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MJT Owners Thread

Discussion in 'Guitar Owners Clubs' started by Doth, Oct 22, 2011.

  1. tele rob

    tele rob Tele-Meister

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    Hi Guys, Rob G from the Netherlands here. I ordered a swamp ash thinline body from MJT that will be finished in Orange Translucent yesterday, closet clean and without checking since I suspect that the thin nitro lacquer will age quickly anyway. Can’t wait for it to arrive (will still be some 6 weeks or so), will put an Allparts neck, ASAT classic MFD pick ups on it. Will be so sweet I hope.
    Service/communication really very good with Matt and Wendy. Will keep you guys posted on my first MJT build (well, my luthier will do that for me!)
     
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  2. tonyj

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    Nice guitar roknfnrol.

    Was the whole guitar assembled by MJT? ....... Or was it assembled from parts you pre designated by you but still assembled and aged by them?

    Who are the main bits by? I.e the pickup, bridge and tuner?

    Any customized secrets?
     
  3. The Blood

    The Blood Tele-Meister

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    Happy with mine. It came with a humbucker route in the neck position, Which I enlarged a bit for the p90. IMG_0270.JPG
     
  4. roknfnrol

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    Not sure, I bought this from Mike Clark (clarkamps.com). I'm assuming it's nitro.
     
  5. roknfnrol

    roknfnrol Tele-Holic

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    It's currently loaded with Fender's Pure Vintage '64 pickups. Not sure about the tuners and bridge. Bridge has the fender wording etched in it. I think MJT assembled the entire guitar. I purchased it from Mike Clark at Clark Amplifiers; he was the original owner.
     
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  6. rjtwangs

    rjtwangs Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    That is one good looking tele.... could have fooled me....MJT does such good work!!!!!!!



     
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  7. j-bro

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    Awesome! That's gonna be a great guitar. I love ASAT MFDs! Great PUs. I put a set in my Rick Kelly Tele. They work really well for me. Would put them in my MJT as well, but am going for a particular look and sound (early 60s).
     
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  8. j-bro

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    RJ, thanks for that Don Mare endorsement. I only hear good things about Mare. Guess I'll just have to take the plunge. The hayride seems to be a good all rounder.
     
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  9. rjtwangs

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    j-bro, you will NOT be disappointed, I promise you! I'm so crazy that I now think like this....rather than start with a body, neck and other parts, I start thinking which guitar would go with a certain set of Don's pups, so the Green Onions set should go with a rather stock looking 60 tele ala' Steve Cropper....I am somewhat concerned about the state of my mental health....G.A.S. is such a debilitating disease.....

    RJ
     
  10. tele rob

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    Thanks j-bro! That’s just what I expect, the ASAT MFD PUs will be awesome.

    This is my current partscaster, built by a very skilled luthier here in Holland (Allparts body and neck, SD Vintage Broadcaster Pick ups. Awesome guitar, too.
    The Bluescube is also excellent!
     
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  11. j-bro

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    IMG_4348.JPG IMG_4349.JPG IMG_4350.JPG IMG_4351.JPG IMG_4353.JPG IMG_4354.JPG Howdy all,

    Finally got my MJT bits and slapped her together yesterday, soldiered it up today. Sounds amazing, looks beautiful (to me) and plays really well. I will likely bring it to a guitar tech to get it dialed in (neck relief, cutting the nut down a tiny bit).

    Wildwood Alder body finished in light relic sonic blue by MJT, Musikraft rock maple neck with rosewood slab board finished with vintage amber, broken in finish by MJT. The folks at MJT are all pro artists. Just really nice folks doing beautiful work. Couldn't be happier. Glendale double cut chrome bridge plate, Glendale switch plate, Glendale comped saddles. Everything else Allparts. SD Antiquities pups. Emerson electronics. I was intent on getting some DM Hayrides, but I had the Antiquities from another axe, so I said what the hey (hehe). They sound much better than anticipated.

    Anyhow, I'm pleased. Was trying to mimic a '62/'63 kind of look and setup. Think I got pretty close.
     
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  12. rze99

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    Looks superb
     
  13. j-bro

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    Thank you sir. Hard to put it down...think my wife is jealous. Haha
     
  14. el cheapo

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    Just nabbed this baby off my local CL the other day. MJT LPB nitro relic with reliced Allparts neck, Fender CS '51 Nocaster pickups, tweed thermometer case, etc., etc. It was the guys first attempt at putting together a partscaster and he made a mess of it. Fortunately I was able to buy it cheap and get it sorted. Turned out rather nicely I think. Plays and sounds great! Doesn't look too bad either, IMHO. Pics!


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    Never had a reliced guitar before. Kind of like having an old pair of comfortable boots that I don't have to worry about too much if I scuff them. :)
     
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    Everything gets better with age.
    Congratulations sir! :cool:
     
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    Everything gets better with age!
    congratulations sir! :cool:
     
  17. el cheapo

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    Thank you!
     
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  19. Lonn

    Lonn Friend of Leo's

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    My MJT is a Strat, hope that counts. It has an MIJ Foto Flame neck.

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  20. heffus

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