New Squier Affinity V (Natural) — Wood?

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  1. Temcat

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  2. Dr. Cheese

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    It looks exactly like the other Affinities except for the finish. I'm pretty sure the specs are the same.
     
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    The price is different, too :)
     
  4. puremusic

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    I want one of these.
     
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  6. elBandito

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    Do these affinities have standard size pickups or same size neck and bridge pickups? Thanks.
     
  7. Draculea

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    Body seems to be alder, as usual.
     
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    Strange that these natural finishes are not on the official Fender/Squire website though.
     
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    I'll be having one if that is the case. :thumbsup:
     
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    Standard Fender 5 string size pickups.
     
  14. elBandito

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    Ive been looking out for this one, but it's not listed on the site anymore. oh well
     
  15. stingray69

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    I sure would have grabbed one of those in a heartbeat. I never once even seen this anywhere - locally or on the net. Were these even promoted anywhere - c'mon Squier give a guy a chance, sheez! Lol

    How could something that awesome fly under the radar so well?

    I would think these two models would have done exceptionally well with a Natural Finish option like that.

    Just seems bizarre to <almost> put out an awesome natural finish Jazz and Precision and pull them before they even hit the market. :atoz:

    Note: I sent the MF link (still active) and an inquiry e-mail to Fender/Squier Consumer Relations dept asking for some detail about these. Would love to know the background story on these. I'll keep the thread posted if they reply.
     
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  16. chuck norriss

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    naturals are all gone you're stuck w pink
     
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    I'd rock the pink one if it came in 5 string.
     
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    +1. Just need to throw a tort guard on there and it's good to go.
     
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    I like the gold or whatever color that last one posted was. I have been taking a break from playing before I start lessons. Dealing with my other hobbies, namely aquariums. I may start with that bass.
     
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    Checking back in with Fender's reply regarding the bass(es) in question, this is their reply:

    "These were offered as a FSR from roughly 06-2012 to 03-2014 but are no longer available. They may be reintroduced at some point but as of right now there are no plans to do so".

    Bummer. :( BTW - in case anyone was wondering, FSR = Fender Special Run.
     

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