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      The Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass puts classic Fender looks into a uniquely attractive and super-versatile bass guitar. Features include an agathis body and one-piece maple neck with stylish white pearl block inlays on the 20-fret rosewood fingerboard.

      This handsome Squier Jaguar bass features a strong body and neck with sharp-looking inlays on its rosewood fretboard. The classic body design has the look and style of the basses of yesteryear, with tastefully updated features and electronics.

      Versatility comes into play with the Squier Jaguar bass's superbly balanced dynamic duo of Duncan Designed pickups—a split single-coil Precision Bass pickup (mid) paired with a hot Jazz Bass single-coil pickup (bridge). The pickups emanate bold, clear tone that's made Squier's reputation. Dressed in a sleek black finish, this electric bass has the look and sound that will impress anyone near it. Strap it around your neck and prepare for an onslaught of funk bass bliss.

      Other features include '62 Jazz Bass stacked concentric volume/tone controls, three-ply Tortoise/White/Black pickguard, chrome hardware and machine heads, and four-saddle chrome bridge.

      Features

      • Rosewood fretboard
      • Body: Agathis
      • Finish: Polyester
      • Body Shape: Jaguar
      • Series: Vintage Modified Guitars
      • Finger Board Radius: 9-1/2"
      • Scale Length: 34"
      • Nut Width: 1-1/2"
      • Hardware: Chrome
      • Tuning Keys: Standard Open-Gear Tuners
      • Bridge: Standard 4-Saddle
      • Pickguard: 3-Ply Tortoise Shell/White/Black
      • Controls: Stacked Concentric Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1.
      • (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
      • Bass strings: Super 7250M, NPS (.045-.105 Gauges)

      Funkify the low-end with this killer 4-string bass for a great price. Order now.

       
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      SquierVintage Modified Jaguar Bass
       
      4.7

      (based on 35 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (29)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 1 Stars

         

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      92%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Fun to play (10)
      • Good feel (10)
      • Good tone (10)
      • Good pick up (8)
      • Solid electronics (6)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing (12)
        • Jamming (9)
        • Small venues (9)
        • Rock concerts (7)
        • School bands (4)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Experienced (9), Professional musician (4)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        This is a great bass for the $$$$$$

        I play mostly Fender basses, as far as feel goes, yep its a Fender. The quality compared to a Fender is almost the same. Of course they are going to use some cheaper...Read complete review

        I play mostly Fender basses, as far as feel goes, yep its a Fender. The quality compared to a Fender is almost the same. Of course they are going to use some cheaper parts to keep the price down but everything on this bass can upgraded to your liking with Fender parts down the road if it bothers you but its not necessary. For half the price of a Standard Fender Jazz I honestly say that this bass is a steal.
        This bass has a C shaped neck not to be confused with a Modern C shaped neck like on the Standard Jazz bass. The only way to describe the difference is the the C shaped is a little more chunkier (front to back) compared to a Modern C which is a bit thinner (front to back). They are both very comfortable to play just slightly different.
        The pickups sound great, you really can dial in any tone. Love the P/J configuration. They stay very true to the Fender sound and its basiclly like having 2 basses with you.
        The action right of the box was slightly higher than my prefrence. Lowered the strings slightly and it was good to go.
        I would highly recommend checking this bass out for every type of player, beginners, intermediate and pro musicians. I honestly can say that this bass great and consider it a steal. It will surprise you.

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Cheap Controls Make This Winner A Loser

        This is a beautiful bass.
        It's only weak spot it the concentric volume and tone controls.
        They must be replaced with CTS pots.
        They are availble, and some places...Read complete review

        This is a beautiful bass.
        It's only weak spot it the concentric volume and tone controls.
        They must be replaced with CTS pots.
        They are availble, and some places on the net offer the plate with conrtols wired you just solder in the pickups. They use CTS pots which I think are American. This is a beatiful rendition of a Fender. The Duncan pickups are superb especially the precission pickup an the front. Now you can get bassier and you have that bright nasty Jazz pick up in the back.
        All adjustable adjustments were made with ease and accuracy. And the overall feel is a bouncy, nick bounce back Fender Bass feed. A great bass for the money, just change the volume and tone control to American CTS. That should tighten her up for a long time and get a polish cloth and gig bag to make her last. IT takes about 3 or 4 months before the pots go bad. I sent the first one back, now I have another and it's the same thing, i also have a black one which I don't play to often.

