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New Squier basses?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jacksonev94, Mar 2, 2014.


  1. jacksonev94

    jacksonev94 Supporting Member

    May 12, 2012
    Lynchburg, VA
  2. shawshank72

    shawshank72 Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2009
    Canada
    Grrrrrrr
    Need new basses with a maple neck.
     
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  4. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Very interesting regarding the natural finish one. Kind of looks like decent wood. I wonder how accurate that photo is.
     
  5. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

    Wether or not the wood is any good, it's still just one picture of one particular bass. Not to cast too much doubt on the whole model, but I'm sure they picked the best looking one of the lot for the photo op.

    Someone reported on the new Classic Vibes a week or two ago, but the natural P-bass is new news. Good detective work, jackson!

    BREAKING NEWS: Doing a search of my own revealed this too, a natural finish Affinity Jazz five-string;

    http://www.musiciansfriend.com/bass/squier-affinity-jazz-bass-v-5-string-electric-bass-guitar

    It makes me wonder if Fender/Squier will put on an authorized sale just before they come out in May. Y'know, something to clear some room for the new models perhaps?
     
  6. tedsalt

    tedsalt Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2010
    The Mild Midwest
    Skip the Squiers, go directly to the MIM Classic 50s ... :D
     
  7. Those natural ones need tort pick guards.
     
  8. xrockstrongox

    xrockstrongox Supporting Member

    Nov 5, 2011
    New Haven County, CT
    Why the $20 price bump on the affinity?
     
  9. wild4oldcars

    wild4oldcars

    Jan 22, 2012
    Garner, NC
  10. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

    Hmmm…"Squier Custom P Bass"?

    Could you imagine this? On one end of the spectrum is the Fender Custom Shop. At the opposite end is the Squier Custom Shop.

    Think about this for an example; ordering a sunburst VM Jazz body matched up with a neck from a Chris Aiken Precision, complete with the pickguard, bridge and pickup configuration of your choice (P, J or P/J), all wrapped up in one neat little bow with your favorite Fender strings and delivered to your door. No more scouring the net for parts or buying this-and-that bass to part-out and selling off the remains.

    Caaaaaaaaan yooooooouuuuuu dig iiiiiiiiiiit?! :D
     
  11. wild4oldcars

    wild4oldcars

    Jan 22, 2012
    Garner, NC
    Hmmm... Matt Freeman neck on a LPB VM PJ body with the CV bridge.... Oooh or that neck on the new black CV Jazz with a black pg...

    No, no, no! There is no squier custom shop. Its just a color, its just a color, its just a color..... :meh:
     
  12. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

    Yeah, he can totally dig it. ;)
     



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