New bass day!

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  1. SunnBass

    SunnBass All these blankets saved my life. Supporting Member

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    Today I picked up a Squier Pro Tone Precision bass. It actually wasn't the bass I was planning on buying. I originally went into the store set to purchase a Sherwood green Squier Precision Special because I've been wanting a P/J pickup configuration plus the Jazz profile neck. Right as I pulled the green one down I looked up and saw the Pro Tone. I had actually never heard of this line and when I tried to do some research there just wasn't much information. Thing is the Pro Tone has the high mass bridge, much nicer tuning keys, and the pickups seemed hotter than the P Special. So for only $30 more than the P special I figured why not, I probably would have spent more than $30 trying to get the P Special up to par.
    Okay I lied, I didn't buy it...my wife decided to buy it for me as an early B-Day present when she saw how happy I was playing it in the store.
    And I got to take it to practice tonight, sounds really good. It has become my number one in less than 5 hours.
    Anyways, here's some pics:

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  2. lolmont

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    Congrats man looks really cool, also awesome wife I doubt she realized she'll never see you again gotta jam that bass all day :bassist:
  3. SunnBass

    SunnBass All these blankets saved my life. Supporting Member

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    Yeah, she's pretty awesome. I do get to play a lot since she has roller derby practice 3 nights a week.
  4. Diesel Kilgore

    Diesel Kilgore

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    Nice Squier! And a very nice wife.

    And shes part of a roller derby team!? I bet she can throw a helluva back elbow. Stay safe and keep her happy. Use the bass as a shield. Haha. :D
  5. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    Very nice nothing better than new bass day.
  6. Yakob

    Yakob

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    Pro-Tones were the high quality Made in Korea models. Great instruments.
  7. SunnBass

    SunnBass All these blankets saved my life. Supporting Member

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    Yeah, good quality indeed. I love it. It sounds amazing and the neck plays like butter. I actually like it more than my Sterling 34. When I played guitar it was Gibson only, I despised Fender. But now as a bassist, there is only Fender.
  8. maguire

    maguire Supporting Member

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    What year did they make the Pro Tones?
  9. SunnBass

    SunnBass All these blankets saved my life. Supporting Member

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    I think it was 97-98.
  10. audioglenn

    audioglenn Gold Supporting Member

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    Congratulations! I have the exact same bass and I love playing it. You're going to have a good time with it. Enjoy!:bassist:
  11. Rbryant

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    Congrats! She's a beaut!

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  12. SoVeryTired

    SoVeryTired Endorsing nothing, recommending much Supporting Member

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    Very nice. I've got a Squier P Special and I think it's a great bass, so if the Pro Tone is a step up you've got something really special there.
  13. klejst

    klejst

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    Awesome! I had one exactly like it but with a gold anodized pick guard. It was a awesome bass until it feel and broke. :(
  14. johnson79

    johnson79

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    Nice bass!
  15. SunnBass

    SunnBass All these blankets saved my life. Supporting Member

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    It plays like a dream. This bass thru a VT then to a GK 700RB Ii then out thru a Neo 412 equals dream tone. I found it!
  16. RED J

    RED J Play what you want how you want & quit arggerin ! Supporting Member

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    I had one. Great P-J 's I let it go, but not because it isn't as good as a lot of Fenders I have owned.

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