Squier J Bass, Silver Series, made in Japan in 93/94, black on sunburst. The Silver Series marked a 90s era return to Japan's legendary Fujigen factory for Squier after several years of manufacture in Korea, and at the time, they were heralded as a revelation in quality. The build quality is excellent, everything feels tight , tidy and in it's proper place. The body is light and resonant, and the satin finish neck is really comfortable and responsive; it feels very lively in the hands. This doles out the classic-J growl with enthusiasm, it's got a nice mix of bite and thump and has a really punchy quick attack. The classic sunburst looks classy and is in remarkable shape for it's age, it's held up nicely. These models punch well above their price bracket and possibly destined for a value spike the future as word gets around, so grab a tidy little gig machine for a great dollar while you can.
Model: Squier Silver Series Precision Bass (SJB36)
Made in: Japan, FujiGen plant, 1993/4 (serial L026024)
Finish: 3-tone sunburst, 3-ply black guard
Neck: maple with rosewood board, dot inlays
Pickups Fender Japan JB Singles
Cosmetic condition notes: mild finish wear. There's some dents on the end and bottom edge of the headstock, neck is pretty clean. The back has one proper ding just south of the body carve, as well as a few minor dimples and buckle rash scratches. There's a few minor scuffs and marks around the edges. The front is pretty clean, just a few dimples between the knobs and the bridge and above the bridge pickup, as well as some minor play scratches. Overall: very good condition (8/10).
Playing condition notes: Action is low, neck is straight, intonation is good, truss rod works. All electrics tested and working properly. The frets have been played but wear is minor, 7.5/10 for life left. Wearing fresh 45-105s