Classic Vibe Duo Sonic Neck vs Tele Neck

Discussion in 'Squier Offset Guitars' started by WJKIM, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. WJKIM

    WJKIM Squier Talker

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    I bought Squier Classic Vibe Duo Sonic and Tele last month. I have some questions...

    1. It is obvious that the neck on CV Tele is yellow-er than that of Duo Sonic... is there any difference between the two? I don't think it is the matter of this unit but rather the whole series... why is the neck of CV Duo Sonic lighter in color?

    2. Is the pickup on CV Duo Sonic in "Series" when in the middle position? I've heard that the original 1956 Duo Sonic has it as "series" when in middle position... Is it true?

    3. When was the last Classic Vibe Duo Sonic produced? I hear that it's either 2011 or 2012... I want to know for sure...

    Thanks!
     
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  2. Pat V.

    Pat V. Squier-holic

    Nov 21, 2014
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    1. CV Duo-Sonic neck is 24” scale. CV Tele is 25.5” scale.

    3. The CV Duo-Sonic was produced between 2008 & 2011.
     
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  3. WJKIM

    WJKIM Squier Talker

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    No... I asked about the color... I know that Duo Sonic is a short scale.
     
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  4. VealCutlet

    VealCutlet Squier-Meister

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    I think they made a design choice depending on the color of the guitar body. The necks were lighter on certain colors of guitars in the CV lineup. My CV 50s Arctic Blue Strat has a very light-colored neck, while the Sunburst and Fiesta Red versions were a much darker tint.
     

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  5. Pat V.

    Pat V. Squier-holic

    Nov 21, 2014
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    Color-wise. The light colored CV Duo-Sonics didn’t have the exagerated neck tinting is all.
     
  6. Guitarmageddon

    Guitarmageddon Squier-holic

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    That is Lake Placid Blue - it was an FSR model....and yes the neck on that CV50s was not tinted very much...
     
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  7. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Squier-holic

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    Welcome!
    1. Who knows why they pick the tint they do. I wish the CV Thinline neck would come in a darker tint, with a lighter colored mahogany body, but it won't happen.

    2. I believe it's parallel. Dunno about vintage versions.

    3. 2008-2011, maybe into early '12? Is this critical?

    A Squier Duo is on my t0-do list, passed one up early this year...argh GAS. Probably just get a new Fender one...
     
  8. VealCutlet

    VealCutlet Squier-Meister

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    D'oh! I don't know why my brain continually confuses those colors. Is Arctic blue a color? And I had no idea that LPB was a FSR only!
     

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  9. Guitarmageddon

    Guitarmageddon Squier-holic

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    Nope, Arctic White is a color though
     
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