Project Offset Phase Six - A timely update of how the Squier VM Jazzmaster has continued to be tweaked

Project Offset Phase Six - A timely update of how the Squier VM Jazzmaster has continued to be tweaked

Time flies when you're having fun. It has certainly been a long time since I last updated the 'Project Offset' series of blog articles, but a nice customer recently got in touch and reminded me of this series so I thought I'd follow it up, despite the years gone by!
17 July, 2020 by James P Gascoigne
Project Offset Phase five! - Vintage 'Tort' and how Mark Townsend of Spitfire captured the magic

Project Offset Phase five! - Vintage 'Tort' and how Mark Townsend of Spitfire captured the magic

When you're lucky enough to be graced by a vintage guitar, perhaps a Pre-CBS Fender for example, and it's outfitted with an original Celluloid Nitrate tortoiseshell pickguard, there is undoubtedly a certain magic to it. It's three dimensional splashes of lava like yellows, glowing reds and rich dark browns. Each one different, each with their own character. For a vintage enthusiast, reproduction guards just don't even come close.