During this time, Vincent worked on many prestigious guitars, including the replica of Gary Moore’s ’61 Stratocaster, a 30-piece run of the Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughan 30th anniversary Stratocaster guitars, and most recently the Phil Lynott Precision Bass. ", On June 1, Fender released its own statement in response to US protests, sayiing "We will not tolerate racism. ", I'm coming down fast, but I'm miles above you. ", A photo posted by on on Jun 1, 2020 at 11:35am PDT, Don't miss the latest deals, news, reviews, features and tutorials. I despise what Fender does with its constant tweaking of regular production, making standard guitars unnecessarily expensive if you want standard vintage spec. Fender Custom Shop MB John Cruz'51 Nocaster Custom Strat Electric Guitar Ebony. I own half of a Fender. I personally believe his termination was a rash decision that served only to placate bandwagon anger. Future Publishing Limited Quay House, The Ambury, There was a problem. Although Fender confirmed to us that he is no longer with the company, a spokesperson said that Fender would issue no further comment “as a matter of policy”. 11 knavel 3 months ago Good riddance. Jun 10, 2020 #1. The Masterbuilt John Cruz Fender Custom Shop Offset Telecaster - Jazzmaster / Telecaster Hybrid neck is based on our exclusive MVP Series guitars and features an ultra-comfy, "C" meets "U" profile – Custom sized to be a perfect fit for large or small hands. So much with guitars is very subjective. The Fender Custom Shop made a limited run of 83 replica Black1 Stratocasters, all of which were sold within 24 hours Each one was carefully relic'd by John Cruz. 6, 8 benches maybe? According to a Facebook post of 2 June by bassist Gregor Fris, Cruz had posted a highly distasteful image in connection with the recent protests in the USA. If the situation truly merited punishment, there were other options that could have been taken. Who needs big brother watching them. Further, a third of employers (34 percent) have found content online that caused them to reprimand or fire an employee. “Hey Fender Custom Shop Master Builder John Cruz," he wrote on facebook. I was on FarceBook several years ago. I'm just worried they'll  get my report card from when I was in Junior High. The video above is an extract of an interview of John Cruz, Fender Master Builder, done in Paris on September 29th 2014. The luthier’s name has been removed from the Meet The Builders section of … I thought it was funny - compared to the people who put antlers on their side windows anyway. The whole “worth losing his job over” argument … Fris later commented on his own post giving an update, saying Fender had called him to say that Cruz had been relieved of his duties. "I don't know what you mean by protesters on the freeway. It was built by Fender Custom Shop master-builder John Cruz in Corona, California in late 2004 – with direct input from John, who also participated in some of the handworks. Need you ask for more? The Fender Custom Shop Master Design 1963 Relic Stratocaster is meticulously designed by longtime Master Builder John Cruz to embody classic earlyGÇô'60s look and soul, with mods under the hood that deliver remarkable modern tonal versatility. So much with guitars is very subjective. Mayers original, so I here, is just a Masterbuilt John Cruz that matches the spics of the SRV "number 1". Paste as plain text instead, × freedom of speech is going to be a thing of the past if this shiit keeps up. Please refresh the page and try again. From the time he was a young boy growing up in Palolo Valley on Oahu, John Cruz knew he was destined to play music. Fender Stratocaster “Crashocaster” John was first seen using this Strat in 2005 during the John Mayer Trio tour. Or is that soooooo 2019? © I went with the Cruz Bone Tone pickups and prefer to add my own relicing thru lots of playing. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Social media is another virus we need to figure out... All speech is protected. The Masterbuilt John Cruz Fender Custom Shop Offset Telecaster - Jazzmaster / Telecaster Hybrid neck is based on our exclusive MVP Series guitars and features an ultra-comfy, Mid 60’s Oval “C” profile – Custom sized to be a perfect fit for large or small hands. Posting "jokes" about murdering anti-racist protestors is pretty racist IMO. I strolled right into the Kustomme Shoppe like I owned the joint. John Cruz Fired From Fender Custom Shop 26 ThePolecats 3 months ago I wonder if it's not something like: "Oh m'gosh, that reflects poorly on our Company to hear our Employee say that! I have a outside USA customer who asked about this Strat I had Fender build, but a 1999 John Cruz Cunetto Era Birdeye Relic Neck I have in my shop. Thank you for signing up to Musicradar. Peegoo Poster Extraordinaire. Subjects discussed. 