UPDATE - UPDATE - UPDATE
I am very happy to report that after countless emails, complaints an investigation and the help of a very kind UPS driver my bass has now been recovered. Many warm thanks to all who gave their support and kept an eye out.
Contoured body brought new and finished in this lovely “antique white”/cream by Bow Finishing. Oiled neck imported from USA has Jazz width/D profile. Seymour Duncan SCPB-2 pickup. Bespoke custom pick guard/scratch plate designed for this rear routed body - ideal if you want to remove it for that “Dusty Hill” look. Vintage style through body bridge. KiOgon wiring harness. Cost over £1,000 to put together.
What more to say? It’s a lovely bass. Offers invited. 😉
US made Fender Highway One P Bass from 2006-2007 in black. Great condition with minor blemishes as shown in the pictures. This has a nitro finish, Badass Bridge and a great neck. Recently restrung with Fender 7250, 45-100. Comes with TGI ABS hardshell case.
Collection from Sevenoaks, or can arrange pick up from central London.
Up for sale is my Maruszczyk Jake L in Fiesta Red (very Pino). I bought this new in mid April of last year. It has been gigged a few times and, apart from the usual swirls, is in great condition. Sounds just like you'd expect a P Bass to sound.
Jake L (Precision type) chambered alder body.
34" Scale maple neck, katalox fretboard with MOP dots.
19mm bridge spacing, 40mm nut width.
Standard Maruszczyk split coil pickup, passive circuit.
Tort, 3 ply pickguard.
Weighs 7lbs 3ozs (3.3kg ish).
Hardware is standard Maruszczyk fitment.
Maruszczyk gig bag.
Currently fitted with Ernie Ball Cobalt Flats.
*please note* this is not the same as the Deluxe, this is one of the first Elites that took over from the Deluxe in 2015/2016.
Times as they are, I need to shift this guy. He's served me well over the years as my main bass through festivals and live sessions but is still in great condition.
Not really after trades but before you make offers, I'll only consider trades with a minimum of £500 my way. Preferably Japanese (lawsuit Ibanez or similar and MIJ Fenders) or USA Fenders. Passive only. Anything else, I'm probably not interested. I'm selling out of need and not want.
If you're not familiar with them, this is the model with the Musicman style truss wheel. It has an active/passive switch and 3 band EQ.
The neck is compound, graduating from a C shape to a D at the 12th fret.
Here's a review from Premier Guitar: https://www.premierguitar.com/articles/24081-fender-american-elite-precision-bass-review
I gutted him once because I don't like active circuitry, the home made tort plate is left over from that and will still fit the original bits if you make an extra hole and maybe do a bit of light filing.
I'm the 2nd owner. I didn't get a tool for the truss wheel and haven't been able to find one specific to the Elite but I've managed to make adjustments with a regular allen key and some caution. There are a couple of little marks on the wheel from adjustments (pic 4). The scratchplate is a little scratched up so you know it's done its job but only noticeable under scrutiny.
In terms of dings, there are a couple of minors pictured towards the end. Otherwise, it's been loved and cared for. Currently strung with some old GHS Pressurewound but can find some rounds to put on if you prefer.
Case had some stickers, some marks left but easy enough to remove if you care to. Otherwise, perfect working order with 2 keys.
Will ship if buyer arranges but meet up obviously preferred. I am based in Walton On Thames, 10 minutes west of Kingston.
Double cutaway 4-string electric bass
PJ pickup configuration; split-coil Precision Bass middle pickup, single-coil all-new fourth-generation Noiseless Jazz Bass® bridge pickup
Onboard active 18-volt preamp for more headroom with less noise
Compound profile neck; redesigned contoured neck heel
9.5”-14” compound radius fingerboard
HiMass Vintage bridge; new genuine bone nut
Includes redesigned ABS Elite Molded Case with TSA locks
Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
Body Shape: Precision Bass
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Satin Urethane with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
Neck Shape: Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"
Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5"-14" Compound Radius (241 mm-355.6 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1.625" (41.3 mm)
Position Inlays: White Pearloid Dot
Truss Rod: Dual-Action
Truss Rod Nut: Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
Bridge Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless
Middle Pickup: Elite Precision Bass
Controls: Master Volume, Pan Pot (Pickup Selector), Treble Boost/Cut, Midrange Boost/Cut, Bass Boost/Cut, Active/Passive Mini Toggle
Switching: 2-Way Mini Toggle Switch for Active/Passive Mode. In Passive Mode, Only The Volume, Pan and Passive Tone Controls Function. In Active Mode, All Controls Function.
Special Electronics: 18V Preamp with Active 3-Band EQ
Bridge 4-Saddle HiMass Vintage (String-Through-Body or Topload)
Hardware Finish Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines: Fender "F" Light-Weight Vintage-Paddle Keys with Tapered Shafts
Pickguard: 3-Ply Black/White/Black
Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
Neck Plate: 5-Bolt Asymmetrical
These last 2 pics are from when I had replaced the active guts with DiMarzios and I was too lazy to tale new pictures, in case you're wondering 'what's up with those pups?'