NGD: Fender Custom Shop "Chicago Special" '62 Jazzmaster

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NGD: Fender Custom Shop "Chicago Special" '62 Jazzmaster

Post by bossaddict » Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:18 pm

I recently narrowly missed out on a great opportunity to get a vintage custom color Jazzmaster and decided to get my custom color matching headstock Jazzmaster fix in modern Custom Shop form instead, which was commissioned by Chicago Music Exchange. The finish is Firemist Silver and it has a Journeyman relic treatment. The real beauty of this one is in the pickups, which were very carefully replicated from Shelby Pollard's '60s JM. They sound really fantastic! The height of the treble side is much higher, which looked a little wonky to me at first, but the sound is balanced that way, so I'm not going to mess with a good thing.

I've had it for a few weeks, but finally got around to taking a full set of pics. Enjoy!

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Re: NGD: Fender Custom Shop "Chicago Special" '62 Jazzmaster

Post by marqueemoon » Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:28 pm

Very nice.

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Post by Unicorn Warrior » Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:34 pm

Very beautiful guitar. Congratulations and enjoy that for many years to come!

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Post by smjenkins » Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:12 pm

Gorgeous! I love FMS so much. It can't decide if it wants to be blue, green or silver and I respect that.

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Post by DrPete » Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:22 am

Amazing. Fantastic photos.

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Post by Sauerkraut » Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:49 pm

Beautiful!

Possible even more so with a gold guard, but it’s also fantastic as is
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Post by SignoftheDragon » Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:54 pm

Amazing. FMS is a great choice. Thanks for sharing!

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Post by mbene085 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:08 pm

Now that's a keeper if I've ever seen one! Congrats.

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Post by Veitchy » Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:13 pm

Hot damn that's gorgeous. Very tasteful relic job too.

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Post by Loobster » Tue Jan 12, 2021 4:23 am

That is indeed gorgeous!

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Post by manwithtitties » Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:55 am

great color!

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Post by ohm_mho » Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:58 pm

Stunning! It must be a real treat to play

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Re: NGD: Fender Custom Shop "Chicago Special" '62 Jazzmaster

Post by Meriphew » Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:19 am

Looks great! Enjoy!

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