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Fender Jim Root Black Paisley Jazzmaster

Fender Jim Root Black Paisley Jazzmaster  ·  Source: Instagram/Fender

Fender shared photos of the instrument on its Instagram account, and the Slipknot guitarist has also been spotted using the guitar live. Does that mean a production Fender Jim Root Black Paisley Jazzmaster is in the works?

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Fender Jim Root Black Paisley Jazzmaster

In the video below, you can see the guitarist wielding a Fender Black Paisley Jazzmaster V4 model during a Slipknot gig. And, as mentioned in the introduction, Fender has also shared images of the guitar on its official Instagram account.

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Black Paisley

We recently wrote about how Fender now offers Black Paisley as an option for the Acoustasonic Telecaster, so the finish definitely has a big fanbase. And of all the paisley finished models, that is one of my own personal favourites. So if Fender does choose to release these as a regular run, I have a feeling they will sell like hotcakes.

Jim Root shares photos of his new Black Paisley offset

Jim Root shares photos of his new Black Paisley offset

The guitarist has had a lot of variations of his signature model over the years. Currently his Fender Jim Root Jazzmaster model comes with EMG pickups. He also has a Black Paisley Stratocaster and Telecaster in his personal collection.

Jim Root's Black Paisley Stratocaster

Jim Root’s Black Paisley Stratocaster

If Fender were to make it a regular production model, do you think it could be popular? Let us know in the comments section below.

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3 responses to “Is Fender about to drop a new Jim Root Black Paisley Jazzmaster?”

  1. Matt says:

    Honest question – is Jim Root to Fender what Slash is to Gibson?

    • eat yr Ghost says:

      At this point, seems like it. Between him and John 5, for sure.

      I really like the look of this, and some of his other signature models have done interesting or unique things, so I’m in the “interested” column.

  2. Lesley says:

    He has always said that he likes to keep his models affordable and when asked the question he said he thought they would be too expensive for production

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