Fender Jim Root Jazzmaster Electric Guitar, Flat Black
Fender Jim Root Jazzmaster Electric Guitar, Flat BlackDetails
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A Minimalist Approach
When it came to creating his won Fender Jazzmaster, Jim Root decided to scrap everything that wasn't important to the core guitar elements. Instead, Jim wanted a minimalist guitar that was as road worthy as possible, due to the live shows with Slipknot where things could get dirty or broken. For the signature guitar, the pickups, circuits and controls have all been replaced with EMG pickups, a single volume control and a 3-way blade switch, allowing for powerful tones with simplistic control. The big chrome bridge has been replaced with a small startacaster string-though-body bridge, and the fingerboard inlays have been removed to leave a smooth ebony look.
Active EMG Pickups
The Fender Jim Root Jazzmaster uses a set of powerful EMG 81 and 60 humbucking pickups, offering a punchy and thick tone when in the 81 bridge position and a warm and crisp tone in the 60 neck position. Constructed from close aperture coils and featuring ceramic magnets, the 81 and 60 humbucking pickups provide advanced detail and a truly meaty tone. EMG pickups are favoured by many professional musicians due to their unbeatable tone, active circuitry, high output and low noise.
featuring a string-thru body construction, the guitar provides improved tonality and sustain by transferring vibrations and resonance from the string to the body as it goes over the hardtail bridge and passes through the body.
Compound Radius Neck
The Jazzmaster features Fender's unique and innovative compound-radius fingerboard design, where the board gradually flattens toward the heel from its more rounded profile, providing a smooth playability for both chords and riffs. The flattened heel allows sensational accessibility and speed at the high register, perfect for both lead and rhythm players.
About Jim Root
Jim Root is an American guitarist born in 1971 who is known for his role in legendary heavy metal band Slipknot. Having released 10 studio albums with Slipknot and 5 with side project Stone Sour, Jim Root has performed on stages all around the world and has become a guitar idol to many metal musicians.
Body & Bridge
- Series: Artist
- Body: Mahogany
- Bridge: 6-Saddle String-Through-Body Strat
- Construction: Bolt-On
- Finish: Flat Black
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck: Maple
- Profile: Modern "C"
- Scale Length: 25.5"
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Radius: 12" - 16" Compound Radius
- Frets: 22 Jumbo
- Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Nut Width: 1.685" (42.8 mm)
- Headstock: Large '70s Style
Electronics & Hardware
- Bridge Pickup: Active EMG 81 Humbucker
- Neck Pickup: Active EMG 60 Humbucker
- Controls: 1 x Volume, 3-Way Blade Switch
- Machine Heads: Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed Locking
- Saddles: Block-Style
- Control Knobs: Black Plastic
- Hardware: Black
- Strings: Fender USA 250R NPS, (.010 - .046 Gauges)
- Included Case: Fenders Hardshell Case, Black Tweed
- Accessories: Strap, Polishing Cloth, Cable, Straplocks, Owner’s Manual
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