On mine, the bass stays tight, evening diming the amp. Schematics and layout diagrams vintage fender amp repair. The fender pawn shop bass vi and its sister the squier vintage modified. The bass vi has a 30 scale and is tuned eadgbe like a regular guitar, only an octave lower.
Take a look at my drawing to see how this affects the contact points between the. Fender bandmaster 6g7a schematic 40 watt 212 combo. Most of our older guitar parts lists, wiring diagrams and switching control function diagrams predate formatting which would allow us to make them. Surplus bass v bodies were subsequently used to make the fender swingermusiclander, a singlepickup floorsweep guitar designed to use up parts from various production instruments. The model list is, for the most part, of instruments currently in production. Improved parameter sensitivity for several amp models and effects. The bass v has the dubious distinction of being the first fender bass that was discontinued, as it exited the market in 1970. Buy squier by fender classic vibe bass vi laurel 3color sunburst. This is the model name for warranty claims service manual june 1994 rev a type csr 4 important notice. Squier affinity pj bass pack with fender rumble 15g amp. The bass vi was closely related to the fender jaguar, with which it shared styling and technical details, notably the fender floating tremolo. Youve heard this unique instrument, even if you dont know it. Fender custom shop 60s journeyman relic bass vi aged sonic blue 6string electric bass guitar with alder body, maple neck, roundlam rosewood fingerboard, 3 singlecoil pickups, and tremolo. With its deep, throaty tone, the vintage modified bass vi calls upon an old fender design thats been used by the likes of the beatles, cream, and countless other bands and artists.
Fender diagrams, schematics and service manuals download for free. Free electronic schematic diagrams, electronics cad software, electronic pcb software, guitar wiring diagrams, amp schematics, repair manuals, amplifier layout diagrams,pcb software for making printed circuit boards, amplifier design software cad for drawing circuit diagrams. Theres even a how to section and a few of the regular posters over there have had some accurate repro parts that you just cant get anywhere else 4 switch plates, control plate, bridge, etc. The bass vi was introduced in 1961 as a sixstring bass the 1961 fender catalog referred to it simply as the new sixstring bass guitar and it occupies its own. Very long list of tunes that feature bass vi with links.
Im looking at the new squier section of and cant find them archived anywhere. From cream to the cure, witness fenders sixstring bass in action. Fender squier bass vi fixing tone, tuning and intonation. The fender pawn shop bass vi is the modernized reincarnation of the fender bass vi, which first appeared in 1961. A fendercreated fuzz effect similar to round fuzz, with the addition of variable tighttoloose bass tonality. First off, the fender bass vi isnt really a baritone guitar. I just wondered what bass vi owners on here, use for an amp. Im going to begin my list by going through the cure catalog. The reason im asking is that fender japan has just released a new version not like the reissue that ive never. These are invaluable reference tools if you are digging around inside of your vintage fender amplifier. In series with the bestselling manuals on the fender stratocaster, fender telecaster and gibson les paul electric guitars, this manual covers the fender bass guitars in detail, explaining how to maintain them, set them up to get the best sound, and repair them when things go wrong or damage occurs. A good example of this is the fender baritone special or the danelectro deadon 67 baritone guitar. Whether you need to speak to consumer relations or simply want to drop us a line, this is your source.
The amp paired with this bass vi is a 1966 bassman head and cabinet. To view or download a diagram, click the download link to the right. The information contained herein is confidential and proprietary to fender musical instruments corp. A bunch of guys have done excellent bass vi replicastributes over on the offset forum. We believe that this is the most complete, highest resolutio. As any cure fan knows, robert smith uses the vi on at least 25% of all of his songs. Squier classic vibe bass vi 3tone sunburst sweetwater. Alas, timing is crucial to the potential success of any product, and the simple fact is that fender was ahead of demand for an instrument like the bass vi.
Ive had a couple of requests to repost some of these, so heres a bunch of links to tunes that feature bass vi played in many different ways and different genres. I can use it, at 3 with a tele, as a plug and play and ride the gtr vol knob between clean and crunch. The squier vintage modified bass vi is a shortscale beast that bridges the gap between bass and baritone guitars. The fender vi was released in 1961 and followed the concept of the danelectro sixstring bass released in 1956, having six strings tuned e to e, an octave below the spanish guitar. Bass at 7 on any bf fender ive ever had turns it to mush. Not a baritone, not a bass, and not even really a guitar, this 1965 fender bass vi is somehow all of those things at once, and more. We have a huge schematics inventory, projects section and forum. Prowess amplifiers offers resources for the guitar tube amplifier builder. Improved bluetooth connectivity for devices running android version 6. Mint condition used fender pawn shop series bass vi 20. Complete listing of all original fender bass guitar wiring diagrams in pdf format.
I use this as a seperate head i bought it as a head only, in a fender bassman headcase. Fender bandmaster 6g7 schematic 40 watt 310 combo head. Fender literally wrote the book on electric basses, laying the foundation for musical innovation and evolution. If you know if a song that puts the vi please post its name, artist, and album title here and ill give you credit for your submisstions. Im looking at this wiring diagram for the bass vi and for the strangle switch it shows the strangle position connecting the output from the pickups to the capacitor. Schematics and layout diagrams here are hundreds of original fender schematics and layout diagrams, available for free viewing and download. I decided to start a database that lists all the songs commercially available that feature the bass vi. View and download fender bass vi instruction manual online. In 65, the bass vi received white binding on its neck as did the precision and jazz basses and the jaguar and jazzmaster. Bass guitar service diagrams if youre repairing or modifying your instrument or simply need some replacement part numbers, these lists and diagrams should help you get started.
Fixed issue with 60s british amp model where bright switch appeared to be non. The old used to have a really nice set of pdf parts lists for their guitars that included a color picture and a wiring diagram, as well as all the oem part numbers. Squier parts lists and wiring diagrams fone from new website. Its range of features, which also includes a custom threeband eq circuit, gives the src6 unprecedented flexibility to conjure up anything from a. I recently sold a vox ac30hh and v212 cabinet as im looking for a fender tone master at the moment hard to get hold of here in the uk. Tuned a full octave below a standard guitar and owing its good looks to the jazzmaster and jaguar models, the bass vi occupied a sonic estuary between the traditional bass and the baritone guitar. The 1963 edition of the bass vi also borrowed features from the fender jaguar, including a bridge mute. Does anyone know if theyre still available and where i might find them. The bass vi, recently resurrected in hotrodded form by fender and in its classic form by squier, is a sixstring bass guitar. The bassman amp had evolved from the 1x15 combo of the early 50s to this blackface piggyback 2x12 version. Originally designed as the ultimate baritone guitar to combat the monopoly of the market by danelectros u2, the fender bass vi was soon adopted by bass players particularly in britain, because it was tuned fully in the bass octave with a very tight, short scale.1343 492 1227 16 146 710 1092 1271 90 1326 463 1389 527 491 1259 684 764 405 1361 1258 126 311 687 827 342 516 1031 1321 928 942 515