#1
I've heard alot of people say that Squiers just suck. I was wondering if they would be a whole lot worse than a MIM strat or tele?
#2
id say an MIM is well worth the extra money if you wanted that instead of squier. my squier's served me for a while and is alright, but if i had to choose, i would definately take an MIM.
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#3
the affinity strats are ok. they are alder bodied. but the pickups and maybe tuners would eventually need to be changed.
for the extra hundred. that's almost the same cost as a MIM.

if u only have a couple hundred. check out a yamaha pacifica 112-J. NOT the 012.

anyway, it's a pretty good alder bodied, humbucker bridge, starter.
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#4
Yup. Although you could find a Squier with good wood and mod the hell out of it.
But there's also Japanese Squiers, which are good.
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#5
It depends. There are good Squiers out there. It'll just take a lot more time/experimenting to find one (and some luck, because God only knows how a cheap guitar will withstand the test of time) to find a good Squier than a good MIM, although the Fender MIMs are also inconsistent when it comes to QC, just less so. It should be easier finding a quality MIM Fender than a quality Squier.

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#6
Japanese Squires? Squires are never produced in japan.

Fender Japan is a different story, It can cost as little as a MIM Fender and have the sound and craftsmanship of that of a MIA.

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#7
^They used to be produced in Japan in the 80's.
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#8
^^ Older Squiers were. Actually, before the "Squier" company started, Squiers would be sold with the Fender logo on them and say "Squier Series" at the round part of the headstock. When I got my first electric in 1996, that's how it was.

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#9
My bad :b

They are not produced there anymore =D
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#11
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I've heard alot of people say that Squiers just suck. I was wondering if they would be a whole lot worse than a MIM strat or tele?


No squiers don't all just suck, that's just the retard point of view. While some squiers are great for their price, it's definitely worth it to get a MIM Fender instead. I own a MIM Fender strat and an Affinity squier strat, the fender is definitely a better guitar overall.
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#12
I utterly hate affinity teles.
The standards are okay, sure they're made from agathis but the necks are actually playable.
The strats could be a different story.
But yeah, Jap Squiers and the newer ones aer pretty good. Like the 51, Jagmaster etc.
#13
MIM Fender's are great guitars, they are much better quality and they are a good base to add mods and stuff.
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