I have a '96 MIM Squier P-bass that I fished out of a trash can a few years ago covered with a dusting of snow. I had to do some minor fixup but its a really nice bass and the "small potentiometer" electronics that everyone bitches about were perfect.
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The Fender Precision Bass is the world's first electric bass, carrying a voice that's gone unchanged since its inception. The Fender Precision Bass is the world's first electric bass, carrying a voice that's gone unchanged since its inception.
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That's a message which Fender sent loud and clear when they introduced Squier bass guitars to the world. Designed to bring the legendary Fender basses to every musician who wants one (even those of us on a tight budget), these instruments are the perfect way to get yourself playing the Jazz Bass, P-Bass or Jaguar you've always dreamed of.
The Fender Musical Instruments Corporation is the largest guitar manufacturer in the world. The historic guitar giant currently makes countless instruments, from exquisite small-batch Custom Shop offerings to its Made in the USA, Japan, and Mexico lines, and, finally, to its entry-level brand, Squier.