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Squier debuts Mini Precision Bass

Squier Mini Precision Bass
(Image credit: Fender)

Squier has expanded its Mini range of guitars and basses with the Mini Precision Bass.

The model derives its name from a thin and lightweight body, and short scale length - 28.6”, down from Fender’s original 34”.

A C-shaped maple neck is bolted to a poplar body, with the usual configuration of volume and tone controls, 4-saddle vintage-style bridge and split single coil pickup.

It’s available in Black and Dakota Red finishes, both with laurel fingerboards.

This could be a great shout for younger players seeking to take their first steps in bass, and joins the Mini Strat and Mini Jazzmaster in Fender’s Mini range.

The Mini Precision Bass costs $179 and is available now. See Fender for more info.

And if you’re seeking info on the best beginner bass guitars, look no further than our in-depth buyer’s guide.

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Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as the best part of 20 years performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.