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NEW Squier Telecaster Bass!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by MUSHROOMSeAcOw, Aug 6, 2012.


  1. MUSHROOMSeAcOw

    MUSHROOMSeAcOw

    Aug 1, 2010
    Georgia
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  2. cfsporn

    cfsporn Supporting Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    New York City
    Wow. These look really cool. I hope my GC gets some soon.
     
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  4. Raymeous

    Raymeous

    Jul 2, 2010
    San Diego
    I'm kinda liking that idea.

    I hesitate to call it a "new" idea from Fender/Squier but it's nice to see them try something other than the continuation of the P or J mold. Of the two of these models I would be most interested in the two pick up version simply because of tonal variety. Still there is something appealing about the single pick up version for it's 1-2-3 go kind of mindset. Just get up and play.

    I like these basses from first glance.:hyper:
     
  5. SoVeryTired

    SoVeryTired Endorsing nothing, recommending much

    Jul 2, 2011
    Milton Keynes, UK
    Nice - particularly the Special.
     
  6. SoVeryTired

    SoVeryTired Endorsing nothing, recommending much

    Jul 2, 2011
    Milton Keynes, UK
    I wonder about neck dive though - probably nothing a good strap wouldn't fix, but the short upper horn would affect balance to some extent.
     
  7. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
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    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    32" scale...hmmmm.....
    Using the guitar body....hmmmmmm

    Using a blade selecotr on the humbucker equipped model, so you can't blend pickups....hmmmmm....
     
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  8. mazareth

    mazareth Supporting Member

    Sep 25, 2008
    Central Wisconsin
    Both models look cool. I too worry about the neck dive. I had tele-bodied MIJ bass for a while. It was short scale and had horrible neck dive. Sent it right back to the shop I bought it from...
     
  9. funkyasianguy

    funkyasianguy

    Feb 20, 2012
    Looks really cool and I hope it plays well, because I might be interested in one in the future. Anyone knows what the price tag is on one of these?
     
  10. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Disclosures:
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    $499 retail is what the spec sheet says
     
  11. I'm feelin' it!

    RE neck dive, can't be any worse than a G&L ASAT, right?
     
  12. I have been waiting for a not-G&L bass with that design!!!
     
  13. gunlak

    gunlak

    Nov 24, 2009
    Philippines
    it doesn't look like a standard tele body..

    it's somewhat oversized a bit..

    kudos to squier on venturing on this design.. much like the 51' back then
     
  14. Wannaflea

    Wannaflea

    Jun 7, 2011
    Jersey, CI
    I'm liking the special!
     
  15. George Mann

    George Mann Banned

    May 27, 2012
    Colorado
  16. bassbully

    bassbully Endorsed by The PHALEX CORN BASS..mmm...corn!

    Sep 7, 2006
    Blimp City USA
  17. Joe Murray

    Joe Murray

    May 14, 2008
    Fairfax, VA
    I'm in love!!!!!!!
     
  18. Joe Murray

    Joe Murray

    May 14, 2008
    Fairfax, VA
    How do you mean bigger?
     
  19. Calebmundy

    Calebmundy

    Apr 5, 2007
    Nashville
    Yeah I would even be pretty interested if it weren't so small.
     
  20. If you mean the nut width, just because it's not J-bass sized, I wouldn't call that a screw up. Some of us do prefer the wider neck.
     
  21. Joe Murray

    Joe Murray

    May 14, 2008
    Fairfax, VA
    Oh, the nut width. I think that would work well on a 32" scale neck actually.
     



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