Fender Japan Jazzmaster JM66-85 Candy Apple Red 1993
Fender Jazzmaster, made in Japan 1993-4. Candy apple always looks sweet on a JM; this one is no exception. The matching headstock, dark choc rosewood board, lightly yellowed plastics and slightly worn candy apple red is a superb combo; it looks awesome. The neck is well played in and feels instantly familiar; it's a smooth and easy player. The hard hitting JM-plonk is all there; there's a nice balance of brightness and juicy thick lows. These Fuijigen-era offsets are getting pretty scarce, so if you've been on the hunt, here's your shot!
Model: Fender Jazzmaster (JM66-85)
Made: Japan, 1993-4, Fujigen plant (serial N018658)
Finish: candy apple red, 3-ply white guard
Neck: maple with rosewood board, 25.5" scale, 7.25" radius
Mods: bridge replaced with Mustang style
Pickup: Fender Japan JM-Single x2
Cosmetic condition notes: mild finish wear. Headstock has a bunch of dimples on the end and back, no major marks. Neck has a bunch of minor dimples pon the back but no major marks, it's smooth in the hands. The back has some dimples, light scuffs and dents around the body, nothing nasty. The sides are pretty clean, just some dimples on the shoulder and near the jack. The front has some dimples on shoulder, behind the bridge and near the jack, as well as some play wear on the guard and top horn. Overall: good condition (7/10)
Playing condition notes: Action is low, neck is straight, intonation is good, truss rod works. All electrics tested and working properly. Frets have some normal wear; they seem to be freshly dressed and polished but there's some height gone, 6/10 for life left. Wearing fresh 11/49s.