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Squier VM precision TB?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by tmckenn2, Mar 16, 2014.

  1. tmckenn2


    Mar 15, 2014
    Hey - did they stop making the Squier VW Precision TB bass?
  2. kzr750r1

    kzr750r1 Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2011
    I was just punting around on fenders website for a while. Didn't see that version.
  3. tmckenn2


    Mar 15, 2014
    I bought one about 5 yrs ago - it's an amazing BOOMING powerhouse of a bass. A friend was looking into getting one and couldn't find one. When I took a look, neither could I.
    If they stopped making, it's a shame. Was a great value.
  4. wild4oldcars


    Jan 22, 2012
    Garner, NC
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  6. I believe Fender have stopped making some models in the the Squier Vintage Modified series. I have been trying to buy a Butterscotch Maple VM Precision but they are out of stock here in Australia. Fender told my local dealer they've stopped making certain colours. Dang! I think they're pushing the newer lines like the Cabronita too.
  7. Justice4trance


    Sep 20, 2013
    My local store has two. Will get one later today and post pic. For now the intention is for the few reggae songs I cover. For my other stuff will use my more versatile fender jag.

    Can't wait for later!
  8. Bobster


    Mar 27, 2006
    Austin, TX
  9. tmckenn2


    Mar 15, 2014
    Damn, 499 msrp on the fender site! I paid about 240 - and it was/is a GREAT value. Deep, booming tone. Like a lot of reviews say, not the most versatile bass, but a back to basics workhorse. Put in many a club/bar all-nighter with it.
  10. Justice4trance


    Sep 20, 2013
    [​IMG]got it from the store
    [​IMG]tune the pick up to make it less hot[​IMG]strung it with flatwound for more vintage sound[​IMG]sent it to my local luthier to set action and more fine tune and yeay! Very happy now!
  11. Dragan


    Oct 5, 2009
    I played Fender telebass (not the Squier and not the theme subject,I know) and that thing were incredible! It was an old tb from 70s...I mean - ground shaking!
  12. There is one for sale near me. I want another one to go fretless with. My wife seems to think I've spent enough. I want that second one so bad!

    Edit: Yes, they are getting somewhat difficult to find. Ebay doesn't have them quite as often as it used to, yet you can find the 70's Tele II all the time.
  13. wild4oldcars


    Jan 22, 2012
    Garner, NC

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