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Jazzmaster owners club

Discussion in 'Guitar Owners Clubs' started by Volk, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. WingedWords

    WingedWords Friend of Leo's

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    Waiting for a parcel from James' Home of Tone. McNelly pickups and one of his very tidy wiring harnesses.

    Meanwhile, isn't this a sad sight?
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  2. WingedWords

    WingedWords Friend of Leo's

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    Thanks I'll try your suggestions. I may be the wrong side of three score years and a few, but my feeble ears are always ready for risky music.
     
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    WingedWords Friend of Leo's

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    Just to follow up on my enquiry for some typical Jazzmaster players.

    Nels Cline definitely goes on my playlist. I love what I’ve heard of him so far especially the Nels Cline 4. I’ve heard Sonic Youth in the past: they haven’t done much for me yet, but I’ll revisit. Ditto Dinosaur Jr. My Bloody Valentine sound like they could be my kind of band. These are all names I’d heard of in a JM context, but certainly Nels Cline and MBV I hadn’t listened to, and I’m really enjoying catching up. Thanks FutureFemales.

    More suggestions welcome. Got to do something while my JM is “resting”.
     
  4. Norris Vulcan

    Norris Vulcan Tele-Afflicted

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    Tom Verlaine in Television.
    Robert Smith from the Cure (first 4 albums).
    Not a typical player, but George Harrison (as in 'All You Need Is Love' video).
     
  5. WingedWords

    WingedWords Friend of Leo's

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    Not a typical player, but George Harrison (as in 'All You Need Is Love' video).[/QUOTE]

    My goodness I hadn't thought about the original worldwide broadcast of All You Need Is Love for so long. It was the UK contribution to some satellite broadcasting breakthough in June 1967. I was 17 and deeply into the summer of love. Beads etc, but not a lot of free love around suburban N. Kent as far as I remember. Brilliant.
     
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    This thread is making me want a Jazzmaster.
    Doh!
     
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  7. WingedWords

    WingedWords Friend of Leo's

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    Only one?

     
  8. brookdalebill

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    One would be cool.
    I like the red one with Bigsby, and switch up top.
    I’m lookin’!
     
  9. TeleBrew

    TeleBrew Doctor of Teleocity

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    Back in the fold with a Fender Mod Shop lefty in daphne blue. I really like the threaded tremolo arm over the pop-ins.

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  10. WingedWords

    WingedWords Friend of Leo's

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    I swapped this rats nest 20180426_214848.jpg for a very neatly installed harness from James' Home of Tone. With a pair of McNelly 46/58 pickups it's a very useable transformation and I'm really pleased with my VMJM project, though I find myself strangely attracted to the ocean turquoise American Original...

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  11. AAT65

    AAT65 Friend of Leo's

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    Nothing strange about it... I can vouch for them being beautiful guitars and great players!

    BTW that House Of Tone harness does look very neatly made.
     
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  12. WingedWords

    WingedWords Friend of Leo's

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    Yes, it was the pictures you posted that caught my eye first.

    And James does a really good job - loves Jazzmasters too.
     
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  13. WingedWords

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    So after fitting an AVRI trem, Staytrem trem arm and bridge, McNelly 46/58 pickups, James' Home of Tone wiring harness, a bone nut and Gabriel Tenorio 11-50 strings my Squier VM has become one of those guitars that SWMBO comments about. Like "Are you going to sit there all morning playing that thing?"

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    And your answer should be, "yes, what's it to you?" :)
     
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    Here's my '63 with an old Sonic Blue body overspray on top of the original Olympic White.

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    That is straight up wicked! Enjoy it!!
     
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    I guess I'm in! AVRI '62 with a Mastery bridge. I like this one a lot.

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    WingedWords Friend of Leo's

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    Yeah, well, you know, that's just like, uh, your opinion, man.

    But thanks for the thought!
     
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    I shouldn't have, but I did. I rather fell for AAT's Ocean Turquoise American Original, the spec ticked every one of my boxes and when I tried one I felt I'd found my way home. Much as I'm enjoying my modified Squier, this is just a step or three up in quality of feel. The only minor quibble I have is that the wiring harness is nothing like as neat as James' Home of Tone installation (see pic above) and the tort is even more bland than the Squier's. I call the picture below "The case (pun!!) for a Spitfire pickguard"

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    Congrats! Glad to see my influence has led you... well, not astray perhaps... to a very enjoyable new guitar experience I am sure! I’m still having a great time playing my Jazzmaster, and looking at it too.
     
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