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Fender American Standard Jazz 5-string bass with mods - $1,250 (Westfield, MA)

condition: excellent
make / manufacturer: Fender USA
model name / number: Jazz V Bass
This is an US made Fender Jazz 5 string bass from the now discontinued American Standard line (I believe it was replaced by the American Professional line). This beauty was made in 2008 but you wouldn’t guess it was that old to look at it. It’s in great shape and comes with the original deluxe molded Fender case. Specs: white alder body, maple neck, rosewood fingerboard. I believe the string spacing is 19mm. It originally had 2 passive Fender J pickups, vol, vol, tone, and tortoise shell pickguard.

However, I’ve made a few modifications to this already great instrument. Mods include: ivory colored EMG active pickups, EMG BTC preamp: vol, pickup pan, and stacked knob for bass and treble boost/cut (replaced plastic knobs for chrome). It now has cream pickguard and Schaller strap locks. This bass was recently professionally set up. And I will also include the original pickguard.

This bass has been lightly gigged, lives in a smoke-free environment and is in wonderful shape. Only some minor scuffs on the body. The neck has a slight ding midway that you can feel with your thumb. This does not get in the way of playing at all and the integrity of the neck is solid and sound. This is a US made Fender Jazz. Take care of these instruments and your grandkids will still play them.

Here’s a link to a demo of the stock US Fender J5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pq9ED74KaJI

EMG Pickups J5 Set info:
https://www.emgpickups.com/bass/j-models/active/j5set.html

EMG BTC System preamp info:
https://www.emgpickups.com/btcsystem.html

The current Fender American Professional II Jazz V lists for $1,899.99 unless you score a sweet deal. My Fender American Standard Jazz V is not a spring chicken but it’s in wonderful shape, has a unique look, plays great, and has the addition of the active EMGs with the additional flexibility of the EMG BTC preamp. The original deluxe molded Fender case has some scuffs on the outside but is built like a tank. Moreso, the inside is nice, clean, and comfy.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thanks for looking!

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