Mustang® Bass PJ

Model #: 0144050572

  • Color
    Sonic Blue
  • Fingerboard Material
    Rosewood
$574.99
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Versatile Sound, Classic Style

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. This updated version of the short-scale underground hero adds the power of our 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.

Features
  • 30” scale length; “C”-shaped maple neck
  • One P Bass split single-coil middle pickup, one J Bass® single-coil bridge pickup
  • 9.5”-radius rosewood 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
Introducing the

Mustang® Bass PJ

  • Highlights

    SHORT SCALE
    SHORT SCALE

    This Mustang Bass features Fender’s classic short scale length (30”) 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
    "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
    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” fingerboard radius and medium jumbo frets.

    THREE-WAY PICKUP SWITCH
    THREE-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
    FOUR-SADDLE HARDTAIL BRIDGE

    This model features a hardtail four-saddle bridge for solid tuning stability, precise intonation and increased sustain.

    ENGRAVED NECK PLATE
    ENGRAVED NECK PLATE

    This Mustang Bass features a special neck plate engraved with a Fender “F” logo—a classic design element for Fender instruments.

  • Specs

    Accessories
    • Case/Gig Bag
      Optional Gig Bag (p/n 0991521106) Available
    • Included Accessories
      None
    Body
    • Body Material
      Alder
    • Body Finish
      Gloss Polyester
    • Body Shape
      Mustang Bass
    Electronics
    • 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
    • Configuration
      PJ
    Hardware
    • 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
    Miscellaneous
    • Strings
      Fender® USA, NPS, (Gauges .045 - .105)
    Neck
    • Neck Material
      Maple
    • Neck Finish
      Satin Polyurethane
    • Neck Shape
      "C" Shape
    • Scale Length
      30" (762 mm)
    • Fingerboard Material
      Rosewood
    • Fingerboard Radius
      9.5" (241 mm)
    • Number of Frets
      19
    • Fret Size
      Medium Jumbo
    • Nut Material
      Synthetic Bone
    • Nut Width
      1.5" (38.1 mm)
    • Position Inlays
      White Dot
    • Truss Rod
      Standard
    • Truss Rod Nut
      3/16" Hex Adjustment
  • Support