For the budget-minded player who demands great design, quality components, and excellent fit and finish, the Vintera Series of guitars and basses are just the ticket. With era-correct pickups, classic colors and other coveted features from the '50s, '60s and '70s, these instruments have all the sound and style of the decades that defined them.
This '60s Mustang Bass in iconic Fiesta Red has everything you need in a short scale bass. Short scale is not just for beginners. Many professional players use short scale basses with either round wound or flat wound strings to suit their needs. They're legit, folks. And if you're a guitar player who doubles on bass, it's a great option.
Freshly set up in-house by our skilled Guitar Tech, so this bass is ready to join you on stage tonight! Comes with Deluxe Gig Bag.
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.
Hipshot Lollipop Vintage-Style Tuners
1.625" Synthetic Bone Nut
Mid-60s-Style C Shaped Maple Neck with 30" Scale Length
19 Vintage-Style Frets
Pau Ferro Fingerboard with 7.25" Radius
Split-Coil Mustang Pickup
Aged White Pearloid Pickguard
Chrome 4-Saddle Strings-thru-Body Mustang Bridge
Alder Body with Fiesta Red Finish
Deluxe Fender Gig Bag
Serial Number MX22279594