"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 Squirrel » Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:53 pm

^It looks like someone covered it in glue, put on a blindfold and then stuck a handful of random parts onto it. At least it stands out though, which is a fucking incredible accomplishment for a Jazzmaster in 2019.

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Post by s_mcsleazy » Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:10 pm

forgive the quality of this one. my friend just sent me it. it gets worse the longer you look btw
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Re: "Why did you do it? Why did you do this thing to me?"

Post by Mechanical Birds » Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:19 am

601210 wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 8:33 am
I'm not sure if it counts cause they're Squiers (let alone vintage), but this guy seems to have a hobby of chopping up Squier JMs and selling them.

https://reverb.com/shop/nathans-shop-279

You'll notice he uses the actual same bodies for 2-3 "guitars" at a time so I guess he just has all these parts lying around and will whip it up for you on demand. It's basically a custom guitar :w00t: .

My personal fave:

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Ehh.

There’s another guy who does something similar and I have no idea how he sells a damn thing because they look awful, he doesn’t disclose what the bodies or necks actually are that he uses, but like they’ll straight up have a Fender decal on the headstock and the listing will say “CUSTOM FENDER JAZZMASTER” or whatever even though it’ll obviously not be even a Fender neck, and then also these wack flame burst variations and stuff, all with electronics on par with the VM line and maybe, like sometimes, he’ll put wide range reissues in one, but not often.

But reverb refused to let me sell that Rhoney Starcaster neck I had because it had a Fender decal on it even though I was absolutely clear about who made it.

Whole app/scene of guitar trading or whatever really fucking sucks right now.

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Post by Stoopy » Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:59 pm

s_mcsleazy wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:10 pm
forgive the quality of this one. my friend just sent me it. it gets worse the longer you look btw
Wow!!!! It really does!!!!

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

Post by will » Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:04 pm

Sometimes, rarely, a Jaguar neck was labelled and used as a Musicmaster neck.

Sometimes, some doofus thinks they need a locking nut on a Musicmaster.

https://reverb.com/item/20227613-fender ... _sold=true
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Post by higgsblossom » Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:00 pm

Could you please fix that one?
"500€? That's the price of a J Mascis Jazzmaster!"

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Post by will » Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:07 pm

Somebody else already bought it - hopefully they are the crafty sort.

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Post by simonhpieman » Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:37 pm

cestlamort wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:06 am
The post-war American dream was to have a cool guitar, a cool car, and a house with a swimming pool.
Here's 2 out of 3:

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For sale. (had a Valentine's discount to 2600 so probably room for an offer).
I've said before, I really quite like this one! Someone's changed its pickups since its last appearance on this thread, though. It looked better before with the full on EMG style humbucker.

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Post by simonhpieman » Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:40 pm

Bee tee dubs: found this somewhere the other day and thought of you guys.

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Post by s_mcsleazy » Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:01 am

simonhpieman wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:40 pm
Bee tee dubs: found this somewhere the other day and thought of you guys.

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my friend sent me this one a few weeks ago. i physically spat out my coffee.
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Post by will » Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:44 am

Steal them saddles.

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Post by Mechanical Birds » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:27 am

s_mcsleazy wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:10 pm
forgive the quality of this one. my friend just sent me it. it gets worse the longer you look btw
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Holy shit it does every time I started to scroll on I noticed something else

No collet, weird routing off the jack plate that’s covered with plastic, extra knob coming out of the guard, extra holes in the jack plate Jesus Christ people we’re trying to have a society here

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Post by Hyphen Nation » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:54 pm

Con-Tiki! wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:29 am
This is pretty awful...
https://reverb.com/item/916942-fender-m ... 1960s-s564
Will could fix it up in like two evenings after work...

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Post by will » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:53 am

Hyphen Nation wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:54 pm
Con-Tiki! wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:29 am
This is pretty awful...
https://reverb.com/item/916942-fender-m ... 1960s-s564
Will could fix it up in like two evenings after work...
I kinda like that 70's van / Corvus Mustang. I think I'd let it keep on flying it's freak flag.

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

Post by blackbox » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:55 am

simonhpieman wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:37 pm
cestlamort wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:06 am
The post-war American dream was to have a cool guitar, a cool car, and a house with a swimming pool.
Here's 2 out of 3:

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For sale. (had a Valentine's discount to 2600 so probably room for an offer).
I've said before, I really quite like this one! Someone's changed its pickups since its last appearance on this thread, though. It looked better before with the full on EMG style humbucker.
I almost bought this one as a restoration project, but that neck pocket gap is just nasty. Too many red flags.

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