What is MJT?
MJT. Mean January Temperature (weather statistic)
Why are relic guitars so expensive?
Why are relic guitars so expensive? Ageing a guitar takes lots of time and skill. It’s rare to find an aged production guitar because of the time-consuming work, but they do exist. In order to get the exact level of deterioration you want, you might have to opt for a custom shop model.
How does fender finish their necks?
Fender continues to use urethane finishes on many of its instruments (American Standard Series, various artist models), with variants including flatter satin urethane (necks on Deluxe, Standard, Highway One, American Deluxe and American Standard models) and thicker, shinier gloss urethane (American Specials, Ritchie …
Do guitars relic naturally?
A genuine relic Stratocaster is a highly desirable object, far beyond the pockets of most people. A real road worn Telecaster is a seriously costly item. New road worn guitars usually cost more than standard guitars. But they’re still a lot less than the ancient originals, which are worn naturally over many decades.
Is maple fretboard better than Rosewood?
Compared to maple the difference is notable, as rosewood will soften the sound, even for guitars with maple necks. This is one of the reasons some guitar players prefer Fender Stratocasters and Telecasters with the option of a rosewood fretboard. Some players find maple too harsh and prefer the warmth of rosewood.
When did Guitars stop using nitrocellulose?
Poly Guitar Finish. Polyurethane and polyester guitar finishes are considered the industry standard; the modern norm if you will. In mass guitar production, poly finishes largely replaced nitrocellulose lacquers from the late ’60s onwards.
Which is the best MJT guitar to buy?
CS Tele’s are setup really well, and that is the key to any guitar’s perceived quality. My MJT Tele Custom, Esquire and Cabronita are all of CS quality. but be sure that you get a world clas setup, or it won’t even be as good as a Classic Vibe.
Does your MJT guitar rival high-end Fender?
I’ve got a Strat from Superlead and it’s one of my favourite guitars. MJT is likely in the ballpark of what he is doing. Setup by a fine luthier is a smart idea, as well. I’ve considered having MJT do a NOS Jazzmaster body in some early ’60s surfy color to replace my AVRI Jazzmaster body.
What do you need to know about MJT body shop?
We’re in the business of finishing and refinishing all types bodies, necks and hardware. If you have any questions, specific requests, or are ready to place your order, you can do so by Contacting Us Here. We want you to be happy. At MJT, we believe in transparency, honesty and hard work.
What do you need to know about MJT aged finishes?
At MJT, we believe in transparency, honesty and hard work. Your instrument will arrive packaged in ship-safe materials, fully insured, and ready to rock. Any questions, just contact us.