Friday, September 16, 2011

FENDER KURT COBAIN JAGUAR New for September 2011

Meticulously modeled on the battered and highly unusual 1965 Jaguar
Wielded in the 1990’s by Kurt Cobain as front man of Nirvana.
Road Worn body and hardware…available in LH or RH!

Fender® introduces one of its most distinctive
signature models ever, the Kurt Cobain
Jaguar®-meticulously modeled on the
battered and highly unusual 1965 Jaguar that
Cobain wielded during the heady early-’90s
era when Nirvana ruled rock and led a
musically stunning and culturally subversive
Fender craftsmen have reproduced Cobain’s
battle-hardened left-handed Jaguar down to
the last unusual detail, including its worn
finish, dual humbucking pickups and unique
electronics and controls (which were already
in place when Kurt acquired the guitar in
summer 1991).

Unique features include an alder body with
Road Worn aged finish and hardware
treatment, bound fretboard with pearloid dot
markers, Stratocaster headstock shape with
1950s-style “spaghetti” logo, DiMarzio®
humbucking DP103 PAF 36th Anniversary
neck pickup and DP100 Super Distortion
bridge pickup, triple knurled “chrome-dome”
knob configuration (volume-volume-tone),
three-position toggle switch, black chrome
Adjusto-Matic™ bridge and Gotoh® sealed
tuners. Available in right- and left-handed
Accessories include a black textured vinyl
hard-shell case and an exclusive Fender Kurt
Cobain book with photos and commentary by
Charles Peterson and an insightful interview
with Nirvana guitar tech Earnie Bailey.

Body Shape: Jaguar®
Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Gloss Lacquer
Neck: Maple, "C" Shape
Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
Fretboard: Rosewood
Fretboard Radius: 9.5" (24.1 cm)
Frets: 22, Medium Jumbo
Position Inlays: Pearloid Dot Position Inlays
Scale Length: 24" (61 cm)
Nut Width: 1.650” (42 mm)
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Truss Rod: Original Vintage Style
Pickups: DiMarzio® DP100 Super Distortion Humbucking Pickup (Bridge)
DiMarzio® PAF DP-103 36th Anniversary Humbucking Pickup
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and
Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Aux Switching: 2-Position On/Off Slide Switch for Switching Between "Lead" and
"Rhythm" Circuits
Controls: Lead Circuit Controls (Slide Switch Down): Volume (Neck), Volume
(Bridge), Master Tone; Rhythm Circuit Controls (Slide Switch Up):
Two Thumbwheel Controls for Neck Pickup Volume and Tone
Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Keys: Gotoh® Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
Bridge: Adjusto-Matic™ Bridge with Vintage Style "Floating" Tremolo
Tailpiece and Tremolo Lock Button
Control Knobs: Knurled Chrome Dome
Pickguard: 4-Ply Tortoise Shell
Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Incl. Accessories: Exclusive Fender Kurt Cobain Book featuring photography by
Charles Peterson
Unique Features: Stratocaster® Headstock; Volume, Volume, Tone Control
Configuration; Toggle Pickup Selector Switch; Adjusto-Matic™ Bridge; Road Worn Aged Finish and Hardware Treatment


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