazz neck on a precision body. Also, im not sure how legal it is to distribute these, so assuming theyre not going to be used for monetary gain i think its probably ok. Description pdf precision bass electric guitar plan fender style. In its standard, post1957 configuration, the precision bass is a solid body, fourstringed instrument equipped with a single splitcoil humbucking pickup and a onepiece, 20 fret maple neck with rosewood, pau ferro, or maple fingerboard. Im going for a vintage white with a brown tortoise shell pickguard. The precision bass model was built with a flat body, without contours, with a. American original 50s precision bass electric basses.
Both basses have been used across all genres of music with a legacy that is unmatched by their peers, so theres really no way to go wrong. The american original 50s precision bass updates the playability of this groundbreaking instrument while retaining the original sound and. The fender precision bass often shortened to pbass is a model of electric bass manufactured by fender musical instruments corporation. I have a j bass, and i like the sound for certain things but right now im very into the p bass pickup sound for that thump, great for funk or heavy rock. The newer models sport the classic precision bass body with some upgrades, like a more modernized neck with a cshaped profile and a fender custom shop 60s. Where can i buy a pef21 replacement neck for precision bass bass guitar neck. Authentic as it gets, the player precision bass is ready to pump out some serious low end. The pdf links on this page are for the most common configurations and are here primarily for you to check the overall fit of the pick guard buy gauging its overall shape and mounting hole layout etc. The precision bass long history dates back to 1951, and the fender american standard precision bass has become the flagship of fenders pbass line and a staple in popular music.
Both the guitar and bass had a slightly offset body profile and the jazz bass, with its dual singlecoil pickups had a notably brighter, more focused and tweakable tone than. Luthiers plan to build fender 51 p electric bass guitar p041 con. This precision bass features the tonally versatile combination of a pummeling precision bass middle pickup and a bright, growling jazz bass bridge pickup, popularly known as a pj pickup configuration. Pdf plan for precision bass electric guitar fender style. With its offset waist, two pickups and narrow neck, the jazz bass was sonically versatile, faster playing, and soon became the standard by which all other bass. There are exceptions on this rule, beacuse there are narrow and wide 5string basses. I have a j bass, and i like the sound for certain things but right now im very into the pbass pickup sound for that thump, great for funk or heavy rock. The products were first class and the customer service even better. Pef21 replacement neck for precision bass bass guitar. American deluxe jazz bass lh, 0194490, 010205, download.
Revamped for the 21st century, the american professional precision bass has new pickups, a new neck, updated bridge, and even a new hardshell case. But then i remembered that i only purchased this bass for something to play around with. Free pdf downloads for fender deluxe active precision bass special manuals at download free instrument pdf manuals. Rickenbacker guitar, 2 control, 1 dual coil pickup, mono 850 and 650 combo, early 300 capri models.
For a 5string bass, the string spacing is usually the same as for a 4string, only the neck is wider. The precision bass model was built with a flat body, without contours, with a 20turn screwed maple mast. Fender american pro precision bass maple board guitar with case. Contemporary jazz and performer basses japan 1985 jazz bass 1980 jazz bass special japan 1987 power jazz bass japan 1987 standard jazz bass japan 1987 u. I dont know if they have the side profile but fender has pdfs of the top profile of every instrument theyve ever made. Replacement neck for jazz bass or precision bass with chunky body and small headstock. Bass neck vintage amber gloss finish maple fingerboard. To properly shim a neck, the neck must be removed from the neck pocket of the body. I bought the premium wiring kit and golden age pbass pickup from stewmac. Bad wiring, bad grounding, terrible quality solder 1983. The idea behind the j bass introduced originally as the deluxe in 1960 was to offer a counterpart to the jazzmaster guitar. This is a 1983 fugigen gakki made fender squier pbass. The action is high and the bass is very uncomfortable to play. Im also adding a jazz pickup at the bridge, so not really 50s style, more 70s style.
I have both precision and jazz basses as well as a 97 p bass special that has a jazz neck on a precision body. Bass precision guitaronepiece precison neck lic replies to questions may be delayed, if its something i cant answer directly ill need to contact him before get. Fender deluxe active precision bass special manuals. Midwayusa is a privately held american retailer of various hunting and outdoorrelated products. Fender american standard precision bass 2008 2016 reverb. View and download fender precision bass owners manual online. Precision bass special from 1981, black and gold tele from 198182. I ended up with a set of knobs from stewmac, as well. Sep, 2018 this is a 1983 fugigen gakki made fender squier p bass. In the context of guitars, bass guitars, and other string instruments, scale length refers to the distance between the bridge and the nut, not the length of the neck. Bass boostcut the bass boostcut control allows you to increase or decrease the bass frequency output of the instrument. I had a pbass neck, case, knobs and set of strings for a fender pbass so i decided to build one to replace the 1966 precision bass i had just sold.328 1347 998 1109 1623 526 918 6 92 1405 1352 642 1316 1522 877 381 1321 835 250 746 735 951 1271 940 944 1637 1088 500 1427 913 928 152 152 741 628 760 536 1297 997 563 371 373 995 545 769