NAMM 2019: Fender and Duff McKagan have teamed-up on a new signature bass that takes the Guns N' Roses man's '80s Jazz Bass Special model as its basis, blending it with the player-friendly features of his existing P Bass.
How? Well, like the original Jazz Bass Specials, it places a blend of Precision and Jazz Bass pickups on a Precision body. Here we're offered a combination of a Fender vintage-style Precision Bass split-coil pickup with a Seymour Duncan STKJ2B Jazz Bass bridge pickup, all of which is controlled by a Fender TBXTM (Treble/Bass Expander) setup.
Other features include a neck of quartersawn maple, with a rosewood fretboard and block inlays - including a '12' at the 12th fret - and Deluxe Jazz Bass Special headstock logo. The final characteristic flourishes include a Pure Vintage 70s bridge and a neck plate with McKagan's skull 'n' crossbones emblem.
The Duff McKagan Deluxe Precision Bass is expected to launch in March with an MSRP of £1,219.
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