I had a couple Musicmaster Basses (a '73 Fender and a 90s Squier Vista Series), which are functionally the same as the Bronco Bass. I’d intend doing this myself. Bronco Bass mod project Discussion in 'Tech-Talk' started by slotrod65, Jan 11, 2010. March 25, 2018 June 28, 2017. by Best Bass Gear. I then mod it with with some new pots, capacitor and pickup. I loved the short scale, as I am a small person. Great deals on Squier Bass Guitar Parts. Do you have a YouTube link so we can get an idea of how it sounds? This one is a cheaper import version that is great for kids who are starting, or people with smaller hands, or even if someone just wants a great small bass … With its slim 30"-scale neck and lightweight body, the Squier Affinity Series Bronco Bass Guitar is an easy-to-play bass. Did the bridge mount to the existing holes, lining up tonally or was repositioning and re-drilling required? Features a double-cutaway body, maple neck and fingerboard, 19 frets, a single-coil pickup, master volume, and tone. Looks great! Marleaux Marleaux Consat Custom 5 Thuja. $199.99. I had a ’70s Mustang that I loved, but it was stolen in the late ’80s. Thanks James! favorite this post Nov 23 ... Fender Squiers w pu mods $145 (SAN PEDRO) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. I know what you mean. ... 8 Modes including X-MOD: a cross... £195. I am planning to record some demo sound clips of my own Bronco bass and McNelly pickup installed, just been a lack of time to do so recently. We put the call out that if anyone wanted to send over some photos of their modified Squier Bronco short scale bass, we’d feature it. And it is absolutely silent when it’s not being played. Fender Squier Bronco Bass MN SHP. Pickguard for Squier Bronco Bass - high quality replacement, many colors! FOR FASTEST & MOST ACCURATE SERVICE, JUST SEND US YOUR … I am a former repairman and luthier and a semi professional bassist, and most of the basses I play are ones I have built or extensively modded myself. It's a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at eBay.com. Now, it’s loud, but that’s it…it’s loud. Serek B90 pickup, Hipshot Lollipop Tuners, finish strip/stain and new pickguard. Fender literally wrote the book on electric basses, laying the foundation for musical innovation and evolution. It fits existing body routing and existing pickguard cutout. 3 watching. In one of them I put a GFS lipstick tube pickup (sounded good, pretty low output) and in the other one I put a … Learn more about Fender electric basses. Squier Electric Bass Guitar Bridge Nickel. I own a Gretsch Junior Jet, and a few months ago, upgraded the Gretsch pups to TV Jones. I spent all my time holding it up! And the Fender neck plate was a personal preference. Here are some from nearby areas. So a nice simple, drop in solution. My mate put a Strat Seymour Duncan pup in. Hi Donald, thanks for taking the time to read the post and share your thoughts too :) ... Squier Vintage Mod Bass 4-String Bridge & Saddle Set OEM Repair Parts CBG. You may have recently seen on some social media posts that my wife expressed an interest in learning bass. I forgot to mention when I submitted my bass that the previous owner had already scraped the Squier logo off the headstock, if not for that it would still say Squier on it. ... Pickguard for Squier Bronco Bass - high quality replacement, many colors! Regarding the tuners, this was an earlier Bronco so the tuner holes were already this size. If I happen to use a Squire neck, I leave on the “Made in China, Indonesia, etc” and the serial # of that country. Someone did. I’m a session guy & mostly play fretted & fretless long scale basses, but do own a few short scale vintage basses I love. You’ve given me Bronco envy and got me looking at my Bronco now. I chose the latter. So, I get quality sound, but up my amp if need to. The “Partscaster” is just another way of enjoying and getting involved creatively in guitar & bass…. cheers. But really want to record some basic clips with both round wound and flat wound strings, my bass playing isn’t the best but I hope it would give some insight to a basic set-up with the pickup installed. I recently souped up a Ibanez Mikro bass with a DiMarzio split P pickup. Someone did. We put the call out that if anyone wanted to send over some photos of their modified Squier Bronco short scale bass, we’d feature it. It really shows & you should be proud. $20.00. it's in very good condition with only a couple of very slight marks. Got a few ideas of what I want to do with it. Cort A5 Plus SC Amber Open Pore. Quality is nowhere as good as the TV Jones. $29.99. £375. Hey Brett, I put one of those pickups in another Bronco Bass I modded a while ago and it sounded awesome. Then got stung by postage from US to UK (£90) Finally got stung for £100 Labour. Below is a video of a modded Squier Bronco Bass. Well I used to own a beautiful PJ bass, full scale, and she struggled to play that due to it's size and scale, so a 30" short scale was the way to go for her! £179. I upgraded the pickup with a single coil made by Wizard Pickups in the UK who are sadly no longer in business. What is smooth 1970s bass tone supposed to sound