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Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass 77  

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Squier's Vintage Modified Jazz Bass '77 returns you to the age of funk and the dawn of punk with sleekly offset agathis (Black and three-color sunbur...Read More

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A classic bass taking its cues from 1977's legendary specs.

Squier's Vintage Modified Jazz Bass '77 returns you to the age of funk and the dawn of punk with sleekly offset agathis (Black and three-color sunburst finishes) and soft maple (Amber finish) bodies, dual Fender-designed pickups and a slim "C"-shaped maple neck with a vintage-tint gloss finish. Other features include a white-bound 9.5"-radius maple fingerboard with 20 medium jumbo frets and stylish white pearloid block inlays, three-ply black pickguard, four-saddle bridge, black plastic control knobs, and open-gear tuners. Super '77 sound and feel for today's bassists, with superior Squier performance and value.

FEATURES
  • Agathis body
  • Polyester body finish
  • Maple neck
  • Vintage tint gloss neck finish
  • "C" Shape neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • 20 Medium jumbo frets
  • Synthetic bone string nut
  • Pearloid block position inlays
  • Fender-designed single-coil Jazz Bass bridge and middle pickups
  • Volume 1., Volume 2. and Master Tone controls
  • 4-Saddle standard bridge
  • Chrome hardware finish
  • Standard open-gear tuning machines

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SPECIFICATIONS

Vintage Modified Jazz Bass 77

  • Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
  • Nut Width: 1.5" (38.1 mm)
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SquierVintage Modified Jazz Bass 77
 
4.3

(based on 7 reviews)

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86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (7)
  • Good feel (7)
  • Good tone (5)
  • Good pick up (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming (7)
    • Practicing (7)
    • Recording (5)
    • Small venues (4)
    • Rock concerts (3)
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    5.0

    5 Stars all day long

    By GuitarRUSH

    from Hartsville, SC

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Tone

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Small Venues
      • Worship Music

      Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass 77:

      I got this bass at a crazy low price. For the money you pay, you really can't do any better! The gloss finish of the neck makes it feel like a bass 3 times the price. The pickups, despite being single coil J pickups, do NOT feed back. Just an amazing value. Squier is hitting out of the ballpark consistently these days. I've played for over 20 years and these guitars hold their own to U.S. made models.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Ehhh

      By Nateo1397

      from Kenton, OH

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing

      Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass 77:

      I was very excited for this bass I ordered it after I sent back a squire vintage modified precision V. I was very disappointed when I received this the neck was barely attached to the body. All of the screw holes were drilled too big and at wierd angles the agathis body is extremely light and has an airy empty tone to it it is so light that the bass is neck heavy. It has no balance which makes it very hard to play. That being said the neck feels amazing and the electronics are very nice. If I were to buy this again I would order the 70's jazz and not the 77 as it has a maple body.

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      5.0

      great bass for the $$

      By EDub

      from franklin, OH

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      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Any Genre
        • Jamming
        • Practicing

        Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass 77:

        this is a great bass for the money, only complaint is body is 3/8 inch thinner than Fender makes for less sustain. good pro and reason I bought it is 9.5" radius neck with white binding and inlays. not available from Fender. i put the pearl pickguard, vintage keys and Fender decal so it looks just like the Gedfathers from the time machine tour. completely happy

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        The best bass guitar for the money.

        By GuitarMonsterz

        from Thorndale, PA

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        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Not Enough Sustain

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass 77:

        A sweet bass for the money. I like the sound and looks. Neck very easy to play right out of the box. Confortable to hold. I use it everyday for recording, jamming and gigs and am happy with it. I replaced the bridge for a high mass one and the sustain is even better. I hightly recommend it.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        great bass w/ some tweaking

        By MorTone

        from new england

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Cheap Bridge
        • Fret Buzz

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass 77:

        I had a real 77 once. It played awful. This was a good cheap way to add a maple neck round wound strung bass to my flat wound strung collection of Fenders. It came very poorly set up like most stuff. I adjusted the neck relief, filed the nut slots down etc., added an old quan bridge I had in my parts drawer and set the radius and height, kept the strings because I like them so bought another set of fender 7250's, then I had my luthier dress the frets ( i like very low action)and voila! It plays and sounds better than my old original 77. btw the body wood is agathis which is mahogany so don't shy away from it because of that.

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        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great bass

        By BakerTheBassist

        from Bloomington, IL.

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Tone

        Cons

        • Doesn't Say Fender

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass 77:

        Amazing quality for a Squier. This bass sounds just as good as my buddies Fender and looks better too. It is a sweet deal for anyone whether your new or even looking for a bass to play shows and record.

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        (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Nice right of the box

        By fretburner

        from Lawrence, KS

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording

          Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass 77:

          I had a 1977 American Standard J Bass for 35 years; as a guitarist I needed 4 strings for recording & it sounded great. I even played it in a folk rock band [a personal goal to play bass for 3 sets].
          After someone told me of it's resale value, I sold it for $2k+, got a nice Martin & picked up this Squire Reissue for under 3 Bones.
          The neck feels like my '77 & it's like an old friend. The body is about 20% lighter, but that's fine with me. The pickups are alright, but I may swap out the bridge PU. They got pretty darn close in this reissue.

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