Just got this crappy old Jazzmaster from 1959...

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Re: Just got this crappy old Jazzmaster from 1959...

Post by antisymmetric » Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:16 am

^^At least you'll be able to confirm whether or not it's a genuine gold pickguard when you drill it for installing the switch for the onboard preamp that will help you deal with those gutless P90s.
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Re: Just got this crappy old Jazzmaster from 1959...

Post by jaapbossen » Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:32 am

And you should install those Gibson Robot tuners to keep it in tune...

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Re: Just got this crappy old Jazzmaster from 1959...

Post by Unicorn Warrior » Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:50 am

I hate seeing these 60's Japanese era guitars flooding the vintage forum

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Re: Just got this crappy old Jazzmaster from 1959...

Post by Debaser » Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:11 pm

Heh, I see in 1959 they were still grappling with the 'snapping high-e string' feature. Call Fender and demand refund!
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Re: Just got this crappy old Jazzmaster from 1959...

Post by s_mcsleazy » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:16 pm

dude, what a pile of junk, i'll give you £20 for it and i'll be lucky if i can flip it at that price.
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Re: Just got this crappy old Jazzmaster from 1959...

Post by kracdown » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:17 pm

Yeah... And some idiot left his old strap in the case (that BARELY protects the guitar, by the way!). I mean come on, how could anyone possibly think this case was worth saving?

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Re: Just got this crappy old Jazzmaster from 1959...

Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:21 pm

Jesus!!

I can only imagine the.......er......disappointment when you opened that case.
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Re: Just got this crappy old Jazzmaster from 1959...

Post by s_mcsleazy » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:21 pm

kracdown wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:17 pm
Yeah... And some idiot left his old strap in the case (that BARELY protects the guitar, by the way!). I mean come on, how could anyone possibly think this case was worth saving?

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might want to get one of those coffin cases man.
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Re: Just got this crappy old Jazzmaster from 1959...

Post by antisymmetric » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:38 pm

kracdown wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:17 pm
Yeah... And some idiot left his old strap in the case (that BARELY protects the guitar, by the way!). I mean come on, how could anyone possibly think this case was worth saving?
Kind of appropriate really- a case that barely protects guitar that's barely worth protecting...
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Re: Just got this crappy old Jazzmaster from 1959...

Post by jimboyogi » Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:42 pm

Yuk man, that guitar looks OLD :k

Why would anyone want an OLD guitar?

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Post by kracdown » Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:11 pm

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Re: Just got this crappy old Jazzmaster from 1959...

Post by offsets4life » Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:31 pm

6 on a side Tuners?
:wtf:
Utterly useless.

And everyone knows brown-trimmed tweed cases don't make it. Don't they??
Jeez.

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Re: Just got this crappy old Jazzmaster from 1959...

Post by otis » Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:04 am

red, yellow, silver, gold, black,... YUK!
What a hideous combination. They couldn't decide on the color so they used them all.
just spray everything over in mat black and make a dent in the tank!

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Post by kracdown » Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:01 am

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Re: Just got this crappy old Jazzmaster from 1959...

Post by invisible man » Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:06 pm

If you want my buddy will use a band saw to make all those round parts pointy, and then we could do sweet multilayered red/white/black Van Halen paint job!

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