Squier Discussion Forums > Squier Telecasters > Vintage Modified Telecaster Special? Three Duncan Designed SC-101 single-coil pickups with black covers spruce up the look and sound of the guitar. You don’t have to be a mad guitar tinkerer like Eddie to get that kind of tone and playability today. By clicking Subscribe, I agree my data may be used for marketing purposes including email communications and third party marketing. Guitar Gopher is a guitarist and bassist with over 35 years of experience as a musician. $299 + $59 Shipping. The ‘60s version has an Indian laurel fretboard, so your choice may once again come down to this vs maple. Squier lists both the ‘50s and ‘60s Classic Vibe Series Strats as having “C” shape necks. This isn’t quite in line with guitars of the day, and depending on the years they would have had very different neck profiles. Plays & sounds good. Fender Squier Stratocaster. I expect to see more generic pickups in a guitar at this price point, but this is one of the reasons Squier Vintage Modified Strats are such great values. This is no longer a company viewed only as a budget brand for beginners. Think it's crazy 2 put a humbucker in a strat. Squier Mini Strat with Laurel Fretboard. The neck is a gold hue, and the black pickups and knobs make this guitar. This thing oozes vintage Strat mojo while maintaining some modern appointments, and it’s a great choice for players who want that throwback Strat tone and vibe. Squier's Vintage Modified series excels at just that, imparting hot-output chop-shop sound, feel and value to traditional instrument designs." To reflect our commitment, we updated our terms and conditions. Back in the early 1950s, Fender introduced the first production solid-body electric guitar called the Broadcaster, which eventually became the Telecaster. The maple neck is topped with rosewood fingerboard, with no option for a maple fretboard. I am not a purist when it comes to the tone of the Strat. Back in the ‘70s players like Eddie Van Halen began to take Strat bodies and slap humbuckers onto them, giving them the smooth playability of a Stratocaster with a thicker, heavier tone. The Strats in the Vintage Modified Series feature some classic mods from decades gone by. Basswood gives a guitar a woodier, deeper, slightly warmer tone. Rumor is that the Vintage Modified Series is being discontinued in 2019 and will be replace with additional models in the Classic Vibe Series Table of contents: $349. Again, if you want an affordable Strat with a humbucker you can choose to go with the Standard MIM HSS version, but it will come in around twice the price of this little gem. Mexican Squiers. If you are on a tight budget, this may make your decision clear. Squier by Fender Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe Series guitars have a lot to prove. Pedals-R-Us. This is the mod that led to the Super-Strat design we see today in guitars like the Ibanez RG and Jackson Dinky. Your VM has Duncan Designed single-coils, where the CV has Squier vintage single-c0ils. Whether you're a veteran player on a budget or just took up the instrument yesterday, the Squier Vintage Modified series is perfect for anyone who wants to showcase their one-of-a-kind tastes while paying tribute to Fender's historical legacy. Traditions, as warm and comfy as they are, can be broken, and Squier has done exactly that with their Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe Stratocasters. However, the 5-way switch is one way this guitar differs (thankfully) from ‘50s-era Stratocasters. It shares a lot of similarities with the ‘50s model with a couple of differences. $289.00 2 bids + shipping . Double Classic. Your purchases help youth music programs get the gear they need to make music. Early Strats only had maple fingerboards, and so does this CV ‘50s version. The Classic Vibe ‘70s Strat comes in either a black finish, an Olympic White finish, or a very cool natural finish. Product description The Vintage Modified '70s Stratocaster delivers the distinctive look of 1970s workhorse Fender guitars, with an all-Black maple-fingerboard model and a Vintage White rosewood-fingerboard model. 4. I was given a new 2014 Squier VM Strat (in Vintage Blonde) as a gift from my aunt, and I love it to bits. Consider this as a sampler platter where you can check out some tasty guitars and compare these two series. Another important thing: the VM comes with 250k normal size pots. Older models like the Vintage Modified '70s Stratocaster were absorbed into the Classic Vibe lineup and others were discontinued. The Classic Vibe Series may be a little prettier. Everybody knows Squier Stratocasters are an excellent choice for beginners. Note: The '70s Strat is also available in an HSS version with a humbucker and two single-coil pickups. Squier Vintage Modified Surf Strat. The Vintage Modified Series is typical about $100 under the Classic Vibes. The rest is up to you! Well... more than just a bit. Good luck comparing the Squier Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe Stratocasters and choosing your new guitar. I'm asking this since the CV 50s is pretty much the most affordable guitar I can find with a maple fretboard. Your purchases also help protect forests, including trees traditionally used to make instruments. Based on your location, we've changed your settings: Shipping Region: The Squier Vintage Modified is a surf guitar player's wet dream. Squier Stratocasters are the quintessential rock 'n' roll guitars. But this guitar also has a few surprises for those who are paying attention. As for quality, these instruments give Fender’s Standard MIM Stratocasters a challenge. In this article, you’ll read about what I think are the most impressive Stratocasters in the Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe lineups. Note: Squier no longer has Vintage Modified Strats in their lineup. Whether it’s the addition of a humbucker for a heavier tone, lipstick pickups to grab that surf sound or simply some alternate plastic pieces to create a unique guitar, these instruments represent the best of the Strat tinkerers of yesterday. Here