Fender Mustang Bass PJ, Olympic White, Pau Ferro
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.
- 30 inch scale length, 'C'-shaped maple neck
- One P Bass split single-coil middle pickup, one J Bass® single-coil bridge pickup
- 9.5 inch-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
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This updated version of the short-scale underground hero adds the power of Fender's 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.
This Mustang Bass features Fender's classic short scale length (30 inch) for pronounced playing comfort for students and beginners, smaller players and anyone who enjoys the easily reachable range of a short-scale bass.
'PJ' Pickup Configuration
Bassists will appreciate the tonal versatility of the 'PJ' pickup configuration, with a seismic split single-coil Precision Bass® middle pickup and growling Jazz Bass® bridge pickup.
Modern 'C'-Shaped Neck
This instrument features a modern neck designed for comfort and performance, with a contemporary 'C'-shaped profile (the shape of the neck in cross section), 9.5 inch fingerboard radius and medium jumbo frets.
3-Way Pickup Switch
This Mustang Bass features a three-way toggle pickup switch, giving you either the bridge or neck pickup alone, or both.
Four-Saddle Hardtail Bridge
This model features a hardtail four-saddle bridge for solid tuning stability, precise intonation and increased sustain.
Engraved Neck Plate
This Mustang Bass features a special neck plate engraved with a Fender 'F' logo—a classic design element for Fender instruments.
Fender Mustang Bass PJ Specifications
Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
Body Shape: Mustang Bass
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Satin Polyurethane
Neck Shape: 'C' Shape
Scale Length: 30 inch (762 mm)
Fingerboard Material: Pau Ferro
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5 inch (241 mm)
Number of Frets: 19
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width 1.5 inch (38.1 mm)
Position Inlays: White Dot
Truss Rod: Standard
Truss Rod Nut: 3/16 inch Hex Adjustment
Bridge Pickup: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Jazz Bass
Middle Pickup Vintage-Style Split Single-Coil Precision Bass
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickups, Position 3. Middle Pickup
Bridge: 4-Saddle Standard
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines: Fender Vintage-Style
Pickguard: 4-Ply Aged White Pearloid
Control Knobs: Vintage Style Black Plastic Jazz Bass®
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (Gauges .045 - .105)