NGD: Jackson Custom Shop

Discussion in 'Standard Guitars' started by drgordonfreeman, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. drgordonfreeman

    drgordonfreeman On vacation

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    No such luck here. I was offered either a $300 discount to take the guitar as-is, or a 90 day turn around on a rebuild (which has actually taken twice as long, and I still don't have the guitar)


    Best of luck!
     
  2. F1Filter

    F1Filter Contributor

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    Ugh! And here I am waiting now for more than 3 years on my build, which recently (Feb) was given a completion timeline of April. Confidence not very high here. :noway:
     
  3. littledoc

    littledoc Go meat!

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    Wow. Well, thank you guys for reinforcing my belief that customs from the bigger brands are mostly a waste of money. Ridiculous cost, ridiculous wait time, and in the end.... well, even if this guitar passed QC with all the frets it was supposed to have, while it's a fine guitar it's basically just a Kelly with a single pickup and a fairly average quilt top. It doesn't strike me as a "custom" the way Vik, Skervesen, or Blackat's guitars do. To each their own, I suppose.
     
  4. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    FWIW, Jackson is the only big brand where I heard of problems with the CS for non-artists. Vik has had some communication problems from what I've seen.
     
  5. Pav

    Pav ???

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    Thank you!

    So you weren't charged for the rebuild at all were you? Just tasked with waiting even longer?
     
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    Sleazy_D SS.org Regular

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    good god thats tits.
     
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    Eclipse SS.org Regular

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    Oh boy thats awesome!
     
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    vm27 SS.org Regular

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    Did you send the guitar back? Or they haven't decided what to do yet?:scratch:
     
  9. ZeroTolerance94

    ZeroTolerance94 SS.org Regular

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    My friend and I were just talking about this dilemma jokingly... and neither of us could remember the actual outcome so I came to re-read the pages...

    What actually did happen? You got the guitar back, I presume... how is it?
     
  10. dimitrio

    dimitrio SS.org Regular

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    Just saw this thread.. That is a crazy story, would never expected that from CS of a well-known guitar brand. So how did it end?
     
  11. Dawn of the Shred

    Dawn of the Shred Scoop the Mids and Chug

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    Lord what a mess.... I really hope Jackson makes it right but damn after that long of a wait and at that price then to have to go through all this bs! Man i feel for you.
     
  12. Adieu

    Adieu SS.org Regular

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    ...what WAS the eventual outcome (if any)??
     
  13. Zado

    Zado SS.org Regular

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    The builder went to school and learned to count
     
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  14. narad

    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    They taught him order of operations with the mnemonic: Please Excuse My Dumb Ass Scale-length.
     
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    Dumple Stilzkin Special needs member

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    So did the use the wrong scale length and then try to put frets on it like it was the usual 25.5? I’m just trying to understand how that could happen?
     
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    Sleazy_D SS.org Regular

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    Oh HELLLLLLL NO.
     

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