Fender Starcaster Bass, Black, Maple

Fender Starcaster Bass, Black, Maple

Product code: fen0243302506

Fender introduces a new model of what is surely one of its rarest-ever instruments, the semi-hollow Starcaster Bass.

  • Fender Starcaster Bass, Black, Maple

    Fender introduces a new model of what is surely one of its rarest-ever instruments, the semi-hollow Starcaster Bass.

    Main Features

    • Model Name: Starcaster® Bass, Maple Fingerboard, Black
    • Series: Modern Player
    • Model Number: 0243302506
    • Colour: Black
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    Only a handful of prototype models appeared during the mid 1970s, unusually distinctive as the only offset semi-hollow bass guitar in Fender history (to say nothing of its two enormous humbucking pickups). After decades of virtually fabled status, the Starcaster Bass now reappears in electrifying Modern Player form with superior sound, build and beauty ideal for bassists with a flair for appealingly unconventional Fender style.

    The Fender Starcaster Bass guitar's thin semi-hollow offset body has a bound maple top and back, with stylish bound f-holes. A short-scale bass (30 inch), it has a 'C'-shaped maple neck topped by the distinctively curvaceous Starcaster headstock, and a 9.5 inch-radius maple fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and black-dot inlays. Other premium features include dual Fender Wide Range humbucking bass pickups with three-way toggle switching, four skirted 'amp'-style control knobs (volume and tone for each pickup) and a four-saddle Fender Hi-Mass bridge.

    Fender Starcaster® Bass Specifications

    Body Material: Alder with Maple Top and Back
    Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
    Body Shape: Other
    Body Binding: Bound Top and Back

    Neck Material: Maple
    Neck Finish: Gloss Polyester
    Neck Shape: 'C' Shape
    Scale Length: 30 inch (762 mm)
    Fingerboard: Maple
    Fingerboard Radius: 9.5 inch (241 mm)
    Number of Frets: 22
    Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
    String Nut: Synthetic Bone
    Nut Width: 1.625 inch (41.3 mm)
    Position Inlays: Black Dot
    Truss Rods: Standard
    Neck Plate: 4-Bolt

    Bridge Pickup: Fender 'Wide Range' Humbucking Bass
    Neck Pickup: Fender 'Wide Range' Humbucking Bass
    Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
    Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    Pickup Configuration: HH

    Bridge: 4-Saddle Fender Hi-Mass
    Hardware Finish: Chrome
    Tuning Machines: Standard Open-Gear
    Control Knobs: Skirted Amp Knobs

    Strings: Fender® USA Bass 7250M, NPS (.045-.105 Gauges)

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    Brand Fender
    Condition New