26 ThePolecats 5 months ago ... "Oh m'gosh, that reflects poorly on our Company to hear our Employee say that! Might sell it to pay for a real ‘64 if the right one comes along but until then, this is my baby. 2 - Fender is free to hire or fire who they like. I started with Fender in 1987, the custom shop in 1993 and became a Master Builder in 2003. This is a place where John Mayer Fans can discuss JM's music. Fender Custom Shop Master Builder John Cruz gives you the inside story here on the special new guitar he’s created, the Master Design 1963 Relic Stratocaster.   Pasted as rich text. It is unconfirmed if Cruz did indeed make the Facebook post. Yes, they had the right. The person who made the complaint against John Cruz also submitted a post last year making light of lynch mobs, but does that not matter? He can say what he like, the law can’t jail him for his comments. – Otter. This is what John had to say about the Fender Custom Shop Zombie Stratocaster: “It”™s my tribute to The Walking Dead series, which I”™m a big fan of,” said Cruz. a few months ago I gave my daughter my '72 Strat that I've had since '74. Item Description. Fender as a publicly traded company cant be seen to do business with bad actors. Un-relic'd production versions of the guitar were produced for a limited run of 500 worldwide. Display as a link instead, × John Cruz started working at Fender in 1987 and went over to the custom shop in 1993. No one. Nobody. During this time, Vincent worked on many prestigious guitars, including the replica of Gary Moore’s ’61 Stratocaster, a 30-piece run of the Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughan 30th anniversary Stratocaster guitars, and most recently the Phil Lynott Precision Bass. The guitar was delivered to Mayer in November 2004. I am not on. PS: 1999-2001 NoCaster Relic's are one of Best Relic Fender Ever Made. His mom loved the Motown sound and had an extensive record collection. The guitar has 22 frets, and a typical configuration of type S / S / S with microphones, however, unusual: of John Cruz ltd, hand-wound by the master after he took some lessons with grandma Ybarra "Employers continue to monitor employees’ online presence even after they’re hired. DeMelo Senior Stratmaster. I’ve played a few of his guitars and they are awesome. The Cruz and Thorn Teles look seriously perfect. I’ve played a few of his guitars and they are awesome. Made to 1951 Fender Specs...Neck had John Cruz Stamp,as John built this.. Comes with Output Jack & Cup. The Masterbuilt John Cruz Fender Custom Shop Offset Telecaster - Jazzmaster / Telecaster Hybrid neck is based on our exclusive MVP Series guitars and features an ultra-comfy, "C" meets "U" neck profile – Custom sized to be a perfect fit for large or small hands. None of Fenders business what he posts on social media. The EVE Audio SC3070 monitors: 3-way, compact and affordable. well, if you want to get TECHNICAL and all........  but this is hardly comparable to what goes on in twitter and facebook. ... Well, without judging anything he did or say I’m curious about what he will do in the future, he is still one of the most famous luthiers around. It was built by Fender Custom Shop master-builder John Cruz in Corona, California in late 2004 – with direct input from John, who also participated in some of the handworks. We must protect ourselves. The Stevie Ray Vaughan Stratocaster is the signature model electric guitar of American guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, based on his favorite guitar, Number One.The guitar debuted at the NAMM Show in January 1992 and began selling at various music stores.. John Cruz of Fender’s Custom Shop wasn’t certain, but he said with the kind of yellow primer base that’s visible in places it could have been Sunburst originally. This is what John had to say about the Fender Custom Shop Zombie Stratocaster: “It”™s my tribute to The Walking Dead series, which I”™m a big fan of,” said Cruz. This one in particular is all original and I would say comes with most of its case candy and OHSC. The person who made the complaint against John Cruz also submitted a post last year making light of lynch mobs, but does that not matter? 