Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI, with Laurel Fingerboard

At this price, anyone can get their hands on the wonderfully weird Bass VI! This Squier version features a gorgeous laurel fingerboard with block inlays.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Poplar body Lightweight hardwood known for bouncy tone
Laurel fingerboard Chocolate hue; similar feel and tone to rosewood
Pickup on/off slide switches Individual on/off switches for added control
Jazzmaster-style floating tremolo tailpiece Vintage Fender vibrato with locking mechanism

The Classic Vibe Bass VI is a faithful tribute to the secret weapon of producers and adventurous players that have dared to explore it since its original production from 1961 to 1975. Tuned an octave lower than a guitar and featuring a vintage-style tremolo, the Bass VI is the perfect companion to accompany any guitar or bass player into uncharted territory.

Player-friendly features include a slim and comfortable "C"-shaped neck profile with an easy-playing 9.5"-radius fingerboard and narrow-tall frets, as well as a floating bridge with barrel saddles. This throwback Squier model also features 1960s inspired headstock markings, nickel-plated hardware and a slick vintage-tinted gloss neck finish for an old-school aesthetic vibe.
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- Series: Classic Vibe
- Body Material: Poplar
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
- Neck: Maple, "C" Shape
- Neck Finish: Vintage Tint Gloss
- Fingerboard: Indian Laurel, 9.5" (241 mm)
- Frets: 21, Narrow-Tall
- Position Inlays: Pearloid Block
- Nut (Material/Width): Bone, 1.685" (42.8 mm)
- Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
- Scale Length: 30" (762 mm)
- Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style with Non-Locking Floating Vibrato
- Pickguard: 4-Ply Tortoiseshell
- Bridge Pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil
- Middle Pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil
- Neck Pickup: 0Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil
- Pickup Switching: 3-On/Off Slide Switches (One for Each Pickup)
- Special Electronics: 2-Position Slide Switch for Bass-Cut "Strangle" Circuit
- Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
- Control Knobs: Black Plastic
- Hardware Finish: Nickel
- Strings: Fender Nickel-Plated Steel, (.024, .034, .044, .056, .072, .084, Gauges)
- Case/Gig Bag: None
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
3-Color Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 13.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 15 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0374580500
Black
Shipping Weight: 12.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 49 x 15 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0374580506
Blemished, Black, USED
Shipping Weight: 12.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 49 x 15 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0374580506

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 480-596-7195

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. (4 ratings)
Submitted May 25, 2021 by Jon A in Springfield, MO

"Classic Vibe, Classic Tone!"

Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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First of all, this Classic Vibe Bass VI is a huge improvement of its' Vintage Modified' predecessor! The fixed-radius bridge saddles, along with the new bone nut, provide a much improved intonation. The new, hotter wound pickups sound incredible and provide quite a diverse range of tones. I found it rather easy to adapt to the string spacing, being a bass player (and occasional rhythm guitarist). The only less-than-favorable aspects for me were the light color of the Indian Laurel fretboard vs. commonly used Rosewood, but this is purely cosmetic. Additionally, the factory strings are a much lighter gauge than I'm used to (24-84), so I've switched over to a heavier Fender Super 250's (24-100) to reduce the floppiness low E string.In my opinion, the days are quickly fading in which the Squier brand is viewed only as a cheaper, lesser version of the quality Fender lineup. The Squier moniker is gaining a special notoriety in and of itself and the Classic Vibe series are a vast improvement over their prior 'Vintage Modified' line. In recent years, the Squier models have come to feature better woods, pickups and hardware than previously and more closely reflect the sound and feel (and weight!) of their Fender counterparts. This surprisingly affordable incarnation of the original Fender Bass VI can fit into most any musical genre and will definitely turn a few heads —all the while putting a smile on your own face!

Musical Background:

Bassist and rhythm guitarist for 37 years. Various bands and session work.

Musical Style:

Rock, Pop, Jazz
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