Elvis Costello meets Brian Jones meets Jaguar

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Elvis Costello meets Brian Jones meets Jaguar

Post by my main man » Mon May 28, 2018 7:29 pm

Hi. New guy here. So I've been daydreaming about a new build lately. I was trying to think of sounds/type of guitar I like but don't have. I've always loved Jags but have never owned one. I also love the sound of Gibson Firebird pickups but don't have anything with them yet so I'm going to put this together.

Putting it together slowly. So far, I have the body, pickguard, control plates, neck, mastery bridge, and tuners. Just need a few more pieces and I can put it together. I will definitely start a thread once I get working on it officially. (Planning on getting the Mojotone Johnny Winter pickups)

This is what I'm shooting for:
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I realize that staining maple and alder will give very different results so I'm probably not going to be able to do the above stained matching headstock.
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I also really kind of like the aesthetic of pickup rings over pickguards. I don't know why. I just do. Going to do a real life mock-up like this and see what I think.
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Re: Elvis Costello meets Brian Jones meets Jaguar

Post by HNB » Wed May 30, 2018 9:33 am

Looks hot! I made a Jagstang kinda like that before. :)
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Re: Elvis Costello meets Brian Jones meets Jaguar

Post by my main man » Wed May 30, 2018 7:39 pm

HNB wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 9:33 am
Looks hot! I made a Jagstang kinda like that before. :)
Throw some pics up. I'd love to see it.

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Re: Elvis Costello meets Brian Jones meets Jaguar

Post by HNB » Wed May 30, 2018 8:31 pm

HNB wrote:
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Hold on to your modem. Major pictures incoming.

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I am really happy with the pickup sound. The neck pickup is really warm. The bridge on it's own isn't impressive to me, but I like the sound of them both together. :) It's a keeper.
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