like? This is an Indonesian made bass, which has classic 'student model' 50s Fender looks, and overall feels great. Other upgrades include a Schaller heavy duty bridge, CTS pots, Switchcraft jack, orange drop capacitor, vintage-style cloth covered wire, real bakelite Fender Jazz Bass Knobs, a Fender ‘F’ neck plate, Classic Vibe 60’s tuners and a custom parchment pearloid pickguard made by Pickguardian. I also bought my son a Squire “Badz Maru” style Bronco, but he never took to it. But a couple of details do let it down tonally, and that's it's standard Strat (6 pole!) This Bronco used to be black but I had it refinished in Candy Indigo (a blue version of Candy Apple Red) by a friend who owns an auto body shop in Winchester, VA. The original Squier logo had been scraped off before I even got the bass, so it was a choice between having a messy looking headstock (which I hate) or putting on a Fender logo to hide the scrapes. pickup. It’s just too loud. Output - 10.5k, Home of Tone 'Signature Series' Bronco wiring harness kit, McNelly Musicmaster / Bronco single coil bass pickup. 2 . Just how I like it. It is essentially based upon a double pole P-Bass pickup, only without the split coil design due to the sizing/mounting. The Bronco Bass features several player-friendly refinements such as a thin and lightweight body, an easy-playing 30” short scale length and sealed die-cast tuning machines for smooth, accurate tuning. Now I have a cheap bass that sounds awesome so the next step is to replace the bridge and make some mods to the electronics. Basically in a nutshell I plan to; Dull the … Fast & Free shipping on many items! I can honestly say the McNelly Bronco/Musicmaster bass pickup can hold it’s own against any other quality bass specific pickup design. Hi Charles! Skip to main content Skip to footer site51273888000764 site5127474186613987794 New 510426 Squier Affinity Series Bronco Bass Guitar site51273888000764,site51273888000995 false Recently Viewed . In the latter half of the video, the owner of the bass explains that he bought the bass that way and didn’t do the mod himself…. Feb 26, 2013 Canada ... Squier-Talk.com is an independent, member supported forum and is not affiliated with Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. Nice! This is an Indonesian made bass, which has classic 'student model' 50s Fender looks, and overall feels great. Thank you for reading. Free shipping. $330. Free shipping. But any specific questions, feel free to e-mail me directly on email@example.com I’ve just found your blog. It’s a full sound that has good attack with the tone control all the way up, and a really nice warmth with the tone control rolled off (my personal favourite setting). (Note before continuing: Yes, this builder did slap a Fender logo on a Squier headstock and installed a Fender bolt plate (boo-hiss), but given it’s extremely unlikely anyone would ever confuse this for an actual Fender, and the fact the builder has no intention of selling it, this one gets a pass – even though we very well know it’s not cool to put Fender branding on a Squier.). We tried out a few and fell in love with the incredibly affordable Bronco model by Squier. Highly recommend installing it alongside a wiring upgrade though, I would honestly say there wouldn’t be much point upgrading the pickup to this without putting some attention to the wiring components. Fender AM Pro II P Bass MN BK. Want YOUR bass to be featured for Bass of the Week?Submit yours now using our easy web form. I have decorated it with skull inlay fret markers, skull vol/tone knobs and a Black Flag sticker that Greg Ginn gave me a few years ago because the sound of it just begs to be used as a punk bass! Basically as those of you who read my introduction will know, Im looking to mod my recently acquired Squier Bronco bass. It's a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at eBay.com. Looks gorgeous! Squier Affinity Series Bronco Bass Guitar I’ve tested out some of the best bass guitars on the market, but out of all the different options available, the humble Bronco is something quite special. £3,399. Just need to find out your charges. 255. FAST 'N FREE. guitar pickup, and low quality wiring. Fast & Free shipping on many items! Gretsch G6199B Billy Bo Roasted Ash. Re: Squier Bronco bass to Musicmaster bass conversion Post by astro » Tue Apr 07, 2009 2:05 pm Fernando wrote: >I'm quite happy with the stock 2-saddle bridge. The bass has a terrific sound now, really sweet (The bass you hear on my cover of Psycho Killer — video link below is the post-upgrade Bronco). I’m looking at replacing the pickup with a Gretsch Electromatic Bass 2202 Chrome Pickup. Squier Bronco mod. In this video I go under the pickguard of a brand new Squier Bronco bass. Fantastic looking, & most probably sounding bass! £1,645. Browse Squier products and enjoy free shipping on thousands of Squier gear & 30 day returns. I have one of these fitted into another old Made In Japan ‘No Name’ Bass and its hot! Free shipping. I see no problem using a “Fender ” logo on what a lot of Bass & Guitar tinker’s consider & call a “Partscaster” instrument.
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