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    Default Buying a new Jag. What to do?

    I found a CIJ Sunburst Jaguar with an excelent finish and an awsome playability in a store. It's the only jaguar for sale I found here in Portugal, and I decided to buy it.

    I already searched for a lot of mods that people usually do to improve the jags and to make the CIJ closer to the American Vintage (like changing the bridge, the pups, the pots, etc etc.

    However, I've been reading some stuff about the Mute system not functioning properly and raising the tuning of the guitar a quarter-step or so when engaged.

    Is there any way to install a similar system on a CIJ Jag that will work better than the original one? What other mods do you people recomend for it to become a better guitar?

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    Default Re: Buying a new Jag. What to do?

    Quote Originally Posted by darkstriker
    What other mods do you people recomend for it to become a better guitar?

    Man, I could realy say something funny here like "make it more like a tele or a strat" but I won't. I'll let SA or SMD chime in here instead.
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    You know what I meant

    I already own a strat, and by better guitar i just meant what does a jag owner usually change in it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by darkstriker
    You know what I meant

    I already own a strat, and by better guitar i just meant what does a jag owner usually change in it?
    To change a Jag, the mute is sometimes removed. I believe that leaves 2 screwholes, or even worse? Not much else can be done.

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    Fortunately I'm getting a Japanese Jag. They don't have a mute and thus no holes in the body.

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    Well then. That's very good!

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    Now about those pickups... Is it true I can drop strat single coils into a Jag? Or will I be stuck with Jaguar-specific single coils like the Duncan ones?

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    Finally bought the thing ("for christmas")! Now to do a good setup and start using it properly :) :)


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    Well, I guess Christmas got here a little bit early, eh?
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