1st Amendment protects you from the government not your employer. 1 - Cruz can say what he likes. Are all people who've taken to the streets even protestors? Tumbleweeds. [Vintage Guitars Info’s Vintage Fender Guitars] Based on that info, and on the fact that Fender completely changed the design of their logo in mid-1964, it is safe to say that John’s Stratocaster was made either in 1963 or sometime in early 1964. Copyright 2019 Gibson Brands, Inc. All rights reserved. T-watter and Farcebook. John Cruz joined Fender in 1987, rising to the rank of Master Builder at the Fender Custom Shop in 2003. Must of had Great Wood for these babies! The difference in price will be significant. Mr. Gibson, June 11 in The Gibson Lounge. I despise what Fender does with its constant tweaking of regular production, making standard guitars unnecessarily expensive if you want standard vintage spec. Posts: 580. And if your speech incites violence, you may get a visit from the FBI. Yours are all genuine custom production. few weeks ago I sold my "Performer" Seafoam green Strat. Fukk you fender I'm going to ignore my fender products for 10 minutes,that'll show ya.lol. "Are you planning to stop making fun of harming and even killing black protestors anytime soon?”, Fender has declined to comment beyond confirming that Cruz is "no longer with the company. Fender Custom Shop 50th Anniversary 1954 Stratocaster (2004) Custom Shop 50th Anniversary 1954 Stratocaster (2004), STC-Shaped Guitar from Fender in the Custom Shop Stratocaster series. The "black one" will be released in two models, the Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt, and the regular Fender (which will be a glorified road worn). In 2010, Fender announced a production model of Mayer's Black1 guitar. I started with Fender in 1987, the custom shop in 1993 and became a Master Builder in 2003. All neat and tidy, tools stowed, nothing on any benches. Number One, also called First Wife, was the nickname given by Stevie Ray Vaughan to his favorite Fender Stratocaster, built ca. The bassist was seemingly referring to a now-deleted meme, said to be shared by Cruz on Facebook. Whether inside or outside the home, his earliest memories were filled with song. Yours are all genuine custom production. Messages: 1,545. The whole “worth losing his job over” argument holds … At this point, John is not (sic) longer employed at Fender. John Mayer, Joe Bonamassa, and Eric Clapton walk into a bar. Worse, ask my old bus driver if I was 'respectful'.   Your link has been automatically embedded. Fender has terminated its relationship with Custom Shop Master Builder John Cruz. Shitty nature of big business, and a frankly shitty thing to post. If you want to post dumb stuff, and don't want to get fired, start your own business. John Cruz; Ron Thorn; Kyle McMillin; Are Masterbuilt Guitars Better Than Team Built Custom Shop Guitars? Jul 5, 2020 #11. × Third, John Cruz put in more than thirty years with Fender. Who is no longer with Fender unfortunately.... oh well their loss! Joined: Oct 11, 2019 Location: Wyoming panhandle. That may well be.   Your previous content has been restored. Nearly half of employers (48 percent) say they use social networking sites to research current employees— 10 percent do it daily. Made to 1951 Fender Specs...Neck had John Cruz Stamp,as John built this.. Comes with Output Jack & Cup. Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Brich, Jun 10, 2020. That stopped working because the 'new hires' started suing their former employers for what they told the HR people where they applied. John has 5 jobs listed on their profile. John Mayer. Maybe it’s the right time to make some tough decisions. BUT you take your chances with the backlash for the things you say. Yeah, employee contracts and handbooks, and Right To Work laws mean Fender and GC did nothing 'illegal' But neither had to do what they did. Bluestrat83, Jun 11, 2020 #29. IMO, not a 'freedom of speech' issue. Our stock holders may get angry. The luthier's post, since deleted, appears to have been shared on a fretboard forum thread, and originally seems to have been brought to Fender's attention by bassist Gregor Fris. Here’s mine. His mom loved the Motown sound and had an extensive record collection. Pips Tele-Holic. John Cruz Fired by Fender? Our Company may lose Money! Fender has parted ways with one of its most renowned Custom Shop