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What about the new "squier - california series" ??

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by oakska, Jul 16, 2005.

  1. oakska


    Jul 16, 2005
    633 6000 - Squier California J-Bass

    body: Basswood (solid)
    Fingerboard: rosewood
    2 pickups single coil (J)
    Shield: sandwich with 3 layers V/V/T

    good arrangement ? (woods)

    and this one:

    Model Name Squire Jazz Bass®
    Model Number 031-0760-(Color #)
    Series Affinity Series
    Body: Alder
    Neck: Maple, C-Shape, (Polyurethane Finish)
    Fingerboard Rosewood, 9.5” Radius (241 mm)
    No. of Frets 20 Medium Jumbo
    Pickups 2 Single-Coil Jazz Bass Pickups (Mid & Bridge)
    Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup),
    Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup),
    Master Tone
    Pickup Switching None
    Bridge Standard 4-Saddle
    Machine Heads Standard Open-Gear Tuners
    Hardware Chrome
    Pickguard 1-Ply White
    Unique Features Dot Position Inlays,
    Knurled Chrome Dome Control Knobs
    Introduced 1/2004

    which is the best ? :crying:
  2. neatobassman


    Jul 16, 2005
    Antelope CA
    I'm not really one for squire. Look into Ibanez.
  3. Broach_insound


    Jan 25, 2005
    New York
    -1 ------> Squiers there no good Ibanez gsr200 is a great starter bass and it only like $200 also SX basses are supposed to be great entry level basses , I have heard nothing but good reviews about them from people on this site.------> www.rondomusic.com
  4. christle

    christle Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    Like most entry level basses there are good Squiers and bad Squiers. They only way to tell is to play them and decide for yourself if it sounds good, plays well, and feels right. It's your bass - you decide. If you don't like the Squier after playing it try Yamaha, Peavey and Ibanez. They all make nice entry level basses.
  5. oakska


    Jul 16, 2005
    i´ve been looking for ibanez ... i liked this one:


    Agathis body
    Medium frets
    B100 bridge (19mm string spacing)
    PFR-N4 neck pu
    PFR-B4 bridge pu
    EQB-II DX 2-band eq

    more information...
    IBANEZ SRX 300

    or ...


    Agathis body
    Medium frets
    B10 bridge (19mm string spacing)
    PSNDP neck pu
    PSNDJ bridge pu
    Phat II eq

    more information...

    i would like a new bass to play Blues (with some rock)/Reggae/ska ... I´m from Brazil and here (good) musical intruments are too expensives

    the srx 300 its something like (converting) U$ 570,00
    and the GSR 200 U$ 430,00

    the fender jazz bass american series are around (converting) U$ 1453,00 (no way to buy this one!) too much for me

    wich is the best choice ? squiers x ibanez

    please help me ! :meh:

  6. oakska


    Jul 16, 2005
    sorry that was the price of a fender jazz bass american highway 1
  7. christle

    christle Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB

    Given these two choices I would lean towards the SRX300. It is the better bass, although with the new bass boost on the 200 you may like it. It is also lighter than the SRX. Both of these, IMO, are better choices than the Squier unless you are married to the P-Bass.

  8. oakska


    Jul 16, 2005
    thank you for the advice Dan ! :D you helped a lot!

    i think i will buy the SRX... i will try both on the store ... but i liked the kind of SRX.