Back in 1982, the very first Squier by Fender guitars and basses came ringing out of Asia. Known for their excellent vintage-quality look, feel, sound and construction, those early Squier instruments and their Fender branded counterparts are now highly sought-after collector s items revered by guitar enthusiasts as models of getting it right while aiming at value-conscious players.
The Squier Classic Vibe Series reflects that simultaneous commitment to excellence, value and vibe . Mirroring classic Fender designs, the Classic Vibe offering is not intended to be era or vintage correct but rather imparting the vibe of a classic Fender design. Each with distinctive feature set combinations all adding up to one classic looking instrument. Great sound, vintage looks, unbeatable value Classic Vibe!
The Squier Classic Vibe Stratocaster 60s is a rough and tumble electric guitar ready for almost any musical situation. Coming in 3-Color Sunburst over alder, this rosewood fingerboard 2- fret vintage tint gloss maple neck guitar definitely has that 60s vibe but with the modern playability of a 9.5 neck radius and medium jumbo frets. This Squier Strat's tone is thick with a custom set of AlNiCo V single-coil pickups a quick attack with a bit more midrange oomph and a bridge pickup that packs a knockout punch! Custom stagger pole pieces provide improved string-to-string balance.
The Classic Vibe Duo-Sonic ’50s boasts cool, classic Fender® vibe. Originally conceived as a student-level guitar designed to capture the attention of rock ‘n’ roll 1950s youth, the Duo-Sonic became a sought-after model among collectors, musicians and Fender fans. Squier’s new Classic Vibe Duo-Sonic ’50s comes in a Desert Sand finish on a basswood body, with a comfortable 24”-scale gloss-maple neck with 21 medium-jumbo frets and a modern 9.5” fingerboard radius. Other features include two alnico V single-coil pickups and a three-way selector switch for bright, clear tones that are unmistakably Fender.
The Classic Vibe Stratocaster ’50s provides unmistakable ’50s-era Fender® vibe and tone. The alder body has a period-correct Two-color Sunburst finish; the vintage-tint gloss-maple neck has a maple fingerboard with 21 medium-jumbo frets and a modern 9.5” radius. That long-familiar tone comes from a custom set of alnico III single-coil pickups—clear and bright, with terrific sustain even in crunch mode. Custom staggered polepieces provide improved string-to-string balance.
Squier’s Classic Vibe Telecaster ’50s puts classic “blackguard” Telecaster vibe into a gorgeous Vintage Blonde-finished pine-body guitar—you’ll be hard-pressed to tell whether or not you are holding a premium ash-body instrument. The vintage-tint gloss-maple neck has a maple fingerboard with 21 medium-jumbo frets and a modern 9.5” radius. Distinctive Telecaster tone rings from the custom alnico III single-coil pickups—giving clear note separation even when distorted, strong midrange dynamic response and plenty of solo high-end bite.
For more info on the Classic Vibe Series check out http://www.squierguitars.com/ They are available at retailer for $279.99 - $299.99