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Complete Lefty Jagstang Mod


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Everyone I'm trying to rebuild the Jagstang if it were to have the best parts.

 

A Jagstag we wish they would make

 

This is what I have done so far

 

CTS Left Handed 250K Audio Pot          
Switchcraft White On-Off-On Slide Switch          
Copper Shielding Tape          
Cloth Wire Kit          
Switchcraft #11 Gold 1/4" Input Jack          
.047 MFD 600V Orange Drop Capacitors

 

Real Texas single Special pickup USA

dimarzio pickup H-8

 

the last thing I need to do is get and I don't have is

 

real mustang knobs (the ones that come with are too small and dont fit the pots shafts)

String guide

I will a get a pro to do the set up below

 

Mastery Bridge (i have to order)

Bone nut

 

 

Right now

its heavier but feels more solid than a practice toy guitar it was

way more sustain with the 8 h pickup

did a record compare with old and with this new set up. Surprised diff was in the bottom and not the top

Its sounds warmer not so harsh. Clean is super clean

 

 

 

You can see diff in size orginal to CTS left pots

 

 

I bought a new lefty pick guard from a  guy who makes them in England and sells them on ebay

its 3 ply vs 2 ply from Japan so its nicer. Fits perfect.

 

 

 

Big cap.... Its pretty tight in there..whew!

 

 

Wondering if I wired this wrong as I copied the orginal and the pots were right handed. These are lefty so the vol rolls very fast

 

Copper shielding----- No humming at all

 

 

 

Tell me what you think?

Advice.

Its been a pet project as the lefties are so rare.

This is a cork sniffer Jagstang as there is no dings or scratches. I paid top for it as it was not like new but put in a closet and left there for years. The one thing its not is MIJ is CIJ 96

 

tried to put the images but said  I couldnT?

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