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SX, Squier, or Rogue?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by SGT. Pepper, Mar 3, 2006.


  1. SX

    101 vote(s)
    76.5%
  2. Squire

    28 vote(s)
    21.2%
  3. Rogue

    3 vote(s)
    2.3%
  1. SGT. Pepper

    SGT. Pepper Banned

    Nov 20, 2005
    Phila,Pa.
    Which would you choose for a cheepie?
     
  2. IotaNet

    IotaNet Supporting Member

    I have been very pleased with my SX.
     
  3. FeelTheGroove

    FeelTheGroove

    Dec 2, 2005
    I Second that
     
  4. If you are near a city with lots of stores, Squier because you can go to the stores, play a bunch of used and new ones and cherry pick the best one for you. I voted Squier for this reason. If you live near Rondo, SX or are definately going mail order, SX.

    Peace,
    S
     
  5. Minger

    Minger

    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
    SX.

    Good bass, great price.
     
  6. TechZilla

    TechZilla

    Jun 18, 2005
    Owensboro, KY
    Belive or not I own one of each. Both the SX and the Rogue beat the squier hands down with the only possible exception being the hardware (bridge/tuners).
     
  7. g00eY

    g00eY

    Sep 17, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    i picked SX, though i've only ever played a Squier. i am pleased with the Squier for what is, but just cuz every seems to recommend SXs, i'll stick with them.
     
  8. sx or squier, the rogues i've played are not very good.
     
  9. audiotom

    audiotom

    May 31, 2005
    new orleans
    rogue - a toy
    squire - too much clunkiness
    sx - feels good right off, a few mods and wow
    china rules
     
  10. I have actually played a lot of really good squires which have amazing action, but I have also played some which feel terrible. I love my SX and even though the set up on mine isn't amazing it is still a wonderful bass for the price.

    SX all the way
     
  11. jimbob

    jimbob

    Dec 26, 2001
    Charlotte NC
    Endorsing Artist: Acoustica Mixcraft; Endorsing Artist: DR Strings
    I have been playing a Squire (Japan) for almost 20 years... Upgraded it as it broke and as sweet as an American. I would love to try an SX. If they had funkier body styles (Explorer, BC Rich etc) I would buy one. SX are very well thought of on the board however the upgrades (Hardware, Electronics) seem to happen with SX as well. I would save the $ and buy something you won't have to upgrade in 6 months.
     
  12. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Sx... or a good squier if you can find one at a shop.
     
  13. I like this SX fretless jazz bass. I want it!

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  14. SBassman

    SBassman

    Jun 8, 2003
    Northeast, US
    SX by a mile.
     
  15. bassksun

    bassksun Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2004
    Las Vegas,NV
    SX...Make it your own!
     
  16. scottbass

    scottbass Bass lines like a big, funky giant

    Jul 13, 2004
    Southern MN
    SX, no contest. But if you want something that DOESN'T emulate a Fender, get an OLP Musicman copy.
     
  17. ElBajista

    ElBajista

    Dec 13, 2005
    Sebring, FL
    Heh, that's basically an abbreviated form of what I planned to write. No competition here, IMO.

    +1.
     
  18. MajesticFrog

    MajesticFrog

    Feb 22, 2006
    NC
    Actually, I am gonna break the poll here and say ibanez GSR200. That is what was recommended to me when I started, and I got one. It was a fantastic bass. Excellent tone. VERY playable neck. It was also pretty cheap at 180. I understand you can get them for a lot less.

    If you can't do that, SX. Squier are overpriced for the quality. I haven't tried the Rogues.
     
  19. You will have to spend a couple more bucks but do a little searching on the used market and find a Tribute by G&L L-2000. You will find it to be much more versatile than either Rogue, SX, or Squier, and unlike those three, you won't have to upgrade the pickups, as it already has the American G&L MFD humbuckers. Check out G&L's web site.

    BTW, someone also mentioned the OLP. All four (OLP, Rogue, SX, and Squier) have something in common. They are all clones of guitars designed by Leo. G&L is the real deal!

    http://www.glguitars.com/frameset.htm

    Guitars by Leo...

    Good luck wichever route you choose.

    Rob
     
  20. Sippy

    Sippy

    Aug 1, 2005
    Stuart,Florida
    SX x 1000000