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What is a Fender Musicmaster?

What is a Fender Musicmaster?

The Fender Musicmaster is a solid body electric guitar produced by Fender. It was the first 3/4 scale student-model guitar Fender produced. A Musicmaster Bass model was also put on the market. Musicians such as David Byrne and Liz Phair used a Fender Musicmaster.

Are Fender bass necks interchangeable?

Yes, they are interchangable, if the number of frets are the same. A 22 fret Fender neck will not work on a “20 fret” Fender body. It will physically fit, but you will not be able to intonate it.

How wide is a jazz bass neck?

While most newly-built P and J basses are equipped with modern ‘C’ shape necks, the Jazz neck tapers off to a slim 38mm nut width. This is unlike the P’s 43mm and consistent size down the whole neck.

What is AP bass?

A precision bass, also called a p bass, has a body similar to a Stratocaster guitar with a double cutaway where the neck meets the body but has a thicker body and neck than a 6-string electric. It has a split-coil pickup system near the center of the body.

When did the fender Musicmaster come out?

April 1956
“The first production run of Musicmasters Fender did was in April 1956, and they’re extremely rare. They had an aluminium scratchplate that was painted black.

Are all bass necks the same?

Nobody will ever mistake a P Bass neck for a Jazz Bass neck. While most current P Bass and Jazz Bass models feature a modern “C”-shaped neck, generally made of maple, they are distinct in their feel.

Are Fender Telecaster necks interchangeable?

Telecasters and Stratocasters share not only the scale length but also the neck pockets which have the same width, length, and pocket depth. Nevertheless, we can find an incompatibility that makes them non-interchangeable. Although both necks have the same dimensions, they differ in shape.

What Fender bass has the thinnest neck?

The Ibanez Soundgear basses are well known for having thinner necks, you can check those out. Fender Jazz basses (Squire Jazz basses too) have thinner necks, but you may also want to check out 3/4 sized basses with a 30″ scale (short scale) instead of a full sized bass.

Do heavier basses sound better?

Heavier guitars generally have better sustain, and more resonance than lighter guitars. This is often due to the wood type, and the body size. Thicker guitar bodies, cause the tone to be fuller, warmer and louder. It’s also good to remember how body type influences tone.

Who uses Fender P Bass?

There are a lot of bass players who prefer playing a P-Bass. The Motown legend James Jamerson uses a ’62 PBass that he calls “the funk machine”. Donald “Duck” Dunn, Carol Kaye, Pino Palladino, Steve Harris, Willie Weeks, Sting, Paul Simonon and George Porter Jr. are just some of the notable P-Bass users.

What kind of bass does Metallica use?

Warwick Streamer bass guitars
With Metallica, Trujillo has primarily been playing Warwick Streamer bass guitars, both 5- and 4-strings. His signature model Streamer bass was released in March 2010. He often plays Fernandes Gravity 5-string basses, particularly a model with a silver finish, blue flame decals, and EMG pickups.