Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass '70s - Olympic White

4-string Electric Bass Guitar with Soft Maple Body, Maple Neck, Maple Fingerboard, and 2 Single-coil Pickups - Olympic White
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The '70s Jazz Bass, Re-defined by Squier

The Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass '70s is designed to bring you the classic feel and tone of a '70s Jazz Bass at a great price. With a pair of Fender-designed single-coil Jazz Bass pickups, the Vintage Modified Jazz Bass '70s is ready to hit your bass amplifier with vintage vibe. You'll feel right at home with this bass in your hands, thanks to the "C"-shape neck with 20 medium-jumbo frets. The value-packed Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass '70s is an excellent entry/intermediate-level instrument for any bassist.

Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass '70s at a Glance:
  • Comfortable "offset-waist" maple body
  • Neck designed for fast, comfortable playing
  • Fender quality at a great Squier value
Comfortable "offset-waist" maple body

Supremely comfortable whether you're seated or standing, the Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass '70s comes with the distinctive "offset-waist" body, which you'll appreciate after several hours up on stage. And with its classic finish, your Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass will command the eyes - as well as the ears - of your fans!

Neck designed for fast, comfortable playing

Made from solid maple, the neck on Squier's Vintage Modified Jazz Bass '70s is designed to deliver a smooth and fluid playing experience. The 20 medium-jumbo frets provide you with added playing comfort, so you can continue for hours without hand fatigue. A fast-playing neck is vital when you're holding down the bass line, and Squier understands that. The Vintage Modified Jazz Bass '70s features a "C"-shaped neck and a 9.5"-radius fretboard that ensure you'll never want to put it down.

Fender quality at a great Squier value

Squier Vintage Modified Series electric guitars and basses provide you with renowned Fender quality at an affordable price. The Vintage Modified Series features some of the most time-honored models, including the Stratocaster, Telecaster, Jazzmaster, Jaguar, Mustang, and this Vintage Modified Jazz Bass '70s. These versatile guitars and basses are offered at the very best Squier value to make Fender quality more available to everyone. If you've been looking for a great guitar or bass to complement your playing, Squier Vintage Modified Series electric guitars and basses have an instrument for you.

Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass '70s Features:
  • Fender quality at a great Squier value
  • Rich tone from dual Fender-designed Jazz Bass pickups
  • Comfortable soft maple body with offset-waist
  • C-shaped maple neck with black-bound maple fingerboard
  • 20 medium-jumbo frets for easy playability
Get amazing modern tone from this classic-style Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass '70s!

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Tech Specs

Body Shape Jazz
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 4
Color Olympic White
Body Material Soft Maple
Body Finish Polyurethane
Neck Material Maple, bolt-on
Neck Shape "C"
Fingerboard Material Maple, 9.5" radius
Fingerboard Inlay Blocks
Number of Frets 20, medium-jumbo
Scale Length 34"
Nut Width 1.5"
Bridge/Tailpiece Standard 4-saddle bridge
Tuners Standard open-gear tuners
Number of Pickups 2
Middle Pickup Fender-designed Jazz Bass single-coil
Bridge Pickup Fender-designed Jazz Bass Single-coil
Controls 2 x volume, Master tone
Strings Fender USA 7250ML, (.045-.100)
Manufacturer Part Number 0306702505

Customer Reviews

4.5/5
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5/5

Lovely bass

Squier have come a long way in terms of quality. I use this guitar for recording and have never felt a need to change the pick-ups unlike other guitars. Beautiful design and great sound.
Music background: Audio Engineer - 10 years
5/5

My First Mail Order Bass

First, I would like to say that I’m extremely pleased with my Fender Squire Jazz bass, and I would like to thank the sale’s associates Philip and Elizabeth for helping with the payment plans and the shipping of the bass. Well to help with this review I played bass when I was younger and had bass copies of Fenders which were good, but lacked the quality of course. Now some years down the road I can’t help but marvel at the quality of the so called lesser basses now, it is amazing. My order was backordered, but I set up arrangements to pay on my bass before it came which was cool. We’ll after the wait I finally got my bass today, and I was very surprised. The bass came as ordered, it’s a Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass -Olympic White. I took it out the box which was well packaged and the bass was in the Fender box within the outer box. Of course I got my Sweetwater treats along with a Music & Musicians magazine with it.As far as the bass here’s the technical information you would like to know. The paint was flawless, the neck was flat, and set up very nicely with low action, tuning pegs and string trees all lined up and were lined up over the pick-up’s, everything that appealed to the eye looked very good. Now the sound!I hook the bass up to my Behringer Ultrabass BX1200 bass amp with a Monster bass cable, I checked the tuning even though it was really close to perfect. I wouldn’t have expected that with the shipping, but it stayed pretty much in tune. While playing it there were no fret buzz at all. I hit each fret all the way up to the 21st with no buzz on any string. The tone of the bass was really great and I tested the bass by just playing fingerstyle, then I played slap-bass and it rocked, strummed chords and the all notes rang out, and I even two handed tapped and they all came out. I also tested the sustain of the bass and it lasted over 30 plus seconds after hitting open notes. I did that and put the bass next to the amp and let it feedback, and it got louder and longer of course. I love each of my guitars and I found a new soulmate and I can’t wait to do new projects with it. I just hope what I plan to do with it won’t change the sound or playability of it (making it a Piccolo bass with Kahler bass tremolo), but the bass sounds great and don’t be afraid to buy through the mail because this was my very first time, and I’m very picky (higher end guitar and basses) when choosing my guitars or basses from stores and still love going to stores, but this was a very good first.
Music background: I play bass, and tinker with drum machines, guitar, drums.
5/5

All I Can Say Is Wow

I just received mine today and ran it through the paces. All I can say about this Jazz bass is Wow. Fender/Squier really hit this one out of the park. The '70 Vintage Modified sounds almost as good(actually pretty darn close) to my Fenders. It plays like butter and is well worth the price. I had to double check the headstock to make sure it actually said Squier. The fit and finish are excellent. The maple fretboard looks nice with the black inlays. The new fender designed pickups actually sound impressive for a lower line bass. Kudos to Squier on this one.
Music background: Gigging Musician
3/5

Plays good once setup

Was disappointed when I first received it because it was completely unplayable. Needed a major truss arm adjustment, intonation & action too and now plays very good for a Squier. Not quite like my old Fender Jazz but for the price difference, the Fender name is not worth the extra money. Sound is surprisingly good and the pickups & controls have no complaints at all. Very good sustain.The tuners work but just seem to not be real smooth in spots. As it stays in tune, not a big deal. The bridge is functional although I used some nail polish on the set screws to keep them from moving. Depending on how much use this gets, I might upgrade the tuners and/or the bridge. Neither are real expensive and it still is a bargain. Will still have to see how it holds up after some use.
See also: Squier, Squier 4-string Bass Guitars