Ben Gibbard signature Mustang

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Ben Gibbard signature Mustang

Post by kimson » Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:53 pm

I think they already teased this one a year or two ago?

https://shop.fender.com/en-US/electric- ... 32321.html

Edit 1: Found it (August 2019):
viewtopic.php?t=113383

Edit 2: Added link to Fender.com.
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Re: Ben Gibbard signature Mustang

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:58 pm

That's awesome! I like the rotary idea, but where is it? :wacko:
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Re: Ben Gibbard signature Mustang

Post by ThatGuyOverThere » Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:41 am

About time! I guess the rotary pickup selector is the tone control?

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Re: Ben Gibbard signature Mustang

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:39 am

That's kinda weird. Especially when the lower horn is completely unused and empty...
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Re: Ben Gibbard signature Mustang

Post by Bradley-Jazz » Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:53 am

Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:39 am
That's kinda weird. Especially when the lower horn is completely unused and empty...
Yes. Personally, I don't get on with toggles on the lower horn on Mustang guitars - I just hit it by accident too much when strumming, but a rotary there would solve the problem and I think look cool, if the conventional slider switches weren't wanted. I presume Mr Gibbard doesn't use his tone control then...?

I put a rotary there on my Mustang bass (so I could blend the pickups, not cos I knocked it on that one):

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The chambered body is interesting - how heavy would a little Mustang be without one? I wonder if there is an audible difference?
Stop me if you think you've heard this one before....

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Re: Ben Gibbard signature Mustang

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:53 am

I never thought about it replacing the tone control. Wow, I'm stupid today :D
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