Fender '75 Reissue Jazz Bass, classic 3-tone sunburst, crafted in Japan 2002-04. This is a startlingly effective tone-machine. The bass is a high-end model to start with; so you're getting a deluxe ash body and the beautiful bound maple neck to start off. The previous owner has fitted a Badass II bridge; this increases the brightness, sustain and clarity, giving the bass a huge amount of natural punch and projection. The pickups were also switched for a pair of Seymour Duncan Quarter Pounders, which rule. They're wound a little hotter for high output, so they deliver a great thick, juicy growl that's harmonically rich and extremely sensitive. The tone is amazing, it'll easily hold it's own in just about any context, keeping the cheesy grin on your face with reckless abandon. The look is great too; the block inlays and light board really set off the beautiful grain of the ash on show under the sunburst finish; it's a classic that's easy to love. If you're after a working bass that'll deliver night after night, this could be your favourite new colleague.
Model: Fender Jazz Bass, '75 Reissue (JB75-90US)
Made: Japan 2002-04 (CIJ, serial Q069009)
Finish: 3-tone sunburst, 3-ply red tort guard
Neck: maple with maple board, white pearl block inlays
Mods: bridge replaced with Badass II bridge, pickups replaced, output jack replaced
Pickups: Seymour Duncan Quarter Pounder JB set
Case: basic gig bag
Cosmetic condition notes: light finish wear. There's a couple of minor scratches: on the end of the headstock, near the bridge pickup, and on the back; none of this is particularly noticeable. There's some minor clouding on the chrome. Overall: excellent condition (9/10)
Playing condition notes: Action is very low, neck is straight, intonation is good, truss rod works. All electronics tested and working properly. Minor fret wear only, they look almost new, 9/10 for life left. Set up with 45/105s.