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Bass of the Week: Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special SS

In 2011, Squier added to their retro-styled Vintage Modified series with the Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special SS. The model riffs on the Fender Jaguar but pares things down on the controls as well as the scale. Squier describes the 30-inch scale bass as “short and sweet with a big sound”.

Its overall design is based on the Fender Jaguar guitar from the ’60s. The Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass SS has passive electronics and therefore no set of switches or bass and treble controls for which Jags are known. Instead, its P/J configuration is controlled with separate volume knobs for single-coil and split-coil pickups as well as a master tone knob.

Other features include a four-saddle bridge, black pickguard, and a choice of finish color: Black, Candy Apple Red, or Silver.

For more information, check out Fender’s website.

Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special SS Specs:

Body:Agathis
Neck:Maple
Neck Profile:“C”-Shape
Fingerboard:Rosewood
Scale:30″
Frets:20 Medium Jumbo
Pickups:Squier P/J
Hardware:Chrome
Nut:Synthetic Bone