"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 will » Sat Feb 24, 2024 8:17 am

I picked it up from a seller who has become a better guitar repairman over the years , and seemed pretty ashamed of all of the mods. I offered a price for the body, and he countered with a LOWER price.

As for the driver's license analogy, in the 80's and early 90's, Jaguars were kinda like a "Learner's Permit" sort of guitar that was cheap and unwanted, so there was less risk in going hog wild with the mods. ...so if you wanted a well-made guitar to try adding a hardtail or a Kahler to...

On the plus side, there was no locking nut chiseling, or pointy headstock reshaping done to the neck!

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

Post by GilmourD » Sat Feb 24, 2024 9:59 am

hulakatt wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2024 6:40 am
And there's some level of insurance because of that (or at least, there's supposed to be) and there's supposed to be some minimum amount of skill to obtain that licensing.
One would hope, but I'm having difficulty trusting in either of those at the moment, sadly.

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

Post by surfin_bird » Wed Mar 06, 2024 3:41 pm

1966 Mustang at an auction on past Tuesday
https://auctions.gardinerhoulgate.co.uk ... -e-lot-24/

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

Post by will » Wed Mar 06, 2024 3:50 pm

surfin_bird wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2024 3:41 pm
1966 Mustang at an auction on past Tuesday
SUSTAIN!!

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

Post by surfin_bird » Wed Mar 06, 2024 4:12 pm

will wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2024 3:50 pm
surfin_bird wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2024 3:41 pm
1966 Mustang at an auction on past Tuesday
SUSTAIN!!
MUSTAIN!

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

Post by CROSS_guitars » Wed Mar 06, 2024 8:26 pm

It's one of those "I can do anything I want to it, I'm never going to sell it" situations.

Forgetting that the guitar will stick around long after you're dead.

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

Post by Pacafeliz » Thu Mar 07, 2024 9:22 am

CROSS_guitars wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2024 8:26 pm
It's one of those "I can do anything I want to it, I'm never going to sell it" situations.

Forgetting that the guitar will stick around long after you're dead.
Well i would have given it a good home ;D
i love delay SO much ...that i procrastinate all the time.

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

Post by ainm » Thu Mar 07, 2024 10:41 am

Pacafeliz wrote:
Thu Mar 07, 2024 9:22 am
CROSS_guitars wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2024 8:26 pm
It's one of those "I can do anything I want to it, I'm never going to sell it" situations.

Forgetting that the guitar will stick around long after you're dead.
Well i would have given it a good home ;D
I’m with you 😂

I saw that guitar for sale somewhere else recently - can’t remember where. I was interested but maybe it’s for the better that I ultimately forgot to follow it up.

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

Post by caples » Thu Mar 07, 2024 4:18 pm

Man I want that 'stang
1969 Comp Blue Mustang, 1965 Natural Jaguar

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

Post by countertext » Thu Mar 07, 2024 5:11 pm

Somebody buy it and straighten the pickups out. That crooked mess is killing me.

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Post by Futuron » Thu Mar 07, 2024 11:25 pm

I wouldn't play it myself, but I approve of the Magic Roundabout picture

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Post by Ceylon » Fri Mar 08, 2024 3:54 am

For what the actual hammer price ended up being I'd have loved to own that Mustang. Simply too cool with all the 70s/80s mods and a sticker on the back that might have been on a Dinosaur Jr. album cover. I wouldn't have changed a thing.
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Post by cestlamort » Fri Mar 08, 2024 9:34 am

Minor in the greater scheme of things, but I'm still asking myself "why?!"

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

Post by MrFingers » Sat Mar 09, 2024 5:55 am

putting the "roll" into rock 'n roll amplifier?


(I'll see myself out)

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

Post by Pacafeliz » Sat Mar 09, 2024 9:57 am

MrFingers wrote:
Sat Mar 09, 2024 5:55 am
putting the "roll" into rock 'n roll amplifier?


(I'll see myself out)

:D :D :D
i love delay SO much ...that i procrastinate all the time.

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