For players who want the style sound of Fender’s golden era, we created the Vintera ‘60s Mustang Bass. Equipped with the coveted features that defined the decade—including period-accurate neck profile and playing feel, along with re-voiced pickups—this bass has all of the seismic tone that made the Mustang Bass a legend.
For authentic Fender tone we voiced the split-coil ‘60s Mustang Bass pickup to sound like the original. Punchy and growling, it has the tone that made Fender the choice of electric bassists. The “Mid '60s C”-shaped neck has a 7.25”-radius fingerboard with 19 vintage-style frets for classic playing feel. A vintage-style, 4-saddle bridge with threaded saddles vintage-style tuning machines provide original-era aesthetics, rock-solid performance and tuning stability. Other features include master volume and tone controls, chrome hardware and 4-bolt neck plate. Includes a deluxe gig bag.
A classic Fender tone wood, alder’s sound is balanced with equal doses of lows, mids and highs.
Remarkably comfortable, the “Mid '60s C"-shaped neck profile is sculpted for a vintage-style playing feel—thinner at the first fret, thicker at the twelfth.
We voiced the pickup to sound like an original from the ‘60s. It’s full of the growling, punchy tone that made you fall in love with the sound of Fender basses.
Hosting 19 vintage-style frets, the 7.25”-radius fingerboard provides the comfortable playing feel of a vintage instrument.
Hosting 4 threaded saddles for period-correct aesthetics, this bridge offers solid intonation and action adjustment.
A way cool touch from the ‘60s, the “lollipop” tuning machines are named for their distinctive paddle shape.