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Blacksunshine
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Sep 12th, 2017 07:25 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I've been wanting a bass for a while to replace my ancient Hofner Beatle bass copy. (My dad says he found it in a pawn shop in 1969, he's not sure how old it really is)

Anyway, I really like the look of the amber '77, so I scooped one up from Sweetwater. At $349, it should be more than enough to noodle on for a non-bass player like myself.

Reviews to follow!

Like this one

reverendrob
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Sep 17th, 2017 01:53 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I suspect you'll be pleased!

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Sep 19th, 2017 07:35 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Man, wow! I am!

Best $349 I ever spent!

This thing is really alive, the pickups sound great, and it really sings. It's hard to explain, but it really has some complex overtones and resonation going on.

Craftsmanship is top-notch, and everything was perfectly set up from Sweetwater.

Really pleased, and highly recommended!

reverendrob
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Sep 20th, 2017 02:18 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I've been very happy with all my modern Squiers in the higher end of their lineup (all I buy).

Works as advertised, and honestly inexpensive like I'd expect bolt-on guitars to be.

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Sep 20th, 2017 06:38 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Glad to hear this worked out so well!

Like Rob, it’s been my experience with the upper end of the Squier line. I prefer those to the MIM Fenders offered.

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