we have a beautiful 2008 indian made guitar. Body Quality. For many years people took their Fender Strats and put humbuckers in the bridge position to fatten up the tone for rock music. Squier did a nice job of coming up with some unique choices here. Learn More. 26. Pokud hledáte Stratocaster do 10.000KČ tak určitě při výběru nevynechte Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster. MZ - M = Mexico, Z = 2000's, the first number following the serial number prefix is the year.. For example: "MN8" indicates that it was made at Ensenada, Mexico in 1998-1999. Love both, and anyone checked the Squire CV Starcaster?? I think you'll notice a difference between these two guitars. Discussion in ' Squier Telecasters ' started by El cheapo , Mar 14, 2020 . I’ve given my opinion. The string manufacturing continued, but under the name of Fender, which meant the Squier name became buried in history as a bygone brand… that is, until 1982, when “Squier by Fender” produced its first guitar: the Squier JV, or “Japanese Vintage”. Quick Shipper. Hello there Mr. GuitarGopher. Squier Vintage Modified '70s Stratocaster Review This is going to be a roundabout sort of review because my purchase of this guitar has a bit of a story to it. Of course, it is a matter of preference. Squier has Telecasters, Jaguars and other classic designs in CV and VM Series, and some bass guitars too. The vintage white color is actually a pale yellow. Maple also tends to have a brighter, sharper sound where rosewood is a bit more rounded. Don’t feel bad if you had to Google it: full disclosure – so did I! Compare 12 from $119. The Squier Vintage Modified 51 guitar comes with several design features, making it as stylish as it is functional. Learn More, We understand the importance of online privacy and are committed to complying with the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Vintage Modified Stratocaster®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Vintage Blonde. Read more. Personally, I like basswood and I don’t see why Fender doesn't utilize this tonewood in their Strat designs more often. Squier vs Fender Stratocaster Guitar Review. Strats of the ‘50s and ‘60s are cherished instruments, and here Squier brings us that vintage feel in guitars with some modern features. Because I know guitar players might be interested in these guitars on the used market I will leave my previous reviews in this article for the time being. She’s the latest in Fender’s Squier Vintage Modified series, the Surf Stratocaster. The VM neck is beefy. First off, there is no wrong answer to your dilemma, because you can never have too many Strats! Would there be enough difference between the two guitars that I'd be able to tell them apart? On that subject, make sure you check out all the different colors available for each guitar. Thanks for this head to head line up with the two of my favorite Squier line ups! Great condition except for a couple of scratches (see photos). This is another Vintage Modified Strat, nearly identical to the basic model with one massive difference. These Stratocasters are quality instruments that have impressed even veteran guitar players, including myself. 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. I have an American made Tele and Strat. The Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster electric guitar is constructed of basswood which has excellent sustain and a great resonance at mid and high frequencies. But don’t hesitate to look deeper into the Squier by Fender catalog. Very helpful! My first electric guitar was a USA Standard Strat in 1988 and it is that guitar on which I taught myself to play. For one thing, the body is made of basswood, not alder. Both feature a large headstock, vintage … Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar Review. From the classic aesthetics to the easy playability and versatile tonal range, the Vintage Modified Stratocaster would be a great addition to any guitarist's collection. The Classic Vibe Series is modeled after some of the most sought after guitars in history. Add to Cart. Squier Classic Vibe '70s Stratocaster HSS. The Vintage Modified Strat incorporates the best of classic Fender styling, as well as some more flashier finishes. This guitar pays homage to that in a modern and affordable format. Squier Guitars Review: Is Squier by Fender a Good Brand? Neck Plate: 4-Bolt, "Squier by Fender" COLORS (500) 3-Color Sunburst (505) Olympic White (525) Metallic Red (530) Cherry Sunburst FMT MISCELLANEOUS Strings: .009 to .042 ACCESSORIES Less Case COMMENTS Replaced by Vintage Modified Stratocaster - Second Series (Made in Indonesia) FENDER SAYS Vintage Modified! Save squier stratocaster vintage modified to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Czech Republic, I love Strats with a humbucker in the bridge position. With great sound, great feel and great value, Squier's Vintage Modified Stratocaster® returns with vintage-style features including updated looks and three pristine-sounding Duncan Designed™ SC … IMO it takes away from the mojo. Watch. Nobody talks about the neck. These pickups should be a touch beefier than those on the ‘50s Strat, but I wouldn’t get too hung up on the Alnico III vs Alnico V thing. They’re all affordable and they are all excellent values of the money. Early Strats only had maple fingerboards, and so does this CV ‘50s version. As far as the difference between the VM and CV '50s, I think there are two main things to consider: Tonewoods and pickups. The pickups are a Custom Vintage-Style Alnico V set controlled via a 5-way switch. With rosewood fretboard, vintage neck tint, and classic Fender custom colors like candle apple red and sonic blue, these Strats evoke Fender’s early ’60s golden age brilliantly. By continuing to use Reverb, you agree to these updates, and to our cookie policy. That could set off alarm bells, but at th… Squier Vintage Modified '70s Stratocaster. It features a nato body with a maple neck. $399.99 + $59.99 shipping . Squier Classic Vibe '70s Stratocaster - Vintage White - Sweetwater Exclusive Solidbody Electric Guitar, with Poplar Body, Maple Neck, Maple Fretboard, 3 Single-coil Pickups, and Tremolo - Vintage White $ The current Vintage Modified guitars are built in Indonesia. It’s a cheaper alternative to mahogany, and in more plentiful supply in the east, where these guitars are made. Squier guitars are made by various manufacturers around the world under license from Fender and under Fender's supervision. Somehow, Squier has still managed to keep the prices under control, which makes these instruments some of the best bargains out there. I wanted to try it out. Guitar Gopher (author) on August 04, 2015: Hi DM! The CV neck is thin. Alder and ash are the woods most typically associated with the Stratocaster sound. The pickups are Fender-designed Alnico Single Coils, and the bridge is a vintage 6-screw Synchronized Tremolo. It features a nato body with a maple neck. 