Fender Debuts New Duff McKagan Deluxe Precision Bass

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Fender has debuted its new Duff McKagan Deluxe Precision bass.

The Duff McKagan Deluxe is based on the ‘80s Jazz Bass Special McKagan used during the recording of Guns N' Roses' Appetite for Destruction.

The bass features a black painted “Modern C”-shaped quartersawn maple neck with a “Deluxe Jazz Bass Special” headstock logo and a rosewood fingerboard with pearloid block inlays, along with the number “12” at the twelfth fret.

The Duff McKagan Deluxe Precision also comes with a Hipshot Bass Xtender—for fast drop-tuning—a Precision Bass split-coil pickup with a Seymour Duncan STKJ2B Jazz Bass single-coil bridge pickup and a Fender TBXTM (Treble/Bass Expander) tone circuit.

A Pure Vintage ‘70s bridge, a Duff skull n’ crossbones neck plate and a deluxe gig bag also come standard.

The Fender Duff McKagan Deluxe Precision bass is available now for $1,199.

For more info on the instrument, head on over to fender.com.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.