Classic Vibe Necks - WTF?!!

Discussion in 'Squier Tele Forum' started by jshape, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. nick79

    nick79 TDPRI Member

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    I sold my Classic Vibe today, i just couldnt get on with the neck - Any decent amount of time playing gave me pain in my thumb joint up into my wrist. All my other guitars have bigger/different shape necks so i know that was the problem. I did consider getting a new neck, but i wanted to change the pick ups too, so before i got too many ££'s invested i moved it on and picked up a Broadcaster reissue.

    I will say though that the CV impressed the hell out of me for its build quality and sound, especially for the £300 it cost me. If Squire had put a beefier neck on it i would have kept it.
     
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    stantheman Doctor of Teleocity

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    Most everything I do concerning “The F Word” is bought piece by piece - everything to my way of liking.

    I’ve heard that Fender is trying to make The Indonesians
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    My feeling is that The Indonesians say thank but no thanks.
    With Fender You have to pay a thousand dollars for a U-Shape that’s a 9.5” with jumbos.

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    scottser Friend of Leo's

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    There are a million internet conversations about how squier guitars wrote the book on quality product and value for money - one for every guitar they sold probably.
    They are close to building a reputation similar to that of boss pedals; solid, reliable workhorses. For telecaster players it's an aesthetic that should be very close to the heart.
     
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  4. guitarist232345

    guitarist232345 Tele-Meister

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    NGD post for the broadcaster please
     
  5. nick79

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    I did one, its in the main telecaster area. I did have some initial problems with it though - The neck was slightly out of alignment so it needed a slight tweak, and there was a cold solder joint on the pickup selector switch, again sorted in 5 minutes. Its a fine guitar, but its worth noting my Classic Vibe didnt have these problems...

    Before the CV went i took few pics of both to compare them, purely because it interested me.
    Here are the necks, CV on the left -

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  6. Mechanic

    Mechanic Friend of Leo's

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    I’ve had my CVC 8-9 years. No issues. If I could have anything else on it, it would be a bound neck and stainless frets as mine are all most history.
     
  7. Blazer

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    I owned my CV Tele custom for almost a week now, no trouble with the neck at all. I might be the odd one out but I like that feel of a gloss neck.
     
  8. CajunJ

    CajunJ Tele-Holic

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    Im with you on the gloss neck. I prefer them. Might change if I ever get good enough to get sweaty while playing in a club.
     
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