Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar: Unboxed

14th Oct 2011 | 15:11

Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar: Unboxed
Boxed up
That's right, we're even excited about the label on the box.

This month's TG features the full exclusive story behind the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar. We've received the only available model in the UK. This is what it looks like up close

It's the guitar that Nirvana fans have been waiting for and we brought you an exclusive first look at the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar last month, which explained the instrument's key features.

These photos were taken when we first got our hands on the new signature model and should give you an idea of what you can expect an off-the-shelf model to look like.

For the full exclusive story behind Kurt's original and the new Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar, see Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale now until 30 October).

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Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar: Unboxed
Case and box
The Cobain Jag comes in a gig-worthy flightcase.

This month's TG features the full exclusive story behind the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar. We've received the only available model in the UK. This is what it looks like up close

It's the guitar that Nirvana fans have been waiting for and we brought you an exclusive first look at the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar last month, which explained the instrument's key features.

These photos were taken when we first got our hands on the new signature model and should give you an idea of what you can expect an off-the-shelf model to look like.

For the full exclusive story behind Kurt's original and the new Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar, see Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale now until 30 October).

Buy Total Guitar for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Buy a digital copy of Total Guitar magazine
(US readers click here)

Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar: Unboxed
The package
Also included is a commemorative book with photographs and interviews.

This month's TG features the full exclusive story behind the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar. We've received the only available model in the UK. This is what it looks like up close

It's the guitar that Nirvana fans have been waiting for and we brought you an exclusive first look at the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar last month, which explained the instrument's key features.

These photos were taken when we first got our hands on the new signature model and should give you an idea of what you can expect an off-the-shelf model to look like.

For the full exclusive story behind Kurt's original and the new Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar, see Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale now until 30 October).

Buy Total Guitar for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Buy a digital copy of Total Guitar magazine
(US readers click here)

Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar: Unboxed
The body
A close-up of the body. Note the fairly heavy relicing.

This month's TG features the full exclusive story behind the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar. We've received the only available model in the UK. This is what it looks like up close

It's the guitar that Nirvana fans have been waiting for and we brought you an exclusive first look at the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar last month, which explained the instrument's key features.

These photos were taken when we first got our hands on the new signature model and should give you an idea of what you can expect an off-the-shelf model to look like.

For the full exclusive story behind Kurt's original and the new Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar, see Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale now until 30 October).

Buy Total Guitar for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Buy a digital copy of Total Guitar magazine
(US readers click here)

Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar: Unboxed
Vibrato (unattached)
Kurt may not have used it, but the KC Jag has a working vibrato. Listen to the intro on 'You Know You're Right' to hear how Kurt made use of this kind of tailpiece.

This month's TG features the full exclusive story behind the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar. We've received the only available model in the UK. This is what it looks like up close

It's the guitar that Nirvana fans have been waiting for and we brought you an exclusive first look at the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar last month, which explained the instrument's key features.

These photos were taken when we first got our hands on the new signature model and should give you an idea of what you can expect an off-the-shelf model to look like.

For the full exclusive story behind Kurt's original and the new Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar, see Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale now until 30 October).

Buy Total Guitar for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Buy a digital copy of Total Guitar magazine
(US readers click here)

Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar: Unboxed
Vibrato (attached)
The vibrato with the bar fitted.

This month's TG features the full exclusive story behind the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar. We've received the only available model in the UK. This is what it looks like up close

It's the guitar that Nirvana fans have been waiting for and we brought you an exclusive first look at the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar last month, which explained the instrument's key features.

These photos were taken when we first got our hands on the new signature model and should give you an idea of what you can expect an off-the-shelf model to look like.

For the full exclusive story behind Kurt's original and the new Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar, see Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale now until 30 October).

Buy Total Guitar for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Buy a digital copy of Total Guitar magazine
(US readers click here)

Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar: Unboxed
Electronics
Kurt's Jag had a number of modifications, like the addition of an extra volume control…

This month's TG features the full exclusive story behind the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar. We've received the only available model in the UK. This is what it looks like up close

It's the guitar that Nirvana fans have been waiting for and we brought you an exclusive first look at the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar last month, which explained the instrument's key features.

