Tuesday 9th of October 2012 10:21:44 AM By: Richard Flynn
Strung Out bassist receives his own signature
This week Squier haveintroduced the Chris Aiken Precision Bass guitar.
'The signature model packs the Strung Out bassist and songwriter’s hard-hitting look, sound and style into a formidable new take on the venerable Fender P Bass.' say Squier.
Features include Strung Out’s hallmark “Astrolux” logo on the headstock and Aiken’s signature on the back.
There's a vogueish mirrored acrylic pickguard that's fitted to the understated Olympic White body, 20-fret maple neck and fingerboard with white binding and white pearloid block inlays.
Power comes from a Seymour Duncan Designed PB-105 Precision Bass pickup and includes a knurled chrome volume knob and “HiMass” bridge with brass saddles.
“I decided to make something that’s really cool, that I like to play,” said Aiken. “But, also something I want to give to the fans of Strung Out and any average bass player that wants to buy a bass – something that’s simple, practical and plays awesome.”
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