FENDER JAZZMASTER (RED)
   
Used by Thurston/Kim: 1988-1999

  • 1988 -- ACCGG#C (Silver Rocket, Candle, Kissability) (probably)
  • 1989 -- ACCGG#C (Silver Rocket, Candle, Kissability)
  • 1990 -- EGDGED (Dirty Boots, Titanium Expose, Tunic, World Looks Red, The Bedroom) (My Friend Goo, Lee #2, Inhuman - KIM)
  • 1991 -- EGDGED (Dirty Boots, Tunic)
  • 1992 -- GGDDD#D# (Orange Rolls, Angel's Spit)
  • 1993 -- EGDGED (Skink)
  • 1995 -- EGDGED (Skink, The Diamond Sea)
  • 1996 -- EGDGED (Skink, The Diamond Sea)
  • 1997 -- EGDGED (Female Mechanic Now On Duty, Hits of Sunhine)
  • 1998 -- CGDGBB (Anagrama, Ineffable Me, Wildflower, Stil, Heather Angel, Karen Koltrane, Hoarfrost, French Tickler, Sunday)
  • 1999 -- CGDGBB (Anagrama, Ineffable Me, Wildflower, Stil, Heather Angel, Karen Koltrane, Hoarfrost, French Tickler, Sunday)

    NOTES:

  • One of several Fender Jazzmasters purchased by Thurston in the "Daydream Nation" era, and one of his main guitars up until its theft in July 1999.
  • Gauges: .046 .042 .026 .017 .017 .014 (for EGDGED)
  • Red body
  • 2 soap bar pickups
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • White pickguard
  • Switches removed
  • 2 knobs
  • 1 toggle
  • Tons of chipped paint
  • Pickguard cut away to add new input jack plate
  • "Panic Button" sticker
  • 2 worn rectangular stickers
  • Used by Thurston in "Kool Thing" & "Diamond Sea" videos
  • Listed as "Red Jazz" on '90 set lists.
  • Listed as "R.J." on '95 set lists.
  • Listed as "RED" on '99 set lists.

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  • 1996 july 1992