NBD - Squier Classic Vibe '50's P-Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Crusher47, Jan 23, 2018.

  1. Crusher47

    Crusher47 Tattoo'ed Freak

    Apr 12, 2014
    Fort Worth, TX
    First NBD of 2018 - First purchase ever from Reverb... gotta make it a good one, here we go:

    Letting it acclimate...

    Oh noes, shipping peanuts...

    Did I tell you I hate shipping peanuts?...

    Nice case, ready to open....

    Packed very well inside the case too...

    What a great looking guitar...
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  2. ThudThudThud


    Jun 4, 2010

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  3. Crusher47

    Crusher47 Tattoo'ed Freak

    Apr 12, 2014
    Fort Worth, TX
    Body closeup...

    Nice grain...

    Headstock...(already has flats :))

    Full back shot...

    Customary poster shot...
  4. Oren Hudson

    Oren Hudson

    Dec 25, 2007
    Gastonia, NC
    Man, that thing is sweet!
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  5. Nice! Enjoy!
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  6. Vinnie Boombatz

    Vinnie Boombatz Inactive

    May 26, 2010
    Great bass, but also digging that SVT and Rumble rig you got there!
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  7. lowdownthump


    Jul 17, 2004
    Nice looking Squier .
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  8. reno88


    Mar 16, 2008
    nice rig! i also like your avatar. al swearengen (ian mcshane) is the man!
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  9. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Great bass. Played one for a while the other day.
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  10. Yahboy


    May 21, 2008
    Congrat .
    The best colour of CV50p compare to lake placid blue and white blonde version.
    How she weight ?
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  11. Bullitt5135

    Bullitt5135 Supporting Member

    Nov 16, 2010
    SE Michigan
    Nice wood grain. Can you comment on the nut width and neck shape? How's the pickup?
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  12. jd56hawk


    Sep 12, 2011
    The Garden State
    In this video, that Squier has to be in the top three for tone.
  13. Crusher47

    Crusher47 Tattoo'ed Freak

    Apr 12, 2014
    Fort Worth, TX
    Thanks, I think so too. Have not had a chance to weigh it yet but I would say in the 8 lb. range.

    Nut width & neck shape would be very similar to my MIA P-Bass. Not overly chunky but a little bigger than the normal J-Bass shape for sure. Pickup sounds great! I didn't think I would like it but the new band I'm jamming with is doing some ZZ-Top covers so I started some research and really started "gassing" hard for one of these. If your familiar with my posts, you know I'm a Jazz guy through and through but I gotta say, this one has quite a tone, all I can describe it as is a "bark" if that makes sense. It's so good that it inspired me to order a slab body and a Fender neck and plan to build one of my own so I can have a backup to this one. Will bring this one to our next rehearsal as well, I'm sure it will go over great!
  14. Bullitt5135

    Bullitt5135 Supporting Member

    Nov 16, 2010
    SE Michigan
    Thanks for the description. I've been looking for one in LPB, but they are pretty hard to come by these days. These Squier basses are a really god value IMO. I have a Squier Chris Aiken P-Bass, and it sounds & plays great without any mods.
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    ROOTSnFIFTHS Low-end Lover since '78!

    Oct 25, 2012
    NJ to Sin City
    Congrats Crusher! Nothing like the tone of the single coil P-bass. Definitely unique and will sound great live.
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  16. Spidey2112


    Aug 3, 2016
    Livin' large, my brother! Have mercy...
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  17. FantasticFour


    Dec 14, 2013
    One of my favorite basses! Enjoy!! :thumbsup:
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  18. Nice!, I have one with the white finish. The only thing I didn't care for was the pick up, I replaced mine with a Seymour Duncan SCPB2. Enjoy, they're great basses. :thumbsup:
  19. Mantis Tobaggan

    Mantis Tobaggan Supporting Member

    Sep 9, 2015
    Tampa, FL
    Nice bass.
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  20. king_biscuit


    May 21, 2006
    Nice. I have one the older lake placid blue ones, and it is a great bass. Also, I really like the stock pickup which is Alnico 5 just like the original.
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