The pickups the same enclosed units used on the Mustang.Series 1 Bullets Ones were available in red (with a white or black pick guard) and ivory.
This particular Squier Bullet model is also distinguished by the fact that it featured a two pickup configuration, (neck and bridge) instead of the usual three pickup, a Stratocaster style neck instead of a Telecaster style neck, one output through the pickguard, 2 knobs, (one volume, one tone)and a hard tail, top-load, six piece bridge. Squier introduced a new, Chinese-made version of the Bullet in 2007, sporting a built-in tremolo arm, rosewood fingerboard, and one of six body finishes (Pink, Arctic White, Daphne Blue, Fiesta Red, Brown Sunburst, or Black) with a single-ply white pickguard.
From around 1999 to 2004, Fender produced a single pickup Squier Bullet Special guitar.
Germany and the 1983's used the sealed Fender branded tuners still used today on most Fender guitars to this day. The popular second version Bullet One's were available in standard colors of red, ivory, brown sunburst or walnut, as well as in custom colors.
The basses each had plastic guards and traditional bridges. In mid 1983, Fender ceased production of the Bullet One and Bullet One Deluxe models in the USA and began production of the new Squier Bullet One models in Japan.
In March 1985, CBS sold Fender to a group of private investors.
The serial numbers do not reflect this change - Fender continued to make instruments using existing serial number schemes. These two models had a single cutaway body style similar to that of the Fender Telecaster but much closer in size to the Mustang and Duo-Sonic that the Bullet One replaced with a 21 fret rosewood neck and Telecaster-style headstock and Kluson Deluxe tuners. A.—the Bullet One Deluxe and a Bullet One standard.Humbucking pickups from the original (early 80s) consisted of the same paired single coil configuration as the American-made models but used steel rods as pole pieces with a ceramic bar magnet.The three single coil pickup pattern like the Fender Stratocaster was also available as well as tremolo and hard tail bridges. In 1984/85 there was a Squier Bullet guitar model manufactured in Japan that featured a full-sized body made of solid wood.Serial numbers: All USA made Fender Bullet Ones have the serial numbers on the head stock with most of them having an E0 or E1 serial number prefix although some don't have the E pre-fix at all.