A truly classic Fender® bass guitar model from the mid-1960s returns in the sleek, short-scale form of the Squier® Vintage Modified Mustang® Bass. The instrument honors its 1966 ancestor with a basswood body finished in Black or Three-color Sunburst, 19-fret maple neck and 30” scale perfect for players of all kinds who appreciate the comfort of a short-scale instrument. Other features include a Duncan Designed™ split single-coil pickup, three-ply pickguard, chrome tuners and distinctive Mustang Bass four-saddle bridge. Superior tone, smooth playability, great comfort and fantastic value.
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I've waited a long time for this one. For the longest time you couldn't get a quality short scale bass, but this is it. I have modded and hot rodded mine to the hilt. Custom order pickup, pickguard, knobs, bridge cover. It was a good bass to begin with, but now, it's my "signature model." I would highly recommend this bass.
gkh60 owns this item
This one is some kind of reduced Precision Bass, close to the same tone and feel but smaller! The neck is just great, it has a jazz bass profile I think, really comfortable and fast playing. The Duncan Designed just made the job better than decent. I think that now a days Squier is just what you really need if you don't tour the world all year long but want something cool, that has the sound and feel, for a so affordable price. Love that bass!
(Just to compare, because I got these two, in front of the Mikey Way Mustang Bass, this vintage modified has a brighter sound, which is cool and complementary to the Way's huge bass frequency rumble. A great couple those two piece of sound!)
Nicolas Taussac owns this item
Been wanting a mustang Bass for a long time now. Mainly for the short scale design. With a lack of flexibility in my hands, mostly a result of hard work, not injury, the shorter scale allows me more comfort, movability and confidence in my playing. Lots of reasearch went into the choosing of this Bass Guitar, list after list of "pros and cons" of one model vs another. Not just Fender vs. Squier, competitor models as well. Searching online reviews, local store personnel and word of mouth.
Great instrument, great price, well balanced when strapped around my shoulders, color is perrty and the sound is great too. Very pleased with my purchase.
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|Model Name:||Vintage Modified Mustang® Bass, Maple Fingerboard, Black|
|Body Finish:||Gloss Polyurethane|
|Neck Finish:||Satin Urethane|
|Neck Shape:||"C" Shape|
|Scale Length:||30" (762 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||9.5" (241 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||19|
|Fret Size:||Medium Jumbo|
|String Nut:||White PPS|
|Nut Width:||1.5" (38.1 mm)|
|Position Inlays:||Black Dot|
|Truss Rod Nut:||4 mm Hex|
|Neck Plate:||4-Bolt Squier®|
|Middle Pickup:||Special Design Split Single-Coil Mustang Bass|
|Controls:||Master Volume, Master Tone|
|Pickup Configuration:||Split Single-Coil|
|Bridge:||4-Saddle Mustang® Bass Strings-Through-Body|
|Tuning Machines:||Standard Open-Gear|
|Control Knobs:||Black Plastic|
|Strings:||Fender® USA Bass 5250XL Short-Scale NPS, (.040-.095 Gauges)|
|Unique Features:||30" Scale Length, Black Dot Position Inlays, Black Numbered Volume and Tone Control Knobs, Squier® Engraved Neckplate, Synthetic Bone Nut|
|Included Accessories:||1.5 mm and 4 mm wrenches|
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