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Fender Debuts New Jim Root Jazzmaster V4 Guitar

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Fender has debuted its new Jim Root Jazzmaster V4 guitar.

The company's latest collaboration with the Slipknot guitarist, the Jim Root Jazzmaster V4 features EMG Jim Root Signature Daemonum open-coil active humbucking pickups and a 12” radius ebony fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets, for easy shredding.

Notably, the guitar's minimalist look means that usual Jazzmaster features - such as a vibrato, rhythm circuit and tone control - are absent. The guitar has a mahogany slab body and a “C”-shaped maple neck with a bound ebony fingerboard and pearloid block inlays.

Elsewhere, the guitar is built with locking tuners, a volume control, a 3-way switch and a hardtail bridge.

The Fender Jim Root Jazzmaster V4 is available now - in a Polar White satin finish - for $1,399.99.

For more info on the guitar, stop by fender.com (opens in new tab).

Jackson Maxwell
Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.