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        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Well worth the money.

        By LordMusikage

        from Phoenixville, PA

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass:

          For the 6 years of playing, cleaning, and maintaining guitars, I decided to get a bass to learn the role of the instrument and further my musicianship. So, I knew previously that the Vintage Modified series of guitars were excellent for the most part. So, I went to my local GC and played the Vintage modified Jaguar bass, that I now own. At this point, I've owned it for about 2 months. Since then, I've buffed out the frets with fine steel wool and put Flatwounds on it. After playing the bass for 2 months and getting to know it, I ready to evaluate it.

          The build and craftsmanship is excellent for the most part; of course, there are some small, subtle flaws, but not anything that hinders the playing. As far as playability goes, it's superb. The neck is a thinner c-shape neck. Not extremely thin, it still has a nice roundness to it, just smaller like a proper Jazz bass neck. The bass sounds great. It's pickups aren't the best, but they get job done well. The split coil has a solid, meaty Precision tone. The electronics are okay- not anything spectacular. I like the idea of concentric volume and tone knobs, but they have a cheaper turning feel to them. There's going to be some cheaper parts here or there for the money. Other than that, this bass has a very solid feel and sound to it. It will last a very long time, to say the least. It's been a great investment so far.

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          (0 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Ehh

          By Vincent McClain

          from Tulsa, Ok

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          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Solid Electronics

          Cons

          • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

          Best Uses

          • Practicing
          • School Bands

          Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass:

          This was my first bass guitar and its a great bass guitar for around a year then it starts to go downwards the pickups start messing up, bridge is poorly made, and the pots are trash if your starting bass recommend getting something a little cheaper and then getting a fender mexican jazz bass later on because squires will last you maybe a year or two

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          4.0

          slick budget bass

          By justo

          from georgia

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Fun To Play

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing

            Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass:

            Overall good quality for the money. Aesthetically the only thing I would change is, for my taste any way, the headstock is too light in color and the only thing that hints to the low price. Functionally the only downside is the stacked pots are kind of a pain, adjusting the tone will almost always move the volume as well. I am accustomed to higher end equipment, but bought this on a budget and really have actually been very satisfied. Had intentions of upgrading soon when I bought it, but after playing shows every weekend with it for the last few months I've decided its a keeper.

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            5.0

            I can't believe it's a squier

            By Blue Chrome

            from Lexington, KY

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            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass:

              I bought this for the tonal versatility. I like the Squier Vintage Modified series (I have the Jazz as well). I wanted the Jaguar for the single and split-coil pickup combination, and I liked that it offered the 34" scale neck and stacked control knobs with tone for each pickup.

              I wasn't going to review it until I had a chance to talk to our sound man about the tone he was getting up front. He said it sounds really good and wanted to know what kind of bass it was. When I told him it was a Squier, he was shocked. This bass looks beautiful and sounds beautiful.

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              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              this is my school jazz ensemble's bass

              By metalman

              from somerset, New Jersey

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Good Feel
              • Good Pick Up
              • Good Tone

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass:

                considering i still have a cruddy beginner bass, i use my school's bass instead for my jazz ensemble. If has good tone for classic rock, blues, and jazz but that is about it. I will say that it does have a good feel, perfect action and a nice medium length neck. Electronics do their job but one pot became lose (but this can be fixed easily) and the electronics are simple, but that should'nt be too much of a hastle. This is a good bass and all, but if you're looking for something more versatile, for heavier kinds of music or require a trebely tone, this is not the bass for you.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                As good as it looks and more

