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  Topic: I built a Hello Kitty Jazzmaster.
howdo3313

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PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2016 3:25 pm   Subject: I built a Hello Kitty Jazzmaster.
Nicely done Smile
  Topic: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
howdo3313

Replies: 32
Views: 11068

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 4:09 am   Subject: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
Alright...here she is. Not my best photo work...apologies.

http://i.imgur.com/HpoYXAc.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/lHPQCaA.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/Vx8GbIC.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/U4LTzUJ.jpg
http://i.i ...
  Topic: Recording/tracking a double A-side - costs?
howdo3313

Replies: 5
Views: 2800

PostForum: Musical Miscellany   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 9:09 pm   Subject: Recording/tracking a double A-side - costs?
About 200GBP, yeah? Not bad...dunno what they're using for gear...Daw vs tape or a combo of the two...and what kind of outboard gear they have...and the quality(skill set) of their engineer.
  Topic: Musicmaster II Build
howdo3313

Replies: 20
Views: 6976

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 8:52 pm   Subject: Musicmaster II Build
I know there's a lot of debate out there concerning 60's vs 70's Fenders, and weight amongst other things...I'm not really sure.
The routing for the Mustang trem would have lightened the load...and 6 ...
  Topic: Playing keys with a capo - a dumb idea? (NO ROBROES CLUB)
howdo3313

Replies: 18
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PostForum: Musical Miscellany   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 6:52 pm   Subject: Playing keys with a capo - a dumb idea? (NO ROBROES CLUB)
There was a band I worked with called The Reason...their keys/guitar guy did that on one of his synths for a tune.
Smile
  Topic: Musicmaster II Build
howdo3313

Replies: 20
Views: 6976

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 6:49 pm   Subject: Musicmaster II Build
Well I was just curious because 74-76 they used white/black/white and ditched the pearl.

Did they now? Shows how much I know about 70's Fenders. Apologies. Still think the tort looks nice, either w ...
  Topic: Recording/tracking a double A-side - costs?
howdo3313

Replies: 5
Views: 2800

PostForum: Musical Miscellany   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 6:42 pm   Subject: Recording/tracking a double A-side - costs?
Dunno if this helps, but one of the major studios in Canada can be gotten for $1000/day with engineer.
That being said I've done 2 records for majors at another studio in Toronto that usually runs fo ...
  Topic: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
howdo3313

Replies: 32
Views: 11068

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 6:35 pm   Subject: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
Did the swinger go by a different name? Was there an "oddity" or "prototype" that ended up "swinger" at the end of the 60's?Musiclander, but that didn't make it to the he ...
  Topic: Musicmaster II Build
howdo3313

Replies: 20
Views: 6976

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:56 pm   Subject: Musicmaster II Build
All that said...I like your tort guard on the daphne. I say giv'r. Very Happy
  Topic: Musicmaster II Build
howdo3313

Replies: 20
Views: 6976

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:52 pm   Subject: Musicmaster II Build
The guy I got it from had gutted it already. And he had it paired with a 65 slab Mustang neck(why I bought it).
Most likely it had mother of pearl originally.
At one point when I was much younger, ...
  Topic: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
howdo3313

Replies: 32
Views: 11068

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 11:07 pm   Subject: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
Hi everyone,

First off Happy Thanksgiving from Canada.

Second off...I let the knackered Musicmaster in Florida go.

That being said the Mustang is mostly finished. I will post photos as soon ...
  Topic: Musicmaster II Build
howdo3313

Replies: 20
Views: 6976

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 10:55 pm   Subject: Musicmaster II Build
Awstin...did you get that body from a guy named Mike in upstate NY?
Pretty sure that was mine. Nice score.
Enjoy it. It came from Canada, and I believe it was her first trip back to America since sh ...
  Topic: 15-30 watt tube amps
howdo3313

Replies: 20
Views: 10453

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 4:03 am   Subject: 15-30 watt tube amps
A second for Traynor.

That little head is a nice one. And the Vox/Fender ish voicing is kinda Traynor's thing.
Traynor has been around since 1963, and the sound has mostly been variations on this ...
  Topic: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
howdo3313

Replies: 32
Views: 11068

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 3:12 am   Subject: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
I'm a n00b here, but I've looked around the forum before:)
Been an offset member for a little while.

It's exciting to have found a coupla girls to save.
I don't like seeing old guitars stripped f ...
  Topic: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
howdo3313

Replies: 32
Views: 11068

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 4:53 pm   Subject: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
Did I just get Robroe'd?
Awesome:)

LOL you catch on quick! Very Happy

Edit: is this an alt of some kind??

I'm assuming by alt you mean like an "online funny" or a meme and whatnot?

Yeah ...
  Topic: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
howdo3313

Replies: 32
Views: 11068

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 2:04 pm   Subject: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
http://imageshack.com/a/img910/9091/Mh6Yd0.jpg
http://imageshack.com/a/img540/8162/xDL4oO.jpg

Ad pics of '66MM...apologies, there's a full neck shot, but it's horrible...the photo, not the neck.
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  Topic: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
howdo3313

Replies: 32
Views: 11068

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 2:10 am   Subject: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
Well. It's on:)
I pick up my 66 Musicmaster neck/body/bridge in Oct...hooray.
It was stripped of it's finish, and clear coated...so she'll be a good refinish candidate
All being well and good, the ...
  Topic: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
howdo3313

Replies: 32
Views: 11068

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 12:59 pm   Subject: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
just gon throw this out there...

Found a 1966 MM...finish is toast...used to be white...looks more like a ciggie butt now.
Neck also 66...better shape than body. Orig neckplate too.
$447US

I'm ...
  Topic: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
howdo3313

Replies: 32
Views: 11068

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 12:49 pm   Subject: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
Looks like you and I are of similar brians is morning.lol

Cheers
  Topic: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
howdo3313

Replies: 32
Views: 11068

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 12:48 pm   Subject: Vintage franken-build or salvage - Mustang
From this blog:

http://guitarz.blogspot.ca/2011/05/fender-swinger-look-under-hood.html

Says there were about 300 made...from older leftover stock.
The one in his blog...the body was routed to b ...
 
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