Head decals for VM Jazz bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Nick303, Jul 8, 2013.

  1. Nick303


    Jun 9, 2013
    A couple of years ago I made the mistake of buying a fake '62 type Fender head decal and put it on my VM jazz. I wasn't trying to pretend it was real and it has bothered me. Since then I've made my own decals to put it right; I'd like people's opinion on which I should go for.
    null_zpsa5f2b3f1.png '71 style
    null_zps3506b423.png '62 style
    I love my VM and I'm proud to be playing a Squier, I just love the old style logo's.
    What do people think?
  2. Gougedeye

    Gougedeye Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2008
    Central Washington
    I think they both look really well done!
  3. Rebop


    Jul 9, 2008
    La Honda, CA
    Personally, I like the second one. Looks very "pre-CBS".
    Nice work.
  4. soflbass


    Mar 2, 2013
    S Florida
    Both are nice. I'd pick the '71.
  5. Mas Fuego

    Mas Fuego There is more

    May 31, 2013
    Can you tell us how you printed it?
  6. Batmensch


    Jul 4, 2010
    Media, PA.
    I'd use both. I'd also add a third like the ones on my VM P, and VM J, a combo of the golden Squier name on the second one, with the name of the bass on a curved line the same as on the first one.
    Similar to this:

    BTW, I appreciate you doing this, There's ben many a time I've looked at a Fender bass for sale and thought , ooo, that's nice, then, when it's revealed that it's a Squier rebranded as a Fender turns me right off of it. I always think to myself, I might have considered buying this bass, if I could find a nice Squier decal to put it right.
  7. I rather like the second one, but they are both very cool and well done.
  8. Nick303


    Jun 9, 2013
    Haha, that would be telling.
  9. Nick303


    Jun 9, 2013
    Cheers for the positive feedback guys, yeah I think it's the right thing to do, definitely.
  10. Nick303


    Jun 9, 2013
    This is more or less a late '70's type right? Yeah ok, I'll draw one up and post it here, see how it looks. The more I think about it I'm surprised these aren't already available.
  11. I think this is a great idea...well done. There are those of us who agree with C.Linton's post above...

    BTW I like both also.
  12. WoodyG3


    May 6, 2003
    Colorado, USA
    I like them both, but have a preference for the simplicity of the first decal.
  13. I'm currently working on a refin of a VM with matching headstock, any chance I could buy a decal from you? I don't have the right printer (inkjet or laser jet I can't remember which I read about).
  14. both look great
    #2 slightly greater IMO
  15. Nick303


    Jun 9, 2013
    Where do you live? I'd be happy to strike a deal, yeah.
  16. I'm in England, but have an address in Nashville if you aren't comfortable with sending overseas.

    The bass in question is a VM no guard body with a mighty mite neck that I'm going to refinish in Inca Silver nitro.
  17. numero uno
  18. Nick303


    Jun 9, 2013
    I'm in England too, Essex.
    My email address is; [email protected]
    We'll chat more there.
  19. ReiPsaeg


    Dec 1, 2012
    Rochester, NY
    Hah, I'd put one of those on an actual Fender.
  20. khutch

    khutch Praise Harp

    Aug 20, 2011
    suburban Chicago
    I would go with the second one but then I would spell it Squire....