"Why did you do it? Why did you do this thing to me?"

Discussion of vintage Jazzmasters, Jaguars, Bass VIs, Electric XIIs and any other offset-waist instruments.
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Re: "Why did you do it? Why did you do this thing to me?"

Post by countertext » Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:27 am

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https://reverb.com/item/22612481-mosrit ... -70s-black

"The coolest this about this one is the MOP inlay work. This one need the spring and maybe a new bushing to be functional again. Outside of that, everything thing is all there and ready to be enjoyed by a new owner"

...except 2/3 of the neck and one body horn...
EVERYTHING IS NORMAL HERE. LOOKS ORIGINAL. :fp:

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Post by debudavid » Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:19 pm

1965 jag! Ummm.... :unsure:

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Post by countertext » Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:33 pm

FLOYDEDED

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Re: "Why did you do it? Why did you do this thing to me?"

Post by will » Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:47 am

No locking nut?

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Post by Danley » Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:42 am

Someone could make it acceptably 'correct' for a player. At the same time as I'm glad they did *not* do it, the most troubling thing probably IS the lack of a locking nut to me. Why butcher the rest of the guitar for the sake of not even getting correct functionality?
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Post by nanamour » Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:58 am

The lack of locking nut is a real head scratcher, but I’d sling that thing for the right price. There have been far more offensive ‘mods’ posted here before, and it actually seems they did a half-ok job plugging the trem route.

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Post by Kinx » Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:41 am

I actually kinda like it, but I would expect some horrible routing job under the pickguard as well - hard to imagine someone installed floyd and did not opt for the usual humbucker at the bridge.
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Post by Steadyriot. » Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:10 am

It's not vintage but some interesting choices were made on this American Professional Jaguar...
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That's a cut up Blacktop Jazzmaster pickguard for those who are wondering.
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Post by mackerelmint » Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:33 am

I like the split pickguard idea. Warmoth has it and my old JTK2 had that.

Could have been done better here, though.
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Post by øøøøøøø » Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:36 am

debudavid wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:19 pm
1965 jag! Ummm.... :unsure:

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The elephant in the room here is that a sizable percentage of "refin, but otherwise all original!" vintage Fenders (that people pay near-premium prices for) once looked like this.

Probably not jags, I'll allow... but TONS of strats (in particular) ended up with Floyds in the 80s. Mysteriously, all of those guitars seem to have vanished, replaced by "tastefully-aged pro refin in desirable custom color" strats...

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Post by CaptainCrunch » Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:39 am

Don't forget all the old Gibsons "improved" by the Kahler that used the tailpiece studs!

(source: own a '62 SG Special with Kahler and added tailpiece studs patch & refin)

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Post by marqueemoon » Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:14 pm

Speaking of refins, this one makes me Grimace.

https://reverb.com/item/21473572-fender ... gundy-mist

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Post by s_mcsleazy » Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:07 pm

marqueemoon wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:14 pm
Speaking of refins, this one makes me Grimace.

https://reverb.com/item/21473572-fender ... gundy-mist
100% honest. i want this.
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Post by Pacafeliz » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:20 pm

s_mcsleazy wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:07 pm
marqueemoon wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:14 pm
Speaking of refins, this one makes me Grimace.

https://reverb.com/item/21473572-fender ... gundy-mist
100% honest. i want this.
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Re: "Why did you do it? Why did you do this thing to me?"

Post by StevenO » Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:48 am

If that were in Lavender, it'd be soooo hot. But it's pretty cute as is. :shifty:

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