Fender FA-450CE Acoustic Bass in 3-Color Sunburst

Fishman preamp-equipped for unbeatable diversity

£399.00
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1 at our Guildford Store
1 at our off-site Warehouse
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The store is open 10am - 6pm Monday to Saturday and 11am - 5pm Sunday and bank holidays.

The stock information shows the quantity of units that are available to purchase at the Guildford store and the quantity of units that are available at our off-site Guildford warehouse. These stock levels are updated in real time.

Our Click and Collect service is available at our Guildford store from 10am - 6pm Monday to Saturday, and 11am - 5pm on Sunday. You can either choose click and collect as your delivery option online or, during store opening hours, call our sales team at 01483 456777 to place a 10% deposit.

If you have placed your order online, you will receive a confirmation email of your order and a separate follow-up text or email to confirm when your item is ready for collection.

Please do not come to the store before you have received the follow-up message, as your order may not yet be ready at the store.

If the only available stock is in our off-site warehouse it can be brought to the store location for you to try - you just need to contact the store within opening hours. Please note any requests received after 3.30pm will not arrive at the store until the following morning.

Please be aware that, unless you have paid a deposit to reserve the item, it will continue to be free, both online and in-store, for another customer to buy. Therefore we would advise you to place a 10% deposit by either using the on-line click and collect service or calling us 01483 456777.

SKU: 0971443032

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Product Description

Whether you’re songwriting at home, sitting around a campfire, or playing an acoustic gig, the Fender FA-450CE will give you warm, woody acoustic bass tones at an affordable price.

Body and Neck

The FA-450CE has a jumbo body shape which offers a big, resonant sound that complements the low-end, thumping bass tones The body also has a cutaway for reaching those higher frets. The body itself is made from laminate mahogany with a striking laminate flame maple top that peaks through the sunburst finish.

The neck is made from nato with a “Modern C” shape and a 9.5” fingerboard radius which is comfortable for a wide range playing styles. The fingerboard is made from laurel which has a dark appearance and has a smooth, natural feel.

Built-In Electronics

To ensure you’re heard, the FA-450CE comes with built-in Fishman electronics. The preamp features an onboard tuner, as well as volume, bass, and treble controls for shaping your tone. With the built-in electronics in the FA-450CE, you can take it straight out the box and jump right into performing live or recording.

Specifications

Body

  • Shape: Jumbo Cutaway
  • Body Top: Flame Maple
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Body Finish: Gloss
  • Bracing: Scalloped X
  • Rosette: FA “Keystone” design

Neck

  • Neck: Nato
  • Neck Finish: Gloss
  • Fingerboard: Laurel, 9.5” (241 mm)
  • Frets: 20
  • Position Inlays: Keystone Standard
  • Nut (Material/Width): Graph Tech TUSQ, 1.650” (42 mm)
  • Tuning Machines: Open-Back Geared
  • Scale Length: 32” (812 mm)

Hardware

  • Bridge: Indian Laurel
  • Controls: Volume, Bass, Treble
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Strings:Fender® Phosphor Bronze Bass (.045-.100 Gauges)