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This isn’t quite in line with guitars of the day, and depending on the years they would have had very different neck profiles. Plays & sounds good. Fender Squier Stratocaster. I expect to see more generic pickups in a guitar at this price point, but this is one of the reasons Squier Vintage Modified Strats are such great values. This is no longer a company viewed only as a budget brand for beginners. Think it's crazy 2 put a humbucker in a strat. Squier Mini Strat with Laurel Fretboard. The neck is a gold hue, and the black pickups and knobs make this guitar. This thing oozes vintage Strat mojo while maintaining some modern appointments, and it’s a great choice for players who want that throwback Strat tone and vibe. Squier's Vintage Modified series excels at just that, imparting hot-output chop-shop sound, feel and value to traditional instrument designs." To reflect our commitment, we updated our terms and conditions. Back in the early 1950s, Fender introduced the first production solid-body electric guitar called the Broadcaster, which eventually became the Telecaster. The maple neck is topped with rosewood fingerboard, with no option for a maple fretboard. I am not a purist when it comes to the tone of the Strat. Back in the ‘70s players like Eddie Van Halen began to take Strat bodies and slap humbuckers onto them, giving them the smooth playability of a Stratocaster with a thicker, heavier tone. The Strats in the Vintage Modified Series feature some classic mods from decades gone by. Basswood gives a guitar a woodier, deeper, slightly warmer tone. Rumor is that the Vintage Modified Series is being discontinued in 2019 and will be replace with additional models in the Classic Vibe Series Table of contents: $349. Again, if you want an affordable Strat with a humbucker you can choose to go with the Standard MIM HSS version, but it will come in around twice the price of this little gem. Mexican Squiers. If you are on a tight budget, this may make your decision clear. Squier by Fender Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe Series guitars have a lot to prove. Pedals-R-Us. This is the mod that led to the Super-Strat design we see today in guitars like the Ibanez RG and Jackson Dinky. Your VM has Duncan Designed single-coils, where the CV has Squier vintage single-c0ils. Whether you're a veteran player on a budget or just took up the instrument yesterday, the Squier Vintage Modified series is perfect for anyone who wants to showcase their one-of-a-kind tastes while paying tribute to Fender's historical legacy. Traditions, as warm and comfy as they are, can be broken, and Squier has done exactly that with their Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe Stratocasters. However, the 5-way switch is one way this guitar differs (thankfully) from ‘50s-era Stratocasters. It shares a lot of similarities with the ‘50s model with a couple of differences. $289.00 2 bids + shipping . Double Classic. Your purchases help youth music programs get the gear they need to make music. Early Strats only had maple fingerboards, and so does this CV ‘50s version. The Classic Vibe ‘70s Strat comes in either a black finish, an Olympic White finish, or a very cool natural finish. Product description The Vintage Modified '70s Stratocaster delivers the distinctive look of 1970s workhorse Fender guitars, with an all-Black maple-fingerboard model and a Vintage White rosewood-fingerboard model. 4. I was given a new 2014 Squier VM Strat (in Vintage Blonde) as a gift from my aunt, and I love it to bits. Consider this as a sampler platter where you can check out some tasty guitars and compare these two series. Another important thing: the VM comes with 250k normal size pots. Older models like the Vintage Modified '70s Stratocaster were absorbed into the Classic Vibe lineup and others were discontinued. The Classic Vibe Series may be a little prettier. Everybody knows Squier Stratocasters are an excellent choice for beginners. Note: The '70s Strat is also available in an HSS version with a humbucker and two single-coil pickups. Squier Vintage Modified Surf Strat. The Vintage Modified Series is typical about $100 under the Classic Vibes. The rest is up to you! Well... more than just a bit. Good luck comparing the Squier Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe Stratocasters and choosing your new guitar. I'm asking this since the CV 50s is pretty much the most affordable guitar I can find with a maple fretboard. Your purchases also help protect forests, including trees traditionally used to make instruments. Based on your location, we've changed your settings: Shipping Region: The Squier Vintage Modified is a surf guitar player's wet dream. Squier Stratocasters are the quintessential rock 'n' roll guitars. But this guitar also has a few surprises for those who are paying attention. As for quality, these instruments give Fender’s Standard MIM Stratocasters a challenge. In this article, you’ll read about what I think are the most impressive Stratocasters in the Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe lineups. Note: Squier no longer has Vintage Modified Strats in their lineup. Whether it’s the addition of a humbucker for a heavier tone, lipstick