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FDP Forum / All Other Fender Guitars and Instruments / Kurt Cobain Mustang

CharlesJensen

USA

Oct 1st, 2012 07:05 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Anybody have one yet? Got one from GC last week. Waiting for trem arm and owner's manual (they lost them). It has a weird "adjusto-matic" bridge. I can't get the saddles or the knurled wheels to move when the strings are on and in tune. How is this thing supposed to work? I have a feeling the trem won't work well with this bridge.

reverendrob
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Oct 2nd, 2012 03:33 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Mustang trem works fine with a TOM, i have one on my '69RI MIJ Mustang.

It works like any other Tuneomatic for any guitar it's on.

trackerdan

USA

TD
Dec 6th, 2013 12:50 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

What's a TOM?

hideawayblues

USA / WNY

Apr 2nd, 2014 06:50 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Tune-o-matic bridge

Ricey

US

Jan 5th, 2016 09:58 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Did production of the Cobain Mustang move from Japan to Mexico? If so, what year? Is there any way to verify which country one of these was made in?

(This message was last edited by Ricey at 11:58 PM, Jan 5th, 2016)

Ricey

US

Jan 15th, 2016 11:34 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I just received my Fiesta Red KC Mustang from Guitar Center. I took a chance and ordered it online, which I rarely do, because I don't see these in my area very often and I have been gassin' for a Stang. I got it used with a Fender hardshell case for only $650! These normally go for $999 new without even a gig bag. It is in excellent condition, with only some very light buckle rash on the back of the body that could easily be buffed out. It is marked, "Made in Japan", but not sure if the new ones are still made there. The Fender web site does not list Country of Origin. First impression is that I prefer the sound of my MIM CP Jaguar HH, which, other than the PUPS, has almost identical specs as the MIJ Mustang; e.g., identical scale lenght, Adjustomatic Bridge and tone woods. The 7.25" fingerboard radius will take some getting used to since I have not owned a guitar with a vintage spec radius since the early 80's, but I think I will eventually adjust to it.

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