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  Topic: 2 Electric Xii Builds
mcjt

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PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2016 6:38 pm   Subject: 2 Electric Xii Builds
is it time for an update? Smile
  Topic: Jaguar body
mcjt

Replies: 26
Views: 8191

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:47 pm   Subject: Jaguar body
looks great, fellow offset lover!
  Topic: pictures of your guitars here
mcjt

Replies: 2210
Views: 778584

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 4:01 pm   Subject: pictures of your guitars here

well, the coronado and viking are almost copies at first sight but they are two totally different animals
The viking is semi hollow (has a block under the bridge), is very light, pick ups are more ...
  Topic: Quick question about Coronados
mcjt

Replies: 9
Views: 2742

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2012 2:48 pm   Subject: Quick question about Coronados
also they may have been out of Coro decals that day and used something else.. and clipped off the other model's name.
and more likely, this could be an early Coronado or prototype- apparently Fender ...
  Topic: Fender Coronado pics
mcjt

Replies: 125
Views: 58400

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Mon May 30, 2011 2:50 am   Subject: Fender Coronado pics
My SB Coronado in the photo is the same model and vintage as the one with Elvis and Nancy Sinatra Smile


Good photo, too. Those two colors raise elevate your entire zip code. I just realized I could ...
  Topic: Fender Coronado pics
mcjt

Replies: 125
Views: 58400

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Sun May 29, 2011 3:06 am   Subject: Fender Coronado pics
Then i got another Coronado.....

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2635/5769481849_e546ca1136_b.jpg
  Topic: 1966 Fender Coronado II
mcjt

Replies: 69
Views: 26340

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Thu May 05, 2011 2:16 pm   Subject: 1966 Fender Coronado II
i think the chrome pickups were from launch in 66 to sometime in 1967. in 67 you start seeing the black pups and fender launched the Wildwoods. I've only ever seen Wwood with the black pups.
  Topic: 1966 Fender Coronado II
mcjt

Replies: 69
Views: 26340

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 7:25 pm   Subject: 1966 Fender Coronado II
James, i've followed Coro's for years but i think you've got a good point-
i've always seen the checkered binding with chrome pups, but Fender may have still had bodies in stock with the checker bind ...
  Topic: 1966 Fender Coronado II
mcjt

Replies: 69
Views: 26340

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 3:12 pm   Subject: 1966 Fender Coronado II
The checkered binding was an option in the early coronados. They always have Chrome pickups as it was only available early.
I've read that it was Rickenbacker who did the special binding for Fender. ...
  Topic: 1967 Fender Coronado II
mcjt

Replies: 39
Views: 14606

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 2:58 pm   Subject: 1967 Fender Coronado II
beautiful, man! Congrats!
  Topic: Fender Coronado pics
mcjt

Replies: 125
Views: 58400

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 2:52 pm   Subject: Fender Coronado pics
My Partsonado with Rickenbacker checkered binding:

I bought the body and then every piece one by one after that. Ripped the legs off a mustang bridge and it fit right onto the original Coro bridge ...
  Topic: Mustang Bass: COMPETITION ORANGE! FINISHED!
mcjt

Replies: 76
Views: 26543

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2010 1:53 pm   Subject: Mustang Bass: COMPETITION ORANGE! FINISHED!
very nice, fellow montrealer!!
  Topic: A pair of Coronados at Elderly(.com) Instruments...
mcjt

Replies: 6
Views: 2019

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Wed May 12, 2010 3:23 pm   Subject: A pair of Coronados at Elderly(.com) Instruments...
!!??
they are sold 'as-is'. they need new strings, a set-up, some fret work, one has a BAD pickup?
jeez, i expect more from a reseller. i thought THEY set up guitars they sold, rather than just fli ...
  Topic: '71 musicmaster bass i picked up fer cheap!
mcjt

Replies: 5
Views: 2843

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:33 am   Subject: '71 musicmaster bass i picked up fer cheap!
i see you're finding your usual awesome deals, Pat!
  Topic: pictures of your guitars here
mcjt

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Views: 778584

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2009 7:53 pm   Subject: pictures of your guitars here
shit n stuff?

The EB3 is a HUGE salvage job. routed out for lefty, Rick bridge, defretted... i worked with a buddy- we cut pieces of mahogany and inserted them into the body, veneered over, refinn ...
  Topic: pictures of your guitars here
mcjt

Replies: 2210
Views: 778584

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2009 7:28 pm   Subject: pictures of your guitars here
Apologies. here is the Coronado.
there should be some shortscale love for the 30" scale Gibson SG Bass Smile

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3600/3684532012_4059371be0_o.jpg
  Topic: pictures of your guitars here
mcjt

Replies: 2210
Views: 778584

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2009 4:25 pm   Subject: pictures of your guitars here
L to R
Rear- Musikraft Korina jazzmaster. warmoth koa strat. 78 tele neck on warmoth thinline. 1959 sonic B jazzmaster.
Front- Warmoth precision, 1967 SG bass, Warmoth walnut jazz bass.
i have ...
  Topic: Didn't relize Coronado's were this affordable.
mcjt

Replies: 23
Views: 6017

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:53 pm   Subject: Didn't relize Coronado's were this affordable.
thanks!
USACG made me a paddle neck for it- this guitar will have a coro style neck on it. with a 7.25-9.5" radius. malagasy on maple.
I love Trane. and Bags. Lady Day. The Duke. And Django, o ...
  Topic: Didn't relize Coronado's were this affordable.
mcjt

Replies: 23
Views: 6017

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:00 pm   Subject: Didn't relize Coronado's were this affordable.
I like mine....
$200 for the body, $40 bridge, $60 tailpiece, cheap pups that have to be rewound, etc. A Musikraft jazzmaster neck in the meantime.

She sounds real purty too!

http://farm4.stat ...
 
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