Fender Custom Shop 1957 Journeyman Relic Precision Bass, Black

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Product Ref: 68422

  • Custom Shop Precision Bass Handmade in the USA
  • Highly Resonant and Lightweight Alder Body
  • Custom Shop Hand-Wound '57 Single-Coil P-Bass Pickup
  • Classic Black Finish with Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Quartersawn Maple Neck with 1957 Soft ''V'' Profile

Fender Custom Shop 1957 Journeyman Relic Precision Bass, Black

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The Fender Custom Shop 1957 Journeyman Relic is the perfect example of a handmade Custom Shop Precision Bass guitar. The quartersawn Maple neck with Maple fingerboard features a soft 1957 ''V'' profile which provides a comfortable and smooth playing experience. The 1957 Journeyman Relic P-Bass has a Custom Shop hand-wound '57 single-coil pickup, that is combined with the resonant and lightweight Alder body to produce the authentic, formidable and incredibly versatile Precision Bass tonality.

Product Ref: 68422

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Time Machine Series by Fender

The Time Machine series is Fender's own shrine to the heritage and legacy of the pioneers who made the company what it is today. The Fender Custom Shop has reached new heights of craftsmanship with its acclaimed Time Machine series, artfully crafting meticulous replicas using the same techniques and tooling used to create the originals all those years ago.

The Custom Shop proudly introduced an expanded selection of premium ''relic'' finishes that have been designed to replicate the worn-in vibe of a genuine vintage instrument. The Relic finish delivers an authentic worn-in wear of a guitar that has experienced many years of regular use. Each finish is specially devised to capture the authenticity of the original-era, with unparalleled breathability and resonance.

Premium Features of the Fender Custom Shop 1957 Precision Bass

This Custom Shop 1957 Journeyman Relic P-Bass is equipped with a Custom Shop hand-wound '57 single-coil pickup, positioned in just the right spot to produce the authentic and formidable Precision Bass tone. Other premium features include a gold anodized aluminium pickguard, 4-saddle American Vintage bridge, vintage controls with matching hardware, a tweed Custom Shop case and Custom Shop certificate of authenticity.

The Custom Shop 1957 Precision Bass comes complete with a classic black finish and nitrocellulose lacquer, imparting the appearance of years of aging and use without the need for heavy wear and tear.

Unrivaled Quality and Craftsmanship

Since 1987, the skilled craftsmen in Fender's Corona, California ''dream factory'' have been producing guitars that are known worldwide for their artistry and unrivaled quality. Ranging from the fine to the fantastic, whether it's building a new custom instrument from the ground up or modifying an existing one, their best is the best. These wonderful instruments have been crafted for and with the input of the world's finest guitarists such as Clapton, Springsteen, Cray, Gilmour, Townshend, Wilko Johnson and Stevie Ray Vaughan, to name just a few.

The History of the Precision Bass

Debuted in late 1951, the Precision Bass guitar was not only Fender's first bass guitar, it was the world's first bass guitar and a new kind of instrument. The Precision Bass (Often shortened to P-Bass), has spent well over half a century at the very heart of music of all kinds everywhere, with its two-horned solid body and fretted neck, the Precision Bass profoundly revolutionised music. Reigning ever since as a must-have instrument, this elegantly simple and enormously powerful instrument is the worldwide standard for bass tonality, performance, reliability and overall excellent.

Specifications

  • Model Name: 1957 Journeyman Relic® Precision Bass®, Maple Fingerboard, Black
  • Model Number: 1515702806
  • Series: Time Machine
  • Colour: Black

Body & Bridge

  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Body Shape: Precision Bass®
  • Bridge: 4-Saddle American Vintage Bass

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: Quartersawn Maple
  • Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Shape: 1957 Soft ''V''
  • Scale Length: 34'' (864mm)
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5''
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • String Nut: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.5'' (38.1mm)
  • Position Inlays: Black Dots
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Custom

Hardware & Electronics

  • Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound '57 Single-Coil Precision Bass
  • Controls:
    • Master Volume
    • Master Tone
  • Pickup Switching: None
  • Pickup Configuration: Split Single-Coil
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
  • Pickguard: 1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminium
  • Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top