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  1. Still waiting on mine...Ordered within an hour of preorders going live and ...nothing... lol
  2. This will happen to literally any guitar with a bolt on neck. It's caused by the stress the screws put on such a tiny and thin piece of wood. It's nothing to worry about. It's a design flaw of bolt-on neck guitars.
  3. Short answer- No. Long answer- Yes, but you will have to remove the bridge, fill in all the old holes, have the body re-routed for the bridge moved 1.5" forward. If you don't do all of that, the guitar will never intonate right. So if you want to take it to a professional luthier, and spend a lot to have that done, it's not really worth it.
  4. This isn't true AT ALL. First off, there are numerous interviews online with the Fender luthier who actually built Kurt's Jag-Stangs. He said they were preparing to ship the red one when they got news of Kurt's death. He never had the red one at all. Source: https://www.jag-stang.com/2008/05/kurts-red-jag-stang-fender-museum/ He also did not "frequently" use the Jag-Stang live. If you check livenirvana.com or other websites with an extensive gallery of Nirvana live photos, or any amount of concert footage you very rarely see footage or photos of him with it. They certainly exist, and it was used time to time but not "frequently".. There is one notable show, I believe 2-25-1994 where he plays it for most of the show, but if you watch before and after, it makes brief appearances if at all. Also, as per the article in Guitar Shop May 1997 interview with luthier Mark Brooks, (who built the guitar)- "We put a Texas Special bridge pickup in the neck, to help balance the sound...[..]...the original guitar had a JB in the bridge". Article- https://ibb.co/cSOMjd Also good info here- https://www.fender.com/articles/gear/cobains-brainstorm-the-jigsaw-story-of-the-jag-stang/
  5. I've seen it a pretty common complaint, even here about the Jag-Stan not being an ideal player, and honestly I mostly blame it on being an unfinished prototype that went into mass production.
  6. Is truly impossible isn't it? Many years ago I had a chance to buy a mint Sonic Blue one for $500 but I was merely a high school freshman with no income. Kicking myself still to this day over it. At this point I think it would be easier to have the Fender Custom Shop build me a damn Jag-Stang.
  7. Didn't know they discontinued the Cobain Mustang. Glad to have one!
  8. really cool that the original owner saw it and provided info
  9. http://www.ebay.com/sch/?_nkw=harmony%20guitar%20bridge&clk_rvr_id=613143596310
  10. What are some of the basic setup/tips/need to know things about the Mustang?
  11. I forgot to get the serial number to date-check it, but it appeared to be a CBS era MM. The guy at the pawn shop claimed it to be a late 60s - early 70s. Looked to be in all around good shape, it was yellow in color with a black pickguard. What are the approximate values for '65 - '72 Musicmasters (its most likely one of those years),
  12. Lots of great info right here! http://www.jag-stang.com/guitars/jaguar/
  13. Why oh why don't they offer all these sweet, sweet Jaguar variations in lefty? I would own nothing but Jags if they did.
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