I did something similar with a mim squier jazz bass. Squier affinity jazz bass in black andertons music co. I put a set of used peavey fury pups in it after one of the oe coils went bad. Review baixo squier by fender affinity jazz bass youtube. Squier affinity series jazz bass brown sunburst daves. Affinity series jazz bass squier electric basses shop fender. For a great price on breaking into the world of one of the most famous fourstringed instruments ever made, look no further than the squier affinity series jazz bass. It is also a 30 scale bass which muddies up the lower register. Representing the best value in bass guitar design available today, the affinity series jazz bass rocks powerful tone and fast feel. Im happy with it as it is playability wise the neck is the sex but i reckon i could. Fender high mass dlx 4string jazz p precision bass bridge. Fender are probably the worlds largest producer of fretted electric instruments with designs that. The affinity jazz bass has a rosewood fingerboard, two singlecoil vintagestyle jazz bass pickups and a toploaded bridge. The squier affinity series jazz bass v is a valuepriced 5string version of the world famous fender jazz bass.
Squier jazz bass guitars are known for their incredible versatility. The pickups allow for many configurations to create tones for any genres from funk to metal. Hb1s looks like upgrades for musicmans and more like. As the title says i just bought a mij fender silver series squier jazz bass via ebay. Its a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at. When you want asclosetooriginal with the exception of a modern c slim oval neck and modern frets, you get the squier vintage modified version. The squier vintage modified jazzmaster, fender american vintage 65 jazzmaster and fender 1964 closet classic jazzmaster. Easy upgrades to get the best from your bass reverb news. Its incredibly solid and well made at least as well made as my mij geddy lee.
My squier jazz bass is actually my very first electronic instrument purchase. Did i just mod a squier bass better than an american fender. Aug 18, 2016 squier by fender affinity jazz bass, brown sunburst gear4music demo duration. Fender forums view topic squier affinity j bass upgrade. Precision jazz dimension jaguar mustang squier mod shop. Featuring two singlecoil pickups and complementary tone controls, bassists could dialin virtually any tone imaginable. Squier affinity jazz bass v specifications pdf download. Squiers recreation of the classic 70s jazz bass is packed with the same playability and inyourface j bass tone that made the original so soughtafter. Not the best of recording bass sounds unless you really want that 60s type thump which is cool for some projects mic an amp and add a little distortion. I wanted to post the video i made but only if people are interested, i dont want this to become a this is.
Its a blast, and can really teach you continue reading. So, affinity squires with lollar pickups are a waste of your money. Apr 19, 2016 easy upgrades to get the best from your bass. Squier affinity series jazz bass black daves guitar shop. Available in black, brown sunburst, race red, and slick silver, crafted in china, alder body, gloss polyester body finish, modern c shaped maple neck with a 9. With a squier affinity series jazz bass, fender rumble 15 combo bass amp, bass strap, instrument cable, a gig bag, and a pick sampler youve got everything you need to get started. Squier affinity series jazz bass electric bass guitar. Squier by fender 306702505 vintage modified jazz bass 70s, natural. Explore the latest synths, software, bestsellers and moreshop now. Squier by fender affinity jazz beginner electric bass. I have a fender squier precision bass and have been considering giving it an upgrade. Squier affinity series 5string jazz bass v guitar center. The affinity series jazz bass v fivestring is a valuepriced version of the world famous fender jazz bass guitar.
View and download squier affinity jazz bass v specifications online. But the squier affinity series is unafraid to play fast and loose with the jazzmasters spec and brief when its called for, and its aware that it wasnt jazzplaying sophisticates that made the jazzmaster famous in the first place. Squier affinity jazz vs squier vintage modified jazz. Fender literally wrote the book on electric basses, laying the foundation for musical innovation and evolution. Packed to the gills with features like a sculpted alder body, maple neck, and real rosewood fretboard, the tone is taken to the next level with a pair of vintagevoiced j bass.
