Top 4-String P-Basses
Top 4-String P-Basses

Top 30+ 4-String P-Basses 2022

We have created for you a rating of the Best 30 4-String P-Basses

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  1. Fender AM Perf P-Bass RW 3TSB
  2. Fender Player Series P-Bass PF 3TS
  3. Fender Player Series P-Bass PF BLK
  4. ESP LTD AP-204 Black Satin
  5. Fender Duff McKagan DLX P Bass RW WPL
  6. Fender AM Perf P-Bass RW AWT
  7. Sandberg California II VM4 RW CR HG
  8. Sandberg California II VM 4 PF BB
  9. Fender Player Series P-Bass MN BLK
  10. Fender AM Pro II P Bass RW OWT
  11. Fender AM Ultra P Bass MN ArcticPearl
  12. Sandberg Electra Vs 4 RW TB
  13. Fender AM Ultra P Bass RW Mocha Burst
  14. Sandberg California II VS 4 PF 3TS
  15. Sandberg Electra Vs 4 RW BK
  16. ESP LTD MM-4FM STBLKSB
  17. Yamaha BB734 A DCSG RW
  18. Sandberg California II VM 4 O. Riedel
  19. Sandberg California II VS 4 MN RB
  20. Sandberg California II VM 4 MN OR HCA
  21. Fender Vintera 50s P Bass MN DR
  22. Fender Player Series P-Bass MN TPL
  23. Fender Player Series P-Bass MN 3TS
  24. Fender SQ CV 70s P Bass MN BK
  25. Fender SQ CV 60s P-Bass LRL 3TS
  26. Marcus Miller P7 Swamp Ash 4 Natural 2nd Gen
  27. Harley Benton PB-50 SB Vintage Series
  28. Harley Benton PJ-74 VW Vintage Series
  29. Fender Player Series P-Bass MN BCR
  30. Marcus Miller P7 Alder 4 AW 2nd Gen

1. Fender AM Perf P-Bass RW 3TSB

Fender AM Perf P-Bass RW 3TSB

Electric Bass

  • Body: Alder
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Black Dot fretboard inlays
  • Neck profile: Modern ‘C’
  • Fretboard radius: 241 mm
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Nut width: 41.3 mm
  • 20 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Pickups: 1 Yosemite Jazz Bass and 1 Yosemite P-Bass single coil
  • 2 Volume controls
  • 1 Master ‘Greasebucket’ tone diaphragm
  • Vintage bridge
  • 3-Ply pickguard black/white/black
  • Chrome hardware
  • Factory stringing: Fender 7250M NPS .045 – .105 (Article number 142933)
  • Colour: 3-Tone Sunburst
  • Includes deluxe gigbag
  • Made in USA

2. Fender Player Series P-Bass PF 3TS

Fender Player Series P-Bass PF 3TS

Electric Bass

  • Body: Alder
  • Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Matte neck finish
  • 20 Frets
  • Nut width: 41.3 mm
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Precision Split single coil
  • Volume knob and tone knob
  • Standard open gear machine heads
  • Ex-factory stringing: Fender 7250M .045 – .105 (article nr 142933)
  • Colour: 3-Tone sunburst

3. Fender Player Series P-Bass PF BLK

Fender Player Series P-Bass PF BLK

Electric Bass

  • Body: Alder
  • Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Matte neck finish
  • 20 Frets
  • Nut width: 41.3 mm
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Precision Split single coil
  • Volume knob and tone knob
  • Standard open gear machine heads
  • Ex-factory stringing: Fender 7250M .045 – .105 (article nr 142933)
  • Colour: Black

4. ESP LTD AP-204 Black Satin

ESP LTD AP-204 Black Satin

Electric Bass

  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: Mahogany
  • Bolt-on neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Roasted Jatoba
  • Nut width: 38 mm
  • Radius: 400 mm
  • Neck profile: Thin U
  • 21 XJ Frets
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″)
  • Pickups: Active ESP Designed LDP (neck) and ESP Designed LDJ (Bar) single coils
  • 1 Volume knob and 1 balance knob
  • ABQ-2S bass treble stack
  • LTD machine heads
  • LTD DB-4 bridge
  • Chrome hardware
  • Ex-factory stringing: D’Addario XL165 .045 – .105
  • Colour: Black, matte

