Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Bringing your older offset back to life.
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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by antisymmetric » Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:30 pm

That's impressive. 8) 8)
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Post by zhivago » Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:50 am

Mad Skillz!! :w00t: 8)
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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by otis » Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:40 am

nice headstock work!

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:51 am

Yeah, seriously good work!

Kinda hard to believe, looking back, that you started with so little. Very impressive!!
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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by mbene085 » Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:27 am

I've said it before and I'll say it again, your resuscitation skills are amazing, Will!

(I currently own two jags that benefitted from his resuscitations, though neither was in this kind of shape to begin with!)

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by mackerelmint » Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:52 pm

Absolutely incredible work. That guitar should be called Steve Austin.
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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by andy_tchp » Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:14 pm

Hat: tipped.

For both your woodworking skills and the use of "Un-Voxing".
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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:04 pm

will wrote:
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:48 pm
Also, it looks like the body is 81% original.

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19% reissue tones.

...also, I looked at the weights again - the guitar body weighs 2 ounces LESS now that the body is all back to Jazzmaster-shape than when it was Vox-shaped. That wood putty was HEAVY!!

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Post by solfege » Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:20 pm

I am in awe.

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by mgeek » Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:01 am

crazy! I fully retract my 'it'll burn nicely' comment from when it showed up on the 'why did you do this' thread. Unbelievable save.

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by maaaaaaaaaaark » Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:10 am

God bless you for fixing this mess. Can't wait to see the finished product.

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by øøøøøøø » Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:49 pm

so far so good! Really great work!

if it were mine, I'd be getting some original-esque pickups to go in there. But it's not mine, and I totally respect "it will never be close to original again anyway, so might as well make it into something I want."

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by will » Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:09 pm

øøøøøøø wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:49 pm
so far so good! Really great work!

if it were mine, I'd be getting some original-esque pickups to go in there. But it's not mine, and I totally respect "it will never be close to original again anyway, so might as well make it into something I want."
Yes - it's one of my favorite thing about guitars like this - I can put the parts together how I want to, with no need to use scratchy 1961 potentiometers.

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by DeathJag » Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:45 am

Total insanity! Incredible.

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Re: Un-Voxing a butchered 1961 Jazzmaster project

Post by MechaBulletBill » Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:49 am

lazarus jazzmaster - LAZZMASTER

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