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Squier Vintage Modified Precision V: who's got one?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Chef, Aug 30, 2013.

  1. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    The Squier Vintage Modified Precision V: $299 to your door...
    I'm about ready to try one just on principle.

    Reports from the field appreciated!

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  2. Chef, try one, they are really awesome...fit and finish is fantastic, neck has 18mm spacing and is very comfy, just overall a great bass.
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  3. VincentGrim

    VincentGrim Supporting Member

    Aug 17, 2008
    I have the Olympic white one on it's way. T'will be here Wednesday :)
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  4. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Same here! :hyper:


    Apr 17, 2007
    Danielson, CT
    I want one, but trying to resist!
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  6. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative

    Apr 23, 2006
    Austin, TX
    Wanting one, hoping people will post they suck
  7. VeganThump


    Jun 29, 2012
    South Jersey
    I'm GASing hard for one, it's especially hard because I have the money, I just need to stop buying gear!
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  8. vicvarado


    May 10, 2008
    Sabinal, Texas
    I'm not gigging and just bought a bass last night, but that red and maple look so good! Plus, the VM Jazz basses I've played were really nice.... ahhh hell maybe I'll order one next week...
  9. studio848

    studio848 Supporting Member

    Mar 20, 2004
    SoCal, SwFL
    Also the squier vm jaguar special v - a pj - interested in MODS -

    Do u know if the USA am std p bass v pickup fits these ?? Assuming so, but can't find pu dimensions.

    Labor Day sale - gonna snag one - any info on pu mods would b great - thx!!
  10. FuManChu


    Mar 3, 2005
    I am really interested in these, but I would like to hear some feedback from someone who has spent some time with one of these in their hands.
  11. Gougedeye

    Gougedeye Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2008
    Central Washington
    I played one the other day. It looked great! Olympic White with a maple, bound and blocked neck and a brown tort guard. Fit and finish was very good. B string was a little weak, in my opinion. But the bass needed a little set up. Worth the price of admission, I think.
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  12. Jepus


    Apr 1, 2004
    Was it a jazz neck or is this a configuration I've never seen?
  13. Hevy T

    Hevy T Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2011
    Lethbridge, AB Canada
    ok...They suck!!!

    Feel better now?

    Thinks to self "Ok now Webtroll won't want one there will be an extra one for me...mwahahahaha!!!!"

    oops did I just type what I was thinking??:smug:
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  14. studio848

    studio848 Supporting Member

    Mar 20, 2004
    SoCal, SwFL
    don't mean to highjack the thread, but I just rcvd a Squier VM Jaguar V 5 string 3tone burst today. Same neck/pickup as the Squier VM Precision V.

    FYI - the Jaguar V p pickup size is the same as my USA Am Std P V 5er - makes sense. the j pickup is 4" wide.

    nice bass as is, and looks to be great for mods. 5 string P/J, and plenty of room for a preamp. ;)

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  15. Gougedeye

    Gougedeye Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2008
    Central Washington
    No it was a precision neck. A configuration I've never seen either.
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  16. huckleberry1


    Jul 1, 2013
    Mesquite, Texas
    speakin of wednesday, I get my used black MIM Fender Jazz Deluxe from the big brown truck. I'm so gonna over mod it startn with drillin holes to make it string thru- after that the unecessary bridge replacement followed by the new demarzio ultra jazz 5's and new preamp just because I can! ... of course I gotta hide it cause the ole lady says shes gonna kill me for previous GAS.
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  17. How is the neck profile on this one? Really intrigued and gasing!
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  18. 5StringFool

    5StringFool Supporting Member

    Jun 10, 2011
    Greenup, KY
    Did you get the bass yet Vincent... if so, how is it?
  19. Uhmn...not to be a buzzkill, but Fender doesn't make a bound & blocked 5 string P-bass neck. In fact, their only 5 string P necks are on the Am Std and the VM 5'ers. Both of which are dot inlay, no binding. The VM Jazz 5 is bound & blocked, though.
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  20. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative

    Apr 23, 2006
    Austin, TX
    Thank you! /hides wallet
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