Fender Precision Bass Guitars

The Fender Precision Bass, affectionately known as the “P Bass,” stands as an enduring icon in the world of bass guitars, revolutionizing the music industry since its introduction in 1951. Conceived by Leo Fender, the Precision Bass was the first commercially successful solid-body electric bass, offering a ground-breaking alternative to the cumbersome and less practical upright basses prevalent at the time. The early 1950’s were the boom years for Fender Guitars and the Precision Bass was one of many innovative and ground-breaking designs.

P Bass on the Market 🎸

A small selection of new and used Fender Precision Bass on the eBay market today. We have used the latest filtering technology to provide some of the best guitars from various sellers. To browse all the Precision Bass guitars available today click the green button at the end of these listings to go directly to eBay* for a FILTERED selection.

Fender PB-70 Precision Bass Reissue - Natural - 1991 - MIJ
1991 Fender PB-70 Precision Bass Reissue – Natural – MIJ £1,650.00

The Fender PB-70 Precision Bass Reissue from 1991 in Natural finish is currently available for £1,650.00 in used condition. This model is part of the renowned Made in Japan (MIJ) collection from Fender, known for its high-quality craft…

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Fender Artist Duff McKagan Deluxe Precision Bass White Pearl Electric Bass Guita
Fender Duff McKagan Deluxe Precision Bass White Pearl £1,594.80

Looking to rock out with a high-quality electric bass guitar? Check out the Fender Artist Duff McKagan Deluxe Precision Bass White Pearl Electric Bass Guitar. This guitar is brand new and priced at £1,594.80. Part of the Fender Artist …

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Fender American Professional II Precision Bass Guitar, Rosewood FB, Mercury
Fender American Pro II P-Bass, Rosewood FB, Mercury £1,699.00

Introducing the Fender American Professional II Precision Bass Guitar in the stunning Mercury finish with a Rosewood fingerboard. This guitar is brand new and priced at £1,699.00. The Fender American Professional II collection is known…

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Fender Vintera II '50s Precision Bass MN Black - 4-String Electric Bass
Fender Vintera II ’50s Precision Bass in black £999.00

Introducing the Fender Vintera II ’50s Precision Bass MN Black – a stunning 4-String Electric Bass guitar that is brand new and priced at £999.00. This guitar is part of the popular Vintera II collection by Fender, known fo…

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Origins of the P Bass

The origins of the Precision Bass are rooted in Fender’s commitment to providing musicians with innovative solutions. By incorporating a fretted neck, a magnetic pickup, and a contoured body, the Precision Bass allowed bassists to achieve consistent pitch accuracy and a defined sound, fundamentally altering the landscape of popular music. The term “Precision” was aptly chosen to highlight the instrument’s ability to produce precise intonation, setting a new standard for bass performance.

Precision Bass Hall of Fame

Over the years, the Precision Bass has become synonymous with countless genres, thanks to its versatile tonal range and solid, reliable construction. Famous musicians across various genres have wielded the P Bass to shape the sound of their bands. From Motown legend James Jamerson to punk rock pioneer Dee Dee Ramone, and modern virtuosos like Marcus Miller and Geddy Lee, the Precision Bass has left an indelible mark on the bass-playing community.

What to look for in a used P Bass

When considering the purchase of a second-hand Precision Bass, several factors warrant attention. Examine the overall condition of the bass, checking for any signs of wear, dents, or structural issues. Evaluate the playability by inspecting the neck, frets, and action, ensuring a comfortable and smooth playing experience. Verify the functionality of the electronics, paying close attention to the pickups and controls. Additionally, a thorough examination of the hardware, including the bridge and tuning pegs, is essential. Ultimately, buying a second-hand Precision Bass can be a rewarding experience, but a meticulous assessment is vital to ensure that the instrument meets the desired standards of quality and performance.

Recently Discovered on eBay

All the guitars shown below were discovered on eBay. From left to right we have: a Fender American Pro II Precision Bass RW, Dark Night (£1,749) a Fender Player Plus Active Precision Bass Guitar in Maple Fiesta Red for £1,050 and finally a Fender Duff McKagon deluxe Precision Bass Guitar selling for £1,251

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Expanding the P Bass Line

Fender has continued to evolve the Precision Bass, introducing various model variants that cater to the preferences of different players. The American Professional II Precision Bass and the Player Series Precision Bass are notable examples, offering a blend of classic design and contemporary features. The Vintage Modified and Classic Series models pay homage to the P Bass’s historical roots, providing players with the option to capture the timeless tones of the past.

More P Bass for Sale today 🎸

Our final selection of new & second hand Fender Precision Bass for sale today. To browse all the Precision Bass guitars available today click the green button at the end of these listings to go directly to eBay* for a FILTERED selection.

Fender Vintera II '50s Precision Bass MN Black - 4-String Electric Bass
Fender Vintera II ’50s Precision Bass in black £999.00

Introducing the Fender Vintera II ’50s Precision Bass MN Black – a stunning 4-String Electric Bass guitar that is brand new and priced at £999.00. This guitar is part of the popular Vintera II collection by Fender, known fo…

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Fender Steve Harris Precision Bases Olympic White Used Electric Bass
Fender Steve Harris Precision Bass Olympic White Electric Bass £1,219.68

Introducing the Fender Steve Harris Precision Bass Olympic White Used Electric Bass, priced at £1,219.68. This guitar is a part of Fender’s collection of high-quality instruments known for their great sound and reliability. The used co…

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Fender Deluxe Duff Mc Kagan Precision bass guitar
Fender Deluxe Duff McKagan Precision bass guitar £898.00

The Fender Deluxe Duff Mc Kagan Precision bass guitar is a rare find for collectors and musicians alike. This specific guitar is priced at £898.00 and is in used condition, offering a unique opportunity to own a piece of musical histor…

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Fender American Professional II Precision Bass White Electric Bass Guitar
Fender Amer. Prof. II P Bass in White Elec. Bass Guitar £2,158.80

Introducing the Fender American Professional II Precision Bass White Electric Bass Guitar, priced at £2,158.80 in new condition. Part of the renowned American Professional II series, this guitar is known for its high quality craftsmans…

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Authorised Dealer Price Check 🔎

Before spending hundreds, possibly thousands, on a second hand Fender guitar we recommend checking prices of a brand new Fender. Gear4Music is an authorised Fender dealer with a huge range of guitars in stock and expert staff on hand. Knowing the price of a new guitar has several advantages a) you won’t overpay for a used instrument b) it protects buyers from fakes – unfortunately there are counterfeit Fenders on the market c) the buyer has the backup and support of an Authorised Fender UK Dealer

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References
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