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      Squier Classic Vibe Precision '50s Bass Guitar (519743)
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Classic vibe with modern refinements.

The Squier Classic Vibe Precision Bass '50s delivers a unique playing experience both in terms of sound and feel. This larger neck and wider string spacing (1.65") of the P Bass promote strong pocket playing with a warm, earthy tone that is supportive and inviting. And you can have the unique voice of the Squier Classic Vibe Bass in your electric bass arsenal at an amazing price.

The beautiful finish over a basswood body is an eye catcher for sure, while its custom 'original' single coil Alnico V pickup delivers that old school, '50s P Bass tone. Open gear tuning machines sit atop a gloss 20-fret maple neck, both solid and stable. Modern refinements such as the flatter 9-1/2" radius and HiMass 4 saddle bridge make this bass more user friendly in terms of setup and playability. A winner with killer looks and a unique voice!

Classic Vibe!
Back in 1982, the very first Squier by Fender guitars and basses came ringing out of Asia. Known for their excellent vintage-quality look, feel, sound and construction, those early Squier instruments and their Fender branded counterparts are now highly sought-after collector's items revered by guitar enthusiasts as models of "getting it right" while aiming at value-conscious players. The Squier Classic Vibe Series reflects that simultaneous commitment to excellence, value and 'vibe'. Mirroring classic Fender designs, the Classic Vibe offering is not intended to be era or vintage correct — but rather imparting the 'vibe' of a classic Fender design. Each with distinctive feature set combinations — all adding up to one classic looking instrument. Great sound, vintage looks, unbeatable value —Classic Vibe!

Squier Classic Vibe Precision '50s Bass Guitar Features:

  • Body: Contoured Basswood
    Finish: Polyester
    Neck: 1-Piece Maple, Thick C-shaped
    Fingerboard: Maple, 9.5" (241 mm)
    Frets: 20, Vintage-style
    Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
    Nut Width: 1.65" (42 mm)
    Hardware: Chrome
    Tuning Keys: Open gear tuning machines
    Bridge: HiMass, 4-saddle bridge
    Pickguard: 1-ply white pickguard with thumbrest
    Middle: Custom 'Original' Precision Bass single-coil pickup (Alnico V)
    Controls: Volume, Tone
    Strings: (.045, .065, .080, .100) Nickel Plated Steel




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  • Great Bass For The $$$

    As reviewed by Tonybass on 10/18/2010

    I just bought this bass after playing them in the music shops.This bass is as close to a Fender 50's P Bass as you will get.The single coil pickup is pretty decent and delivers the vintage sound that the Fender 50's P Bass did.I don't care for much for the thumbrest,that could have been left off.As for the color,I'm fine with that,I know that the original 51 P basses from that era were not Lake Placid Blue,but if this were in red,that would be my first choice.The neck and light body are just right for me as I've been a Fender man for years.

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  • what A wonderful surprise!

    As reviewed by scott griswold on 9/16/2013

    I received the butterscotch classic vibe a week ago and it was absolutely beautiful. I have always wanted a tele style p bass though I am a jazz bass and Mike Lull guy. I took the bass to my tech, Tom Hawk who was very impressed who noted that the neck was hard rock maple, one piece, the same as on the USA fender p basses. The tone is wonderful. The only upgrade I will add is a Schaller Roller bridge so I can manipulate the string spacing. This bass has wonderful tone. You will be very, very surprised.

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  • Unbelievable

    As reviewed by Kyle Younger on 1/26/2013

    I could not believe that this bass was a Squier. The tone was deep and clear. Good for soul and R&B, but I've used it for rock. This was intended to be used as a backup bass to my Fender Jazz bass, but I find myself going to this more often these days. I still can't believe this is a Squier!! Incredible price for this kinda sound. Seriously.

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