5. Fender Duff McKagan DLX P Bass RW WPL

Fender Duff McKagan DLX P Bass RW WPL

Electric Bass

  • Duff McKagan (Guns’n’Roses) Artist Series model
  • Body: Alder
  • Bolt-on neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Pearloid block fretboard inlays
  • Neck profile: Modern C
  • Fretboard radius: 241.3 mm (9.5″)
  • Nut width: 41.3 mm (1.63″)
  • 20 Medium jumbo frets
  • Three-ply black/white/black pickguard
  • Pickup: Seymour Duncan STKJ2B Jazz Bass single coil and split coil
  • 1x Volume control and 1x TBX tone control
  • 4-Saddle Pure Vintage ’70s bridge with single groove saddles
  • Nickel/Chrome hardware
  • Fender ’70s vintage-style stamped open-gear machine heads with Hipshot Bass Xtender “Drop D” on the E-string
  • Ex-factory stringing: Fender USA Bass 7250M NPS (.045 – .105)
  • Colour: White pearl
  • Gig bag included

6. Fender AM Perf P-Bass RW AWT

Fender AM Perf P-Bass RW AWT

Electric Bass

  • Body: Alder
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Black Dot fretboard inlays
  • Neck profile: Modern ‘C’
  • Fretboard radius: 241 mm
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Nut width: 41.3 mm
  • 20 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Pickups: 1 Yosemite Jazz Bass and 1 Yosemite P-Bass single coil
  • 2 Volume controls
  • 1 Master ‘Greasebucket’ tone diaphragm
  • Vintage bridge
  • 3-Ply pickguard black/white/black
  • Chrome hardware
  • Factory stringing: Fender 7250M NPS .045 – .105 (Article number 142933)
  • Colour: Arctic White
  • Includes deluxe gigbag
  • Made in USA

7. Sandberg California II VM4 RW CR HG

Sandberg California II VM4 RW CR HG

Bass Guitar

  • Body: Alder
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Scale: 34″ (Long scale)
  • 22 Frets
  • Pickups: 1 Sandberg split coil and 1 Sandberg power humbucker
  • Sandberg 2-band EQ
  • Active / Passive
  • Chrome hardware
  • Tortoise pickguard
  • Colour: Cream High-gloss
  • Incl. gig bag

8. Sandberg California II VM 4 PF BB

Sandberg California II VM 4 PF BB

Electric Bass

  • Body: Ash
  • Bolt-on neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Pau Ferro
  • Nut width: 39.5 mm (1.55″)
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″)
  • Fretboard radius: 14″
  • 22 Frets
  • Pickups: 1 Sandberg Precision Split Coil (centre) and 1 Sandberg Humbucker (bridge)
  • 2-Band active / passive EQ
  • Master volume, balance, treble and bass controls
  • Black hardware
  • Black pickguard
  • Sandberg lightweight machine heads
  • Colour: Brown burst
  • Gig bag included
  • Made in Germany

9. Fender Player Series P-Bass MN BLK

Fender Player Series P-Bass MN BLK

Electric Bass

  • Body: Alder
  • Maple neck
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Matte neck finish
  • 20 Frets
  • Nut width: 41.3 mm
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Precision Split single coil
  • Volume knob and tone knob
  • Standard open gear machine heads
  • Ex-factory stringing: Fender 7250M .045 – .105 (article nr 142933)
  • Colour: Black

10. Fender AM Pro II P Bass RW OWT

Fender AM Pro II P Bass RW OWT

Electric Bass

  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Neck profile: 1963 C
  • Scale length: 864 mm (34″, long scale)
  • Fretboard radius: 241 mm (9.5″)
  • Nut width: 41.3 mm
  • 20 Frets
  • Pickups: 1 V-Mod II Precision Bass Split Coil
  • 1 x Volume and 1 x tone control
  • Nickel / chrome hardware
  • Hi-Mass bridge
  • Strings: Fender 7250M .045″- .105″ (Art.142933)
  • Colour: Olympic White
  • Includes Fender case

11. Fender AM Ultra P Bass MN ArcticPearl

Fender AM Ultra P Bass MN ArcticPearl

Electric Bass

  • Body: Alder
  • Bolt-on neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Black pearloid dot fretboard inlays
  • Neck profile: Modern D
  • Compound fretboard radius: 254 – 356 mm (10″- 14″)
  • Scale: 864 mm (34.02″)
  • Nut width: 41 mm (1.63″)
  • Bone nut
  • 21 Medium jumbo frets
  • Pickups: Ultra Noiseless Vintage Jazz Bass Single Coil (bridge) and Ultra Precision Bass Split Coils (center)
  • Master Volume, Pan Pot (Pickup Selector), Treble Boost / Cut, Midrange Boost / Cut, Bass Boost / Cut and Passive Tone
  • Active / passive mini switch
  • 4-Ply tortoise shell pickguard
  • Toploaded 4-saddle HiMass bridge
  • Light-weight vintage paddle “F” machine heads with tapered shafts
  • Nickel / chrome hardware
  • Strings: Fender USA Bass 7250M NPS .045 – .105 (Art.142933)
  • Colour: Arctic Pearl
  • Includes Elite moulded case
  • Made in USA

