Fender Jaguar Classic Player appreciation thread

Discussion in 'Guitar Owners Clubs' started by hwestman, Mar 20, 2018.

  1. hwestman

    hwestman Tele-Holic

    Mar 24, 2003
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Recently bought a Classic Player Jag and I am really pleased.

    To me it retains the good aspects, does away with the less desirable and adds some be features.

    - reduced bridge rattle
    - more sustain
    - easier bending due to bigger frets and 9,5’ radius
    - incredibly tight neck fit

    - saddle adjustment screws rattle a bit
    - the vibrato placement looks a little off but the mechanical advantage makes it worth it
    - why didn’t the put a treble bleed on it?

    The jury is out on the pickups...
    Cons: not as pretty sounding as vintage style ones

    Pros: sit well in the band mix, fullness makes up for bridge pickup placement and makes strangle switch useful.

    The seller had lost the vibrato arm so I haven’t evaluated tuning stability yet. Have feeling it will be fine though.
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