"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 Ceylon » Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:01 pm

Pacafeliz wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:44 am
Oh wow... people STILL do this?! :fp:

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I'd actually really want a Jazzmaster with this mod. It's a bit too expensive, and it doesn't seem to be all that well done but yes, I'd rock this.
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Re: "Why did you do it? Why did you do this thing to me?"

Post by X-Ray Spex » Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:20 am

Ceylon wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:01 pm
Pacafeliz wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:44 am
Oh wow... people STILL do this?! :fp:

https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anz ... 02-74-1965
I'd actually really want a Jazzmaster with this mod. It's a bit too expensive, and it doesn't seem to be all that well done but yes, I'd rock this.
What are the actual benefits of this mod exactly?
''It's not what you play, it's what you play'' - Troy Van Leeuwen

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

Post by Ceylon » Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:21 am

X-Ray Spex wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:20 am
Ceylon wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:01 pm
Pacafeliz wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:44 am
Oh wow... people STILL do this?! :fp:

https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anz ... 02-74-1965
I'd actually really want a Jazzmaster with this mod. It's a bit too expensive, and it doesn't seem to be all that well done but yes, I'd rock this.
What are the actual benefits of this mod exactly?
Basically it becomes two thirds of a 12-string, doubling the DGBe-strings. An early guitar rock group called the Thielmann Brothers did this to their Jazzmasters and because of them it's pretty common to find on (mostly) European vintage pieces.
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Re: "Why did you do it? Why did you do this thing to me?"

Post by mgeek » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:03 am

Honestly I think it's really cool. Strings in courses sound excellent. If I got a vintage JM which that had been done to I'd probably leave it alone. Also- like 'a fender mandolin grafted onto the bass side of a '52 Tele and the whole thing getting covered in rhinestones, it's a cool window into a particular time and scene (though...not in this case as someone has done it to a more recent JM but whatever :D )

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

Post by higgsblossom » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:41 am

X-Ray Spex wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:20 am
What are the actual benefits of this mod exactly?
You‘ll never need a chorus pedal again. ;)
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