12. Sandberg Electra Vs 4 RW TB

Sandberg Electra Vs 4 RW TB

Electric Bass

  • Basswood body
  • Bolt-on maple neck (6 bolts)
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Long scale
  • Nut width: 37 mm
  • 22 Frets
  • 1 Sandberg designed split coil pickup system
  • Sandberg-designed 2-Band EQ
  • Chrome hardware
  • Tortoise pickguard
  • Colour: Tobacco
  • Individual components are from Korea – Designed and assembled in Germany

13. Fender AM Ultra P Bass RW Mocha Burst

Fender AM Ultra P Bass RW Mocha Burst

Electric Bass

  • Body: Ash
  • Bolt-on neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifoilia)
  • White pearloid dot fretboard inlays
  • Neck profile: Modern D
  • Compound fretboard radius: 254 – 356 mm (10″- 14″)
  • Scale: 864 mm (34.02″)
  • Nut width: 41 mm (1.63″)
  • Bone nut
  • 21 Medium jumbo frets
  • Pickups: Ultra Noiseless Vintage Jazz Bass Single Coil (bridge) and Ultra Precision Bass Split Coils (center)
  • Master Volume, Pan Pot (Pickup Selector), Treble Boost / Cut, Midrange Boost / Cut, Bass Boost / Cut and Passive Tone
  • Active / passive mini switch
  • Toploaded 4-saddle HiMass bridge
  • Lightweight vintage paddle “F” machine heads with tapered shafts
  • Nickel / chrome hardware
  • Strings: Fender USA Bass 7250M NPS .045 – .105 (Art.142933)
  • Colour: Ultraburst
  • Includes Elite moulded case
  • Made in USA

14. Sandberg California II VS 4 PF 3TS

Sandberg California II VS 4 PF 3TS

Electric Bass

  • Body: ash
  • Bolt-on neck: maple
  • Fretboard: Pau Ferro
  • Nut width: 39.5 mm (1.55″)
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″)
  • Fretboard radius: 14″
  • 22 Frets
  • Pickups: 1x Sandberg Precision split coil
  • 2-Band active / passive EQ
  • Master volume-, treble- and bass controls
  • Chrome hardware
  • Tortoise pickguard
  • Sandberg lightweight machine heads
  • Colour: 3-Tone Sunburst
  • Includes a gig bag
  • Made in Germany

15. Sandberg Electra Vs 4 RW BK

Sandberg Electra Vs 4 RW BK

Electric Bass

  • Body: Basswood
  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck attachment: Bolt-on (6 bolts)
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • 22 Frets
  • Nut width: 37 mm
  • Long scale
  • Pickup system: 1 Sandberg designed split coil
  • Sandberg-designed 2-Band EQ
  • Pickguard: Black
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Colour: Black
  • Components from Korea – Designed and built in Germany

16. ESP LTD MM-4FM STBLKSB

ESP LTD MM-4FM STBLKSB

Electric Bass

  • Body: Alder
  • Top: Flamed maple
  • Bolt-on neck: Maple / Walnut
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Neck profile: Thin U
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″)
  • Fretboard radius: 400 mm (15.75″)
  • Nut width: 42 mm (1.65″)
  • Cast nut
  • 21 Jumbo frets
  • Pickup: Seymour Duncan Hot J Single Coil (bridge) and Seymour Duncan Hot P split coil (neck)
  • Volume and balance controls
  • Gotoh 201B-4 bridge
  • Grover machine heads with Hipshot Extender
  • Black hardware
  • Ex-factory stringing: D’Addario XL 165
  • Colour: See Thru Black Sunburst
  • Case included

17. Yamaha BB734 A DCSG RW

Yamaha BB734 A DCSG RW

4-String Electric Bass

  • Body: Alder, maple, alder
  • Neck: 5-Ply maple/mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • 21 Medium frets
  • Scale: 864 mm (long scale)
  • Pickups: 1x Split single coil and 1x Bar single coil
  • Active 3-band equalizer
  • Controls: Volume, bass, middle, treble, active/passive switch
  • Yamaha hardware in chrome
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply black
  • Colour: Dark Coffee Sunburst Gloss
  • Includes a gig bag