pickups to grab that surf sound or simply some alternate plastic pieces to create a unique guitar, these instruments represent the best of the Strat tinkerers of yesterday. Here we have a beautiful 2008 indian made guitar. Body Quality. For many years people took their Fender Strats and put humbuckers in the bridge position to fatten up the tone for rock music. Squier did a nice job of coming up with some unique choices here. Learn More. 26. Pokud hledáte Stratocaster do 10.000KČ tak určitě při výběru nevynechte Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster. MZ - M = Mexico, Z = 2000's, the first number following the serial number prefix is the year.. For example: "MN8" indicates that it was made at Ensenada, Mexico in 1998-1999. Love both, and anyone checked the Squire CV Starcaster?? I think you'll notice a difference between these two guitars. Discussion in ' Squier Telecasters ' started by El cheapo , Mar 14, 2020 . I’ve given my opinion. The string manufacturing continued, but under the name of Fender, which meant the Squier name became buried in history as a bygone brand… that is, until 1982, when “Squier by Fender” produced its first guitar: the Squier JV, or “Japanese Vintage”. Quick Shipper. Hello there Mr. GuitarGopher. Squier Vintage Modified '70s Stratocaster Review This is going to be a roundabout sort of review because my purchase of this guitar has a bit of a story to it. Of course, it is a matter of preference. Squier has Telecasters, Jaguars and other classic designs in CV and VM Series, and some bass guitars too. The vintage white color is actually a pale yellow. Maple also tends to have a brighter, sharper sound where rosewood is a bit more rounded. Don’t feel bad if you had to Google it: full disclosure – so did I! Compare 12 from $119. The Squier Vintage Modified 51 guitar comes with several design features, making it as stylish as it is functional. Learn More, We understand the importance of online privacy and are committed to complying with the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Vintage Modified Stratocaster®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Vintage Blonde. Read more. Personally, I like basswood and I don’t see why Fender doesn't utilize this tonewood in their Strat designs more often. Squier vs Fender Stratocaster Guitar Review. Strats of the ‘50s and ‘60s are cherished instruments, and here Squier brings us that vintage feel in guitars with some modern features. Because I know guitar players might be interested in these guitars on the used market I will leave my previous reviews in this article for the time being. She’s the latest in Fender’s Squier Vintage Modified series, the Surf Stratocaster. The VM neck is beefy. First off, there is no wrong answer to your dilemma, because you can never have too many Strats! Would there be enough difference between the two guitars that I'd be able to tell them apart? On that subject, make sure you check out all the different colors available for each guitar. Thanks for this head to head line up with the two of my favorite Squier line ups! Great condition except for a couple of scratches (see photos). This is another Vintage Modified Strat, nearly identical to the basic model with one massive difference. These Stratocasters are quality instruments that have impressed even veteran guitar players, including myself. 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. I have an American made Tele and Strat. The Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster electric guitar is constructed of basswood which has excellent sustain and a great resonance at mid and high frequencies. But don’t hesitate to look deeper into the Squier by Fender catalog. Very helpful! My first electric guitar was a USA Standard Strat in 1988 and it is that guitar on which I taught myself to play. For one thing, the body is made of basswood, not alder. Both feature a large headstock, vintage … Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar Review. From the classic aesthetics to the easy playability and versatile tonal range, the Vintage Modified Stratocaster would be a great addition to any guitarist's collection. The Classic Vibe Series is modeled after some of the most sought after guitars in history. Add to Cart. Squier Classic Vibe '70s Stratocaster HSS. The Vintage Modified Strat incorporates the best of classic Fender styling, as well as some more flashier finishes. This guitar pays homage to that in a modern and affordable format. Squier Guitars Review: Is Squier by Fender a Good Brand? Neck Plate: 4-Bolt, "Squier by Fender" COLORS (500) 3-Color Sunburst (505) Olympic White (525) Metallic Red (530) Cherry Sunburst FMT MISCELLANEOUS Strings: .009 to .042 ACCESSORIES Less Case COMMENTS Replaced by Vintage Modified Stratocaster - Second Series (Made in Indonesia) FENDER SAYS Vintage Modified! Save squier stratocaster vintage modified to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Czech Republic, I love Strats with a humbucker in the bridge position. With great sound, great feel and great value, Squier's Vintage Modified Stratocaster® returns with vintage-style features including updated looks and three pristine-sounding Duncan Designed™ SC … IMO it takes away from the mojo. Watch. Nobody talks about the neck. These pickups should be a touch beefier than those on the ‘50s Strat, but I wouldn’t get too hung up on the Alnico III vs Alnico V thing. They’re all affordable and they are all excellent values of the money. Early Strats only had maple fingerboards, and so does this CV ‘50s version. As far as the difference between the VM and CV '50s, I think there are two main things to consider: Tonewoods and pickups. The pickups are a Custom Vintage-Style Alnico V set controlled via a 5-way switch. With rosewood fretboard, vintage neck tint, and classic Fender custom colors like candle apple red and sonic blue, these Strats evoke Fender’s early ’60s golden age brilliantly. By continuing to use Reverb, you agree to these updates, and to our cookie policy. That could set off alarm bells, but at th… Squier Vintage Modified '70s Stratocaster. It features