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NGD - J Mascis Jazzmaster (MIJ) - Artist Series
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 4:20 am    Post subject: NGD - J Mascis Jazzmaster (MIJ) - Artist Series Reply with quote

I traded my CAR Comp-stang Reissue to get this guitar and it came in today. This is my first Jazzmaster and I am super stoked.

The quality on this instrument almost rivals my AVRI Jaguar. The Purple Sparkle paint job is gorgeous and the matching headstock just looks sick. The tuning knobs feel really solid. I love the finish on the neck. The neck is a little fuller than the AVRI Jazzmaster neck but in a good way. Intonation is spot on and all the switch and pots appear in great working order. These stock pickups are insanely good in all positions. It has one of the best middle position sounds I have heard on a guitar. Every modulation effect I tried sounded great. Trem arm threw it way out of tune but they were new strings. The guitar has good weight without being heavy. The thing I find really impressive is how good the guitar sounds strumming acoustically just sitting on the couch, no amp at all. It really resonates.

It's 7.25" radius so I know it's Robroe approved. All but one of my electrics are vintage radius.

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I am told the Star was drawn by J Mascis himself.




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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 4:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congrats! I love mine also. Looks and sounds awesome.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 4:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 8:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So great! I hope, you will enjoy it. If it only is so good as my white jmjm and looks half as good as on the photos, it's a great thing. But i think it could even better than the squier jmjm... Congrats! Cool
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Such a full on sparkle. Love it
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congrats. Love the sparkelz.

Didn't realise these were 7.25". The Squiers are 9.5" aren't they?
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I'm just going to smash it in with a hammer and hope it works. Tone is all in the fingers anyway.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

BearBoy wrote:
Congrats. Love the sparkelz.

Didn't realise these were 7.25". The Squiers are 9.5" aren't they?


The Squiers are 9.5" radius and the trem plate is moved closer.

The MIJ model came first and the Squier model came later.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Squier make some awesome stuff but does everything have to be 9.5" with medium jumbo frets?

Anyway, am very jealous of your sparkly JM.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congrats! Is there a story behind the 'star' added on the back of the headstock?
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

do an rochello with the pickguard
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

speedfish wrote:
Congrats! Is there a story behind the 'star' added on the back of the headstock?


Aparently, the previous owner had J Mascis himself draw the star. I guess since it the signature already on it it didn't make sense for him to sign it again. He is going to get me a picture of it.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I really like the scratchplate, but I am considering blacking out the knobs and pickup covers like Sonic Youth did to their J Mascis Jazzmaster.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If all you had to do was trade your comp straight across, you got the better end of the deal.

Love the guitar!
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 4:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



These guitars are one of my favorites! Congrats dude! I played one months before they were released when a Fender rep came by the shop I worked at, I seriously am still holding out on getting one and it's been 6 years.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 6:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks great. Super excited to see it every time someone makes a thread about their jazzmaster.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 1:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

taylornutt wrote:
speedfish wrote:
Congrats! Is there a story behind the 'star' added on the back of the headstock?


Aparently, the previous owner had J Mascis himself draw the star. I guess since it the signature already on it it didn't make sense for him to sign it again. He is going to get me a picture of it.


That is exactly what I was imagining! That is so fucking cool! Again, Congrats!
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 4:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Joey wrote:
If all you had to do was trade your comp straight across, you got the better end of the deal.

Love the guitar!


Except UPS charged me an extra $80 after the original owner paid to have it shipped from Canada. I need to call them again tomorrow.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 6:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I love the color.It's is purrrrrr-ple but not purrrrrrrrrrr-ple.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

SKC Willie wrote:
Looks great. Super excited to see it every time someone makes a thread about their jazzmaster.


I lol'd irl.
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