Master Builders, John Cruz, seemingly following his sharing of a controversial facebook meme. 19.9k Followers, 144 Following, 176 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from John Cruz (Fender) (@johncruz_fendercustomshop) Avg used price: $3,550. I guess I was offending the wrong people. England and Wales company registration number 2008885. Posts: 580. John Cruz started working at Fender in 1987 and went over to the custom shop in 1993. Nearly half of employers (48 percent) say they use social networking sites to research current employees— 10 percent do it daily. Log into Facebook to start sharing and connecting with your friends, family, and people you know. Or are many of them looters and vandals? Discuss. × Posts: 5,317. John Cruz got canned at Fender Sign in to follow ... Or Customers. I came through no problem". 1 user review. ", "As a matter of company policy we do not comment publicly on matters like these," the firm stated, "however we can confirm that John Cruz is no longer with the company. could have quietly and quickly contacted Fender to voice his concerns, but heck, that's not half as self important as calling the bloke out publicly on farcebook.   You cannot paste images directly. He hasn't been there for years. This is a very unique John Cruz Masterbuilt Fender’51 Nocaster Custom Stratocaster electric guitar in excellent condition. Being a guitarist and understanding what a great guitar should look, feel and sound like has always been a top priority for him. Fender Corp can't have you posting stuff like that using an account that says: I'm sending a strongly worded letter to Fender about this. Fender has parted ways with one of its most renowned Custom Shop Master Builders, John Cruz, seemingly following his sharing of a controversial facebook meme. Lets fire the SOB to show what a loving and caring organization we are and avoid the problem!!" 1963. John Cruz came to Fender in 1987, joined the Custom Shop in 1993 and became a Master Builder in 2003. 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Privacy Policy | Different terms in different places for the same color Despite the obvious difference in shades or pinks, there is also a current that states that the difference between the two terms is merely location or geographical. Fukk you fender I'm going to ignore my fender products for 10 minutes,that'll show ya.lol Yeah I'm not gonna touch my Martin just in case CFM IV opens his yap. Human Resources weenies -  Employment 'professionals'  use to call prior employers to get a 'reference' for a potential  'new hire'. A 2-year assistant role with Stephen Stern at the Gretsch Custom Shop was followed by a 5-year apprenticeship with John Cruz. Nobody around, on a random Tuesday. tamer_of_banthas likes this. I did a quick youtube video.. Bath Product presentation . Was going in to see the pallets of blank woods, see how nice theirs were compared to USA and Mexico. Must of had Great Wood for these babies! Weird. What kind of feedback would you have gotten if you'd used Jesus' likeness? Fender may have been calling various colors the same thing: Fiesta Red, but what customers saw of the product were different colored guitars. I'm sure they all play beautifully. That certainly must mean something in the equation. A 2-year assistant role with Stephen Stern at the Gretsch Custom Shop was followed by a 5-year apprenticeship with John Cruz. Whether inside or outside the home, his earliest memories were filled with song. I just went onto the Fender CS page and John Cruz is not showing up at "Meet the Builders". Soul. Congrats on ordering a John Cruz Masterbuilt. There are just two check marks in finish on the back. Yeah, employee contracts and handbooks, and Right To Work laws mean Fender and GC did nothing 'illegal' But neither had to do what they did. John Cruz allegedly posted offensive protests joke. Of course Gregor Fris (?) I worked my way up. I got asked early on to come over to the Custom Shop … Classified Ads . Further, a third of employers (34 percent) have found content online that caused them to reprimand or fire an employee. The Spitfire Tortoise Shell guard was my only mod after getting it. Yeah I'm not gonna touch my Martin just in case CFM IV opens his yap. In 2010, Fender announced a production model of Mayer's Black1 guitar. Terms & Conditions | Registered Trademarks, Employers continue to monitor employees’ online presence even after they’re hired. His Hawaiian grandmother had a beautiful voice and sang in church. He has been a master builder since 2003. Same price, I keep the Big Neck. There's no laws that keep us from being asswholes. ", https://www.careerbuilder.com/advice/not-getting-job-offers-your-social-media-could-be-the-reason. 