All images and text copyrighted 1997 - 2017 and property of Greg Gagliano. Please don't take them or use them in an on-line auction without permission.... thanks!

The Precision Bass once again was available with an ash body and maple beginning around 1970. The nut width was also slimmed slightly around this time. Unlike many Fender models, the Precision Bass kept the 4-bolt neck throughout the 1970s.

Fender Precision Bass (1976)


 Body: Solid; 2-piece ash

 Finish: Natural, polyurethane

 Neck: 1-piece maple, bolt-on

 Fingerboard: Maple; black plastic dot markers

 Number of Frets: 20

 Pickguard: Black/white/black/white plastic laminate

 Bridge: Fender steel, chrome

 Nut: Plastic

 Tuners: Fender, open, chrome

 Pickups: One, Fender split coil

 Controls: Master tone; master volume

 Scale Length: 34 inches

 Neck Width at Nut: 1 5/8 inches

 Body Width at Lower Bout: 13 inches

 Body Depth: 1 3/4 inches

 Weight: n/a




Back to the Fender Pix Menu