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A taste of vintage, simple and effective! - Reviews Squier Classic Vibe Precision Bass '50s 2011

Made in China


Body in pine
Profile of the handle modern C-shape (width at nut 42 mm)
20 vintage style frets
Radius key 9.5 "/ 24.1 cm, maple, pitch 34" / 86.36 cm
Bridge type solid (not crossing), Brass with bridges


One single coil pickup, 1 volume control 1 tone control.


At first glance this instrument is well made and the factory setting correct.

Just one regret: I think the wood grain visible, very visible .. too obvious for my taste ....


As for the handle, I'm used to the jazz bass, and even if this Precision is slightly larger (42 mm instead of 38), the transition to this format does me no problem.

The weight of the instrument is very reasonable. Good ergonomics (no dip stick).

Access to Acute seems more difficult than on a JazzBass (but not going very often in the high ...).

Loving one's rocker, I served with the instrument and to my game, the range offered by the tone control me. After all, what I like the bass-like precision, is their simplicity.


As mentioned my favorite style is the Rock, and I do not use effects (apart from a touch of saturation).

This bass is an excellent choice for this style but few also make the case for other styles if coupled an equalizer, and / or effects.


I instrument for a few weeks and it is one of my favorite both for its looks as for its "voice" and its simplicity.

The price / quality ratio seems to me correct date, remains to be seen as and when it is used. I do it again (s) that choice without hesitation.