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62 Warmouth/Fender Jag Build

Discussion in 'Other Cool Guitars' started by panhead6zero, Feb 4, 2017.

  1. englishman

    englishman Friend of Fred

    Age:
    60
    Apr 5, 2014
    Detroit
    I've bought a couple of necks from them... count on a fret leveling at the least.
     
  2. panhead6zero

    panhead6zero Gretschie

    Age:
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    252
    Jan 17, 2015
    The Motor City
    UhOH! I will have a new skill to learn/fake!
     
  3. Hammerhands

    Hammerhands Country Gent

    Aug 26, 2011
    Winnipeg
    Does anyone know how Stratosphere sources their parts? Are they getting broken guitars or seconds?
     
  4. panhead6zero

    panhead6zero Gretschie

    Age:
    59
    252
    Jan 17, 2015
    The Motor City
    One of my co workers has purchased through them as well. We can not figure it out. We suspect they buy wholesale and maybe part them out.
     
  5. panhead6zero

    panhead6zero Gretschie

    Age:
    59
    252
    Jan 17, 2015
    The Motor City
    Yes Sir! I had it set up by Tom Pelerito in Salem twp. Guy is a genius. He used 10 different grits to get them level and shiny.
     
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2017
  6. panhead6zero

    panhead6zero Gretschie

    Age:
    59
    252
    Jan 17, 2015
    The Motor City
    Finally finished!! JagBuild2.jpg jagbuild4.jpg 0909171626.jpg

    She plays Great! I thought I messed up the wiring. I took it to Tom Pelerito, who sent me to Mike Koontz in Ferndale, If I remember correctly, Mike said the old schematics were written for a single pole switch for the neck pickup. Using a double pole, double throw you have to change the wiring. It is bright and chimey as a Jag should be!! Fun for surf sounds...What looks like "Relicing" on part of it are from me wet sanding through the paint. DOH!! Figured I better stop there!! Looks kinda okay for me. I will post a video when I get something down that is not too embarrassing :).
     
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  7. Ricochet

    Ricochet Gretschified

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Looks great. Really subtle relic!
     
  8. Tony65x55

    Tony65x55 Friend of Fred

    Age:
    61
    Sep 23, 2011
    The 'Shwa, Ontario, Canada
    That looks fabulous. I love Jaguars.
     
  9. jagROAR_63

    jagROAR_63 Gretschie

    432
    Apr 20, 2016
    Germany
    Yeah - great Jag ! :)

    and I like the whitch hats. What kind of bridge and PUPs did you chose ?
     
  10. Stefan

    Stefan Country Gent

    Jan 20, 2016
    Germany
  11. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Friend of Fred

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal
    Something extra cool about a pink Offset!
     
  12. panhead6zero

    panhead6zero Gretschie

    Age:
    59
    252
    Jan 17, 2015
    The Motor City
    It is a Fender Mustang bridge, Fender 62 single coil pups. The screws in the bridge were so loose the tech added blue loctitie. He also ground the intonation screws shorter. He said it was a tricky setup.
     
  13. panhead6zero

    panhead6zero Gretschie

    Age:
    59
    252
    Jan 17, 2015
    The Motor City
    Actually it is a Fender Champ 600. (are they made by Swart? The Gretsch 5222 is the same amp)?!
     
  14. Stefan

    Stefan Country Gent

    Jan 20, 2016
    Germany
    Uh sorry, I was mistaken!