18. Sandberg California II VM 4 O. Riedel

Sandberg California II VM 4 O. Riedel

4-String Electric Bass

  • Alder body
  • Oliver Riedel / Rammstein signature model
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • 34″ Long scale
  • 22 Frets
  • 1x Sandberg black label split coil pickup
  • 1x Sandberg black label power humbucker pickup
  • Sandberg 2-band EQ
  • Active / Passive
  • Black hardware
  • Black pickguard
  • Colour: Black hardcore aged
  • Includes a gig bag

19. Sandberg California II VS 4 MN RB

Sandberg California II VS 4 MN RB

Electric Bass

  • Body: Ash
  • Bolt-on neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Black dot fretboard inlays
  • Nut width: 39.5 mm (1.55″)
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″)
  • Fretboard radius: 14″
  • 22 Frets
  • Pickup: 1 Sandberg Precision Split Coil
  • 2-Band active / passive EQ
  • Master volume, treble and bass controls
  • Chrome-plated hardware
  • Black pickguard
  • Sandberg lightweight machine heads
  • Colour: Redburst
  • Gig bag included
  • Made in Germany

20. Sandberg California II VM 4 MN OR HCA

Sandberg California II VM 4 MN OR HCA

Electric Bass

  • Hardcore Aged
  • Body: Thermally treated alder
  • Bolt-on neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″)
  • Fretboard radius: 14″
  • Nut width: 39.5 mm (1.55″)
  • Whitepearl pickguard
  • Matching headstock
  • 22 Frets
  • Pickup: 1 Sandberg Precision (neck) and 1 Sandberg humbucker (bridge)
  • Active / Passive 2-band EQ
  • Controls for master volume, balance, treble, bass
  • Sandberg lightweight machine heads
  • Hardware finish: Aged nickel
  • Colour: Orange
  • Bag included
  • Made in Germany

21. Fender Vintera 50s P Bass MN DR

Fender Vintera 50s P Bass MN DR

Electric Bass

  • Vintera series
  • Body: Alder
  • Bolt-on neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Black dot fretboard inlays
  • Neck profile: Vintage C
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″)
  • Fretboard radius: 184 mm (7.25″)
  • Nut width: 44.5 mm (1.75″)
  • Nut made of synthetic bone
  • 20 Vintage frets
  • Pickup: Vintage Style 50s Split single coil
  • Master volume knob, master tone knob
  • American vintage bridge with 4 saddles
  • Single layer gold-anodised aluminium pickguard
  • American vintage reverse Open-Gear machine heads
  • Nickel / Chrome hardware
  • Ex-factory stringing: Fender USA 7250M .045-.105 (article no. 142933)
  • Colour: Dakota Red
  • Deluxe gig bag included

22. Fender Player Series P-Bass MN TPL

Fender Player Series P-Bass MN TPL

Electric Bass

  • Body: Alder
  • Maple neck
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Matte neck finish
  • 20 Frets
  • Nut width: 41.3 mm
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Precision Split single coil
  • Volume knob and tone knob
  • Standard open gear machine heads
  • Ex-factory stringing: Fender 7250M .045 – .105 (article nr 142933)
  • Colour: Tidepool

23. Fender Player Series P-Bass MN 3TS

Fender Player Series P-Bass MN 3TS

Electric Bass

  • Body: Alder
  • Maple neck
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Matte neck finish
  • 20 Frets
  • Nut width: 41.3 mm
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Precision Split single coil
  • Volume knob and tone knob
  • Standard open gear machine heads
  • Ex-factory stringing: Fender 7250M .045 – .105 (article nr 142933)
  • Colour: 3-Tone sunburst

24. Fender SQ CV 70s P Bass MN BK

Fender SQ CV 70s P Bass MN BK

Electric Bass

  • Body: Nato
  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck attachment: Bolt-on
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Fretboard inlays: Black block
  • Neck profile: C
  • Frets: 20 Narrow tall
  • Nut width: 43 mm (1.69″)
  • Scale: 864 mm (34.02″)
  • Fretboard radius: 241 mm (9.49″)
  • Nut: Bone
  • Pickups: 1 Fender-designed alnico split coil (middle)
  • Controls: Master volume and master tone
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply black
  • Bridge: Vintage-style with 4 saddles
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Machine heads: Vintage style
  • Strings: Fender USA Bass 7250M .045 – .105 (Article Nr 142933)
  • Colour: Black

