NBD - Squier Bronco Bass (slightly modded)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by JasonPark, Oct 8, 2017.


  1. JasonPark

    JasonPark

    Oct 8, 2017
    Hungary
    Hey Everyone!

    I recently bought a Squier Bronco Bass at a local guitar shop. It was there for almost one and a half year, but i never tried it out because it's a short scale model. I never played a SS bass before, because I always looked at these as a beginner bass. Damn I was so wrong.

    So last week when I was taking my Epiphone Thunderbird to the shop to set up the neck, I saw this bass one again. Asked the shop owner to try it out, and oh my god! It was fantastic! It plays like a dream! It has a fast neck, low string height, and a nice warm tone. It also has a Fender SCN pickup, which must be better than the original strat style one.
    So for approximately 60$, I couldn't left it there.
    Damn, I was so dumb to not try SS basses in the past. So it looks like I must change my current gear :roflmao:
    Here are some pics:

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  2. Mark76

    Mark76

    Dec 1, 2015
    Leicester
    Jazz Jr :D
     
  3. :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

    Almost looks like there's three different brands of string on that..

    Hadn't heard of a Fender SCN pup...off to check that pup out online..:)
     
  4. JasonPark

    JasonPark

    Oct 8, 2017
    Hungary
    Yeah xD it came this way from the shop. I just ordered a set of Fender short scale strings
     
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  5. jallenbass

    jallenbass Supporting Member Commercial User

    May 17, 2005
    Bend, Oregon
    I love the feel of those necks.
     
  6. ray62

    ray62

    Feb 24, 2017
    Milan,Italy
    I've had Precision and Jazz over the years, now I bought a Bronco and sincerely over the weight and short scale I found the bronco a all-around instrument with a great tone and punch ,with her lipstick is great.
     
  7. SCN... Single Coil Neck pickup
     
  8. BruceWane

    BruceWane

    Oct 31, 2002
    Houston, TX
    No........ Samarium Cobalt Noiseless. Cobalt magnets, split-style humbucker. Generally a well regarded pickup.
     
  9. Made by Fender? Cooool thanks
     
  10. Waytootrue

    Waytootrue

    Jan 19, 2018
    Denver
    $60? Nice steal man! Have fun with it.
     
  11. ejaggers

    ejaggers Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2009
    Fort Worth, tx
    Nice catch!!!
    That baby would look good with a cream PG. I bought two Bronco to mod the heck out of, and the black one's PG had aged to cream.

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