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The Squier Mike Dirnt Precision Bass guitar represents the Green Day bassist's take on an early '50s Precision Bass with a unique look and a sound th...Click To Read More About This Product

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Cool looking and rock solid.

The Squier Mike Dirnt Precision Bass guitar represents the Green Day bassist's take on an early '50s Precision Bass with a unique look and a sound that can cut through the thickest wall of guitar sound. Features separate volume and tone controls, chrome hardware and a solid agathis body. Unique features include a star graphic on body, the '51 headstock shape, '51 slab-style body with '55-style front arm contour and pickguard, and a side-mounted jack plate. The Perfect P Bass for the Green Day fan and for players looking for a versatile electric bass guitar with a killer vibe.

Includes gig bag.

FEATURES
  • Solid-body electric bass
  • Agathis body with star graphic
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • 20 medium jumbo frets
  • 34" scale
  • 1.6" width at nut
  • Chrome hardware
  • Standard open-gear tuners
  • Standard four-saddle bridge
  • Single-ply '55 style pickguard
  • Split, single-coil pickup
  • One volume, one tone control
  • Includes gig bag

Order today and let Green Day be your inspiration.

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SquierMike Dirnt P Bass
 
4.8

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good feel (3)
  • Good tone (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Really Great Bass

I thought this bass was kind of a let down when i saw it then i plugged it in and i was blown away such a light bass with a heavy sound not only good...Read complete review

I thought this bass was kind of a let down when i saw it then i plugged it in and i was blown away such a light bass with a heavy sound not only good for green day but all kinds of music i learned some blues riffs on it and it was just perfect the split pick ups are just solid great for beginners and pros it is absoulutly awesome pick one up today if you don't believe me...

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Liked it better than the Fender version.

Played this a few months back. Nicer feel than the much heavier and much thicker/wider necked Fender version. Great value for the price. The star should be a sticker (so you could...Read complete review

Played this a few months back. Nicer feel than the much heavier and much thicker/wider necked Fender version. Great value for the price. The star should be a sticker (so you could easily take it off). Pup is very loud, but distorts easily at bout 5/8 of the volume pot. A bigger bridge and better pup would make this a killer bass.

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5.0

Great backup

By Kurt Stanley

from Nashville,Tn

Comments about Squier Mike Dirnt P Bass:

I own the vintage white model. Had it since april.Have been a pro player for many years and toured all over the world. I recently took a gig with a band that hosts a jam twice a month and found the need for a 4 string backup bass. I play 5-string and doghouse. Many do not. First and foremost the price is about right.The second change I made was a pickup swap to a creme colored DiMarzio.I had the neck and frets smoothed and the truss rod adjusted for a lower action and less buzz.I also did some vintage sanding and aging. (Lose the black star)Basically your getting a sweet Fender P-bass that really looks like a 51 from a crowd's view.All it needs is the little extras and the TLC that the high-end Fenders get before leaving the factories.Through a David Eden World Tour 800 amp with 4-10 EV-600watt cab it sounds every bit as good as any P bass I own. And it didn't cost me a grand.

 
5.0

Much Better than I expected...

By DOWNTOWN Tony Brown

from Chi-Town

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Classic Rock
    • Great For Rb
    • Jazz
    • Neosoul
    • Recording

    Comments about Squier Mike Dirnt P Bass:

    It Looks Great...Feels Great (after a set-up)...Sounds Great...What else do you need to have from a Bass...Oh,and I can afford to put Gas in my car to get to gig with the Money I saved...

     
    5.0

    Really Great Bass

    By Nathan Reynoso

    from California

    About Me Experienced

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Punchy
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • School Bands
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Squier Mike Dirnt P Bass:

    I thought this bass was kind of a let down when i saw it then i plugged it in and i was blown away such a light bass with a heavy sound not only good for green day but all kinds of music i learned some blues riffs on it and it was just perfect the split pick ups are just solid great for beginners and pros it is absoulutly awesome pick one up today if you don't believe me...

     
    3.0

    Liked it better than the Fender version.

    By UX4484

    from Chicago

    About Me Experienced

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Easy to play
    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Feel Neck
    • Good Tone
    • Good Tone Range

    Cons

    • Pup Is Loud But Distorts

    Best Uses

    • 50s Look Post Punk Tone
    • Jamming
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Squier Mike Dirnt P Bass:

    Played this a few months back. Nicer feel than the much heavier and much thicker/wider necked Fender version. Great value for the price. The star should be a sticker (so you could easily take it off). Pup is very loud, but distorts easily at bout 5/8 of the volume pot. A bigger bridge and better pup would make this a killer bass.

     
    5.0

    I love it!

    By Tubaist

    from Baldwin, ME

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    Comments about Squier Mike Dirnt P Bass:

    I just love this bass. I bought it as a starter bass when I was just getting into bass, but I've gotten a lot more serious over the years and I still love playing this bass. It doesn't just look nice, it plays nice. While it may not be a high end bass, it is bass worth buying if you are starting up this great instrument or just want another bass for your collection.

     
    5.0

    Awesome!

    By RockinDrummer-gt536

    from NH

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    Comments about Squier Mike Dirnt P Bass:

    I just saved up to buy this bass and when I got it I was happy as can be. It sounds much more like Green Day than my Ibanez - I love playing it. I'm a drummer, and I just recently switched, and I'm glad I experimented with this guy. If you like Green Day this is a great bass to use, and one of the only ones with the right sound!

     
    5.0

    Awesome Bass.

    By SAM!!!

    from Hartland, MI

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    Comments about Squier Mike Dirnt P Bass:

    I've been playing guitar for a while so I decided to start playing bass too. It's hard adjusting from a guitar to a bass but this bass is sweet and easy to play.

     
    5.0

    Awesome Bass

    By JinkiesScooby

    from New Jersey

    Comments about Squier Mike Dirnt P Bass:

    I bought this bass after playing on a peavey mileston and a stagg fretless. This bass is totally awesome by feature standards. The 50's stylings make it totally awesome. The bass is balanced nicely, not too heavy, but is comfortable to play on. Very broad range of treble/bass adjustment. Awesome bass. Totally awesome bass. For the price, a very good buy. Although it is Squier, it is very very similar to the name-brand Mike Dirnt bass. Good choice for a person whose styles of music differ. Plays well everything from punk to jazz.

     
    5.0

    awesome

    By Jak

    from Ohio

    Comments about Squier Mike Dirnt P Bass:

    i love this bass. Thats all i can say. i mean i love Green day love the sound and love the feel

     
    5.0

    Amazing

    By JarrodTheBassPlayer

    from Huntsville, AL

    Comments about Squier Mike Dirnt P Bass:

    Well my friend has one of these but we customized it, got rid of the star and made the body orange. The bass is amazing love the tone. But my overall favorite part of the bass is the thin neck.

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