Squier Japan Fretless PJ?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by RichieG, Jan 17, 2019.

  1. RichieG


    Jan 17, 2019


    Feb 10, 2016
    Michigan USA
    Some refer to the MIJ models as the holy grail of Squiers, YMMV. Converted to fret less makes it less desirable. My buddy had a first year Squier Strat that looked like hell but played and sounded amazing.
  3. wraub


    Apr 9, 2004
    ennui, az
    I have 2 MIJ Squier basses from the 80s, and am something of a fan.
    The neck looks original, but has been defretted. It may be well done, or not.

    It is also medium scale, which is noteworthy.
    The price seems reasonable, although I'd feel better at $300-350 (if the defret is solid).
  4. Roland GR 88

    Roland GR 88 Commercial User

    Sep 16, 2013
    Ontario Canada
    Retail store manager
    You won't find much about this era on the 'net. MIJ meant "couldn't afford a real one" back then.
    According to this - How to Date a Fender with Serial Numbers - it appears to be legit and falls within the date range the seller has posted.
    BTW.....welcome to TB. Good luck with the bass. It's not a smokin' deal being a Squier but that's between you and the bass. :)
  5. apolinario87


    Dec 13, 2013
    Medley, FL
    It's a fretless conversion. Neck is original.