25. Fender SQ CV 60s P-Bass LRL 3TS

Fender SQ CV 60s P-Bass LRL 3TS

Electric Bass

  • Classic Vibe Series
  • Body: Poplar
  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck attachment: Bolt-on
  • Fretboard: Indian laurel
  • Fretboard inlays: Pearloid dot
  • Neck profile: C
  • Long scale
  • Nut width: 42.8 mm (1.69″)
  • Fretboard radius: 241.3 mm (9.5″)
  • Frets: 20 Narrow tall
  • Pickup system: Fender-designed alnico split coil
  • Controls: Master volume and master tone
  • Split single-coil switch
  • Vintage-style bridge with steel saddles
  • Nut: Bone
  • Pickguard: Four-ply tortoiseshell
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Original strings: NPS .045 – .105
  • Colour: 3-Colour Sunburst

26. Marcus Miller P7 Swamp Ash 4 Natural 2nd Gen

Marcus Miller P7 Swamp Ash 4 Natural 2nd Gen

E-Bass

  • Swamp ash body
  • Bolted maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • White pearloid block fretboard inlays
  • Neck profile: C
  • Fretboard radius: 241 mm
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″ / Long Scale)
  • Nut width: 38 mm
  • Bone nut
  • 20 Medium small frets
  • Pickups: Marcus Super Precision Split Coil (center) and Marcus Super Jazz single coil (bridge)
  • Marcus Heritage-3 Electronics with Frequency Control
  • Controls: Volume, Tone (Dual Pot), Pickup Blender, Treble, Middle / Middle Frequency (Dual Pot), Bass
  • Active / passive mini toggle switch
  • Marcus Miller Modern-S Bridge
  • Chrome hardware
  • Ivory Pearl pickguard
  • Sire Premium open-gear tuners
  • Colour: Natural
  • Made by Sire

27. Harley Benton PB-50 SB Vintage Series

Harley Benton PB-50 SB Vintage Series

Electric Bass

  • Vintage Series
  • Basswood body
  • Bolt-on neck made of Canadian maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • C neck profile
  • Fretboard inlays: Dots
  • 20 Frets
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • Double-Action truss rod
  • Pickup: 1 Roswell VTN4 Vista Alnico-5 PB-style single coil
  • 1 Volume control and 1 tone control
  • Classic PB-Style machine heads
  • Deluxe chrome hardware
  • Standard chrome bridge
  • Stringing: D’Aaddario .045 – .100
  • Colour: 2-Tone high gloss sunburst

28. Harley Benton PJ-74 VW Vintage Series

Harley Benton PJ-74 VW Vintage Series

Electric Bass

  • Vintage Series
  • Body: African alder
  • Bolt-on neck: Canadian maple with skunk strip made from roseacer (thermally treated maple wood)
  • Neck profile: D
  • Fretboard: blackwood (Pinus radiata)
  • Fretboard radius: 350 mm
  • 20 frets with dot inlays
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • Double action truss rod
  • Pickups: Roswell PBA / JBA Alnico-5 single coils
  • 2x volume & 1x tone controls
  • Deluxe chrome hardware
  • Deluxe brass classic PB-style machine heads
  • Strings: D’Addario EXL .045 – .100
  • Colour: Vintage White, high-gloss

29. Fender Player Series P-Bass MN BCR

Fender Player Series P-Bass MN BCR

Electric Bass

  • Body: Alder
  • Maple neck
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Matte neck finish
  • 20 Frets
  • Nut width: 41.3 mm
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Pickups: New Player AlNiCo V Precision Split single coil
  • Volume knob and tone knob
  • Standard open gear machine heads
  • Ex-factory stringing: Fender 7250M .045 – .105 (article nr 142933)
  • Colour: Buttercream

30. Marcus Miller P7 Alder 4 AW 2nd Gen

Marcus Miller P7 Alder 4 AW 2nd Gen

Electric Bass

  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Bolt-on neck attachment
  • Ebony fretboard (Diospyros celebica)
  • White pearloid block fretboard inlays
  • Neck profile: C
  • Fretboard radius: 241 mm
  • Nut width: 38 mm (1.5″)
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″/ Long scale)
  • Bone nut
  • 20 Medium small frets
  • Pickups: Marcus Super Precision Split Coil (middle) and Marcus Super Jazz Single Coil (bridge)
  • Marcus Heritage-3 electronics with mid frequency control
  • Volume and tone controls (dual pot), pickup blender, bass, treble, middle/middle frequency (dual pot)
  • Active / Passive mini-toggle switch
  • Tortoise pickguard
  • Heavy Mass Standard bridge
  • Chrome hardware
  • Sire Premium machine heads, open gear
  • Colour: Antique White
  • Made by Sire

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