Infos about Jackson 2016 Line up?

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  1. Konfyouzd

    Konfyouzd Return of the Dread-I

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    And I'm pretty sure that wasn't always the case because I've played and owned 2 pickup soloists that use a blade.

    My DK7-M has a 5 way on it and I really like position 4. If it's just going to have EMGs, then a 3 way anything would work I suppose. But I think I really just prefer the feel of a blade switch vs a toggle. If the 7 string soloists were passive it might make more of a difference I suppose. :shrug:

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    This as a production model with a blade like on my DK7 would be SWEEEEEET... I'm scared to see what the Jackson Custom Shop might charge me for something like that.
     
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    electriceye SS.org Regular

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    Konf, that is a SICK Soloist!!!! I'm actually surprised they don't have a production model like that yet.
     
  3. Konfyouzd

    Konfyouzd Return of the Dread-I

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    It was a special edition or something similar. And I think they had a run for SSO at one point. They were black and had regular headstocks.

    http://axepalace.com/jackson-cs-sl2h-7-string.html

    It's said out of stock forever, but I haven't actually inquired with Nick yet about getting one.

    I'd honestly settle for a reissue of the SLAT3-7 with full sized inlays...
     
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    lemeker SS.org Slacker

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    I'd like to see a dk7 that isn't a bolt on. It would save me some extra cash by not having to custom shop one.
     
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    Konfyouzd Return of the Dread-I

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    Do they make neck-thru DKs? I haven't seen one, but I've only recently realized how much I like Jacksons, so a lot of you guys probably know more than I do.
     
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    StrmRidr Hide your Jacksons

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    Dinkys are all bolt-on. The soloist is the neck through model.
     
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    Konfyouzd Return of the Dread-I

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    That's what I thought, but one can never be too sure.
     
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    All I know is, Jackson, or Fender more accurately, need to improve their quality control on their guitars. Especially their pro series models.

    I bought a pro series King V a couple years ago and that thing hasn't played or felt right since I've had it. Maybe it was because it was made at the Indonesian factory but it just doesn't quite compare to what they used to make.

    I've played the other models too and they tend to have a similar feel to me.

    I wish they could go back to how they made their production guitars at the Japanese factory. I have an old X series King V that was made in Japan that I paid $500 for and it smokes any of the modern Pro Series models they have that are double the price.
     
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    yeah, but one can dream.
     
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    They should make the Death Angel part of their US Select Series.
     
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    I've become enamoured with the Death Warrior/Kelly (top Kelly bevel with lower Warrior horn) shape. After seeing the one below I reached out to get a custom shop 7-string price quote, since I have a Jackson Kelly 7 string custom, and nearly fell out of my chair at their price quote. I was so stunned I was like in a daze for the rest of the day. They wanted $6000! My Kelly was under 5K. I was told the new sky high prices are a result of the new Custom Select options. As a result any specs outside of the Custom Select specs (meaning all 7-string builds, extended scale lengths, etc) has to be "MasterBuilt" which jacks the price up that high. No way in hell I'm spending 6K and waiting close to 3 years. Would've done $4800 max.

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    Oh my god... I forgot all about the Death Kelly (or is it the War Kelly? I've seen it called a few things)... So much want.
     
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    That is definitely Death Warrior since it has the Death Angel rear. The differences are the Death Kelly is vertically split between a Kelly and a Death Angel (basically Kelly front half and Death Angel rear half). The Death Warrior however is split horizontally between the Warrior and Death Angel. It has the Death Angel top half and the Warrior bottom half. The top bevel though looks a little more close to a Kelly than the Death Angel. When I see the Death Angel pics that top front bevel looks a little wider, but that could just be the pics.


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    Ooooh I see the difference now. It's subtle.

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    I think I like the Death Warrior a tiny bit more, honestly.
     
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    That Death Warrior is sweet!
     
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    *double post*
     
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    Fingers crossed they release another :lol:
     
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  19. manu80

    manu80 Jackson for life !

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    Some broderick models , affordable but that look a bit more like his US model. Like figured top, would be cool.
    We'll also have the new marty firedman models, hope they'll be good ;)
     
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    I've been so tempted to get a quote for a Death Warrior and seeing pics stokes that fire again. Maybe if things go right next year I will put one on order. Heck, I will have at least two years before I have to pay for it.
     

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