2 - Fender is free to hire or fire who they like. John Cruz cut from Fender CS? When I had a Dodge Ram pickup,  I use to tie a  Santa Claus on the front grill with his arms and legs spread out -  looking like I'd run into him and he got plastered to the grill. I […] Acquired circa 2004. The Fender Custom Shop made a limited run of 83 replica Black1 Stratocasters, all of which were sold within 24 hours Each one was carefully relic'd by John Cruz. This Nocaster was played out in a band, and has years of play wear and earned dirt from Jammin it Baby! I got asked early on to come over to the Custom Shop … So all protesters are anti-racist? You can't yell 'Fire' in a crowded theater and you can't say anything your employer doesn't like in a forum where it reflects on his business. A user of the thefretboard.co.uk forum uploaded a screenshot of the alleged post in a thread entitled “Fender John Cruz”. A. Yngwie Malmsteen is playing a set. Got off, tried to delete everything. Join Facebook to connect with John Cruz and others you may know. – F107plus5. Well that sucks. This product is no longer manufactured. Under the back plate. Pips Tele-Holic. My '95 American Standard J Bass needed a new neck and I got Warmoth replacement. Visit our corporate site. The person who made the complaint against John Cruz is the one who implicated race by mentioning "black protestors," as if there weren't people of all races out there. Because it's not a Boat Neck like the 62 one I have on these.. I […] Acquired circa 2004. This Nocaster was played out in a band, and has years of play wear and earned dirt from Jammin it Baby! It's a white Jeep that is covered in (fake) blood mostly on the front like it just drove through a crowd of people. It is still unclear if Cruz did indeed make the Facebook post. I worked my way up. All rights reserved. Yes, they had the right. Kudos to Fender. The Jeep has a (fake) severed arm on the hood and a (fake) severed human head stuck in the grill. The hoop is perfect, which really is not always the case with fender custom shop, and the frets are jumbo, which adds to overall comfort. He said: Fender called me today and we had a very friendly and constructive conversation about this incident. The full interview is available with the Backstage Pass. Never got one single complaint. John Cruz - Fender Master Builder Brings Dream Guitars to Life When it comes to customizing guitars, John Cruz has heard it all. Forums × Write a user review Ask for a user review. PS: 1999-2001 NoCaster Relic's are one of Best Relic Fender Ever Made. From the time he was a young boy growing up in Palolo Valley on Oahu, John Cruz knew he was destined to play music. He can say what he like, the law can’t jail him for his comments. They’re worth the wait. If I had to guess.. 8000 vs 1000. Who is no longer with Fender unfortunately.... oh well their loss! BA1 1UA. I hope John Cruz learn something from this. So the last 8 pictures are with this John Cruz neck on. In 30 years at the Fender Custom Shop, the senior master builder has built glossy collector models with luxurious custom finishes, turned hundreds of new guitars into well-worn replicas of famous instruments. John has 5 jobs listed on their profile. View the profiles of people named John Cruz. MusicRadar is part of Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. The short answer is – yes, if you think they are. John Cruz of Fender’s Custom Shop wasn’t certain, but he said with the kind of yellow primer base that’s visible in places it could have been Sunburst originally. This one in particular is all original and I would say comes with most of its case candy and OHSC. Not. The person who made the complaint against John Cruz is the one who implicated race by mentioning "black protestors," as if there weren't people of all races out there. John Cruz got canned at Fender Sign in to follow ... Or Customers. I'm sure they all play beautifully. 