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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by birdman14, Jul 28, 2014.
Indeed that silver one looks saweet!
It has a 30'' scale, but for some reason they call it the "Jazzmaster Baritone."
bridge easy split pea well do you have a router?
I'd have to fabricate a p-up ring, too, as a split P's not going to cover the route from the SC.
Looking at ghe description for the item, it's a 30 inch scale... Tuned B to B. :\ Why they didn't just make it a 27 or 28 is beyond me. The Bass VI is hard to play as a regular guitar in the first position BECAUSE of the scale.
It's also sad that online retailers don't provide weights on "Normal Joe Priced" basses. Sweetwater is the only one I've seen that does.
Yeah, and try requesting a specific weight range when ordering a bass (even one in the multi-thousand dollar range).
I got a Mike Dirnt Pbass from the TB classifieds and put a Fender repro vintage threaded saddle bridge on it, It fit in the existing holes. I bet you could do the same with this Squier.
Just checked out the Fender/Squier website. These babies do not appear anywhere!!??!!
New instruments are typically leaked through some online retailer long before they are officially announced by fender. Perfect example, the Starcaster/Coronado were announced almost 3 months before they were available in the US.
If only they made the 50s Precision in sunburst! Dang it.
The 70's p bass is drop dead gorgeous! I love block inlays on a precision!
Guys, I hate to break it to you. But the pictures in the original posting are from a Dutch music store. And that white Jazz bass with the matching headstock and the little cartoon? That's a Steffi Stephan signature model -- he's a German bass player. It would appear these are instruments for the German/Netherlands market and are not something you're going to see at your local Guitar Center anytime soon. There's a reason they aren't on the U.S. Fender site.
That's not always the case. Sometimes they test the waters over there & then release here.
I have a classic vibe 60s precision and installed a vintage threaded saddle bridge on it.
The holes don't line up perfectly.
The squier cv bridge has a slightly wider hole spacing. The center 3 holes will be fine but the outer holes will be off by a couple millimeters.
I just slid the screws in as far as they'd go at a slight angle, about halfway, then screwed them in by force.
It's fine and you'll only see the millimeter offset of the screw head in the bridge hole if you specifically look closely for it.
Probably not the best thing to do if you plan on swapping bridges frequently but fine if you're going to leave the replacement in there.
That blonde 50s is on my wish list and if I get it the first thing I'm doing is replacing the bridge with a 50s 2 saddle.
+1 the Coronado and Starcaster were introduced on a German site before they showed up on any us site. In fact, the fender site is generally the last place to post about the new instruments.
i told them make more basses in more colors and theyll sell more basses and have more client base
Matching headstock? Inca Silver? Wow...
I was hopeful of surf/seafoam green or shell pink for either P or J...but LOVE the silver and the blonde
Played on at L and M last week while back in Canada...really nice and the finish was soooooo much nicer/deeper in person
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