November 2018

Squier

ARTICLES

Fender Launches Modern Squier Offerings with New Contemporary Series Electric Guitars and Basses

July 13, 2018
The additions include 4- and 5-string Active Jazz Basses, and a new Jazzmaster model.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Squier Strat “63”

June 25, 2018
A reader teaches himself how to build his own version of his birth-year guitar.
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DIY: No-Brainer Mods!

April 17, 2018
How to transform four affordable axes—a Gretsch Jet Club, an Epiphone Les Paul SL, and a Squier Vintage Modified Jag and Precision bass—into absolute gems.
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Rig Rundown: Bully

January 10, 2018
Offset guitars, classic American amps, and gnarly fuzzes fuel these Nashvillians' indie jams.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Fender “Bluesbird” Telecaster

June 6, 2016
When you find a guitar that’s been modified exactly how you like, buy it.
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Tame Impala: Psych Wunderkind Kevin Parker

August 26, 2015
The scion of psych discusses the imaginative guitar work and unorthodox soundscapes on his new album, Currents.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Squier Telecaster Custom II with P-90s

January 19, 2015
Looking for another guitar or amp? Consider swapping gear with a fellow musician.
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Squier Announces the Vintage Modified Baritone Jazzmaster

October 22, 2014
Tuned A to A, it features a 30” scale length and a pair of Duncan-designed pickups.
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Rig Rundown: Fall Out Boy

August 6, 2014
The multi-platinum pop-punk band talks about signature guitars and the latest lineup in their never-ending gear swap.
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Squier Introduces Eva Gardner Precision Bass and 60th Anniversary Classic Vibe '50s Stratocaster

January 27, 2014
Gardner's bass features special graphics, her clipper ship tattoo recreated just above the bridge, special 12th-fret inlay graphics and a thumb rest.
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Squier Vintage Modified Cabronita Telecaster with Bigsby Review

November 10, 2013
A vibey, trem-equipped Tele at a bargain price.
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Squier by Fender Announces New Vintage Modified Models

August 5, 2013
Squier by Fender adds 15 new models to their Vintage Modified line.
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Squier Tele Makeover: Surf-Twang Tweak-a-Rama

February 4, 2013
Guitar guru Bill Hook turns a Squier Tele into a customized twang machine at a fraction of the price of custom-shop axes.
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Relic'd Fender Tele Wannabe

November 5, 2012
Made by Squier—Fender’s budget brand—the Affinity Telecaster is an entry-level version of Leo’s iconic axe. This one has been relic’d and hot-rodded. For some strange reason, I don’t own
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Squier by Fender Releases New Vintage Modified Series Telecaster Basses

August 8, 2012
The Vintage Modified Telecaster Bass sports a time-honored body and headstock shape that are well-balanced by a comfortable medium scale length (32”) that will appeal to bassists and guitarists alike.
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Squier Introduces Vintage Modified Series Additions for Summer 2012

July 5, 2012
Additions include a Tele Deluxe, Tele Custom, Jazzmaster, Jaguar, and Mustang.
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Squier Vintage Modified Surf Stratocaster Electric Guitar Review

April 4, 2012
A hot-rodded machine ready to churn out anything from cutting, reverb soaked surf crescendos to crisp old-school bluesy bite.
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Giving a Squier Tele the Cigar-Box Treatment

January 10, 2012
The scariest moment was sawing off the lower body—I wanted to make sure we avoided the control cavity, as that could damage wires and leave a gaping hole in the bottom of the guitar.
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Squier Introduces the All-New Vintage Modified Series

January 10, 2012
Revamped series welcomes brand new model types with distinctive hot-rodded features.
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Squier Introduces Avril Lavigne, Jim Root, and Mikey Way Signature Models

January 10, 2012
Models honor pop-rock star Avril Lavigne, metal stalwart Jim Root, alt-rock bassist Mikey Way, and Biffy Clyro''s Simon Neil and James Johnston
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