The Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special takes a classic, 6-string fender model, and turns it into great bass (albeit a bass with a very long name…) The Fender Jaguar has always been something of a ‘cult’ guitar- picked up by those for whom a Strat or a Tele was just a bit too commonplace.
Classic key elements
The Jaguar Bass takes the Jaguar’s key elements and adapts them for 4-stringers. The body is the famous, asymmetric design, made from solid basswood. A 3-ply black scratchplate is fitted, which ties-in nicely with the 3-tone sunburst finish. The neck is made from maple, and shaped to a slim, fast ‘C’ profile, with 20-fret rosewood fret board.
The pickups equipped here are befitting the ‘Vintage Modified’ name. A single coil Jazz Bass pickup at the middle position and split-coil Precision Bass pickup at the bridge position offer a ‘best-of-both-worlds’ configuration, and a wealth of bass tones, to boot.
An active bass boost circuit provides even more low-end weight, whilst individual pick-up volume controls, and a master tone control provide the tools to sculpt your tone endlessly. These simple controls combine to make a bass that is capable of a surprising range of tones. A four-saddle standard bridge makes any adjustments straightforward.
The Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special is a great example of the ethics that underpin the Vintage Modified range. By combining some of the best features from classic, existing designs, Squier has produced a new, exciting bass with a character all its own.
Manufacturer Squier Model Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special Body Material Basswood Neck Material Maple Fingerboard Material Rosewood Neck Profile "C" Shape Pickup Configuration SS Bridge Type Hard Tail Pickups Middle: Vintage-Style Split Single-Coil Precision Bass Bridge: Standard Single-Coil Jazz Bass Bridge/Tailpiece 4-Saddle Standard Tuning Machines Standard Open-Gear Pickguard 3-Ply Black Controls Volume 1. (Middle Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone Special Electronics Active Bass Boost Circuit Finish 3 Tone Sunburst
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