a nato body with a maple neck. $399.99 + $59.99 shipping . Squier Classic Vibe '70s Stratocaster - Vintage White - Sweetwater Exclusive Solidbody Electric Guitar, with Poplar Body, Maple Neck, Maple Fretboard, 3 Single-coil Pickups, and Tremolo - Vintage White $ The current Vintage Modified guitars are built in Indonesia. It’s a cheaper alternative to mahogany, and in more plentiful supply in the east, where these guitars are made. Squier guitars are made by various manufacturers around the world under license from Fender and under Fender's supervision. Somehow, Squier has still managed to keep the prices under control, which makes these instruments some of the best bargains out there. I wanted to try it out. Guitar Gopher (author) on August 04, 2015: Hi DM! The CV neck is thin. Alder and ash are the woods most typically associated with the Stratocaster sound. The pickups are Fender-designed Alnico Single Coils, and the bridge is a vintage 6-screw Synchronized Tremolo. It features a nato body with a maple neck. 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If you are into hard rock or metal, this guitar may be the right choice for you. The Squier Vintage Modified ‘50s Strat is a throwback to those early days of the Fender Stratocaster. The body of the guitar is designed after the famous, vintage and ever present Stratocaster shape. I think the CV is an affordable way to expand your collection, and it won't be so close in sound to your VM that it will be like having two of the same guitar . Features include a gloss-finished maple neck and Duncan Designed AlNiCo V … I can equally appreciate a traditional Strat tone or something that sounds very unlike a typical Strat, w… Compare 11 from $135. Out of the box, the guitar looks great. If you want to Strat with a humbucker or one that nails that California surf-era tone you’ll find it here. Here’s one more Classic Vibe Strat, this one with a ‘60s theme. After doing some research, I went for the Vintage Modified 70's strat. However, for modern times this is a very comfortable neck shape, and one more example of how these guitars walk the line between yesterday and today. The base Vintage Modified Strat has the look and qualities one would expect in a Fender Stratocaster, but of course, it comes in at a fraction of the price. 15% price drop. Hey! Of course, this is a matter of taste, but they just look a bit higher end. This means a newbie can afford to start out on a better instrument, intermediate players don’t have to bust their wallets to move up to a quality guitar, and advanced players can add some cool Strats to their collections and not have to mortgage their houses. Okay, so.. the Squier Affinity Telecaster I bought is gone. Here are a few more comparisons I think are significant which may help you make your decision (note that many of these comparisons apply to older models). Excellent. The HSS VM Strat is affordable, and a great choice for players who are into rock music, especially hard rock, shred and even metal. Replacing a single coil with a humbucker obviously has a huge impact on the sound of the guitar. I’ve always preferred the feel of maple for Stratocaster fingerboards. However, veteran guitarists who know the difference may prefer one tonewood over the other. All three Classic Vibe Stratocasters are outstanding instruments, especially in this price range. + Update your shipping location 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D-1-1 U J-1 0 F J-1-1. When you're done here you should have a better idea of which Stratocaster in the Squier Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe lineups is the right choice for you. The Vintage Modified Series has a more diverse lineup. Preferred Seller. MN - M = Mexico, N = Nineties (1990s), the first number following the serial number prefix is the year. 1 available for $168.88. Make an Offer. The Strat just fits me and I find it to be the most comfortable, ergonomic and natural-feeling guitar in existence. It caught on when players like Buddy Holly adopted it as their main instrument, and the rest is history. Good luck! The original Vintage Modified series from 2007 was manufactured in India for a short time. But if I were, to say, get another guitar to add to a little collection of mine (And I ADORE Strats) do you think the Classic Vibe 50s would be a good option for me? Lovely strat tones. Fender literally wrote the book on electric basses, laying the foundation for musical innovation and evolution. Really, it comes down to which guitars light your fire. It’s not an easy choice, is it? $350.00 0 bids + $65.00 shipping . But traditionally, after a beginner got a little better, and had a little more cash in their pocket, they would leave Squier behind and move on to a higher-quality guitar. I’m a big fan of the MIM Strat, so I don’t make that statement lightly! Note: If you are into that surf and rockabilly sound there is also a “Surf” version of this guitar with Duncan Designed lipstick-style pickups. Please check the fields highlighted in red. It reminds me of the color strat that Yngwie Malmsteen and Ritchie Blackmore used back in the day. Instead of three single-coil pickups, this model has two single coils and Duncan Designed humbucker. Quick Responder. This is a brand that brings classic Fender instruments down to a price even newbies can afford. Squier Affinity Telecaster Electric Guitar. However, the 5-way switch is one way this guitar differs (thankfully) from ‘50s-era Stratocasters. I have long been a dedicated fan of the Fender Stratocaster. In addition to the basic model, the Classic Vibe Stratocaster ‘70s model features the same great Duncan Designed pickups, basswood body, maple neck, and Stratocaster electronics, but there are a few key differences. The CV comes with tiny size pots. If you’re looking for an affordable, quality Stratocaster it is hard to do much better than this! "MZ1" indicates that is was made at Ensenada, Mexico in 2001-2002 The most amazing thing to happen to squier lately is the reintroduction of vintage trends. Both the classic vibe, and the vintage, modified offer the best bang for the buck in my opinion.. can't go wrong with either, and they are definitely on par with the mim, and standard basic American made strat! Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster, 3 Tone Sunburst - The Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster in 3 Tone Sunburst provides everything you need to get the complete Stratocaster experience. The Vintage Modified '70s Stratocaster delivers the distinctive look of 1970s workhorse Fender guitar along with modern features that enhance playability and sound. Squire Vintage Modified 70's Stratocaster - Special Run. Tomball, TX, United States. Licensed by Fender, they serve as a much more affordable alternative to regular Fender guitars – but still boast top design quality. The Stratocaster soon followed in 1954, and it was a pretty bizarre design for the day. Fender Squire Vintage Modified Surf Stratocaster - Barely used condition. When it comes to value the VM HSS Strat is tough to beat. Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster. Indian laurel is a stand-on for rosewood, which has become a little more difficult to source in recent years. 2010 Fender/Squier "Vintage Modified Series" Stratocaster W/ Gold Lace Sensors Combined with the basswood body, this is a great recipe for heavier forms of music, or just for hot, thick lead guitar tone. It also has a larger, ‘70s-style headstock and Indian laurel fingerboard. The Classic Vibe Series might get a slight nod in the quality department, but they are also a little more expensive. Learn more about Fender electric basses. Oops, looks like you forgot something. Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster 3-Color Sunburst. Your guitar is a bit hotter and gutsier, where the CV is a more traditional vintage-sounding Strat. EUR Rock in style. 2,624. This is a great guitar. Vintage-accurate appointments create an authentic look and familiar feel while the updated pickups … Replaces Squier Vintage Modified Strat - Fist Series (Made in India) FENDER SAYS With great sound, great feel and great value, Squier's Vintage Modified Stratocaster returns with vintage-style features including updated looks and three pristine-sounding Duncan Designed SC-101 single-coil pickups. 2013 Fender Squier vintage modified 70's stratocaster sunburst electric guitar. Seriously, dude, they were indeed made in India. 4. The guitar's beautiful appearance makes a mockery of its miniscule price tag. In fact, the Squier brand is owned by Fender, which is part of the reason they are some of the best budget guitars on the planet. The jumbo frets, C-shaped design, high-quality strings, and Strat-style body put this guitar in the running as one of the best on the market for beginners. The bridge is a vintage-style 6-saddle synchronized tremolo and the electronics are a standard Stratocaster 5-way switch with two tone controls and one volume. Only an early '60s-style matching headstock could improve on how this guitar looks. This body of this instrument is made from a wood called agathis. Compare 14 from $125. Squier Affinity Stratocaster Electric Guitar. The basswood vs alder issue may not matter much for new players, and you shouldn’t lose any sleep over it if you prefer one guitar over another for other reasons. Squier VINTAGE MODIFIED JAZZMASTER Special. The Squier Vintage Modified Fat Strat is another design that is based on a "modified" guitar. The '50s Stratocaster SSS is one of the amazing guitars in the Squier Classic Vibe Series. Currency: Back then Strats only had 3-way switches, so players had to find ways to jam the switch in those in-between positions to get the 2nd and 4th position sounds we are familiar with today. The pickups in this guitar are a nice surprise too: three Duncan Designed Single Coils. Bell's Picked Guitars … That changed with the introduction of the Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe Series. With great sound, great feel and great value, Squier's Vintage Modified Stratocaster returns with all-new features including a vintage-tint gloss neck, '70s-style large headstock, classic triple-single-coil tone and a striking new Vintage Blonde finish option in addition to timelessly cool Black and Three-color Sunburst. :-). The Squier Vintage Modified ‘50s Strat is a throwback to those early days of the Fender Stratocaster. I bought one and is nice quality and plays and sounds great! Just setup with slinkys (10s) with nice low action. I wish to ask though (and I really hope you can see this...) if going from a VM to a CV 50s Strat is a well-worth it upgrade? So which series do you like better? Your VM has a basswood body, while the the CV has traditional alder. Let us take a look at the Squier by Fender Vintage Modified 70’s Stratocaster and see what makes the reintroduction so amazing. 77. Squier Stratocasters are the quintessential rock 'n' roll guitars. It's also worth noting, even though the point of this article is to compare the Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe Strats, that the Squier Standard Strat features an Agathis body. Follow this product to see new listings in your feed! Home Forums > Squier Discussion Forums > Squier Telecasters > Vintage Modified Telecaster Special? Three Duncan Designed SC-101 single-coil pickups with black covers spruce up the look and sound of the guitar. You don’t have to be a mad guitar tinkerer like Eddie to get that kind of tone and playability today. By clicking Subscribe, I agree my data may be used for marketing purposes including email communications and third party marketing. Guitar Gopher is a guitarist and bassist with over 35 years of experience as a musician. $299 + $59 Shipping. The ‘60s version has an Indian laurel fretboard, so your choice may once again come down to this vs maple. Squier lists both the ‘50s and ‘60s Classic Vibe Series Strats as having “C” shape necks. This isn’t quite in line with guitars of the day, and depending on the years they would have had very different neck profiles. Plays & sounds good. Fender Squier Stratocaster. I expect to see more generic pickups in a guitar at this price point, but this is one of the reasons