Post pictures of your Jazzmaster/Jaguar/Mustang with Alternative Pickups

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Re: Post pictures of your Jazzmaster or Jaguar with Alternative Pickups

Post by thephza » Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:40 am

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That is a stunningly gorgeous color scheme!! Totally in love with that :? :? :-*
THANK YOU! I'm glad it came out how I pictured it in my head. Happy that my first build came out how I was hoping!

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Re: Post pictures of your Jazzmaster/Jaguar/Mustang with Alternative Pickups

Post by thephza » Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:42 am

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Oh, another advice: don't go with the other sustain system, the Fernandes Sustainer. It's kind of an old Sustainiac model, licensed back in the day (late 90s I think). The current Sustainiac is the best option.
Oooo! Would love to hear more about this b/c I feel like I've traditionally heard that the Fernandes system was better. Apart from the flexibility to mix and match with other pickups, are there other distinct advantages?

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Re: Post pictures of your Jazzmaster/Jaguar/Mustang with Alternative Pickups

Post by molul » Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:55 am

This is what Alan (aka the Sustainiac man) told me:

"FYI, the GA-2 was sold to Fernandes in some quantity during 1989-1990 as I remember. Their guitars said Fernandes on the headstock, with the Sustainiac logo also there. They “designed around” our patents after that and made their own sustainer. It had some of the problems that the GA-2 did, and they supplied a bridge pickup with each kit that they recommended to replace existing bridge pickups.".

So the sustainer seems to be an outdated version of the Sustainiac. I might be wrong, tho.

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Re: Post pictures of your Jazzmaster/Jaguar/Mustang with Alternative Pickups

Post by molul » Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:55 pm

Also, a luthier told me the sustainer wouldn't have worked very well with the Dimarzio single-coil humbuckers I used. Hope it helps!

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Re: Post pictures of your Jazzmaster/Jaguar/Mustang with Alternative Pickups

Post by kamillebidan » Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:53 pm

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A bit of a twisted EC tribute, my one piece walnut body Jaguar with WRHBs.

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Re: Post pictures of your Jazzmaster/Jaguar/Mustang with Alternative Pickups

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:40 am

^ That's lovely!! The walnut/brown body with the maple neck is a KILLER combo.

Also, I love your avatar! I've been really craving going back through the original 1979 Mobile Suit Gundam lately...
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Re: Post pictures of your Jazzmaster/Jaguar/Mustang with Alternative Pickups

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^ That's lovely!! The walnut/brown body with the maple neck is a KILLER combo.

Also, I love your avatar! I've been really craving going back through the original 1979 Mobile Suit Gundam lately...

Thanks man, yes I love the heavy contrast and I think maple is really the best fretboard material, I wish Fender would just allow us to choose whatever fretboard we wanted on all their lines!

Haha, that's crazy because I just got halfway through a rewatch a couple weeks ago. The "new" blu-ray release from a couple years back is quite excellent if lacking in extras. Highly recommend it if you are into collecting physical media.

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Re: Post pictures of your Jazzmaster/Jaguar/Mustang with Alternative Pickups

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:49 pm

kamillebidan wrote:
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Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:40 am
^ That's lovely!! The walnut/brown body with the maple neck is a KILLER combo.

Also, I love your avatar! I've been really craving going back through the original 1979 Mobile Suit Gundam lately...

Thanks man, yes I love the heavy contrast and I think maple is really the best fretboard material, I wish Fender would just allow us to choose whatever fretboard we wanted on all their lines!

Haha, that's crazy because I just got halfway through a rewatch a couple weeks ago. The "new" blu-ray release from a couple years back is quite excellent if lacking in extras. Highly recommend it if you are into collecting physical media.
I agree! I don't like maple on everything, nor rosewood/ebony/pau ferro on everything either. The fact that most of their necks are likely made by CNC, it would be amazing just to have the option of either for every model.

That's awesome! I've got the complete series on DVD, as well as the compliation movies (Mobile Suit Gundam, Mobile Suit Gundam: Soldiers Of Sorrow, and Mobile Suit Gundam: Encounters In Space). I still haven't watched 08th MS Team, 0083, or Zeta Gundam though. My DVD collection is my pride and joy 8)
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