copying original 50's and 60's guitars. As you’d expect, price varies widely in every category. Fender set up Squier brand with a Japanese factory (Gakki?) You can post now and register later. The JV serial numbers with Fender logo only were non-export models, ie Japan only.   Your previous content has been restored. JurnyWannaBe, SquierTap and Kenneth Mountain like this. (Have edited my earlier post). Custom vintage-style pickups. They are the most desirable and generally go high in price on the used market, What we call a Squier JV is generally an "export" JV Squier, they are the only one officially exported to Europe as previously mentionned. Fender guitars are more premium, and are made of better materials, and are more throuroughly checked for minor flaws which can affect how the guitar sounds and feels. Personally I wouldn't pay a premium for a domestic JV instrument - unless I played it and it was worth the asking price on it's sound as an instrument. Display as a link instead, × Cheaper than just your regular MIM Fender Strat. Michael7, May 29, 2017 #11. This is why you will find some high price on some models that are perhaps justified and a lot that are not totally, My 83/84 Squier branded JV has a 4ply plate. New Squiers top out at around $ The MIM trem and block are a direct replacement on these SE models??? The '82 has 3 layers to the plate. and there's nothing wrong with that (possibly some of the first JV Strats used US pickups which is where the legend seems to come from). Personally, I'd say it just add to the weight of the guitar. squier vintage modified vs fender mim Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by heavyfunkmachin, Dec 19, 2007. Fender Today, there are a host of models exclusive to the Squier brand and of better quality. A Brief History Lesson As the world’s first commercially successful solid-body electric guitar, the Telecaster was groundbreaking when Leo Fender introduced it in 1951.. At the time, rock and roll was still a few years away, and Leo and his staff were building guitars and amplifiers for western swing guitarists looking to get more volume and projection. When I answered this question, it was phrased: “What is the difference between a square and a fender?”. I have a Fender "Squier Series" Tele that was MIM in '94-'95 era (MN4 on the serial) and it has, by far, the sweetest tone I've heard on a Tele that I personally have ever played. It shows many different squier and fender models and it explains what's up with everyone. Apparently they mostly came to Europe. Squier Strat vs Fender Strat - General Criteria. I believe these replace the Mexican standard series. Only 3 Models of bass have nitro and US pickups and pots and correct tuners/bridge : the PB57-95, PB62-98 and JB62-115 (with stack-knobs). Fender Standard Squier Stratocaster Deluxe. Go to GC and get a used Fender Strat. [quote]Fender / Squier neck pickup comparison - Stock vs. For exemple the Fender PB57-70 (for 70000 yens catalog at the time) is poly finish with japanese pickups while the PB57-95 (for 95000yens catalog) is nitro with US vintage pickups (the same as on a Fullerton RI). Many beginner guitarist starter packs include Squier Affinity guitars and practice amps. Fender Squier II Standard Stratocaster Strat Electric Guitar Torino Red India. People who have them tend to keep hold of them for a long time, and there's a reason for this.  Over time there were some changes in hardware which 21frets website lists.Â. Now Fender has this new great Player series (which look absolutely stunning). I have no comment on quality except by the early 90's the "silver series" was issued and was supposed to be better than the average. Fender Stratocaster Squier Standard Electric Guitar. I played an Affinity strat which is the lowest level of Fender and it still had a … It was a steal to me. Now, the Bullet Strat features a 25.5” scale, so those with smaller hands might want to try the short-scale Stratocaster, with its 24” scale, or the Mini Strat, which boasts a 22/75" scale. The first batch were large Fender logo with small "Squier series" logo on the headstock. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Dec 19, 2007 #1. heavyfunkmachin. Welcoming My Vintage Modified Squier Jazz Bass To The Family Offset ... Fender Squier Jazz Bass For Sale In Placentia California Pimping Through Necessity Fender Jazz Marcus Miller Signature Jul 4, 2012 MAUD Oklahoma. Unlike it is suggested in every sales advert for anything JV these were Japanese made using Japanese parts (so metric screws!) US pickups, Nitro Finish and electronics. Reversed tuners. That could set off alarm bells, but at t… Apparently they mostly came to Europe. Original board , original dots...