Reviving the Jagstang 2.0

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Re: Reviving the Jagstang 2.0

Post by solfege » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:34 am

Definitely like the shift of the upper switches in Mark VII, but I think I'm on team Jag/JM trem, both because of the way it balances everything and because it's a) a better trem, and b) one where really good component options (like Mastery) are available.

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Re: Reviving the Jagstang 2.0

Post by neutralomen » Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:55 pm

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Re: Reviving the Jagstang 2.0

Post by oid » Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:27 pm

neutralomen wrote:
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:55 pm
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Subtle indeed.

Kinda lost this thread for a few days due to distracrion and life. Let me know when you have the design nailed down, as a said it will be a month or so before I can get to building.

My only real recommendation on the design is to stop being concerned with Kurt, the influence is there, but this is very much your design at this point.

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Re: Reviving the Jagstang 2.0

Post by neutralomen » Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:50 pm

Yeah I think pushing the right horn and pickgaurd down a little is important because, for one thing, it blends the mustang and jaguar horns on both sides now, and for another, the whole body "slants," and the right horn should be no exception. I'd say, barring final polish on proportions, this is the one. Now that there is so much more jag influencing the horn and pickguard, I feel comfortable with the Mustang vibrato again.

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Re: Reviving the Jagstang 2.0

Post by soggy mittens » Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:14 am

jag/jm trem tho
If OSG has tort me anything...

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Re: Reviving the Jagstang 2.0

Post by Rgand » Sat Mar 24, 2018 5:50 am

I like the way you have it now. The body is nicely balanced. Certainly a big improvement over the original design. Nice job.

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Re: Reviving the Jagstang 2.0

Post by OSGTemp » Sun May 20, 2018 8:31 pm

It's an interesting thread, as the March/April 1994 Fiesta Red Jag-Stang just sold for 93K USD.

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The Red one was a slightly more refined body shape than the original 1993 blue one.


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One of the challenges with the design, and what the Fender guys figured out in 1993 (even kurt noted by the second draft), was if you do a literal translation of the Mustang and Jaguar, too much wood ends up in the wrong places, which is why they had to pinch the middle and cut down the arm area

Even in the "done right" jag-stangs, they aren't that far from the original. one of the unique challenges of this shape is that is only really suited to lefty.

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Re: Reviving the Jagstang 2.0

Post by Mechanical Birds » Mon May 21, 2018 7:01 am

oid wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:27 pm
neutralomen wrote:
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:55 pm
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MK VIII description in the OP
Subtle indeed.

Kinda lost this thread for a few days due to distracrion and life. Let me know when you have the design nailed down, as a said it will be a month or so before I can get to building.

My only real recommendation on the design is to stop being concerned with Kurt, the influence is there, but this is very much your design at this point.
Yeah this looks awesome

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