Fender Mustang MIM, Fiesta Red, 2016:: For sale, UK, EU Ex-demo Bass Guitar Stock :: Bass Direct :: Warwick USA, London, Manchester, Birmingham, USA

 

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Fender Mustang MIM, Fiesta Red, 2016

£395 + £10 UK shipping

Add £20 EU shipping (outside UK)

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  3. Preowned 2011 bass in superb condition with gig bag The bass has been fully cleaned and set up and comes with gig bag. 30 3/8” scale. Weight: 3.7kg/8lb 9oz

  4. Actual bass shown, click on images to enlarge;











Introduced in 1966 as a companion to Fender's shorter-scaled, two-pickup Fender Mustang guitars, the Mustang Bass was the last original bass designed by Leo Fender before his departure from the company in 1965. The Mustang Bass has a short 30" scale and a single split pickup (similar to the Precision Bass), one volume and one tone control, with strings-through-body routing. Like the early Precision and Jazz basses, the Mustang Bass was fitted with string mutes (although most players removed these).

The standard finishes were red and white. Mustang Basses, like all Fender guitars, were finished in nitrocellulose lacquer up until 1968, thereafter in thick polyester finish. In 1969, both the Mustang guitar and bass were issued with 'Competition' finishes—i.e., red with three white stripes, a thick one between two thinner ones, Lake Placid Blue with lighter blue stripes, etc. and were later available in various plain finishes including black and sunburst. (The yellowing of the lacquer on some early models has also resulted in "rare" colours like Surf Green, in reality a yellowed Competition Blue).


 

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