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FDP Forum / Fender Guitars: Jaguars & Jazzmasters / Have you heard about the Jag-strat yet ?

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Jan 13th, 2018 05:52 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Supposed to be at NAMM.

I would probably get one if I ever saw one.

Just because it is so unbelievable.

:)

Jag-strat

(This message was last edited by windmill at 07:54 AM, Jan 13th, 2018)

sewkid

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Jan 14th, 2018 11:26 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

is it going to be 24 or 25 inch scale?

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Jan 14th, 2018 11:35 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Just another gimmick by Fender to sell more guitars. I don't blame them, really, but I don't think this one will last long.

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Jan 14th, 2018 12:37 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Hmmm Can you say "Swinger," Musiclander" and "Maverick?"

The concept is good, but the execution is hideous. Especially the control plate: it flows opposite to the curves of the body.

Reminds me of those early Music Man guitar and bass control plates that looked like an efterthought. They made the instruments appear to be a product of the following design process:

The engineers decided to use a chromed control plate. They looked around the shop and one of 'em said, "I found a box of plates. Let's use these."

The first true parts-o-casters

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Jan 16th, 2018 03:53 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Yes it is a pity bout the control plate withe the input jack not matching the curve of the body.

Would it be possible to just flip it over ?

With the appropriate routing of course.

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Jan 16th, 2018 05:44 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Hideous rendition of two classics. If they wanted to do this they should have kept the offset body and used the switch plate from the bass six. That thing looks pretty sad IMO. Fugly.

If they wanted to make a good looking surfy Strat shaped guitar they should have used a standard Strat layout and put three Jazzmaster PUs in it and brought back the Fender/Floyd Rose locking bridge from the Plus Deluxe Ultra.

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