Jackson/Charvel 2018 Line Up/NAMM Speculation Thread

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by Vyn, Dec 19, 2017.

  1. JimF

    JimF SS.org Regular

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    Pro series SL2 hardtail?! Suddenly I’m interested!
    So it looks like there’s more guitars due than are currently floating about on various websites?
     
  2. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Any word if they're removing the $2600 CS fee for 7-strings?
     
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    cardinal Strat 7 Guy

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    I've been told that the fee will not be removed.
     
  4. Church2224

    Church2224 Guitar Whore

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    Unfortunately that is not going away. You can get the B7 and B7 Deluxes as Custom Select models but the Sl2h-7, WR1-7 and RR1-7s most people want are not going to happen anytime soon, as confirmed by a Jackson Rep I talked to.

    No idea why, the Misha and Chris Broderick 7 Strings are big sellers for them.

    For 2018 if you want a more "affordable" (2k-3.5k) USA Custom 7 String it seems ESP and Schecter will be the best options as Schecter is releasing the Sunset 24 7 at NAMM (Finally) and They might have more models coming out this year.
     
  5. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    So glad they are doing all of these guitars in satin finishes, it is saving me a LOT of potential GAS :lol:
     
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    Haha, same here. I was really excited for the new Misha signatures as I'm in the market for something like that, but as they all have satin finishes (right?) I won't even bother looking at them.
     
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    so earlier in the tread there was talk of more custom select options. anybody know if that's the case? if so im guessing its just finish options and maybe a Hipshot option which would be great for some guys but wouldn't exactly rock my world.
     
  8. eaeolian

    eaeolian Pictures of guitars I don't even own anymore! Super Moderator

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    Because people keep buying them from the Custom Shop, despite the price.
     
  9. Randy

    Randy ROOMFORYOUROOMFORYOUROOMFORYOU Super Moderator

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    So, Jackson Iron Label basically?
     
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    CapinCripes Trem Snob

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    Veneers on existing models, not really as exciting as they are making it out to be.
     
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    Still no reversed head 6 string dinky/soloists. Makes me sad. They have so many rev heads on the 7 string range. :facepalm:
     
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    KnightBrolaire highway to the metalzone

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    another year and still no skatecaster revival. :_;
     
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    oracles Australian in Canada

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    This is the only thing stopping me from ordering the KE-7 I've wanted to have built for years.
     
  14. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    It just seems so punitive still.

    I have no problem with paying more, just not THAT much more. While getting a couple quotes I noticed that dealers can knock a chunk off of that, it's still laughably high. I mean, even with the dealer price quoted I would still be paying almost as much to make it a 7 string as I would just buying a 6 strng. Granted, all I want is a solid color SL2H-7.
     
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  15. Vyn

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    At least they are fixing the hardcase issue with the X Series 7 string V's. They are actually releasing a hardcase later this year as they previously had the standard 6 string case part number listed as an available case for them (confirmed from local Jackson Dealer).
     
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    My understanding is that the Jackson shop is not even accepting any Masterbuilt orders right now, so unless it’s a production guitar or “custom select,” we’re all out of luck. (Except endorsers, of course).
     
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    I ordered a "Custom Select" in Sep.,and was told they were not accepting any master built orders,and even CS orders were on a case by case.I had to get my order pre approved and accepted by Jackson.
     
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    Womb raider Drink from the goblet, the goblet of gore

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    I just placed an order in Nov with no issues and was given a 4-5 month time frame. I assume they are accepting CS orders normally and anything that deviates from the order sheet will have to go masterbuilt which would be the hang up.
     
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    The finish I wanted was a bit outside norms,but they did accept the order with an 8-10 month time frame,and no master built fee.
     
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