Go Back   UG Community @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com > Instruments > Electric Guitar
User Name  
Password
Search:

Reply
Old 03-22-2013, 04:51 AM   #1
kitarmen
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
squier quality scale

hello, there are so many diferent squier strats. some are cheap, some expencive. how wold the scale of quality look like from the cheapest to the high end?
i mean like:
no1. bullet
no2. afinity
no3. i dont know...
kitarmen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2013, 04:55 AM   #2
randywolf244
resident arrogant
 
randywolf244's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: sorry i wasnt listening
The Classic vibes are good guitars. Imo they are prolly top of the mark as far as squire goes
randywolf244 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2013, 06:08 AM   #3
MrFlibble
Puts a bangin' donk on it
 
MrFlibble's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
Classic Vibe is at the top. Some people will say that the Vintage Modified is next down, but the ones I've played have been terrible. Then you've got the Standards and Deluxe line, then the Affinities; Affinities made for the American market are better than the ones made for therest of the world. The Bullets are the bottom rung.

If you can afford a Clasic Vibe, get that, or a second hand MIM Fender. If that's a stretch, buy a Standard if you have to buy something new or buy a second hand Classic Vibe. If that is a stretch, buy a second hand Standard or go look at copy brands.
__________________
Yes, I know everything. No, I can't play worth a damn.
A child is trafficked and sold for sex slavery every 30 seconds. Support Love146.
MrFlibble is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2013, 07:24 AM   #4
desperatechris
Banned
 
desperatechris's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Norway
I have an old squier Standard Series that i have changed everything on over the years. Only the input jack and the wood is squier And with all the high quality parts on it, it plays good. And sounds awsome with EVH frankenstein humbucker and texas specials.
desperatechris is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2013, 07:29 AM   #5
Robbgnarly
Registered User
 
Robbgnarly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: NSB, FL
The old Squier Pro-tone series strats and tele's are probably the best squiers you'll find that are not MIJ.
The CV series is good also, but the Protone series is better.
__________________
2002 PRS CE22
2013 G&L ASAT Deluxe
2009 Epiphone G-400 (SH-4)
Marshall JCM2000 DSL100
Krank 1980 Jr 20watt
Krank Rev 4x12 (eminence V12)
GFS Greenie/Digitech Bad Monkey
Morley Bad Horsie 2
MXR Smart Gate
Robbgnarly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2013, 01:00 PM   #6
robertwilliam9
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2012
Personally, I never liked the Squiers. For just a little more money, you could have a real deal Fender. Just a preference of mine.
__________________
Paul Reed Smith CE-24 2005 and Santana SE with Seymour Duncan pickups.
Line 6 Amplifiers
Boss Effects and Steve Vai's Wah Pedal
Dunlop Picks and Elixir Strings .48


WEBSITE
guitarchalk.com
robertwilliam9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2013, 01:24 PM   #7
sea`
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Better to buy a $400 Mexican Standard used than to spend $400 on a Classic Vibe.
sea` is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2013, 08:00 PM   #8
marko jawornick
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
I cant give you info on any of that but the squer bullet strat. I have one and don't really like it cuz i notice that sometimes when playing quietly so without an amp, you can hear buzzes near the tremelo. But im not sure if it's all of them or just my guitar, probably just mine. But one thing i like is how comfortable it is. I've played on other strats and they were much thicker and my friend has a fender mim strat and when he played mine he was surprised by how much more comfortable mine is than his.
marko jawornick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2013, 08:27 PM   #9
SteveHOC
Used Register
 
SteveHOC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
To a certain extent I can see why some suggested skipping Squier altogether, as they were producing some pretty low quality starter guitars for a while, but with Classic Vibe and Vintage Modified, they've upped their game.

It's also worth noting that while in the land of Teles and Strats it's feasible to get a MIM for not much more, you're talking a different game if you dig Jags and Jazzys. CP's run around $700 if you get a deal, compared to $270 for the VM line if you get a deal. Pretty big price variation if you ask me.
__________________
OffsetOffset
SteveHOC is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:01 AM.

Forum Archives / About / Terms of Use / Advertise / Contact / Ultimate-Guitar.Com © 2014
Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.