Squier Vintage Modified JM Baritone (fixed-bridge Bass IV with Jazzmaster pickups)

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  1. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    Forkface Feast on this.

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    what the

    what.
     
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    :holy:

    Why couldn't they just match the headstock? It'd be perfect. :wallbash:
     
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    i dig that they finally made a hard tail
     
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    Holy crap, I need one. I was almost ready to buy one of the bass VIs but dang...
     
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    Worst color choice ever, but glad to see more 30" Bass VI's out there.
     
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    HurrDurr Lord of all Things

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    That's awesome. :yesway: I love that it's a hard tail, that's the biggest thing that would make me hesitate to buy a Jazzmaster.
     
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    HurrDurr Lord of all Things

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    Just to chime in Philligan, Jazzmaster vintage trems require almost no setup (aside from the standard adjustments at the bridge to your desired saddle height). So if that's what's had you shying away from them, fear not. It's a fun trem too since it doesn't really sound like any other trem out there in terms of the small nuances of its sound. :2c:
     
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    I think I'd like to get one of these and change the pickguard.
     
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    Squier just keeps getting better every year. It's to the point where I'm going to have to choose between a new Squire or used Mexi Fender for my next guitar. I honestly can't tell much of a difference between my Mexi Jag and one of the classic vibe Jags/Jazzmasters. Maybe the fretwork is slightly better on the Fender, but that's about all.

    As I posted in your previous thread, I finally got the chance to play a Bass VI last Friday, and I was mega impressed with it, although I'm not entirely sure what I would use it for. I've been spoiled by synth bass recently. :(
     
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    I don't mind the trem, I'm just really glad it's not a tune-o-matic style bridge. :yesway:
     
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    Agreed. I've never been one to like the look of fenders or squires. They always look so plain. They need to do more natural wood stuff with figured tops and splats and burls and stuff like that. Just spice it up a bit you know!
     
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    TheEmptyCell Dingwall ABZ Player

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    Those are fine, but I'd just like them to use some of their prettier, traditional colors. Seafoam green, Sonic blue, Capri orange, competition stripes... I'm tired of 3TS, Black, White, Lake Placid Blue, and BSB.
     
  15. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    Check out the other guitars, then. They're using Sherwood Green, Burgandy Mist, Inca Silver, and what looks to be a new finish (Gold Bronze).

    I wish Squier did a full line of Antigua burst guitars, though. I ....in' love that finish.
     
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    One of their Jazzmasters uses Sonic Blue as well.
     
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    I actually really like to color of this one:shrug: Glad to see a fixed bridge too. GAS is building for some sort of Fender product, it's been way too long since I had anything made by them.
     
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    And they have some others that have that finish, I think.
     
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    Not a fan of those type of pickups typically; they're kind of dark, which isn't always ideal for a Bass VI. I'd also miss the middle pickup.

    That color, though... Antigua Burst can look okay if done properly, and I don't think that's done properly. Too much on the "puke green" side rather than "burnt umber."
     
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    It would be nice to see the color in person I guess. I'll have to keep my eyes out for one.
     

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