NGD Jackson DK1 USA

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  1. ShiftPoint

    ShiftPoint SS.org Regular

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    So I've been wanting to try a Jackson for a long time now. Being lefty makes finding quality ones even more difficult. I came across a USA Select DK1 and jumped on it. I'm glad I did! When the guitar first arrived I noticed the volume pot was crooked. After further inspection it looked like during shipping it must have gotten damaged. No big deal, I soldered in a replacement pot and swapped out the EMG's for Fishman Fluence Moderns. Did a quick play on it as well. Sorry for any sloppiness, 10 month old son comes before a second take! haha
     
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    Nice!!!
    What year?
     
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    Thanks!! Its a 2004
     
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    BlackSG91 Loves Black Guitars

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    Wow! That's a great guitar and a very good choice of body colour.:) I have a black Jackson King V guitar with the EMG 81/85 pickup combo. How come you switched to Fishman Fluence Moderns? Do you find them to be much better pick ups than the EMG's in terms of sound, tone & definition? I've heard or read good reviews on the Fishmans.


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    ShiftPoint SS.org Regular

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    I do find the Fishman to overall sound better and have more definition. But the tone aspect is completely subjective. There are certain signature sounds of the EMG that I miss in the Fishman but overall I consider them better pickups.
     
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    Musiscience Hail the Ibbyborn!

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    It seems to sound very good with the Fishmans in there. The quality is always good on these USA Jacksons. Happy NGD!
     
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    777timesgod Officially the unofficial Forum Censor

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    Nice catch, congrats.
     
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    Looks beautiful, and sounds great- congrats!
     

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