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Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00

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  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00
  • Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00

Topshelf Instruments

Fender Japan Mustang Bass MB98-SD Fiesta Red 1997-00

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Fender Mustang Bass, crafted in Japan 1997-00, fiesta red. Mustang basses are a winner on every level: they look awesome, they're effortless to play, and they sound killer. The 30"short scale is an absolute breeze on the fingers, everything feels within easy reach and it's just so fun to riff around on. The slinkier scale also means a thumpy, round tone that's got a lot of charm and slots perfectly into punk, soul and any number of other vintage-vibe genres. These weren't cheap in their day, so you get the good stuff: a US bridge plate, Duncan Designed pickups and an alder body. This is really has a lot of charm, but it packs a whole lot of attitude under the hood!

Model: Fender 'Vintage Collection' Mustang Bass (MG98-70SD)
Made: 1997-00, Japan (serial O018065)
Finish: fiesta red (FRD), 3-ply white pearl guard
Body: alder
Neck: maple with rosewood board, 30" scale
Mods: pickguard either non-original or wrapped in black
Pickups: Duncan Designed MB1
Case: basic gig bag

Cosmetic condition notes: minor finish wear. There's a couple of very minor nicks on the end and bottom edge of the headstock. The neck is pretty clean. The back has no major marks, just some very light scratches and scuffs around the place and a couple of dents near the string ferrules. Sides are pretty clean, just minor dimples. The front is also very clean, just some light play wear on the guard and top horn. Overall: excellent condition (9/10).

Playing condition notes: Action is low, intonation is good, neck is straight, truss rod works. All electrics tested and working properly. Frets have some minor wear only, 8/10 for life left. Wearing fresh 45/105s.