                By Midlife Crisis

                from UK

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                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gigging
                  • Jamming
                  • Practicing
                  • Rock Concerts

                  Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass:

                  I bought a used Olympic White (basically store demo) because it was the only way to get that colour in the UK. It looks amazing and is genuinely more than the sum of it's parts. It really feels, plays and sounds like a much more expensive bass. Build quality is very good. Neck is very comfortable. Balance is 'spot on' for my stance. Pick Ups sound great and blow standard pups away.
                  The shipping, tax and import charges I paid to get this instrument to the UK added a considerable (some would say 'irrational', wouldn't they dear...) premium to the overall cost but I can honestly say it was worth every penny and more! 3 weeks in and it's still awesome.

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                  (13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Follow up..... 6 months later.

                  By Mike L

                  from South Florida

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                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming
                    • Practicing
                    • Rock Concerts
                    • Small Venues

                    Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass:

                    I own the Olympic White. This is by far one of my favorite basses. I have owned it for more than 6 months now. It has the important characteristic I look for in a bass, playability, tone, quality and looks. I own several Fender and Ibanez basses and this one is on the top of my list for giging. If you are looking for the P tone with the comfort of a J neck this is the one for you. It cuts through the mix real nice. The neck plays quick and smooth. Like I said in my previous review this bass comes with a C shaped neck (A tiny bit thicker front to back), slightly diferent than the modern C neck which is a little bit thinner. Its very comfortable to play. They both have the same width at the nut at 1.5 inches. The fret spacing seems a little bit closer together than my fender jazz which makes reaching a little bit easier. The tone on this thing is killer, love the pickups, they are hot!!!!!! The quality on this bass is far better than I expected, it stays in tune with no problems at all. To be honest I bought this as a beater bass but ended up liking it so much that I treat it as a prized possession. If you are in the market for for a new bass look no further. Dont let the Squier on the headstock scare you away. This is definitly one to add to your arsenal. Pure Fender sound and playibility. If something was to happen to this guitar it would be replaced immediatly.

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                    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Squire V M Jaguar Bass

                    By \,,/>.<\,,/

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                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Practicing
                      • Recording
                      • Rock Concerts
                      • Small Venues

                      Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass:

                      I picked up mine on sale from MF two years ago and played it for a while. Then I dressed the fret wires, put on a set of Jamersons and dropped the action. Oh ya, bought a can of shoe polish to tint the maple part of the neck and head. With the heavy gauge strings truss adjustment is a requirement.
                      This thing is fat and fast. It has a versitile tonal range that can sit in just about any mix. I've tried going to my other basses but can't seem to get away from this one. It has never let me down on or off stage (has the passive pups).
                      I own the black. Although if I replaced it would probably get the sunburst.
                      When compared to others in it's price range I would have missed out if I chose anything else. \,,/>.<\,,/

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      UNBELIEVABLE VALUE

                      By PETEY

                      from NJ

                      About Me Experienced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Practicing
                        • Small Venues

                        Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass:

                        I played it for the first time last night at rehearsal. Very impressive note clarity and volume in all registers. The power of the higher notes, especially above the 5th fret on the D and G strings is better than on my Fender Jazz basses and Warwick Corvettes, both passive and active.
                        The Jag is not well-suited for playing while sitting,due to its neck-dive, but one will appreciate the lightweight body on long gigs and rehearsals.

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                        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great Bass for the price

                        By Indian

                        from PA

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good Feel
                        • Good Tone

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Jamming
                          • Practicing
                          • Small Venues

                          Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass:

                          I have been playing guitar and bass for almost 30 years and I have played some high dollar guitars. Dont expect this guitar to play like a 1500 dollar Fender, but, for the money, I would highly recommend it. Right out of the box you can just tune it up and your ready to go, if thats what you like, but I'd prefer to take it to your local guitar shop and have it set up the way you like. The action may be a little high for your liking or whatever. I bought this to jam with our church band, the sound this bass has fits right in to the modern gospel we play. I DID recommend this to a friend!!!

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