Fender Squier Vintage Modified VI 6-String Bass Guitar
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Squier brings you the welcome return of a long-vanished Fender classic in the deeply satisfying form of the Vintage Modified Bass VI six-string bass. The original model of 1961-1975 has provided distinctively voiced low end for everyone from the Beatles to the Black Keys, Cream to the Cure, and many others.
The Vintage Modified Bass VI delivers authentically vintage-style look and tone, with a few modern touches such as a comfortable “modern C” neck profile and 9.5” fingerboard radius (the originals were 7.25”), and three custom Jaguar single-coil pickups with notched “claw” shielding rings (reverse-wound/reverse-polarity middle pickup).
Other features include the model’s classic 30” scale (standard tuning one octave lower than a guitar), maple neck, bound rosewood fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets and pearloid block inlays, four two-position slider switches (on/off switch for each pickup and one bass-cut “strangle” tone circuit switch), tortoiseshell pickguard (three-ply white-black-white on Black model), two black plastic control knobs (master volume, master tone), and vintage-style six-saddle bridge with non-locking floating vibrato. Available in Black, Olympic White and Three-color Sunburst.
General Series: Vintage Modified COLOUR/PART#: - 3-Color Sunburst - 0305600500 - Olympic White - 0305600505 Body
Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane Body Material: Basswood
Neck Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm) Fret Size: Medium Jumbo Neck Finish: Gloss Polyurethane Neck Material: Maple Neck Pickup: Custom Jaguar® Single-Coil with Claw Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Squier® Neck Shape: Modern "C" Number of Frets: 21 Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm) Position Inlays: Pearloid Block Scale Length: 30" (762 mm)
Electronics Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone Middle Pickup: Custom Jaguar® Single-Coil Reverse-Wound/Reverse-Polarity with Claw Pickup Configuration: SSS Pickup Switching: 3-On/Off Slide Switches (One for Each Pickup) SPL Electronics: 2-Position Slide Switch for Bass-Cut "Strangle" Circuit
Hardware Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style with Non-Locking Floating Vibrato Control Knobs: Black Plastic Hardware: Chrome Pick Guard: Tortoiseshell Strap Buttons: Vintage-Style Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
Miscellaneous Strings: NPS, .025 to .095 Tuned E to E (1 Octave Down) Unique Features: White Bound Fingerboard with White Pearloid Block Position Inlays, Single Wing String Tree