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Squier Affinity tuning issues?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Dbt25677, Dec 4, 2013.

  1. Dbt25677


    Jun 9, 2013
    Anyone suffer from severe Affinity series tuning issues?
    Any other build quality issues?
  2. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

    I had an used Affinity Jazz once (a 2007, I think) as a traveling/beater bass. The only issue I had with it were the crappy closed-box tuners. They were a bit weak and creaky when you ramped up the tension. Otherwise, it was fine. Sure, it wasn't the most powerful bass in my collection, but I only traded it in to go towards another purchase, not out of any dislike for it.

    The newer 2013 Affinities now have the standardized Squier open-gear tuners. Good on them for making a notable improvement of their value line.
  3. Never had severe tuning issues on the Affinity V that I used to have. In fact, after initial tightening of the bolts, there was no issues at all.