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Jerry Jones Owners Club

Discussion in 'Guitar Owners Clubs' started by blargfromspace, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. blargfromspace

    blargfromspace Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 8, 2010
    Australia
    I reckon these things are great. I only found out about them about a month before JJ retired and by the time I'd saved enough for one they had all sold out :(. This one came up for sale locally and I jumped on it.

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    After a couple of gigs I got very tired of having to roll one volume on and another off to change pickups and have installed a toggle switch. Its much more user friendly now!

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    So who else has one???? Let's see some pictures!
     
  2. jkingma

    jkingma Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Good score.

    I always wanted one of his double cut-aways but never got one.
     
  3. AirBagTester

    AirBagTester Friend of Leo's

    Nov 7, 2010
    Maryland
    Looks rad! I've never heard of them; shame they're shutting down.
     
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  5. blargfromspace

    blargfromspace Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 8, 2010
    Australia
    IS rad! And they're shut down now, no more are being made ever.
     
  6. stratman323

    stratman323 Banned

    Apr 19, 2010
    London, UK
    The only time I've ever seen one of those was when Alex Schultz played in London with The Mighty Flyers (Rod Piazza's band) over 20 years ago. He had (I think) a turquoise one with 3 lipstick pickups, & it sounded like a slightly fatter version of a Strat. The guitar was good, Alex was amazing!

    He told me in the break that it was a Jerry Jones take on an old Danelectro. They were made in Nashville, right?
     
  7. sub006

    sub006 TDPRI Member

    New York or Chicago, I think. The new ones since 1998 are Korean, and the exact copy versions are as affordable, toneful and cool as the '50s and '60s originals IMO!

    A Fender Precision Bass player for years, my new love is the Dano Longhorn model. Strange looking but featherweight, and the lipstick pickups work their magic on four fat strings as well as they do on six-string geetars.
     
  8. rockinstephen

    rockinstephen Tele-Meister

    244
    Apr 21, 2011
    Maine/Florida
    I agree that it's too bad they stoped making these. I like the old Danoelectros, and the JJ's were an improvement. Nobody took over the business?:cry:
     
  9. Lowbassnotes

    Lowbassnotes Friend of Leo's

    Feb 7, 2012
    Pacific Rim USA
    I just missed a beautiful 3 pickup Neptune at my local vintage shop last year for $700.00. Played it, went home to mull it over and by the next day it was gone. I'd love to own one some day, not too many of them come up on Ebay but I keep looking.
     
  10. LGOberean

    LGOberean Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    62
    May 31, 2008
    Corpus Christi, Texas
    The owner of the Dallas Cowboys made guitars?!? :eek: :confused:

    Boy, that Jerry does TV, Pepsi, pizza, football...and now guitars! He's into everything!

    ;)
     
  11. LGOberean

    LGOberean Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    62
    May 31, 2008
    Corpus Christi, Texas
    According to this website...

    http://www.jerryjonesguitars.com/

    Pics can still be found on that website, but here's a few much needed pics for this thread...

    JJ original Shorthorn 3 pup, JJ original SingleCut 2 pup, "Dolphin Nose" SingleCut 2 pup, respectively.

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  12. rdeeno

    rdeeno TDPRI Member

    89
    Dec 5, 2012
    East Texas
    I have a 12 string single cut JJ. A major step over a Dano.
     
  13. Frank'n'censed

    Frank'n'censed Friend of Leo's

    Mar 27, 2011
    Parts Unknown
    Got me a black, Longhorn IV...
     
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