These photos were taken when we first got our hands on the new signature model and should give you an idea of what you can expect an off-the-shelf model to look like.

For the full exclusive story behind Kurt's original and the new Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar, see Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale now until 30 October).

Buy Total Guitar for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Buy a digital copy of Total Guitar magazine
(US readers click here)

Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar: Unboxed
Electronics (continued)
…and a three position toggle switch.

This month's TG features the full exclusive story behind the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar. We've received the only available model in the UK. This is what it looks like up close

It's the guitar that Nirvana fans have been waiting for and we brought you an exclusive first look at the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar last month, which explained the instrument's key features.

These photos were taken when we first got our hands on the new signature model and should give you an idea of what you can expect an off-the-shelf model to look like.

For the full exclusive story behind Kurt's original and the new Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar, see Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale now until 30 October).

Buy Total Guitar for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Buy a digital copy of Total Guitar magazine
(US readers click here)

Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar: Unboxed
Bridge
The black chrome T-o-M-style bridge.

This month's TG features the full exclusive story behind the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar. We've received the only available model in the UK. This is what it looks like up close

It's the guitar that Nirvana fans have been waiting for and we brought you an exclusive first look at the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar last month, which explained the instrument's key features.

These photos were taken when we first got our hands on the new signature model and should give you an idea of what you can expect an off-the-shelf model to look like.

For the full exclusive story behind Kurt's original and the new Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar, see Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale now until 30 October).

Buy Total Guitar for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Buy a digital copy of Total Guitar magazine
(US readers click here)

Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar: Unboxed
Relic details
Some more relicing. Check out the ace cracked patina.

This month's TG features the full exclusive story behind the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar. We've received the only available model in the UK. This is what it looks like up close

It's the guitar that Nirvana fans have been waiting for and we brought you an exclusive first look at the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar last month, which explained the instrument's key features.

These photos were taken when we first got our hands on the new signature model and should give you an idea of what you can expect an off-the-shelf model to look like.

For the full exclusive story behind Kurt's original and the new Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar, see Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale now until 30 October).

Buy Total Guitar for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Buy a digital copy of Total Guitar magazine
(US readers click here)

Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar: Unboxed
Aged hardware
It's not just the paintwork that's been aged; the hardware and pickups are authentically rusted to match.

This month's TG features the full exclusive story behind the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar. We've received the only available model in the UK. This is what it looks like up close

It's the guitar that Nirvana fans have been waiting for and we brought you an exclusive first look at the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar last month, which explained the instrument's key features.

These photos were taken when we first got our hands on the new signature model and should give you an idea of what you can expect an off-the-shelf model to look like.

For the full exclusive story behind Kurt's original and the new Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar, see Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale now until 30 October).

Buy Total Guitar for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Buy a digital copy of Total Guitar magazine
(US readers click here)

Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar: Unboxed
Neck plate
For a cool personal touch, the four-bolt neck plate features the Fender logo, designed to match a sketch that was drawn by Kurt in his journals.

This month's TG features the full exclusive story behind the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar. We've received the only available model in the UK. This is what it looks like up close

It's the guitar that Nirvana fans have been waiting for and we brought you an exclusive first look at the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar last month, which explained the instrument's key features.

These photos were taken when we first got our hands on the new signature model and should give you an idea of what you can expect an off-the-shelf model to look like.

For the full exclusive story behind Kurt's original and the new Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar, see Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale now until 30 October).

Buy Total Guitar for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Buy a digital copy of Total Guitar magazine
(US readers click here)

Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar: Unboxed
Kurt's Fender logo
The sketch is included in the book. Beneath, one of Kurt's drawings shows a Sumo wrestler stamping on a guitar, advising "Trash all the others! Buy a Fender."

This month's TG features the full exclusive story behind the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar. We've received the only available model in the UK. This is what it looks like up close

It's the guitar that Nirvana fans have been waiting for and we brought you an exclusive first look at the Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar last month, which explained the instrument's key features.

These photos were taken when we first got our hands on the new signature model and should give you an idea of what you can expect an off-the-shelf model to look like.

For the full exclusive story behind Kurt's original and the new Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar, see Total Guitar issue 220 (on sale now until 30 October).

Buy Total Guitar for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Buy a digital copy of Total Guitar magazine
(US readers click here)

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