Happy New Year Y'all

2012 already kicks bottoms, like big times: Fender has introduced a Johnny Marr Signature Jaguar!

OMG, I so gonna need to check this baby out, soon (sorry, I#m not at all objective here. This is too - one of my personal guitar heroes and my personal hero guitar together - aaargh :-)

The Specs, according to the Fender product-page:

General

Model Name: Johnny Marr Jaguar®
Series: Artist
Color / Part #:
  • Olympic White 011-6400-705
  • Metallic KO 011-6400-750

Body

Body Material: Alder
Body Shape: Jaguar®
Body Finish:
  • (0116400705, 0116400750) Lacquer

Neck

Neck Shape: Custom Neck Shape based on Johnny's '65 Jaguar®
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Vintage Style Frets
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (18.41 cm)
Fretboard: Rosewood
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Lacquer
Nut Width: 1.650” (42 mm)
Scale Length: 24" (61 cm)
Neck Plate: Vintage Style 4 Bolt
Truss Rods: Original Vintage Style

Electronics

Pickup Configuration: S/S
Bridge Pickup: Custom Wound Bare Knuckle® Johnny Marr Bridge Pickup
Neck Pickup: Custom Wound Bareknuckle® Johnny Marr Neck Pickup
Pickup Switching: 4-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups (In Parallel), Position 3. Neck Pickup, Position 4. Neck and Bridge Pickups (In Series)
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone

Hardware

Hardware Finish: Chrome
Bridge: Jaguar® Bridge with Mustang Saddles and Vintage Style "Floating" Tremolo Tailpiece
Bridge Cover: Includes Chrome Bridge Cover
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Auxiliary Switching: 2 Slide-Switches: Universal Bright Switch; Bright Switch for Blade Position 4

Miscellaneous

Strings: Fender® USA Super 250R, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Unique Features: Custom Wound Pickups, Artist Signature on front of headstock, Nylon Bridge Post Inserts for improved stability; Nylon Insert in Trem Arm Sleeve to prevent arm swing

Accessories

Case Gig Bags: Custom G&G with Blue Crushed Velvet Interior
Pickguard: 3-Ply White/Black/White
Included Accessories: Strap, cable, set of flatwound strings

Finally, let Mr Marr himself have a say on his baby (if you look close, you see in the background a orange-metallic looking guitar - I think this is close to the other color available – metallic OK – for the signature Jaguar):

youtube direct drool

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