50+ videos Play all Mix - Vince Esquire, John Cruz, Imua Garza jam session, South by Southwest Music Festival 09 YouTube Fender Stratocaster 1962 John Cruz … The guitar was delivered to Mayer in November 2004. I do have an Imugr acct to post photos here. Reviews . Jun 4, 2020 #2. It would have been nice to see some of these jokers trying to get a tele jack out or something important but no, nothing. You will receive a verification email shortly. The looks the feel and who better to do it than the man himself Mr. John mother loving Cruz! Did he leave Fender or just the Custom Shop? Log into Facebook to start sharing and connecting with your friends, family, and people you know. The short answer is – yes, if you think they are. I spent six years out on the production floor doing American Vintage and American Standards. Or is that soooooo 2019? So, the HR Weenies started to use  your Credit Score ! Being a guitarist and understanding what a great guitar should look, feel and sound like has always been a top priority for him. tamer_of_banthas likes this. [Vintage Guitars Info’s Vintage Fender Guitars] Based on that info, and on the fact that Fender completely changed the design of their logo in mid-1964, it is safe to say that John’s Stratocaster was made either in 1963 or sometime in early 1964. Just think how lame that is for a minute. 1 - Cruz can say what he likes. John Cruz came to Fender in 1987, joined the Custom Shop in 1993 and became a Master Builder in 2003. Probably took 5 or 6 months before I realized it was like swimming in a cesspool. John Cruz got canned for something he posted on Facebook, freedom of speech is going to be a thing of the past if this shiit keeps up. I lock down my FB page so that the only people that see my insanity is the people that I trust. Brich . Clear editor. Upload or insert images from URL. Don't want to get fired for posting something dumb, don't post something dumb. They may even sympathize with John and realize it was just a joke in poor taste, but still, their obligation is to the shareholders above all else, and anything that threatens their stock prices and business must be terminated immediately. Jun 4, 2020 #3. burntfrijoles Poster Extraordinaire. In this country (USA) we have freedom of speech, but I don't believe hate speech is protected. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Fender appears to have cut ties with long-time Custom Shop Master Builder John Cruz over an alleged, controversial Facebook post that he made concerning the protests in the US. I may lose Money! The looks the feel and who better to do it than the man himself Mr. John mother loving Cruz! John Cruz in … John Cruz Fired From Fender Custom Shop. View John Cruz’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. I did this for a half dozen years. By John Cruz got canned for something he posted on Facebook, freedom of speech is going to be a thing of the past if this shiit keeps up. I spent six years out on the production floor doing American Vintage and American Standards. You can post now and register later. The Cruz and Thorn Teles look seriously perfect. Recently - these geniuses flocked to looking at FB as a form of  'due diligence'  in hiring people. John Cruz. Fender Stratocaster “Crashocaster” John was first seen using this Strat in 2005 during the John Mayer Trio tour. Yeah that's exactly the same thing. Fine, I'll be the pedantic guy and point out that Also Sprach Zarathustra is a piece by Ricard Strauss which predates the movie 2001 by like 70+years. John Cruz, Fender Master Builder How long have you been a master guitar builder for Fender and how did you become one? Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Mr C, Jun 11, 2020. First they shut down their forum and now this. Price engine. ~ John Cruz ~ ""John Cruz came to Fender in 1987, joined the Custom Shop in 1993 and became a Master Builder in 2003. You can't yell 'Fire' in a crowded theater and you can't say anything your employer doesn't like in a forum where it reflects on his business. Gibson Brands, Inc. respects your right to privacy. He has been a master builder since 2003. No one force JC to post what he did, he did that all on his own (unless there is evidence to the contrary), then the consequences is all his doing. John Cruz, Fender Master Builder How long have you been a master guitar builder for Fender and how did you become one? Not condoning his insensitive and stupid  actions, but seems harsh to get fired. View John Cruz’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. The whole executive team is now sitting down to discuss how to shake things up within their team and their own rows … I never wanted this, but kudos to Fender for taking a stand. 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