It has the look and tone that everyone knows and loves, all at an ultraeconomical price. The pickups i am looking at are the fender original precision bass pickups, going to get some new pots from the fender site, and probably the tone control knobs while im at it. Hi all, i know that mods on strats, particularly squiers, has been covered on the board for a long time, however i wanted to share a recent project that i completed with people and ask what is your favourite mod or part to switch out, pickup configurations etc to dohave on your guitars. Loaded with two squier singlecoil j bass pickups for a wide variety of tones, this model is ready to help lay the foundation for any player at any stage. Brass will have a lot more sustain due to its higher weight but, unfortunately, will be a lot more round sounding with less of a punch due to less vibration transfer into the body of the bass. Affinity series precision bass pj squier electric basses. Seymour duncan quarter pound bass pj pickups hipshot bt7 bass. View and download squier affinity jazz bass specifications online. Studio recording using a fender squier jazz basssquier. Also, the squier affinity series were produced in a special run for musicians friend under the rogue label another guitar that did this was sharmonys 36 student guitar the h804 that they sold in the sears catalog the harmonyrogue and the squier rogue came out around the same time in 1999. Talk about the fender jazzmaster, jaguar, and any other offset waist guitars with us. Loaded with a squier splitcoil p bass neck pickup and a singlecoil j bass bridge pickup for a wide variety of tones, this model is ready to help lay the foundation. I am wondering whether it will be better upgrading the squier electronics or getting a new bass.
Squier affinity jazz bass specifications pdf download. A superb gateway into the timehonored fender family, the squier affinity series jazz bass delivers legendary design and quintessential tone for todays aspiring bassist. Squier affinity 5string jazz bass v brown sunburst long. Its like an investmentyou want to get value out of your upgrades, and a crummy instrument isnt going to get you your bang for your buck. I bought it a month ago and because of the current situation, i have no use for it. Squier affinity series basses represent the best value in bass guitar design. Fender are probably the worlds largest producer of fretted electric instruments with designs that are used on stages every day throughout the world. Maple neck with modern c profile and laurel fingerboard. This j bass features several playerfriendly refinements such as a slim and comfortable cshaped neck profile, a 4saddle bridge for solid string stability, and vintagestyle opengear tuning machines for smooth, accurate tuning. Made in china 20 frets 2 single coil jazz bass pickups 3 pots. I really like how the squier plays, so i might just get a fender jazz bass. The affinity jazz bass is a valuepriced version of the world famous fender jazz bass. Jun 23, 2010 as the title says i just bought a mij fender silver series squier jazz bass via ebay.
It is perfect for either the burgeoning five string player or as a lowcost backup for any working musician. Squier affinity series pj bass limitededition 3tone sunburst. Squier affinity jazz bass guitar, laurel fb, race red swee lee. Squire can be incredible sound when upgrade it follow this, and it still passive bass. Het jazz bass element heeft ten opzichte van het precision bass een geluid met veel meer punch. The jazz bass guitar offered bassists more tones than ever before. Did i build a custom bass that started out as an affinity squier. Mij fender silver series squier jazz bass bass guitars. This j bass features several playerfriendly refinements such as a slim and comfortable cshaped neck profile, a 4saddle bridge for solid string stability. It comes with two jazz bass v singlecoil pickups at the bridge and middle positions, with shielded cavities to alleviate any unnecessary interference. Couriers can be arranged for delivery, at the buyers cost. Squier affinity precision bass pj olympic white w3ply black pickguard.
Fender squier affinity series jazz bass guitar share. This is a squier affinity yup and its as good as it gets for feel, sound and looks i believe. Im almost 30 years old and have always been interested in instruments, but i never played one until about 6 months ago. We dont know when or if this item will be back in stock. This superaffordable squier affinity series jazz bass will astound you with the fabulous feel and tone of the original. Its made of what i assume is basswood with a satin finished neck. Play any bass for long enough, and youll become aware of its limitations in terms of sound and. I have a squier vm jazz as my main bass at the moment im a poor student and have just come into a bit of dollar from the sale of another bass and thinking about upgrading this bad boy. Squier bass guitars shop squier bass guitars at gak. Featuring two singlecoil pickups and complementary tone controls, bassists could dial. Squier jazz bass with an upgraded bridge an aluminum bridge is very lightweight and can have a very punchy sound, however due to the light weight of the part the sustain of the notes can be lacking.
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Its a musthave instrument prized for the smooth feel of its slender neck and the versatile voice of its dual pickups and the squier affinity series jazz. Great deals on squier bass guitar packages for beginners. The squier affinity jazz bass guitar pack is great allinone beginners pack. Squier by fender affinity jazz bass, brown sunburst gear4music demo duration. The squier affinity series j bass features a pau ferro fingerboard, two singlecoil jazz bass pickups and a topload bridge. Also, the squier affinity series were produced in a special run for musicians friend under the rogue label another guitar that did this was sharmonys 36 student guitar the h804 that they sold in the sears catalog the harmonyrogue and the squierrogue came out around the same time in 1999. Squier affinity series jazz bass pack with fender rumble 15w.286 1288 1347 394 238 1349 1425 1137 14 945 1151 1313 1010 101 1303 1008 444 693 346 640 149 1211 1284 131 845 447 1316 1330 1268