Fender Starcaster Bass, Maple Neck, Aged Cherry Burst

812.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Can be delivered to you on: 31st October 2016
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Product Ref: 40501

  • Fender's Only Offset Waist, Semi-Hollow Bass
  • Aged Cherry Burst Finish with 3-Ply Pickguard
  • 'C'-Shaped Maple Neck & Fingerboard
  • Pinned Adjusto-Matic Bridge
  • Unconventional Fender Style

Fender Starcaster Bass, Maple Neck, Aged Cherry Burst


Back by popular demand, the Starcaster is Fender's only offset-waist, semi-hollow electric guitar.

Product Ref: 40501

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The Starcaster is prized by bass players who play with adventurous flair, returning in new Modern Player form with a greater sound, build quality and a beauty that will have you seeing stars.

The thin, semi-hollow offset body has a bound maple top and back, Aged Cherry Burst finish with stylish bound f holes.

A 'C'-shaped maple neck has a maple fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and black dot inlays.

There are full-voiced dual Fender Wide Range humbucking pickups with three-way toggle switching, a three-ply pickguard, four skirted 'amp' style control knobs and an Adjusto-Matic bridge with anchored tailpiece.


Body & Bridge

  • Colour: Aged Cherry Burst
  • Bridge: Pinned Adjusto-Matic with Anchored Tailpiece
  • Strings: Fender® USA Bass 7250M, NPS, (.045-.105 Gauges)

Neck & Fretboard

  • Neck Shape: "C" Shape
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (24.1 cm)
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Nut Width: 1.625" (41.3 mm)
  • Scale Length: 30" (762 cm)
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Standard
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone

Pickups & Hardware

  • Pickup Configuration: H/H
  • Bridge Pickup: Fender 'Wide Range' Humbucking Bass
  • Neck Pickup: Fender 'Wide Range' Humbucking Bass
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Control Knobs: Skirted Amp Knobs
  • Tuning Machines: Fender Standard Open-Gear