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Fender American Special Jazz - Pickups & Tone Circuit

Discussion in 'For Sale: Strings and Accessories' started by 45cmckay105, Dec 28, 2013.


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  1. 45cmckay105

    45cmckay105 Supporting Member

    Sep 1, 2010
    Frederock, Maryland
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    Brand new Am.Special Jazz with zero playing time.

    Pick-ups do not have the clear protective film on them anymore, but no scratches either. Will de-solder rather than cut, so you have all the factory wire that they shipped with.
    Assuming bridge is what Fender calls the "standard" which are around $30 bones or so. Graptech saddles are unopened, as I chained the plan midstream and bought a BAII bridge instead. Can ship everything USPS, but probably no earlier than Saturday morning, as we are traveling a bit.

    Pickups. $55.00 SHIPPED USPS (Padded Envelope)
    Bridge. $30.00 SHIPPED USPS (Padded Envelope)
    Saddles. $45.00 SHIPPED USPS (Padded Envelope)
    ...or take it all for $105.00 SHIPPED USPS

    Went with Fender Super55 Splits, so this set-up saw about 15 minutes of playing time.

    TRADES:
    Hipshot HB7 Tuners
    Jazz Pickguards (Black Pearl, Aged White Pearl, White Pearl)
    Fender Chainsaw Hardshell Case (Jazz/P)
    DI Boxes
    PreAmps...etc.
     
  2. 45cmckay105

    45cmckay105 Supporting Member

    Sep 1, 2010
    Frederock, Maryland
    Who needs single coils...BUMP.

    Would consider trading the whole shooting match for hum-canceling J's.

    Cash added on my part depending on brand.
     
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  4. Mike Sorr

    Mike Sorr Play I some music... Supporting Member

    Oct 24, 2012
    Brick, NJ
    I love the American Specials and I'm hoping to get one exactly like the one you have here. This is a gorgeous bass (I have a thing for candy apple red and black). Curious to know what you paid for this if you don't mind my asking.
     
  5. 45cmckay105

    45cmckay105 Supporting Member

    Sep 1, 2010
    Frederock, Maryland
    Most big box stores are still at $999 I believe.

    Then I think Guitar Center got a special issue Am.Special P that was a nitro burst with a maple board for $799 in stores.

    Most of the smaller mom & pop shops in my area, if they have any of these on the wall will make them down sales priced to $799 plus tax.

    Pains me to admit it, but I swear this has better sustain and balance than my American Standard Jazz.
     
  6. 45cmckay105

    45cmckay105 Supporting Member

    Sep 1, 2010
    Frederock, Maryland
    Back to the top.
    Keeping potentiometers as I just "un-did" the whole greasebucket deal.

    Added bridge and Graphtech Saddles, as well as trade bait.:hyper:
     
  7. 45cmckay105

    45cmckay105 Supporting Member

    Sep 1, 2010
    Frederock, Maryland
    Closing thread and listing separately. Thanks TB.
     



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