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Squier 40th Anniversary Jazz Bass, Gold Edition, Laural Fingerboard, Gold Anodized Pickguard, Olympic White (B-Stock)

Code: 321811
  • £384.00
  • (FREE UK Delivery)
  • RRP £499.00

The Squier 40th Anniversary Jazz Bass, Gold Edition, Laural Fingerboard, Gold Anodized Pickguard in Olympic White is a stylish model adorned with an eye-catching collection of upscale features for the discerning Squier fanatic.

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The first instruments to bear the Squier name were introduced in 1982, answering the call for genuine Fender® designs at accessible prices. The Squier 40th Anniversary collection celebrates the 40-year journey of Fender’s entry-level brand with special editions of the Telecaster®, Stratocaster®, Jazzmaster®, Precision Bass®, and Jazz Bass®, all available in Gold Edition and Vintage Edition variants.

The Squier® 40th Anniversary Jazz Bass®, Gold Edition is a stylish model adorned with an eye-catching collection of upscale features for the discerning Squier fanatic. Featuring striking gold-plated hardware, a gold anodized aluminum pickguard, a bound Indian laurel fingerboard with pearloid block inlays, an engraved anniversary neck plate and gloss finish throughout, this J Bass® is poised and ready for the spotlight. Player-friendly refinements of this commemorative model include a slim and comfortable “C”-shaped neck profile for an easy playing feel, vintage-style tuning machines and 4-saddle bridge with barrel saddles for authentic performance and style, and Fender-Designed single-coil pickups with alnico 5 magnets for familiar J Bass tone.

Neck

  • Fingerboard Material Indian Laurel
  • Fingerboard Radius 9.5" (241 mm)
  • Headstock Jazz Bass
  • Neck Construction Bolt-On
  • Neck Finish Gloss Urethane
  • Neck Material Maple
  • Neck Shape "C" Shape
  • Number of Frets 20
  • Nut Material Bone
  • Nut Width 1.5" (38.1 mm)
  • Position Inlays Pearloid Block
  • Side Dots Black
  • String Nut Bone
  • Truss Rod Head Adjust
  • Truss Rod Nut 4 mm Hex

Body

  • Body Nyatoh
  • Body Finish Gloss Polyurethane
  • Body Material Nyatoh
  • Body Shape Jazz Bass®

Hardware

  • Bridge 4-Saddle Vintage-Style
  • Control Knobs Black Plastic
  • Hardware Finish Gold-Plated
  • Pickguard 1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminum
  • Pickup Covers Black
  • Strap Buttons Standard
  • String Trees Vintage-Style Disc
  • Strings Nickel Plated Steel (.045-.105 Gauges)
  • Tuning Machines Vintage-Style

Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup Fender® Designed Alnico Single-Coil
  • Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone
  • Neck Pickup Fender® Designed Alnico Single-Coil
  • Pickup Configuration SS
  • Switching None

Accessories

  • Truss Rod Wrench 4 mm Hex (Allen)
Technical
Does it matter what the fingerboard on a guitar is made from?

Apart from making a big difference to how the guitar looks, different types of wood can feel and sound quite different when you're playing on them, and their differing feels can subtly affect the way you play.

Rosewood: Soft-feeling and warm-sounding, rosewood fretboards are popular for good reason.

Maple: Offering a brighter tone with more high end, Maple fretboards also wear over time which can be attractive if you want your axe to look lived-in. 

Ebony: similar to maple in tone and sturdier than rosewood, ebony fretboards offer a darker-looking neck with a brighter tone.

Does it matter what country a guitar is made in?

Despite what nationalists might tell you, there's not really any simple answer. Even though many companies design their guitars in the USA or Europe, the vast majority of instruments are actually manufactured in China, Mexico, Indonesia, Japan and Korea. There aren't any 'rules' as to what country makes good or bad guitars, but rather which brands have tighter quality control.

What does it mean when a product is B-Stock or Refurbished?

Manufacturer Refurbished or B-Stock items have either undergone some minor repair or have some minor cosmetic damage or signs of use, and subsequently can't be sold as new. Nevertheless, all B-Stock and Refurbished items sold by Kenny's Music are in full working order and come with a full manufacturer's warranty.

Does body shape matter?

Surprisingly, it does.  Wood type is not the only thing that affects the tone.  The shape of the guitar can also influence the sound.  As some shapes require the use of more wood than others, it can definitely give the tone a different texture.  Some shapes will also work better if you are performing seated as opposed to standing.  You also can't discount the importance of having the right "look" if that is what you are going for. 

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When will I receive my order?

You will be given an estimated delivery date based on your location and selected shipping option during the checkout process. If next working day shipping is selected, orders of items that are in stock placed before 2pm weekdays will be dispatched same day, with weekend orders shipping Monday, all on a next working day service. If you need your item delivered on a specific day, you can leave a comment in the box at the checkout and we'll take it from there. Please note items shipping from our Aberdeen store may occasionally require a 2 day shipping service. 

Can I ship my item to an alternative address?

We know that sometimes making sure you're in for a delivery can be a pain, so you can specify a different shipping address at the checkout (just make sure your billing address matches your payment card!).

Is my item in stock?

Our website clearly states the stock availability status of all items listed, and this status is dynamically updated throughout the day, meaning that as soon as something is sold in store or online the availability status is updated accordingly. This means you can buy with confidence knowing that your purchase is yours.

Can I return my order if I change my mind?

Applies to online & distance sales orders only: If you have simply changed your mind and wish to return your item, let us know within 14 days of delivery and we'll arrange the return and refund with you. All returns will need to be in the condition they were received and are subject to Kenny's Music returns policy.

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