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  • Agathis body
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      Classic Fender style and rich humbucker tone in an affordable Squier model!

      The all-new Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special HB puts classic Fender® looks into a distinctively sharp-looking, great-sounding, and super-versatile Squier bass model.

      Features include a sleek offset-waist body, ultra-slim fast-action neck, powerful high-output humbucking pickup, and a three-band active tone circuit that delivers a versatile wealth of tonal options just right for any bass sound and style.

      Features
      • Agathis body
      • Slim, fast-action, C-shaped maple neck
      • Rosewood fretboard
      • 20 medium-jumbo frets
      • High-output humbucking pickup
      • 3-band active tone circuit with Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass controls

      Superior tone, smooth playability, great comfort, and fantastic value. Order now!

       

      Vintage Modified Jaguar Electric Bass Guitar Special Humbucker Specifications:

      • 34" scale
      • 9-1/2" fretboard radius
      • Width at nut: 1-1/2"
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      SquierVintage Modified Jaguar Electric Bass Guitar Special Humbucker
       
      4.5

      (based on 17 reviews)

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      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good feel (8)
      • Fun to play (7)
      • Good tone (6)
      • Good pick up (4)

      Cons

      • Fret buzz (4)

      Best Uses

      • Jamming (8)
      • Practicing (8)
      • Recording (4)
      • Small venues (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (7)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Good bass alomst for every kind of style. Almost!!

      Overall is a good bass but like I said before, not too good for slaping and popping for my taste because sound a little muddy.
      Give 8 in features because I will...Read complete review

      Overall is a good bass but like I said before, not too good for slaping and popping for my taste because sound a little muddy.
      Give 8 in features because I will continue to make critic that the vintage bridge of some kind of fenders and squier is trash. Pure trash. Other inenspensive basses like Rogues and Peaveys came with better bridge and in some cases with the string thru body feature that add a lot of sustain. I replaced the bridge with a Gotoh the same day I opened the box. Now look better and have huge sustain. Other than that the bass looks good.
      Came with the pickup a little bit twisted (I don't know why but I fixed) and I find that the acction was high for my taste. Changed the strings for a D'Addario Pro Steel and now sound better with the adition of the new bridge and some settings. Paint job is good and the neck feels fantastic. Electronic is great but please read carefuly this: I owned in the past more than 25 basses because I buy, fix, sell so I know what is a good and versatile bass. This bass have a fantastic sound. It remind me my old Ernie Ball SUB musicman. Lot of treble and very punchy sound for fingerin. But carefull because this bass doesn't sound too good for slap. With some good setting in your amp it can sound much better. Maybe, but is hard to find that clasic sound for slap and pop. The best way that I can describe the sound of this bass is like a John Taylor of Duran Duran sound. If you are planing to buy this bass, take time to check some of the Duran Duran old music like Rio and Girls on Film. In some parts of those songs you will here the slap sound of his Aria Pro bass. That is the sound that you will get from this bass. For me is OK but maybe I will change the pickup for a pickup that can change from paralell to series mode and can fix the sound for slap but for the moment It makes the job.
      For $199 is a good chance especialy for those who love the fingerin sound of Duran Duran and some Red Hot Chili Peppers songs especially in the "Californication" record sound.

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      i got a dud

      I was shocked to open box to find the most bowed neck ive ever seen,it was possible it was a bit warped at the top too.nut was cut way too high. pickup was...Read complete review

      I was shocked to open box to find the most bowed neck ive ever seen,it was possible it was a bit warped at the top too.nut was cut way too high. pickup was flat and distorted. i checked battery and it was not that. finish was perfect,frets seem great. hardware of superior quality compared to more exspensive instruments. first dud ive ever got from squier. i would still try one if i were you, this one was not the norm for squier.

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      4.0

      I would recommend this product to all

      By Smiley

      from San Antonio

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Light Weight When Playing

      Cons

      • Fret Buzz
      • Pickup Placement

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Electric Bass Guitar Special Humbucker:

      I'm really like the light weight. Have several basses most are to heavy for gigging. The bass is great but the pickup placement makes it hard to get a deep sound. I still really like this vintage look.

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      (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Good bass guitar for the price!

      By CMH-R.Kn6

      from Missoula, MT

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Good Feel

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Electric Bass Guitar Special Humbucker:

          Played well and looked good out of the box. Haven't plugged it in yet - don't have a bass amp yet!

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Highway Robbery

          By Joe

          from Illinois USA

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          Pros

          • Active Electronics
          • Flawless Finish
          • Good Pick Up
          • Good strings
          • Good Tone
          • Solid hardware

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Just Playing
          • Practicing
          • Recording

          Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Electric Bass Guitar Special Humbucker:

          Someone said they got a dud, well I got the bomb!! Again, Musicians Friend has shown why they are the best in the business. A buck & a half for the Candy Apple Red? Robbery!! This bass is a tone, sound & slap monster. It's a Fender with Squire written on it. The finish is flawless. Active electronics are loud & very adjustable. Even the strings are good. I had zero fret buzz. Had to adjust action & intonation. Out of the box electric guitars have to be set up. I've never bought one that didn't. I Love this Bass & Musicians Friend!!

