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MJT Owners Thread

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

  1. baiff

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    They are aged compensated brass saddles from Tricked Out Guitar on eBay. I basically contact them and have a full set of aged hardware done so everything matches up. I will go with aged compensated steel 1/4" saddles on the next build.
     
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    I just ordered a white top hat switch tip for something different. We will see how it looks.
     
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  4. Aaron1061

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    I'm back! #58 full build

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  5. baiff

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    All done. I put a Duncan 55’ Antiquity in and love it.
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  6. baiff

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    I did the Esquire wiring as follows....

    Position 1-Pickup straight to jack with no tone control
    Position 2-Pickup with volume and tone (.047 cap)
    Position 3-Pickup with volume only and a .001 cap (normally neck pos. or cocked wah)
     
  7. roknfnrol

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    Oh man that's just perfect @baiff
     
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  8. baiff

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    Thanks. Just received my Hercules rack. Fits my MJT’s perfect!!!

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    It will hold up to 6 guitars so.......may be putting that spare aged Allparts neck to use pretty soon.
     
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    Just showed up Monday...MJT full build, double bound, sonic blue over shell pink. Is it wrong that I just stare at these pictures when I’m not at home to play it???
     
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  10. baiff

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    That looks great Danno! Did it come with the Porter pickups?
     
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  11. TeleTex82

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    Beautiful guitar Danno! Got an email from Doug that the neck was finally in for my strat build. Cant wait!

    EDIT: I realized I never posted that I decided to pull the trigger on an MJT. Going for a strat similar to Doyle Bramhall II's, nut righty and closet classic with some slight checking.
     
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    I recently got a kit off eBay and the seller was uk based so I avoided import duties. I’ve put it together with a set of Bare Knuckle Pile Drivers. Very happy with the results, it’s nice and lightweight and resonant.

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  13. DannoManno

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    Yep it sure did. I went with the vintage set. To me they sounded the best from the demos. I’ve noticed some issues with it overall (sadly) but hopefully a quick trip to a tech will fix her right up.
     
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    Nice! Their finish work is incredible. I’ll sit there and just stare at the checking for a long time (probably an issue I need addressed haha.) A couple things I’ve noticed after a couple weeks (you might wanna keep an eye out); it feels like the frets weren’t completely finished. They catch your hand a bit and the fretboard is not rounded at all...something I noticed immediately but at first chalked it up to just needing to get used to a new radius or humidity differences. Also, the jack cup isn’t pounded in all the way, the selector switch has a little side to side wiggle, and it only stays in tune for about five minutes when playing. Now I don’t have much experience with teles outside of my fender roadworn (which plays waaaay better ironically), but I’m guessing a CS tele wouldn’t have any of these issues...or any guitar that’s $1000+ really. So I’m a bit disappointed...hopefully a trip to a tech will fix everything because she’s too pretty to be a wall hanger, and sounds fantastic!
     
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    A little tweak here and there makes a big difference. I know I use CRL 3 way switches with Fender control plates and there is a very small bit of wiggle. Nothing to be concerned with and it still functions fine. I always use electro socket cups so I know they won't go anywhere. As far as the neck, I get mine from the same guy in Miami. The board is rounded slightly and the frets normally do not need any attention. Out of 10 necks ordered 2 of them needed minor nut work. Hopefully this works out for you.
     
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    Oh I’m sure it’ll work out in the end. I’ll probably take her in to the local shop this week. I still love their finish work...probably end up buying bodies from them in the future, just no more full builds
     
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    This is of interest to me as my plan was to have them send the body and neck to their Luthier, ship them the pups and hardware and let him assemble it. Maybe I'll just have them mail the body and neck to me.
     
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    Hmm I didn’t know they offered that. In my case, I paid about 1700-1800ish for the full build, so I assumed I wouldn’t have to worry about all the little stuff. I might just be nitpicking since it’s my first experience with this type of thing. You may have a better experience
     
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    It's something I had to ask, since I am providing all the hardware and electronics.
     
  20. TeleTex82

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    Well I got an email from Doug saying the body and neck are finished and I gotta say they look pretty dang good! I had totally forgotten I had ordered a roasted maple neck. I was worried it wasnt gonna look good with the sunburst but I think it works. IMG_9932.jpeg IMG_9933.jpeg IMG_9934.jpeg IMG_9935.jpeg
     
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