Show your Japanese Squiers!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by FL Knifemaker, Aug 29, 2009.

  1. This would be the JV, SQ, E and I believe A serial numbers ending in the early 90's??

    Mine ships on monday. I can't wait for it to arrive :hyper: I had an SQ numbered P bass YEARS ago and have missed it ever since. The one I have on the way is a JV numbered P bass. IMHO the basses from this era outdid Fender USA.

    Postem if you gottem!!

    My pics ASAP!! :bassist:
  2. jbassbob

    jbassbob Supporting Member

    Mar 21, 2005
    Boise ID
    Here's mine. Two 1986 E series.

  3. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Sweet pair. The P is screaming for a Tort pg, also!!!!
  4. I actually love the white ontop of that cream. Either way those are both very clean and nice.
  5. jbassbob

    jbassbob Supporting Member

    Mar 21, 2005
    Boise ID
    Thanks guy's. I did want to try a tort on the P but, the P happens to be a 32" scale and the body is slightly smaller than a standard P. Never got around to getting a custom one made.
  6. pkmoor


    Jun 4, 2009
    Maple Glen, PA
    My SQ
  7. Very nice guys! Now I'm gassing even more :ninja:
  8. Eilif

    Eilif Holding it down in K-Town. Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2001
    Here's a MIJ Squire Bullet bass I used to have. This is the full scale model, it was also available in a short scale version. The next year after mine, they sold the exact same bass as a "Fender" bullet bass.


    It was a very nice bass, but as I already had a P, it was redundant. I sold it to fund a set of Darkstars.
  9. MikeyB


    Aug 16, 2006
    Sykesville, MD
    I like the white on cream!

  10. I always wanted a full scale Bullet Bass. It would make a cool Darkstar project as well.
  11. Demonator


    Jun 14, 2009
    L.J. Kentucky
    Dean Street Team
    how much does a bullet bass go for?
  12. They're no longer in the Squier or Fender line so whatever the secondary market will bare. I've seen nice ones go in the $300 range.
  13. mav


    Jun 10, 2003
    Here's my beat up SQ
    It's been modded quite a bit over the year but still a great bass
  14. Dark Horse

    Dark Horse Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2008
    Austin, TX
  15. Meatrus


    Apr 5, 2009
    lol ^, I hope there isnt a show your badass thread :eek::D
  16. Quadzilla

    Quadzilla Supporting Member

    Were Squier II's made in Japan or Korea?
  17. Spinal Tapper

    Spinal Tapper

    Nov 15, 2007
    Squier II's were Korea...doesn't fit the thread maybe, but still a rarer animal than most are used to seeing

  18. kcamsdog1387


    Jun 22, 2009
    Seacoast NH
    Theres a black Squier II on the Bay right now.
  19. My JV numbered Precision arrived today. It's truly an amazing bass. Great neck, great tone, perfect balance, not too heavy. At first the narrow frets seemed different but after a few minutes I never gave them any further thought. Photos in the am :)
  20. Datsgor

    Datsgor Supporting Member

    Jul 29, 2000
    East Bay, N. Ca.
    Here are a couple..
    1984 SQ...modified. '62 custom shop pu's and schaller bridge. A beast. 10 lb's. but kicks the hell out of any new fender i have sports a tort guard now, straight out of '62 she is.

    1983 SQ. Bone stock. great pup's in this one a real funk machine. sadly, this one is now gone.

    and....a custom body with an SQ neck.

    Peace, John
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