FENDER Jaco Pastorius Jazz Bass Fretless

  • Fender Jaco Pastorius Jazz Bass Fretless


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The Fender Jaco Pastorius Jazz Bass Fretless has a special commemorative Pastorius neck plate. Although this bass is fretless it has fretlines in the fingerboard - as Pastorius removed the frets from his own bass and filled the slots with filler before covering the fingerboard with marine epoxy. A interesting touch on this bass is the side dot position markers in line with the fretlines (to help position your fingers on the fretless fingerboard). It is supplied with a tortoiseshell pickguard which you can attach if you want to. Early models had rosewood fingerboards (like the original Pastorius bass) with optional Pau Ferro from 2001-2002 and from 2003 Pau Ferro was used exclusively.

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Body materialalder body
Body stylejazz bass body style


BridgeFender American Vintage Bass bridge
Hardware colorchrome hardware
Tunersopen gear tuners


Controls shapeknurled flat top controls
Tone controls1 tone control
Volume controls2 volume controls


Fingerboard materialpau ferro fingerboard, rosewood fingerboard


Finish effectssunburst finish
Finish materialnitrocellulose finish
Made inUSA
Scale length34 inches scale-length


Neck jointbolt on neck
Neck materialmaple neck
Neck profileC shaped neck
Neck width1.5 inches wide at nut
Number of fretsfretless
Nutsynthetic bone nut


Pickups brand and modelFender American Vintage J-Bass pickup(s)
Pickups configuration2 single coil pickups

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