1975 FENDER PRECISION BASS

1975 Fender Precision Bass

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During the year the ground wire route underneath the bridge changed from larger oval shaped to a small hole.

Other 1975 Precision bass characteristics: Large "C" logo including four individual patent numbers and an ® mark applied under the finish, Fender name imprinted non-reverse clover tuners with an ® mark and no rivet, curved rosewood fretboard or one piece maple neck with skunk stripefretless option, pearloid or black plastic dot fret markers, medium jumbo fret wire, neck butt date ink stamps etc., extra hole on neck butt for hanging while painting, black plastic gasket under F Series neck plate, neck pocket paint stick etc., 1975 Fender Bass extra body hole extra body hole in neck pocket for hanging while painting, tortoise shell/white/black/white vinyl pickguard, black/white/black/white or white/black/white vinyl pickguard, metal foil ground shielding on pickguard horn underside, black or brown thumb rest above E string, date ink stamped grey bobbin pickups, ground shield under pickups, chrome pickup cover and bridge cover, flat top knobs, CTS potentiometers, round yellow tone capacitor, plastic wiring, single groove bridge saddles, black tolex case with silver plastic logo and orange interior.

Serial numbers ranged from roughly 589000 to 690000 although there are many overlapping exceptions. For more precise dating cross reference the serial number with the instrument's neck butt, pickup and pot codes.