Let’s see those offset guitars!

Otisblove

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I’ll go first. This is the Lovemaster HAL 9000.
(I’ve never actually called it that. It’s just the Lovemaster.)

Warmoth swamp ash body and roasted maple neck with rosewood fretboard. Hipshot locking tuners. A pair of Kinman P90’s I bought used that I’ve been looking for the right guitar for.

I painted it Dupli-color stone white, which is a Chrysler color.

It’s heavier than I like, but I’m heavier than it likes, so it’s a wash.

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oregomike

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I’ll go first. This is the Lovemaster HAL 9000.

Warmoth swamp ash body and roasted maple neck with rosewood fretboard. Hipshot locking tuners. A pair of Kinman P90’s I bought used that I’ve been looking for the right guitar for.

I painted it Dupli-color stone white, which is a Chrysler color.

It’s heavier than I like, but I’m heavier than it likes, so it’s a wash.

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Partsmaster. Warmoth neck/AllParts body, Novak pups, Mastery Trem/bridge

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SixStringSlinger

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My Squier Vintage Modified Jazzmaster.

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Completely re-wired (in part as a project to learn guitar wiring/soldering) with Fender Pure Vintage ‘65 pickups and 250k pots (things still get crazy bright on 10 but the tone knob has a nice sweep). I also modded the rhythm circuit to work on all pickup switch settings rather than automatically defaulting to the neck.

I replaced the trem with an AVRI unit so it could have the lock. I also put a Mastery bridge on, but I’m currently waiting on a Staytrem for a more “authentic” (but not infuriating) Jazzmaster experience.

There are also some aesthetic touches like a Mastery string tree (for visual continuity), mint green pickguard (the stock white made the Sonic Blue look nauseous green) and witch hat knobs darkened with coffee.

EDIT: Here’s the wiring, just because I’m proud.



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This is from when I had a Novak gold foil in the bridge position. There’s a crappy join on the lead tone pot that eventually failed and had to be re-done.
 
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blowtorch

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OOF! An IYV I haven’t seen. Hope that one doesn’t turn up in Canada when I’m getting That Feeling… I don’t have space for more.
really I rate it pretty much a novelty. The acoustic sounds from the pickup hidden in the bridge are surprisingly fine, the electric sounds are on the harsh/brittle side of things
 

Dan German

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really I rate it pretty much a novelty. The acoustic sounds from the pickup hidden in the bridge are surprisingly fine, the electric sounds are on the harsh/brittle side of things
Well, some would rate me as pretty much a novelty, so right up my alley then…

Anyway, here’s my offset. IYV Mustang-ish with custom Bootstrap pickups. Not my #1, but a really solid #2.
 

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