Â, Apologies, it is the '84 that has the extra layer -- 4, the same as yours. The quality control on Fender guitars generally tends to be better than that of the Squiers. Both guitars are really high quality making it difficult for the music lovers to choose between the two. I picked up a Fender Strat 50's classic in daphne blue, with custom YJM pickups for $540. The most obvious and simplest clue is the head stocks say Squier Strat by Fender, and don't say Affinity. × If you want to save your valuable time and make a hassle-free purchase, you can look for The Fender Squier acoustic guitar review. A big thank you to everyone for there help! If you have time, you go in depth in this article: Squier vs Fender Stratocaster Guitar Review. The first few months of production exported to the uk have the large Fender logo. You don't mention your musical experience, musical preference or style of playing. By Check out this comparison between two awesome Strats! Fretless is a bit of an enigma as it doesn't exist on catalog but it's original.Â, Factory  Request.... custom order ,  who knows Ending Dec 13 at 10:35AM PST 3d 5h. Ignore the price for a bit, compare it to other basses and decide if you want that instrument based on how it plays. Fender and Squier are two of the very popular guitars available in the market. Paste as plain text instead, × Age: 47 7,626. Like the first batch they were fairly good vintage copies. Learn more about Fender electric basses. Powered by Invision Community. These are the expensive ones, mainly based on rarity. This has been changing in recent years. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. SQUIER BULLET STRAT, BULLET MINI STRAT V2 and STRAT SS. Of course, the problem with trying to make any direct comparisons between the Squier and Fender is that there are over a dozen models, each with different pickups and their own individual features. I know lots of people do but I've just never done that. Yep. Don't worry about the name on the headstock, buy the guitar you like at the price you're willing to pay. Leo Fender was a genius. Welcoming My Vintage Modified Squier Jazz Bass To The Family Offset Just Bought My First Bass Squier Classic Vibe 60s Jazz Couldnt ... Hd Fender Squier Pack Squier 0371823606 Transparent Png Image Fender Squire 5 String Jazz Bass Gearslutz For example, mor… Â, The basses will have Japanese pups and poly finish, There is different specs depending on the models; I suggest you search for the catalogs (they can be found online). Many beginning guitar players start with Squier guitars. Squier has a reputation for being the low end version of popular Fender models. I've had Silver series Squier and it's not that close to the older JV stiff in terms of feel. $50.00 shipping. Maple, gloss polyester neck. Here we go, this is exactly what I wanted to know, isn't basschat great. Beautiful both alder or is the fretless that “sen ash” you see used? I know the obvious difference eg. The Epiphone is manufactured by Gibson, while the Squier Stratocaster is manufactured by Fender; both instruments are budget-friendly guitars and beginner level instruments that are inspired by some of the most famous guitar's history. Great basses, have had mine since '83 and '84 new.Â. Squier Telecasters Standard, Affinity, Classic Vibe, Artist, Obey, ProTone, & Mini all discussed here. That's partly because the justifiable hype around the early export JVs mean that sellers of domestic JV's hope that people don't know the difference and pay more, and partly as if your aim is Japanese bass from the 80's  there's a whole ton of interesting and lovely stuff out there for the money.Â, My 2p is: if it's a export Squier JV, either with the first series Fender or Squier badges, try it out. The title is a bit misleading. Looks completely brand new. The first batch were large Fender logo with small "Squier series" logo on the headstock. I've done some videos A/B some renowned pickups on the market, The bigger issue i see is players wanting a brand new guitar when they are on a limited budget. Don’t feel bad if you had to Google it: full disclosure – so did I! Copyright © All the good names are taken ltd. If you ve seen the Squier Strat on a newer model 2017-2018 and its the the same price as the bullet its an FSR edition.I had one and that was the answer i got from Fender.Limited run of bullets with no bullet logo on the headstock.Just Squier Strat It's a 2016 model as well. Basically a $200 Yamaha or Ibanez is a Yamaha of Ibanez just as a $200 Squier is a Fender. When shopping for new electric guitar, many musicians wonder about the comparison of two equally famous guitars: the and the . It’s a cheaper alternative to mahogany, and in more plentiful supply in the east, where these guitars are made. The Fender Squier is not only just pretty in looks but also sounds good. It covers with a hard case, clip-on tuners, and a wonderful back and sides. Apples and oranges come to mind. Upload or insert images from URL. Fender vs Squier . I have '82 and '84 jv Jazz basses (Fender logo and Squire logo)The '84 has an extra layer of ply to the scratch plate. Squier Bass Reddit Date - July 28, 2018. Jan 21, 2005. hi all, im getting myself a fretless. or Best Offer. $74.40 shipping. So, Squier has these amazing looking classic vibe '50s telecasters. They have obviously found their way over here, Fender set up Squier brand with a Japanese factory (Gakki?) the Fenders with JV serials are a whole different category and not one I know much about, but I believe the 21frets website has all the infoyou need. A Fender JB62-115 costs the double on the catalog to a Squier export and is much much rarer also, pecs are not the same also. I've had a few JV squiers over the years and I love em, just wondered what the difference is between the usual ones and the one's that say fender but with squier on the headstock tip and I've recently seen a few fenders with JV serial no.s are they the same thing? That's why many people start off with these kind of guitars (like me). From what I can tell the fender jvs have nitro paint and USA pups although the website only mentions guitars not basses, anyone got more info? $58.00. They then switched to large Squier logo on the headstock. so for the same price (270 euros) i can get a brand new jaco-look-a-like squier vintage modified or a second hand mim jazz bass. $199.99. copying original 50's and 60's guitars.Â, At the same time as making these vintage reissue Squiers for the export market they also made instruments with JV serials for the domestic Japanese market, these would have had Squier or Fender badges. After that the go into single letter before the Seiral A, B, C etc.   Your link has been automatically embedded. Michael7, May 29, 2017. Squier Jazz Bass Reddit Date - April 17, 2019. Discussion in 'Squier Stratocasters' started by Masshole, May 29, 2017. × spencer.b, September 24, 2019 in Bass Guitars. After the JV range there was a slightly cheaper Squier SQ range, which were not modelled on vintage basses as much. That's about it.   Pasted as rich text. This is because of the excellent quality for the price. A Squier Export is on the medium price (about 65000 yens), poly finish but "real" tuners. Clear editor. 24 bids. ). One is a Squier Standard (Indonesia) and the other is a Fender Standard (Mexico)! https://reverb.com/item/2367250-fender-standard-series-stratocaster-bridge-assembly-chrome, (You must log in or sign up to reply here. Custom Shop - YouTube Hi guys!   You cannot paste images directly. They are also good instruments. I’m going to assume you are a beginner with hard rock to heavy metal preferences. JV , SQUIER fender,FENDER squier, fender, what's the difference? Learn more about Fender electric basses. Copyright © All the good names are taken ltd. Basschat Secret Santa - Register by Dec 17th! 3 saddle vintage style brass bridge. Caddy ... do you (or anyone else) know what the production years for these SE's where? Generally sold originally in the 'starter packs' (strat, amp, lead etc) the SE I guess fits somewhere around the Standard in the Squier hierarchy. Squier are manufactured in the Far East, where labour tends to be cheaper; Fender on the other hand are made mostly in Mexico, Japan and America – though the Modern Player range is made in China, and there have been a few made in Korea too. 19 watching. Not to go off track ... but does it really make a difference in the sound quality if you installed this in a stock SE? Fender literally wrote the book on electric basses, laying the foundation for musical innovation and evolution. Fender squierTony Dr. Squier. 1 Keep in mind, that a beginner won't easily notice all these differences. Fender literally wrote the book on electric basses, laying the foundation for musical innovation and evolution. Squier produces entry and affordable guitars that range from around $150 to $500. The '82 has an extra layer of ply to the scratch plate. The problem for us now is that they sold a range at different price points, and not necessarily using the vintage correct stylings that make the export JV stuff desirable. Some domestic Squier JV also exists but are on the lowest grade and/or non vintage in specs, So the price of a JV depends on the exact model. Squier are owned by Fender. Serial numbers up to very approximately JV10000. I naturally assumed this individual was struggling to make sense of a language that is full of homonyms and contradictions. Squier Pine body, gloss polyester finish. I don't think there are many other significant detail differences. Most folk would be content with changing the world with the Telecaster, the first commercially available solid body electric.Yet, lightning struck again in 1954 when Leo unleashed the Stratocaster, arguably the most famous electric guitar of all time. The first thing I wanted to look at was the parts that make a Squier Standard Strat these days, and, as with any guitar, the heart of its sound is the wood that’s used. And the prettiest. Squier started with low end, bare-bones versions of the Fender Stratocaster and Telecaster. Mine's a 2000 year model and that's about all I know. The newly-redesigned Bullet Strat is ideal for first-timer players looking for an easy-to-play, affordable electric guitar. This body of this instrument is made from a wood called agathis. At this point you're getting a Japanese made Squier rather than anything more interesting. 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