Squier Affinity Series Jazz Bass V 5-String Bass Guitar

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4.7

(4 reviews)

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The Affinity Jazz Bass V is a value-priced five-string version of the world-famous Fender Jazz bass guitar. It has the look and sound that everyone knows and loves, with features including a one-piece maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, die-cast tuners, a topload bridge and single-coil Jazz Bass V pickups. Case not included.

Features:

  • Series: Affinity
  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Polyurethane
  • Body Shape: Jazz Bass
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Polyurethane
  • Neck Shape: "C" Shape
  • Scale Length: 34" (864 mm)
  • Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.875" (47.6 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Dot
  • Neck Pickup: Single-Coil Jazz Bass
  • Bridge Pickup: Standard Single-Coil Jazz Bass
  • Pickup Configuration: S/S
  • Controls: Volume 1. (Middle Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Bridge: 5-String Standard Vintage-Style with Single Groove Saddles
  • Tuning Machines: Die-Cast Mini
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply White
  • Control Knobs: Dome Style
  • Strap Buttons: Standard
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Standard
  • Strings: Fender USA Super Bass 7350/5M Stainless Steel (.045, .065, .085, .105, .125 Gauges)
  • Other Features: Dot Position Inlays, Knurled Chrome Dome Control Knobs
  • Case: Not Included


Order your Squier Affinity Series Jazz Bass V (Five String) from Sam Ash Direct today with the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy, and be sure to take advantage of our fast, free shipping.


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  • Bass Guitar
Series Affinity Series
Model Affinity Series Jazz Bass V 5 String Bass

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SquierAffinity Series Jazz Bass V 5-String Bass Guitar
 
4.8

(based on 4 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (4)
  • Good tone (4)
  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good pick up (3)
  • Solid electronics (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming (4)
    • Practicing (4)
    • Recording (3)

    Reviewed by 4 customers

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    5.0

    No regrets here!!

    By 

    from San Antonio, Tx

    About Me Novice

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Good Feel
    • Good Tone

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing

      Comments about Squier Affinity Series Jazz Bass V 5-String Bass Guitar:

      I just bought this yesterday as an upgrade from the Squire Bronco bass (previous review left), and I am more than satisfied! The neck is not as wide as you would expect for a 5-string making it easy to play and not hard to adjust if used to a 4-string. After only a day of playing, the strings stayed in tune. I love this guitar more than the Bronco. The only change I will be making is the same as my previous model: changing over to flat wound strings. The price is perfect and you will get more than you pay for. One last note, being a jazz bass (slightly larger), you may notice that it fits a little tighter in a soft case as compared to other models. I will be getting a different case soon.

      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Afraid this might not be a REAL bass?

      By 

      from San Bernardino, CA

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • A REAL bass
      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Church Performances
      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Squier Affinity Series Jazz Bass V 5-String Bass Guitar:

      This IS a real Bass. I am 54 years old and have been around the block a couple of times. My other bass is a real '65 precision bass not the vintage re-issue. This bass is comparable to the original. The negative comments I've seen regarding the Squier do not seem to be true for me. It weighs only a pound more than my precision, the pickups perform well even on the B string and it seems to stay in tune. This is not the bass with active pickups. That one did seem very heavy in comparison. Since I have never used active pickups I see no need for them. my Ampeg BA210SP handles it just fine including slap and pop sounds. The price is only a bonus.

      (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      wow

      By 

      from Dearborn heights, MI

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Metal grunge
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Squier Affinity Series Jazz Bass V 5-String Bass Guitar:

        awesome thrash bass

        (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        THIS IS A GREAT 5 -STRING BASS

        By 

        from FLORISSANT, MO.

        About Me Experienced, Music Teacher, Professional Musician

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • GREAT FRET FINISH
        • I HAVE THE ARTIC WHITE
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • ANY TYPE OF GIG
          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording

          Comments about Squier Affinity Series Jazz Bass V 5-String Bass Guitar:

          I LOVE EVERY ASPECT OF THIS BASS. GREAT NECK AND STRING SPACING. FINE FRET FINISH, NO SHARP EDGES. I HAVE THE ARTIC WHITE...BEAUTIFUL!GREAT BALANCE. I CAN'T SAY ENOUGH GOOD ABOUT THE SQUIRE LINES. AT UNDER $200 DOLLARS! WHAT A DEAL FOR A FINE PLAYING 5-STRING BASS. IT IS NOT JUST A BACK UP BASS BUT ALSO A MAIN AXE. IT HAS A REAL VINTAGE FEEL. BUY ONE BEFORE THEY RAISE THE PRICE. P.S. I'VE BEEN PLAYING FOR 40+ YEARS. I FEEL VERY QUALIFIED WITH MY REVUE.THANKS AGAIN FENDER [...]

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          Affinity Series Jazz Bass V 5-String Bass Guitar

          The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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