Squier Introduces Vintage Modified Series Additions for Summer 2012

Published 11 years ago on July 6, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Squier Introduces Vintage Modified Series Additions forSummer 2012

Additions include a Tele Deluxe, Tele Custom, Jazzmaster,Jaguar, and Mustang.


Squier announces several new models to its acclaimed VintageModified series, including Squier takes on five classic Fenderguitar designs.

For the first time ever, Squier introduces a Vintage ModifiedTelecaster Deluxe guitar armed with all-new Fender-designed WideRange humbcking pickups. An acclaimed and time-honoredinnovation,the Wide Range humbucking pickup delivers incredibly full tone andlends even more vintage-style authenticity to this new model. Otherfeatures include a C-shaped maple neck with vintage-tint glossfinish, 12"-radius maple fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets andblack dot position inlays, three-way toggle pickup switching, fourblack skirted amp knobs (two volume, two tone), string-through-bodybridge with six stamped saddles, and vintage-style chrometuners.


The Squier Vintage Modified Telecaster Custom guitar pairs aWide Range humbucking neck pickup with a sharp, clear DuncanDesigned TE-101B single-coil bridge pickup. It also includes aC-shaped maple neck with vintage-tint gloss finish, 9.5"-radiusmaple fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets and black dot positioninlays, three-way toggle pickup switching, four black skirted ampknobs (two volume, two tone), string-through-body bridge with threechrome barrel saddles, and vintage-style chrome tuners.



An authentically styled Jazzmaster now joins the VintageModified family, with present-day touches including full, clearDuncan Designed pickups and a modern fingerboard radius. Squier'snew Vintage Modified Jazzmaster guitar has the model's mostdistinctive hallmarks, too - such as the dual-circuit switching andcontrols, floating-vibrato bridge and classically colorfulfinishes.


The Vintage Modified Jaguar also sports Duncan Designed pickupsand a modern fingerboard radius, and features the Jaguar's short24" scale, dual-circuit switching and controls, floating-vibratobridge and vintage colors. Features include a maple neck withvintage-tint gloss finish, 9.5"-radius rosewood fingerboard with 22medium jumbo frets and parchment dot inlays, tortoiseshell(Three-Color Sunburst and Olympic White) and white-black-whitepickguards (Candy Apple Red and Surf Green models), Jaguarsingle-coil pickups, circuit selector and tone circuit switches,pickup on/off switches, skirted black control knobs (lead circuit)and black disc knobs (rhythm circuit), vintage-style bridge andnon-lockingfloating vibrato with vintage-style tremolo arm,vintage-style chrome tuners and chrome hardware.


The Vintage Modified Mustang guitar also features a distinctive24" scale, dual pickup switches and floating bridge with dynamicvibrato tailpiece; it's a classic modded with present-day touchesincluding full-sounding Duncan Designed pickups and a 9.5"fingerboard radius. Features include a maple neck with vintage-tintgloss finish, rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets andparchment dot inlays, Mustang single-coil pickups with aged white(Vintage White and Sonic Blue models) and black (Fiesta Red model)covers, on/off-phase (in/out) slider switch for each pickup, masterblack skirted volume and tone knobs, tortoiseshell (Vintage Whiteand Sonic Blue models) and white pearloid (Fiesta Red model)pickguards, floating bridge with dynamic vibrato tailpiece andvintage-style tremolo arm, and vintage-style white-tippedtuners.


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