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Jazzblaster

Post by johnny blacklight » Sat Jun 14, 2014 1:59 am

So I was given this (free)

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And I turned it into this

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My first build / restore attempt. Not perfect, but I'm pretty proud of it. I have the bug now, I want to do more

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Re: Jazzblaster

Post by leicaboss » Fri Jun 20, 2014 2:20 pm

Wow! Can you provide some extra details on the build and maybe some photos?

Correct me if I'm wrong but I thought Jazzblaster refers to a JM with humbuckers?

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Re: Jazzblaster

Post by johnny blacklight » Mon Jun 30, 2014 5:10 am

leicaboss wrote:Wow! Can you provide some extra details on the build and maybe some photos?

Correct me if I'm wrong but I thought Jazzblaster refers to a JM with humbuckers?
it thought it was any modification that enhanced the sound of a stock jazzmaster? i may be wrong.

anyhow, its and old 2000's MIJ jazzmaster, refitted with Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound pickups. the paint job is a mettalic burgunday mist with and additional sparkle lacquer layer. I also changed the bridge to a Mustang one.

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Re: Jazzblaster

Post by johnny blacklight » Mon Jun 30, 2014 5:13 am

oh yeah....and it fucking ROARS

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Re: Jazzblaster

Post by chadmo1 » Mon Jun 30, 2014 9:50 am

That looks awesome. I really dig that color.

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Re: Jazzblaster

Post by dsiew » Mon Jun 30, 2014 1:01 pm

Niiice! Free guitar got turned into something even better!
The darkened headstock definitely fits better than a normal one. What is that decal?

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Re: Jazzblaster

Post by johnny blacklight » Tue Jul 01, 2014 1:23 am

decal is just from here

http://www.rothkoandfrost.com/waterslide-decals/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

its basically the band name (black light brigade)...kinda cheesy but i didn't know what else to do

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Re: Jazzblaster

Post by lucas » Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:13 pm

Like it a lot but I always prefer white pickup covers with a black scratchplate

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Re: Jazzblaster

Post by Harrison » Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:23 pm

Jazzblaster (while being a made up designation) generally refers to a Jazzmaster with Widerange Humbuckers, it sometimes gets stretched to any humbuckers, but thats the traditional usage.

Either way its a cool project!

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Re: Jazzblaster

Post by NickD » Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:26 pm

Very nice, but yes, a Jazzblaster is a JM with humbuckers, usually Wide Range ones.

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Re: Jazzblaster

Post by Jazzmaster_76 » Mon Sep 22, 2014 12:33 pm

I love that finish.

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Re: Jazzblaster

Post by spearleaf » Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:59 pm

How'd you get a jazzmaster body & neck for free?

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