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Fender Jim Root Jazzmaster Electric Guitar Satin Black

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Stark, dark and menacing, the Jim Root Jazzmaster has got to be the most distinctively minimalist version of the instrument ever devised in the model's entire half-century history. At the behest of th... Click To Read More About This Product

Available 02-01-2017 You will not be charged until order ships. Email me when this is in stock.

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Overview

Stark, dark and menacing, the Jim Root Jazzmaster has got to be the most distinctively minimalist version of the instrument ever devised in the model's entire half-century history. At the behest of the towering Slipknot/Stone Sour guitarist, gone are the dual tone circuits and barrage of controls. Gone are the fret position markers and enormous chrome bridge. Gone, in fact, is pretty much everything typical of a Jazzmaster guitar, replaced only by fearsome EMG 60 (neck) and 81 (bridge) humbucking pickups with brushed nickel covers, a single three-way switch, a single volume knob and a hard-tail Stratocaster bridge.

The Jim Root Jazzmaster also features a mahogany body with a comfortable contoured neck heel, satin-finish maple neck with "modern C" profile and large headstock, compoundradius ebony fingerboard (12"-16") with 22 jumbo frets and no position markers, staggered deluxe locking tuners, black hardware and pickup bezels, and an austere Flat Black satin nitro lacquer finish.

Includes black tweed case with red plush interior, strap and strap locks, cable and polishing cloth.

Features
  • Mahogany Jazzmaster body
  • Maple neck with C shape
  • Ebony fretboard with compound radius
  • 22 jumbo frets
  • Active EMG 60/81 humbucking pickups
  • 6-Saddle American Standard strings-thru-body bridge
  • Large '70s-style headstock with Jim Root's signature on the back
  • Black bezels
  • Contoured neck heel
  • No position inlays on fingerboard face - side dots only
  • No pickguard
  • Straplock-Ready strap buttons
  • Single "T" roller string tree
  • Side-mounted output jack
  • Rear-routed control cavity
  • Black tweed case with red plush interior
  • Included Accessories:
  • Strap
  • Polishing Cloth
  • Cable
  • Straplocks
  • Owner's Manual
Specifications
  • Series: Artist
    Body Material: Mahogany
    Body Finish: Satin Urethane
    Neck: Maple, "C" Shape
    Neck Finish: Satin Urethane
    String Nut: Synthetic Bone, 1.685" (42.8mm)
    Fingerboard: Ebony, 12" to 16" Compound Radius (304.8mm to 406.4mm)
    Frets: 22, Jumbo
    Scale Length: 25.5" (648mm)
    Hardware: Black
    Bridge: 6-Saddle American Standard Strings-Thru-Body Strat with
    Block-Style Saddles
    Tuning Machines: Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed Locking
    Strings: Fender USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
    Pickup Configuration: H/H
    Pickups: EMG 81 Humbucking with Brushed Chrome Cover (Bridge)
    EMG 60 Humbucking with Brushed Chrome Cover (Neck)
    Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge
    and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    Controls: Master Volume
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FenderJim Root Jazzmaster Electric Guitar
 
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5.0

Fender with a metal twist

By chris

from westland mi

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Comments about Fender Jim Root Jazzmaster Electric Guitar:

I purchased this guitar about 3months ago and waited to write this review. I ordered the guitar with a wait, but received it early and shipping was great. Now the guitar. Right out of the box was blown away! attention to detail was superb. The neck felt great with low action the fret board flawless with the frets rolled at the edge of the neck. The body of the guitar is balanced great. My only cons about the guitar might be the active emg's, and that's only because I wasn't used to them. After month's of owning the guitar I would put it up against any shredder guitar. Jim Root and fender really put it together.

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