Squier Precision Bass

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About Squier Precision Bass

The Squier Precision bass is a blueprint for style, quality and affordability. It is available in many of the great Squier ranges including the Vintage Modified and Classic Vibe series'. We understand how important an affordable bass guitar is, not only to a beginner but to lots of experienced players, too. A Squier Precision Bass is a great option for anyone on a budget. With the huge choice available, there will be a bass for everyone.

Visit your closest guitarguitar branch if you'd like to see these basses and give them a try. We have showrooms up and down the country, and the whole range is available online. Order what you like and we'll deliver!

Frequently Asked Questions about Squier Precision Bass

Generally speaking, the Precision bass has a larger, thicker sound than the Jazz bass. The main difference is found in the pickups. While Jazz basses typically have a pair of single coil pickups, the Precision has a split-coil pickup. This actually acts as a humbucker. The pickup provides a thick, wide, compressed tone that is pretty perfect for basslines. Its placement on the body is significant too. It picks up large amounts of harmonic content from the string, increasing the tone even further.
It is a fantastic bass to learn on! The PJ pickup configuration allows you to experiment with both Precision and Jazz sounds. Value for money is fantastic, build quality is solid and reliable, and it is a lot of fun to play!
The 'PJ' stands for 'Precision-Jazz'. This refers to the inclusion of both the customary P-Bass split coil pickup and a Jazz bass single coil in the bass' pickup configuration. This is a very versatile and worthwhile specification!
There definitely is! The Squier Classic Vibe 70s Precision bass more than ticks these boxes for you! It has a cool seventies black-on-black colour scheme with a tinted Maple neck. The neck has black edge binding and great black block inlays. Additional features include period details such as a finger rest and a chrome bridge cover. This bass sounds great, with a Fender-designed split coil pickup for fat humbucking tones. There are also brass saddles in the bridge. These provide further authenticity, resonance and sustain! This Squier P-Bass is a gift to any bassist.