Originally Posted by JoeWPgh
Typically, they were ash, so the weight could be anything. But they lacked the contours, so there's more wood there. Lightweight ash? Not so bad. Heavy ash? Boat anchor.
Somethin' similar is present Squier VM Tele Precision:
the 3TS basswood body with lone neck WideRange humbucker.
around 12lbs even if basswood "should" be tad lighter than ash
yeah, and I'm sure agin' myself
but what a tone!