Fender Squier Basses are generally better than they give them credit for, and this one that proves it.
Squier basses have been getting this amazing reputation around the 300 euro/dollar mark, for being basses that have a surprising good quality over their guitar counterparts. I took this one to the test and, indeed, they weren't lying.
Pros: -Vintage Modified version of the Jaguar bass, now at a cheaper price with very little changes to quality. -Stock Pickups work perfectly, this one being better than the Humbucker version overall. -Neck is, surprisingly, amazing for what it's meant to be. Very easy to play on. -Nobs work properly without any problems. -Light for a bass. Good if you're starting out or to play for an extended amount of time.
Cons: -Tuning keys feel cheap, while they're not. They are somewhat fragile. -The tone nobs, while they do their job, feel like very cheap plastic.
Amazing little beast for a good price. Squier has surprised me with this one. Highly reccomend this for anything aswell, as it's very versatile.
I expected to be able to play out of the box as I had done with my Epiphone Thunderbird which was cheaper than this but I was sorely disappointed.
The string action was ridiculously high and despite lowering it only a touch I immediately got terrible fret buzz. To get the action to the level I wanted I had to disassemble the bass and apply a microtilt which was a vast improvement.
Nice bass, looks great and has lovely features but I can't help feeling annoyed that I had to take the thing apart and rebuild it just to get lower strings.
Electric Bass Body: Basswood, "C" shape maple neck, Fretboard: Rosewood, 20 Frets, Pickups: 1 x J Style and 1 x Split single coil, Active bass boost switch, 3-layered black pickguard, Scale: 864 mm...