FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by HNB » Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:39 pm

I like when the silverbursts go green like that. :D Your build sounds cool!!

I appreciate the build compliments. I was sorting through my guitar room pulling out guitars and amps I would let go of. Some of them are my custom builds. I will list them in the right area when the pandemic slows down. For now, I moved them out in the hallway.

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With these moved out into the hallway, I finally have all the guitars left either in a gig bag, hard case, wall hanger, or floor rack. That hasn't happened in a while. I still have a ton of guitars left, but pulling out these twenty or so along with the amps was already tough enough on me. LOL
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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by HNB » Wed Apr 15, 2020 6:20 pm

Wired up the pickguard today. It came with orange and white cloth wires so I used that for all the hot lines and I used black cloth wire I had already for the ground lines. Just need the pickups to come in. :)

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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by HNB » Thu Apr 16, 2020 1:33 pm

Pickup covers came in all shiney.... and did not look right, so I took 2000 to it. Here is before and after...

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Looking better to me.

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These also came in. :D :ph34r:

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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by mbene085 » Thu Apr 16, 2020 5:17 pm

Looking good so far!

Also...do I count 23 guitars that didn't make it into the "keeper" pile?? We're gonna need a "family photo" of all the keepers at some point!

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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by s_mcsleazy » Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:00 pm

i spy a jazzmaster in that pile....... you have my interest
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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by funkyeah! » Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:49 pm

Those pickups look almost like EB-0 sidewinders. Are those sideways coils?
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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by HNB » Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:24 pm

They are Fralin hum-cancelling Jazzmaster pickups. :)

As for the pile, there will probably be more going into it. It is hard to put them there because of room and I don't want them to fall over. I believe there are a couple Jazzy styles in there. I did put an updated guitar room picture in the "show us your collection" or something thread. :) Still have quite a lot of guitars to go through.
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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by mbene085 » Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:30 pm

funkyeah! wrote:
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Those pickups look almost like EB-0 sidewinders. Are those sideways coils?
Pickup nerd here. Yes, Fralin's noise-canceling JM/alnico-poled P90s have sidewinder coils. One of the few current implementations of coils at 90 degrees to the axis of the magnets. Good eye. I've been waiting to talk about this with someone, I first noticed it looking at photos about a year ago.

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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by HNB » Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:59 pm

Pickups hooked up and my black witch hats came in. :D

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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by HNB » Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:56 pm

Long time no update. Still waiting on my MJT silverburst body, but the custom wizard profile bound block PST Guitars neck is finished and heading my way for stain and clear. It looks pretty awesome from what I can tell. Can't wait to have it in my hands!

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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by mbene085 » Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:46 pm

Whoah, that neck is absolutely gorgeous!! Never heard of PST guitars. How much did that neck cost?

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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by HNB » Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:50 pm

Around $390 shipped.
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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by mbene085 » Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:16 pm

Wow! That is super reasonably priced for a flamed maple B&B neck. They also look like they used the "proper" dimensions for the blocks. Great stuff.

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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by HNB » Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:17 pm

Yeah Scott checked out pics of vintage ones to try to make sure stuff was the right size and such. :) He is a really good guy and does awesome work. :)
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Re: FINAL BUILD (Silverburst Jazzmaster)

Post by Scout » Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:24 pm

I have one of their necks put away for the right build, excellent quality. Waiting on MJT?

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