Squier Vintage Modified Strats are such great values. This is no longer a company viewed only as a budget brand for beginners. Think it's crazy 2 put a humbucker in a strat. Squier Mini Strat with Laurel Fretboard. The neck is a gold hue, and the black pickups and knobs make this guitar. This thing oozes vintage Strat mojo while maintaining some modern appointments, and it’s a great choice for players who want that throwback Strat tone and vibe. Squier's Vintage Modified series excels at just that, imparting hot-output chop-shop sound, feel and value to traditional instrument designs." To reflect our commitment, we updated our terms and conditions. Back in the early 1950s, Fender introduced the first production solid-body electric guitar called the Broadcaster, which eventually became the Telecaster. The maple neck is topped with rosewood fingerboard, with no option for a maple fretboard. I am not a purist when it comes to the tone of the Strat. Back in the ‘70s players like Eddie Van Halen began to take Strat bodies and slap humbuckers onto them, giving them the smooth playability of a Stratocaster with a thicker, heavier tone. The Strats in the Vintage Modified Series feature some classic mods from decades gone by. Basswood gives a guitar a woodier, deeper, slightly warmer tone. Rumor is that the Vintage Modified Series is being discontinued in 2019 and will be replace with additional models in the Classic Vibe Series Table of contents: $349. Again, if you want an affordable Strat with a humbucker you can choose to go with the Standard MIM HSS version, but it will come in around twice the price of this little gem. Mexican Squiers. If you are on a tight budget, this may make your decision clear. Squier by Fender Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe Series guitars have a lot to prove. Pedals-R-Us. This is the mod that led to the Super-Strat design we see today in guitars like the Ibanez RG and Jackson Dinky. Your VM has Duncan Designed single-coils, where the CV has Squier vintage single-c0ils. Whether you're a veteran player on a budget or just took up the instrument yesterday, the Squier Vintage Modified series is perfect for anyone who wants to showcase their one-of-a-kind tastes while paying tribute to Fender's historical legacy. Traditions, as warm and comfy as they are, can be broken, and Squier has done exactly that with their Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe Stratocasters. However, the 5-way switch is one way this guitar differs (thankfully) from ‘50s-era Stratocasters. It shares a lot of similarities with the ‘50s model with a couple of differences. $289.00 2 bids + shipping . Double Classic. Your purchases help youth music programs get the gear they need to make music. Early Strats only had maple fingerboards, and so does this CV ‘50s version. The Classic Vibe ‘70s Strat comes in either a black finish, an Olympic White finish, or a very cool natural finish. Product description The Vintage Modified '70s Stratocaster delivers the distinctive look of 1970s workhorse Fender guitars, with an all-Black maple-fingerboard model and a Vintage White rosewood-fingerboard model. 4. I was given a new 2014 Squier VM Strat (in Vintage Blonde) as a gift from my aunt, and I love it to bits. Consider this as a sampler platter where you can check out some tasty guitars and compare these two series. Another important thing: the VM comes with 250k normal size pots. Older models like the Vintage Modified '70s Stratocaster were absorbed into the Classic Vibe lineup and others were discontinued. The Classic Vibe Series may be a little prettier. Everybody knows Squier Stratocasters are an excellent choice for beginners. Note: The '70s Strat is also available in an HSS version with a humbucker and two single-coil pickups. Squier Vintage Modified Surf Strat. The Vintage Modified Series is typical about $100 under the Classic Vibes. The rest is up to you! Well... more than just a bit. Good luck comparing the Squier Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe Stratocasters and choosing your new guitar. I'm asking this since the CV 50s is pretty much the most affordable guitar I can find with a maple fretboard. Your purchases also help protect forests, including trees traditionally used to make instruments. Based on your location, we've changed your settings: Shipping Region: The Squier Vintage Modified is a surf guitar player's wet dream. Squier Stratocasters are the quintessential rock 'n' roll guitars. But this guitar also has a few surprises for those who are paying attention. As for quality, these instruments give Fender’s Standard MIM Stratocasters a challenge. In this article, you’ll read about what I think are the most impressive Stratocasters in the Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe lineups. Note: Squier no longer has Vintage Modified Strats in their lineup. Whether it’s the addition of a humbucker for a heavier tone, lipstick pickups to grab that surf sound or simply some alternate plastic pieces to create a unique guitar, these instruments represent the best of the Strat tinkerers of yesterday. Here we have a beautiful 2008 indian made guitar. Body Quality. For many years people took their Fender Strats and put humbuckers in the bridge position to fatten up the tone for rock music. Squier did a nice job of coming up with some unique choices here. Learn More. 26. Pokud hledáte Stratocaster do 10.000KČ tak určitě při výběru nevynechte Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster. MZ - M = Mexico, Z = 2000's, the first number following the serial number prefix is the year.. For example: "MN8" indicates that it was made at Ensenada, Mexico in 1998-1999. Love both, and anyone checked the Squire CV Starcaster?? I think you'll notice a difference between these two guitars. Discussion in ' Squier Telecasters ' started by El cheapo , Mar 14, 2020 . I’ve given my opinion. The string manufacturing continued, but under the name of Fender, which meant the Squier name became buried in history as a bygone brand… that is, until 1982, when “Squier by Fender” produced its first guitar: the Squier