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Squier Deluxe Jazz V owners !!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by JazzMarius, Apr 12, 2009.


  1. Hy guys! U Squier owners, just wanted to know how u mod/upgraded ur basses?
    I have a Precision Special V wich is pretty the same size and just don't know how to find a 2" nut.
    I bought a vintage wiring kit from bassparts and a pair of sadowsky HC pickups.

    I barrely wait to begin modding it.


    What did u do with urs?
    This is a Great bass for the buck!
     
  2. Check out this thread: http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?t=374320&h
     
  3. I only have an affinty j 5'er but I just had some quarter pounders put in it and ultra light hipshots put on. Sounds and plays like a dream.
     
  4. that is hot man! did u upgrade the nut ? it's hard ( or imposible ) to find a nut that large slotted !!

    i have to do something about that!

    i love that neck too, wide and very smooth.
     
  5. oh, i will upgrade the tuners too... i am waiting for some !

    got some fodera strings on the way too.
     
  6. eastcoasteddie

    eastcoasteddie

    Mar 24, 2006
    NoVA
    I bastardized mine pretty good.

    First I defretted it...

    then I replaced the active circuitry with a VVTT passive system...

    Then I sloppily routed the pickup cavities to accept Standard Jazz V pickups. I then installed the pickups out of my Affinity J V.

    In the affinity I have duncan 67-70 pickups. One day I'm planning to upgrade those to Quarter Pounds and then put these 67-70's in the Deluxe [in]Active.

    I will one day make the pup routs cleaner, but for now, it's fine.
     
  7. Mine's stock...
    I will be replacing the pickups soon, only because the SC's make too much noise outside of the centre-blend position @ church...but the pickups sound fine

    but this has been my #1 player since May

    I've done very little to it even setup wise...I did have to fiddle with the nut a bit (had to build up the slots a bit, too low)...and will most-likely make a new one from a delrin blank at some point...

    I'm completely satisfied with this instrument
     
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  8. i'm looking at some bridges too. don't know what it would fit. it has 4 screws on the higher part and 2 on the sides-low part.

    any more squier lover¿?
     
  9. eastcoasteddie

    eastcoasteddie

    Mar 24, 2006
    NoVA
    A BadAss V will fit, the holes all line up. The size of the bridge will cover the 2 holes on the pickup side of the bridge, you'll have to drill 2 new holes on the sides...no big deal since the 4 in the center line up. It has a standard Fender Hole pattern, so whichever bridge has that hole pattern and it floats your boat, it's good.

    DSC_4346.

    DSC_5660.
     
  10. that is sick man!!! ultra sick!!

    i just rewired mine with the standard jazz® circuit and it's sounds good, but i am waiting for those sadowsky HC pups.

    shielded it also and it sure improved the huming.

    i am waiting for some tuners ( still hard to find some used ones at a good price, i am thinking at Hipshot HB7, if anyone has some.....help please )

    eddie did u groove the baddass?
     
  11. another problem solved. i got the tuners. Hipshot HB7 4+1. just that i have to wait a bit for them.

    the pick-ups are on their way and the strings too....

    let's see how this turns out!!:hyper::hyper:
     
  12. J. Crawford

    J. Crawford Supporting Member

    Feb 15, 2008
    OH/WV
    Be sure to post pics when done.
     
  13. i sure will!!

    it will be a Squier with an American heart !!
     

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