2005 Fender AVRI Jazzmaster - Ice Blue Metallic by Frankie Concord Via Flickr: My ice blue metallic 2005 Fender AVRI Jazzmaser. Novak JM90 in the bridge. Novak JMV in the neck. Staytrem bridge and tremolo arm.
Sonic Blue Squier VM Jazzmaster that’s been given the full AVRI upgrade treatment. Now adorned with a wonderful Couch Guitar Strap.
Truth be told, my father and I are more builders and modders than players (though the idea was always to learn how to play guitar on our own home-built instruments). But armed with knowledge culled from countless hours reading mmguitarbar’s invaluable social media instructionals, I felt emboldened to try a setup of my own. It didn’t turn out half bad! Those guys are the best!
More from guitar shopping this week. The AVRI Jazzmaster with matching headstock was lovely. As was the 3 tone sunburst SG Standard. The only thing I don’t like about this SG is that it has those new automatic tuners. I have nothing against the idea of the guitar tuning itself, it’s just that they are so ugly and clunky and gigantic.