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Squier Jim Root Signature Telecaster Electric Guitar Black Rosewood Fretboard

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Overview
  • Mahogany body
  • 25.5" Scale maple neck, rosewood fretboard, 12" radius, 22 jumbo frets
  • Black covered passive humbucking neck and bridge pickups
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    $599.99
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Introducing the Jim Root Telecaster by Squier.

Squier brings you a brand-nu signature model in the crushing form of the Squier Jim Root Telecaster. Designed in cooperation with the acclaimed Slipknot/Stone Sour guitarist, it boasts several foreboding features, most notably a satin-matte finish in black or white, starkly simple single-knob/single switch control layout, black die-cast tuners and other black hardware, and two pulverizing passive humbucking pickups with black covers.

Features
  • Mahogany body
  • 25.5" Scale maple neck, rosewood fretboard, 12" radius, 22 jumbo frets
  • Black covered passive humbucking neck and bridge pickups
  • Master volume control, 3-way selector switch
  • Hardtail string-thru body 6-saddle bridge

Unleash pure heavy metal power and order the Jim Root Telecaster today.

 
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SquierJim Root Signature Telecaster Electric Guitar
 
4.0

(based on 6 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (3)

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    (1)

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75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good feel (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (4)
    • Jamming (3)
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    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    "HEAVY MAHOGANY BODY TO BALANCE"

    By V KING

    from AUSTRALIA

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      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Squier Jim Root Signature Telecaster Electric Guitar:

        HEAVY MAHOGANY BODY YOU WILL HAVE TO BALANCE. Body is to heavy for neck which will cause you to do a balancing act. Please be aware before you purchase this axe. This "Squier" Jim Root model would of rated high if they used alder for body & would be better balanced. Nothing worse when you have to play!

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        5.0

        Surprised

        By f13metal

        from searcy ,ar

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Rock Concerts

          Comments about Squier Jim Root Signature Telecaster Electric Guitar:

          I wasn't sure if I should get this guitar or not but im glad I did. I read a tone of reviews ,but I made the choice to go with it. Seen a lot of people down this guitar because it doesn't have the emgs and was bad feel but that's bull. Had an awesome neck feel and a really good sound. True not the hottest pickups but I like em better then emgs. This is a great buy. And not top heavy ,great to play standing up or down which is something I look at when I buy a guitar. I'm a 100% satisfied with this guitar. Plus got it packaged and set up just right when I got it

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Good Guitar, Just........

          By Colton Agotness

          from Edmore, North Dakota

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          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Poor Pick Up

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording

          Comments about Squier Jim Root Signature Telecaster Electric Guitar:

          I am writing another review for this guitar because i have a lot more experience now with guitars and will tell a little more detailed review..... Alright, this guitar IS NOT BAD!!! it's a good guitar, it plays nice, the neck feels nice and fast, it stays IN TUNE. I had bought it for the same price at my local music shop, and I didn't think it would be good because it was a Squier, but as soon as I played it, i was SHOCKED..... I really don't see why people say this guitar is cheap. The pickups though, are not really that hot, so i am going to be putting a Dimarzio D-Activator in the bridge and keeping the neck Pup Stock.

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          (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Good guitar

          By Colton Agotness

          from Edmore, North Dakota

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          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel

          Cons

          • Fret Buzz

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing

          Comments about Squier Jim Root Signature Telecaster Electric Guitar:

          Very good guitar, perfect for any music, i play in drop b, and it handles it well, pickups are good, stays in tune, i don't see why this has 3 stars, its a good guitar for anyone!

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          (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Jim Root Signature Telecaster

          By Randy

          from Baton Rouge LA

          Comments about Squier Jim Root Signature Telecaster Electric Guitar:

          i did save some money on it but still overpriced. I will need to bring it to my tech to adjust the string height. I am not in a hurry to do this as it plays ok. THE GUITAR WAS PACKAGED WELL
          Its a decent starter guitar, I bought the white one and love the looks of it. The pickups are OK as the guitar sounds good. I dont need a case because it hangs on the wall.
          the input jack on mine is cheap, the selector switch could be better. the pickups are decent for now. The bridge pickup could be hotter, because the neck pickup is loud. The one volume tone contol, I dont like but its a starter guitar for my son and its better than what I had in 77, not by much.
          Over priced -

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          (3 of 28 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Bland

          By Tyler DeLaCruz

          from West Columbia ,Texas

          Comments about Squier Jim Root Signature Telecaster Electric Guitar:

          From looks it looks great. But looks can be decieving. Almost exactly like his signature. It's no where near as smoth and easy as its big brother (to play). Pickups are crap. Sound is bland and boring. Which is the exact opposite of Jims real tele. If you're looking for a show case guitar just because you like Slipknot or Stone Sour then look no further. But if you're looking to get their amazing sound just save and buy the big boy. This guitar is not for the serious guitar player, maybe a begginer.
          Sounds like crap.
          Very cheaply made.
          You get exactly what you paid for is this case.

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