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1993 Fender Order Made Jazz Bass Butterscotch Lacquer, Near-Mint w/ Case, Japan MIJ Fujigen


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Up for sale, a 1993 Fender "Order Made" Jazz Bass in near-mint, 100% original condition and in perfect working order, complete with a molded hardshell case. This “Made in Japan” Jazz Bass was crafted at the Fujigen factory as part of Fender Japan’s Order Made program, which offered a bevy of non-catalog features and finishes.

Unusual in its feature set and evoking '50s Fender specifications in a few key ways, the bass has an ash body finished in gloss Butterscotch lacquer, along with domed knurled knobs, all non-catalog options indicative of the instrument's "Order Made" status. The bass is medium weight at 8lbs 15oz, with a bold, powerful natural acoustic quality with excellent note detail and attack. The pickups deliver a range of midrange-forward Jazz Bass tonalities, with plenty of burp and articulate growl, a clear treble response, and thick thump with the Tone knob rolled back to taste. This Order Made Jazz Bass has been professionally setup here at Mike & Mike’s Guitar Bar with 45-100 roundwound strings, comfortable action, and accurate intonation.

Neck Specs:

-Wood: Maple
-Shape: Slender U, measuring .810” 1st fret, .980” 12th fret
-Fretboard: Rosewood slab, 7 1/4” vintage-spec radius
-Frets: Slender, hint of wear on frets 1-9
-Scale Length: 34”
-Nut: 1 1/2”, bone
-Headstock: '62-style Jazz Bass decal, "Custom Made" on reverse side
-Tuners: Clover button, nickel-plated
-Serialization: “Made in Japan”, N-prefix, Order Made stamps on neck heel and in pocket

Body Specs:

-Wood: Ash
-Pickups: Single coil x2
-Harness: Full-size Japanese pots date to ‘92 and ‘93
-Hardware: Bridge with steel barrel saddles, dome-topped knurled knobs, control plate
-Plastics: Tortoise “tomato soup” pickguard

The gloss lacquer Butterscotch finish highlights the dynamic grain in the ash body, and cosmetic wear is limited to a couple microscopic nicks on the body as a whole. The gloss on the neck profile is immaculate.

A modern Fender molded hardshell case is included.