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 Post subject: 1974 Fender Jazz bass manual
PostPosted: January 5th, 2018, 5:33 am 
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Not sure where to put this, so.......

I was playing my '75 Fender Jazz bass last night and when putting it away, saw the factory manual in the case. Now I have read this thing a number of times, but I thought that I would give it a go through again for grins. I own both an old British Bike and an Italian Bike and love to read through the manuals because of the phrasing....but that's another story. Anyway, for those who have never flipped through the old factory manual for a Fender Jazz bass, I thought that I would post it so that it might bring a smile to your face! Enjoy!


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PostPosted: January 5th, 2018, 5:33 am 
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Continued.


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and more....


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Last set.


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PostPosted: January 5th, 2018, 5:41 am 
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I should say that the back cover is from one of the past owners. The other is, the neck plate serial number puts in 1975. But the case candy and all numbers on the bass, puts it around 1974.


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PostPosted: January 5th, 2018, 6:44 am 
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Great reading, I noticed on Page 3 there was a Type-O Strpa Button,

Lastly funny how we forget this is how we learned stuff before youtube.


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PostPosted: January 5th, 2018, 7:41 am 
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My favorite typo on page 3: "The neck frets may be removed"...


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Very cool Bill..... now where's the pic of the bass ;)

See ya in a few weeks!


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This is my '75!

Will be looking forward to the warm weather for sure, Jim!!


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Carmine wrote:
My favorite typo on page 3: "The neck frets may be removed"...


:lol: I was just thinking the same thing! Great bass and manual Bill!

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Jaco read that and didn't realize it was a typo.


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bbl wrote:
Jaco read that and didn't realize it was a typo.


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Very cool Bill thanks for sharing!
Beautiful bass too!!


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tim wrote:
bbl wrote:
Jaco read that and didn't realize it was a typo.


What's up with his thumb?


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What's the statute of limitations on submitting a registration card? :lol:


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crescenze wrote:
tim wrote:
bbl wrote:
Jaco read that and didn't realize it was a typo.


What's up with his thumb?



Double jointed

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crescenze wrote:
What's up with his thumb?


Repetitive strain injury resulting from poor technique.


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Reminds me of Joe Theismann's leg after the career ending Lawrence Taylor sack, back in 85.


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