SQUIER XII PETITION ON PAGE 14 - SIGN NOW

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Re: SQUIER XII PETITION ON PAGE 14 - SIGN NOW

Post by Telover » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:55 am

Haven't read the Bass VI topic. Is it out of production? If so, it's a shame.

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Re: SQUIER XII PETITION ON PAGE 14 - SIGN NOW

Post by BearBoy » Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:06 am

The Squier Vintage Modified Bass VI has been discontinued but they've replaced it with a new Classic Vibe model:

https://shop.fender.com/en-GB/squier-el ... 80506.html

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Post by ChristheRat » Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:55 am

Signed!
Things are more like they are now, then they ever have been.

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Post by deluxejazzmaster » Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:16 am

Demands have been answered and one up'd by making them in Mexico:

https://shop.fender.com/en-US/electric- ... 13300.html

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Post by jfine » Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:56 am

I recently got a Fender Mexican Electric XII. I’ve wanted one since the ‘60s—I couldn’t afford one as a teenager. Well, now I’ve got one, and it’s cool, but it shipped in a crappy gig bag. I contacted Fender to see if they have a case that will fit, and they don’t offer one. A Jazzmaster case should fit the body, but the ones I’ve investigated online are too short for the headstock by an inch or two. Anybody know of a case that will fit? I’ll get a bass case if I have to, but the guitar will slide around in one of those. The dimensions of the Electric XII are 43”L x 14” W (lower bout) x 1-1/2”D, at least they are for the ‘60s ones—I got those dimensions online. I understand that Fender didn’t have any original specs or blueprints to refer to for the reissue. Perhaps they all went with Leo and wound up at G&L!

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Post by VHen » Mon Dec 30, 2019 1:50 pm

How about a bass case?

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Post by goudateej » Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:57 am

@ anyone wondering about a case for the Alternate Reality XII... you need to custom order one, or luck out on a vintage one. Just ordered mine through G&G. Comes to about $325 USD after shipping. Cheers y'all.

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Post by jaapbossen » Sat May 09, 2020 4:08 am

Or get a SKB Jazzmaster/Jaguar case... my ‘65 XII does fit in one of those!

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Post by SignoftheDragon » Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:20 pm

Alright- the case question:

I bought 2 Gator GW-JAG model cases (Best Offer'd on ebay - $110 each with free shipping) and they will work splendidly- after a slight modification.

The interior of the case has some foam padding at the butt end that needs to be compressed ALL THE WAY to the wood to make room for the tip of the headstock to clear the top of the case when it closes. The case specs actually read an inch short for the 42" long guitar, but there's about 1 1/4" of padding combined at the top and bottom ends.

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I bought a couple bar clamps at Harbor Freight ($4bux each) to squoosh the foam down- I'll leave them on for a few days to give it memory, and then close the guitars in to let the shape settle.

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The custom-build Texas Toast XII (built from the Faction Guitars template) is about 1/8" shorter than the Fender in total length- imperceptible except for the tight tolerances for the case fit. It fits ever-so-slightly easier, but they both are snug in their new hardshell cocoons!

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Post by Lost In Autumn » Sat Jul 18, 2020 6:47 am

I got tired of waiting and made my own:
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Post by javier-san » Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:13 pm

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