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Another HNB Project: Metallic Green Jag-Stang

Hentai No Baka is at it again with another cool guitar project. He has customized a fiesta red jag-stang into a metallic green jag-stang with additional other changes!

Below is a tiny sampling of the photos he has of the project. Visit the forum thread he has for the project to see a ton of photos and information that he has shared.

[Project Forum Thread]

AJ’s 1975 Fender Mustang (restored and modified)

A few years back AJ shared his very cool “Gold Top” jag-stang project with us which we featured on the blog.  Heres the link.

He’s sent in some pics of his restored and modified 1975 Fender Mustang to share with us as well.  And it is also very cool!  His description and photos are below. Enjoy!

It’s a restored 1975, with some obvious modifications (something the purists might not dig…but whatever). The pickups are full-size single coil filtertrons which sound sensational. The tuners are Planet Waves locking. I opted to lose the stock switches and installed a 3-way toggle switch where the jack hole usually is. I moved the jack hole to the side of the body (as seen in the photo…a VERY scary drilling job…but thankfully it turned out quite well). Also, the stock nut was replaced with a brass nut.

This was my first electric guitar that I bought new in 1975 from Charles Music Store in Glendale, California, so there’s a lot of personal sentimental value. It was originally dark brown in color. Plays great and sounds very unique with the ‘trons. Definitely a strong, edgy surf tone. Gotta love it!

AJ's Mustang 1975
AJ's Mustang 1975
AJ's Mustang 1975
AJ's Mustang 1975
AJ's Mustang 1975
AJ's Mustang 1975
AJ's Mustang 1975
AJ's Mustang 1975
AJ's Mustang 1975
AJ's Mustang 1975

Thanks for sharing with us AJ!

Fran’s Mosrite Ventures Johnny Ramone Tribute

One of the most generous and helpful forum members, Fran, has shared his journey of creating a Mosrite Ventures Johnny Ramone Tribute.

His opening quote:

For some time i wanted a Mosrite, due to Johnny Ramone of course but could never afford one. So i decided to build one.
My last project (JS) was a struggle at times so i tried to set my plans out on this one so things ran smoothly. Hmm.

The forum thread: [click me]

Below is a video of Fran demoing his finished creation and also just a few photos along the process.  Make sure you check out the full forum thread for more info and detailed photos on his project.