JV, or “Japanese Vintage”. Quick Shipper. Hello there Mr. GuitarGopher. Squier Vintage Modified '70s Stratocaster Review This is going to be a roundabout sort of review because my purchase of this guitar has a bit of a story to it. Of course, it is a matter of preference. Squier has Telecasters, Jaguars and other classic designs in CV and VM Series, and some bass guitars too. The vintage white color is actually a pale yellow. Maple also tends to have a brighter, sharper sound where rosewood is a bit more rounded. Don’t feel bad if you had to Google it: full disclosure – so did I! Compare 12 from $119. The Squier Vintage Modified 51 guitar comes with several design features, making it as stylish as it is functional. Learn More, We understand the importance of online privacy and are committed to complying with the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Vintage Modified Stratocaster®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Vintage Blonde. Read more. Personally, I like basswood and I don’t see why Fender doesn't utilize this tonewood in their Strat designs more often. Squier vs Fender Stratocaster Guitar Review. Strats of the ‘50s and ‘60s are cherished instruments, and here Squier brings us that vintage feel in guitars with some modern features. Because I know guitar players might be interested in these guitars on the used market I will leave my previous reviews in this article for the time being. She’s the latest in Fender’s Squier Vintage Modified series, the Surf Stratocaster. The VM neck is beefy. First off, there is no wrong answer to your dilemma, because you can never have too many Strats! Would there be enough difference between the two guitars that I'd be able to tell them apart? On that subject, make sure you check out all the different colors available for each guitar. Thanks for this head to head line up with the two of my favorite Squier line ups! Great condition except for a couple of scratches (see photos). This is another Vintage Modified Strat, nearly identical to the basic model with one massive difference. These Stratocasters are quality instruments that have impressed even veteran guitar players, including myself. 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. I have an American made Tele and Strat. The Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster electric guitar is constructed of basswood which has excellent sustain and a great resonance at mid and high frequencies. But don’t hesitate to look deeper into the Squier by Fender catalog. Very helpful! My first electric guitar was a USA Standard Strat in 1988 and it is that guitar on which I taught myself to play. For one thing, the body is made of basswood, not alder. Both feature a large headstock, vintage … Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar Review. From the classic aesthetics to the easy playability and versatile tonal range, the Vintage Modified Stratocaster would be a great addition to any guitarist's collection. The Classic Vibe Series is modeled after some of the most sought after guitars in history. Add to Cart. Squier Classic Vibe '70s Stratocaster HSS. The Vintage Modified Strat incorporates the best of classic Fender styling, as well as some more flashier finishes. This guitar pays homage to that in a modern and affordable format. Squier Guitars Review: Is Squier by Fender a Good Brand? Neck Plate: 4-Bolt, "Squier by Fender" COLORS (500) 3-Color Sunburst (505) Olympic White (525) Metallic Red (530) Cherry Sunburst FMT MISCELLANEOUS Strings: .009 to .042 ACCESSORIES Less Case COMMENTS Replaced by Vintage Modified Stratocaster - Second Series (Made in Indonesia) FENDER SAYS Vintage Modified! Save squier stratocaster vintage modified to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Czech Republic, I love Strats with a humbucker in the bridge position. With great sound, great feel and great value, Squier's Vintage Modified Stratocaster® returns with vintage-style features including updated looks and three pristine-sounding Duncan Designed™ SC … IMO it takes away from the mojo. Watch. Nobody talks about the neck. These pickups should be a touch beefier than those on the ‘50s Strat, but I wouldn’t get too hung up on the Alnico III vs Alnico V thing. They’re all affordable and they are all excellent values of the money. Early Strats only had maple fingerboards, and so does this CV ‘50s version. As far as the difference between the VM and CV '50s, I think there are two main things to consider: Tonewoods and pickups. The pickups are a Custom Vintage-Style Alnico V set controlled via a 5-way switch. With rosewood fretboard, vintage neck tint, and classic Fender custom colors like candle apple red and sonic blue, these Strats evoke Fender’s early ’60s golden age brilliantly. By continuing to use Reverb, you agree to these updates, and to our cookie policy. That could set off alarm bells, but at th… Squier Vintage Modified '70s Stratocaster. It features a nato body with a maple neck. $399.99 + $59.99 shipping . Squier Classic Vibe '70s Stratocaster - Vintage White - Sweetwater Exclusive Solidbody Electric Guitar, with Poplar Body, Maple Neck, Maple Fretboard, 3 Single-coil Pickups, and Tremolo - Vintage White $ The current Vintage Modified guitars are built in Indonesia. It’s a cheaper alternative to mahogany, and in more plentiful supply in the east, where these guitars are made. Squier guitars are made by various manufacturers around the world under license from Fender and under Fender's supervision. Somehow, Squier has still managed to keep the prices under control, which makes these instruments some of the best bargains out there. I wanted to try it out. Guitar Gopher (author) on August 04, 2015: Hi DM! The CV neck is thin. Alder and ash are the woods most typically associated with the Stratocaster sound. The pickups are Fender-designed Alnico Single Coils, and the bridge is a vintage 6-screw Synchronized Tremolo. It features a nato body with a maple neck. Really, the key differences are outlined in their names. To me, a bigger difference is the fingerboard. 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