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          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Way better than F jazz or jaguar bass

          By Mr-skyline

          from Santa Monica CA

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Fret Buzz

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording

          Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Electric Bass Guitar Special Humbucker:

          My dad bought this bass in guitar center and i totally love it the only prob with this is the action is too high and some fret buzz.. But its not a big deal for me since i know how fix the truss rod more on that i'm not really satisfied with their new featured humpbucker pickups so i change it to EMG electronics and now to be honest i want to sell my fender jazz bazz because i wanted to buy another jaguar bass :3

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          i got a dud

          By pioneersofdisaster

          from planet earth

          About Me Experienced

          Ask me a question

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Poor Pick Up

            Best Uses

              Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Electric Bass Guitar Special Humbucker:

              I was shocked to open box to find the most bowed neck ive ever seen,it was possible it was a bit warped at the top too.nut was cut way too high. pickup was flat and distorted. i checked battery and it was not that. finish was perfect,frets seem great. hardware of superior quality compared to more exspensive instruments. first dud ive ever got from squier. i would still try one if i were you, this one was not the norm for squier.

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great for the money

              By chrisrjones91

              from Sanford, NC

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Good Tone

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • Small Venues

                Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Electric Bass Guitar Special Humbucker:

                I have had this bass for little over half a year now, and there's not much that I can say bad about it. I traded my 1997 Fender J-Bass for it at Sam Ash, after I had done some modifications to it, and I haven't regretted a moment of it. I do intend to replace the electronics eventually, just for my benefit, but it's not like I got it and was thinking they absolutely had to be changed. The weight of this bass in my opinion is another plus side. I'm pretty sure it weighs less than the case I have for it does, so it doesn't kill your shoulder after a long time of playing. I will also be changing the bridge on this bass, but once again, not because I feel like I have to, just want to. All in all, I'm pleasantly pleased with this bass and am glad I got it. I use it most weeks at church through a big sound system and it holds it's own among the higher quality instruments in the band.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                From Precision to Mod JAquar

                By rhightchew

                from Mt Orab Ohio

                About Me Professional Musician

                Pros

                • Fun To Play
                • Good Feel
                • Good Pick Up

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing
                  • Small Venues

                  Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Electric Bass Guitar Special Humbucker:

                  I thought going from my 68 Fender Precision to this new Jaguar was going to be a let down WRONG easy to play doesn't need extensive adjustment Pick up is hot and offers a variety of Tones, easier to scale than my 68 Chromatics' neck also but I have small hands so this is a great change.

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                  (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  slap monster bass

                  By Brianm

                  from Surrey,B.C.

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Contoured
                  • Cuts Through The Mix
                  • Durable
                  • Glassy Highs
                  • Hot Humbucker Output
                  • Light
                  • Loves To Be Slapped
                  • Piano Bottom
                  • Ultra Fast Neck

                  Cons

                  • Bridge Lacks Sustain
                  • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

                  Best Uses

                  • Jamming
                  • Recording
                  • Rock Concerts
                  • School Bands

                  Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Electric Bass Guitar Special Humbucker:

                  A quick fretboard and active electronics make the Jaguar hb a must have tool for anyone looking for a cheap all purpose bass. Sustain is decent for live but needs a compressor/sustainer when recording.

                  Bottomfeeders rule,
                  Brianm
                  Bassist
                  house of frustration / eVENTIDE /PROBE

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                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  My Current Bass of Choice

                  By AverageGenocide

                  from Marion, VA

                  About Me Novice

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming
                    • Practicing
                    • Rock Concerts
                    • Small Venues

                    Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Electric Bass Guitar Special Humbucker:

                    I actually bought this bass from my local music store. I know the owner of the store pretty well so he gave me the same price as Musician's Friend. He ordered this bass straight from the Fender Dealership catalog so I don't have any experience with the same bass from Musician's Friend. However, I will say that I am blown away by this bass. I have the silver colored one and the finish was spot on. No chips, blemishes, or any imperfections. It has a three piece, polyurethane finished neck that lets you slide with ease. The neck is thin so you can stretch your hand very easily. It has great tone and stays in tune for a long time. (Not an excuse to not tune it before each show!) The electronics on the bass are good but like most "low end" basses, it doesn't have the most superior electronics. You'll have to buy and install those separate. Give the bass a try, you won't regret it, more than likely. It's all your money's worth and more.

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Good bass, but much better after tweaks.

                    By Insomniac

                    from Maine

                    About Me Novice

                    Pros

                    • Fun To Play
                    • Good Feel
                    • Good Tone

                    Cons

                    • Fret Buzz

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Electric Bass Guitar Special Humbucker:

                    This bass right out of the box was worth the small pricetag. The pickup lacks a little low end pop, but gives the funky bass twang I wanted. Being as close to the bridge as the pickup is, I expected worse. As others said, it needed a lot of setup so if you are not comfortable doing this, find a shop to set it up or buy from a store that does it for you. My only complaints are fret buzz and sharp fret wire. I was able to file the wire edges and tweak the neck and action and resolve the problems. I have since added a second DiMarzio DP120 pickup by the neck with a blender pot so the two pickups are going into the active electronics, and this gives options to get what ever bass sound I want. Would have given it five stars if not for the fret wire, but I am thinking of buying another for my Son's band to have as a spare, The bassist sometimes doesn't know in advance when he is in town.

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