Fender Blacktop Jazz Bass

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Fender offers a new sonic take on an iconic classic. Order your Fender Blacktop Jazz Bass Guitar from Sam Ash Direct today for the guaranteed lowest price.

Fender’s new and innovative Blacktop series has taken the classic Jazz Bass design and given it a sonic boost into a whole new stratosphere! Fender has added a supercharged electronics schematic that will be a force to be reckoned with. Replacing the traditional Jazz Bass single coil pickup with a pair of high-output dual Blacktop split-coil Precision Bass® pickups, give this legendary icon a whole new voice. You will be able to dial in a wider range of tones than ever. The Blacktop Jazz Bass will deliver the massive tone that you seek, and you will love the flexibility of the dual split-coil layout with individual volume controls for each along with a master tone.

More traditional appointments include an alder body, maple neck with modern C shape and gloss urethane finish, rosewood fretboard with 9.5” radius and 20 medium jumbo frets, three-ply black-white-black pickguard, open-gear tuners and chrome hardware which includes a Fender designed Blacktop™ HiMass bridge to stabilize intonation and increase sustain. Case not included.

When you buy your Fender Blacktop Jazz Bass Guitar from Sam Ash Direct you get the benefit of our 85 plus years of experience and, because we are a Fender Authorized Dealer, the Fender limited lifetime warranty. Order yours from Sam Ash Direct today with the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy and fast, free shipping.

Things You Will Get:

  • Bass Guitar
Series Blacktop
Other Features Synthetic Bone nut
Model 0148600

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5.0

The Fender Blacktop Jazz Bass

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from Boca Raton, Florida

Pros

  • Perfect Playability

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Stage and Studio

    Comments about Fender Blacktop Jazz Bass:

    Ripped open the box, plugged into a Fender Rumble 150 and literally almost blew the roof off. The pickups are hot! The rafters were vibrating. I had to turn down the amp volume from where I usually play. Everything worked, both volumes and tone. Along with the Jazz shaped body, black with black pick guard outlined in white this a beautiful bass guitar when combined with all the chrome. The action was too high so I turned to the Fender owners manual that makes it specific and easy to make this bass just the way you want it. First I straightened the neck to .015 just above specs, then because I noticed that there was still some slight string buzz I raised the string height slightly. I would rather have a straight neck and adjust the string height at the bridge. I believe that this makes intonation and playability easier. The pickups were so hot that I backed them off below specs just so my windows wouldn't blow out. After all this the intonation was easy. I let it sit for ten minutes before retuning and ripping into this serious bass for two hours. When set up professionally this bass rivals and exceeds basses twice it's price. I intend to use this bass live and in the studio.

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    Blacktop Jazz Bass

    Fender Musical Instruments Corporation warrants this Fender brand instrument to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for as long as it is owned by the original retail purchaser, except that pickups, switches, jacks, controls, all other electronic components, tuning machines, hardware, pickguards, plated surfaces, gig bags, cases and case hardware are warranted for a period of one (1) year from the date of original purchase. This warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser when this instrument is purchased from an Authorized Fender Dealer and is subject to the limitations set forth herein. IMPORTANT: PLEASE RETAIN YOUR ORIGINAL SALES RECEIPT, AS IT IS YOUR PROOF OF PURCHASE VALIDATING THIS LIMITED WARRANTY.

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