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Here's how it works: we start with a base price and add the cost of your choice of options from the table below. With base price of $685 US for a Jazz bass or $695 for a P-bass, you get:

  • Alder body
  • White pickguard, 3 ply white/black/white laminate.
  • Open gear tuning machines, disk style string tree in nickel
  • Precision split pickups are humbucking, Jazz pickups are single coil with one pickup negative wound and negative polarity to cancel hum. 
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Fender licensed headstock
  • CTS potentiometers, Switchcraft jack, cloth wire and full copper shielding are standard in all CertainBasses.
  • CertainBass proprietary build techniques and set-up.
Options which add to the base price:
Add

Finish in any color
- Polyurethane
- Nitro 


360

410

Matching headstock

65

Black or mint green 3-ply pickguard
Tortoise shell and other pearloids (like white pearloid)

18
38

Fender Vintage Noiseless pickups or Bartolinis for Jazz
Bartolini for P bass

126
82

Maple fingerboard (more time consuming for fret work because the fingerboard
must be masked to protect the finish, rosewood or ebony has no finish) 


45

Vintage Fender replica neck, thick slab rosewood fingerboard or one-piece
maple with Phillips truss rod adjust at heel
92

Vintage Fender fretted replica neck, thick slab ebony fingerboard with Phillips
truss rod adjust at heel

156

Vintage Fender replica block inlay with binding Jazz necks.Choose from:
- rosewood with white mother of pearl and white binding
- maple with mother of pearl blocks and creme binding or
- maple with black block and black binding or any binding with dot inlays of your choice (mother of pearl dots for the '66 transition neck).
- fretless ebony necks

224

60's style threaded saddle bridge 

22

Schaller bridge  

82

Schaller tuning keys
93
Gotoh 60's vintage style reverse tuners
78
BadAss II bridge (includes labor for filing saddles to string gauge width) 
114
5 string in a Jazz style bass 
410
PJ upgrade on Precision
76
'51 P/Tele style body
110
Double Precision Pickups, parts and labor
290
Custom pickup routings, parts and labor not including pickup (pickup quoted separately)
220

Varitone - price varies with configuration

68-156

Hand cut bone nut 

55

Strap locks

18

Copy of your signature anywhere on bass body or headstock

90

Pricelist is current and up-to-date!

Left hand basses? Yes! We also now do short scale basses! And headless basses! There are other options; just ask and we can discuss them. My standard price bass is a fine bass suitable for any musician but economical enough for a beginner or even for that pro on a budget looking to add a high-quality battle-ready axe to his or her arsenal. I always want my basses to be accessible to all lovers of the instrument.  

 

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david@certainbass.com or 314 762 0902

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