The Coronado Bass is one of Fender’s “modern” designs from the 1960s. If you have been floored by the cost of originals you’re going to like what you see. Since their 1966 introduction, Introduced in 1966, Coronados have long been revered as unique Fenders. The Modern Player edition features a thin semi-hollow maple body with an alder center block for enhanced punch and sustain. Stylishly bound F-holes lend a cool vintage vibe and enhance the instrument’s rich resonance, The Coronado is powered by a pair of Fideli’Tron humbuckers, capable of putting out a broad variety of amplified tones. The fast maple neck is topped with a fast bound rosewood fretboard and 21 properly dressed medium-jumbo frets. Other appointments include block inlays, bound “F” holes and a stylish trapeze style tailpieceThe original Coronados were true hollowbody instruments, cool, but making them less usable in modern situations. To address this, the Modern Player Coronado Bass adds an alder center block, for much improved sustain and superior feedback resistance when using high gain amplification. .So, while Fender’s Coronado Bass looks like its 1960s forefather, it is a updated and modern bass.This bass is a delight to play. The 30″ scale length and 1-5/8″ nut width make it a natural for players with smaller hands, or guitarists looking to double on bass. The neck is a very friendly “C” profile that sits in your hand perfectly. The action is good, free of any fret buzzing, and it balances comfortably, whether played seated.Just like in a sports car, it’s what’s “under the hood” that makes a difference. and Fender’s Fideli’Tron humbucking pickups have what it takes. These PUPS have high output, deep lows, and plenty of punch. They are capable of everything from Jaco style staccato cleans to stage-shaking grunge roar, and all without annoying 60 cycle hum. Controls are intuitive with a three-position switch plus individual volume and tone control for each pickup, giving you ready access to all of the Coronado’s sonic capabilities.This specific listing was not previously sold. It has no scratches, dings or blemishes at all. Clearly, it has needed no structural repairs and would be impossible to distinguish this bass form new examples on retail showroom floors. Our supplier’s team of Fender Certified techs have inspected, tested, and played this bass and found nothing to repair. I too, have given it a complete going over and am confident that it is 100% ready to go. I’m sorry, but I do not have a case for this listing. Why Buy From LightSpeed Music? As always, the pictures shown in the listing are of the actual instrument you will receive. Every piece of wood is unique, and you deserve to see exactly what you are buying. We know that buying musical gear online is hard, so we welcome any questions you have. If you would like an “in hand” description or you need more details, please call weekdays at 314-603-1314. We are here to assist you from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM Central time. This instrument was inspected and tested at our supplier, in the USA. Final checking, polishing and setup is performed here, in our shop. The manufacturer requires our supplier to mark “used” on the back of the headstock and give it a new serial number. It’s a big internet, and we know you have many choices. As such, we are thankful for the thousands of musicians that have chosen us, and hope to be able to add you to our family. LightSpeed Music Store St. Louis, MO Fender Modern Player Coronado Bass Guitar Specifications: Body Style: Coronado Number of Strings: 4 Color: 3-Color Sunburst Body Material: Laminated Maple Body Finish: Gloss Scale Length: 30″ Number of Frets: 21, Medium Jumbo Fretboard Material: Rosewood Fretboard Radius: 9-1/2″ Fretboard Inlays: Pearloid Blocks Neck Material: Maple, Bolt-On Neck Profile: “C” Nut Width: 1-5/8″ Bridge/Tailpiece: Pinned Adjusto-Matic Tuners: Standard Open-Gear Number of Pickups: 2 Neck Pickup: Fideli’Tron Humbucker Bridge Pickup: Fideli’Tron Humbucker Controls: 2 ea Volume, 2 ea Tone, & 3-Way Switch Manufacturer Part Number: 0243200500
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