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NAMM 2013: Jackson Announces 20 New Guitars

Jackson Guitars have gone all out and announced an eye catching new collection of guitars designed for speed. 

PRESS RELEASE - Jackson is thrilled to unveil a collection of 20 new models charged with new features designed for speed and killer looks. The 2013 lineup includes artist signature, Pro Series, Dinky and JS Series models. Each product along with its most distinctive features is listed below:

 

ARTIST SIGNATURE MODELS

 

Chris Broderick Pro Series Soloist 6and7

When Chris Broderick joined a revitalized Megadeth in 2008, fans were awestruck by his chops. Jackson now honors this metal stalwart with theChris Broderick Pro Series Soloist, insix-string and seven-string models.

Jackson Pro Chris Broderick Signature Soloist 7

 

Both models boast an arch-top mahogany body and through-body maple neck, 12"-radius rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets, 25.5" scale length, stylish fingerboard and headstock binding, direct-mount DiMarzio® Chris Broderick signature pickups, Floyd Rose® Special tremolo (Special seven-string tremolo on seven-string model), Jackson die-cast tuners and Dunlop® locking strap buttons. Available in Satin Black and Snow White.

 

Corey Beaulieu USA Signature KV6andKV7

Trivium's Corey Beaulieu is a true virtuoso and needs a guitar to keep up with his blindingly fast hands. That's why Jackson is excited to honor him and Trivium fans alike with theCorey Beaulieu USA Signature KV, insix-string and seven-string models.

 

Both models feature an alder body (AAA flame top on trans finish model), bound through-body quartersawn maple neck, compound-radius, ebony fingerboard with old-school sharkfin inlays, covered Seymour Duncan® Blackout pickups with three-way toggle switching, single volume control, original Floyd Rose tremolo (seven-string tremolo on seven-string model), and Jackson tuners. Available in Gloss Black, Transparent Black and Transparent Red. Includes case.

 

Dave Ellefson Signature Kelly Bird Bass

Megadeth's Dave Ellefson is expanding his arsenal of signature bass models with the addition of the new David Ellefson Signature Kelly Bird Bass. The four-string bass features a basswood body with Ellefson's signature red pinstripe finish, bolt-on bound maple neck with 21 jumbo frets and block inlays, EMG® pickups, two volume controls and three-band active EQ, Jackson high-mass four-string HM-4 bridge, and Jackson die-cast tuners. Available in Red Burst with Black Center-Stripe.

 

PRO SERIES

 

Jackson's 2013 Pro Series welcomes a collection of new models equipped for full-on assault. 

 

The models along with their most distinctive features are listed below:

 

Pro DKA Dinky 7and8 

The limited edition Pro DKADinky, available in seven-string and eight-string models,features an arch-top alder body, bolt-on maple neck (flat-sawn) with graphite reinforcement, 16"-radius maple fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and offset position markers (12th-fret shark fin inlay on eight-string model), stylish fingerboard and headstock binding, 26.5" scale length, dual direct-mount DiMarzio D Activator 7 pickups (8in eight-string model) with five-way switching, single volume and tone controls, momentary kill switch (for stutter effects), recessed Jackson HT-7 seven-string hard-tail string-through bridge (HT-8 in eight-string model), Planet Waves® locking tuners and Dunloplocking strap pins.Pro DKA7 available in Satin White;Pro DKA8 available in Metallic Black.

Jackson Pro Dinky DK2HT

 

Pro DK2HT,Pro DK2MHT,Pro DK2QHT, andPro DK2MQHT

TheDK2HT Pro Seriesfeatures an alder body, bound bolt-on neck (flat sawn) with graphite reinforcement, compound-radius rosewood fingerboard (mapleinPro DK2MHTandPro DK2MQHT) with 24 jumbo frets, direct-mount Seymour Duncan JB (bridge) and '59 (neck) humbucking pickups with five-way switching, single volume tone controls, stylish headstock binding, direct-mount Jackson HT-6 hard-tail string-through bridge, locking Jackson tuners and Dunlop locking strap pins. TheDK2QHTandDK2MQHT Pro Seriesoffer the same specifications, with the additional feature of a striking1/8 4A quilt maple cap. TheDK2HTis available in Metallic Black;DK2MHTin Metallic Purple and Blue Glow; theDK2QHTin Natural and Transparent Red; and theDK2MQHTin Chlorine Burst and Transparent Red.

Jackson Pro Dinky DK2QHT 

 

 

USA SELECT

 

USA Select B7MG, USA Select B7MG Deluxe, USA Select B8MG,andUSA Select B8MG Deluxe

 

Theseven-string B7MG features a beveled alder body, bolt-on quartersawn maple neck with graphite reinforcement and oil finish, compound-radius ebony fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and side-dot position markers, 27" scale length, direct-mount EMG® 707 (neck) and 81-7 (bridge) pickups, Jackson direct-mount HT-7 hard-tail string-through bridge, Jackson-branded Gotoh® tuners and Dunlop locking strap pins. TheUSA Select B7MG Deluxe offers the same specifications as the B7MG, but with a 1-piece neck-thru-body quartersawn maple neck with graphite reinforcement and scarf joint. Both models available in Walnut Stain, Au Natural, Satin Black, and Satin Grey. Models include case. 

 Jackson USA Select B7MG Deluxe

The eight-string USA Select B8MG features a beveled alder body, bolt-on quartersawn maple neck with graphite reinforcement, compound-radius ebony fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and side-dot position markers, 27" scale length, direct-mount EMG® 808 pickups, Jackson direct-mount HT-8 hard-tail string-through bridge, Jackson-branded Gotoh tuners and Dunlop locking strap pins. TheUSA Select B8MG Deluxe offers the same specifications as the B8MG, but with a 1-piece neck-thru-body quartersawn maple neck with graphite reinforcement and scarf joint. Both models available in Walnut Stain, Au Natural, Satin Black, and Satin Grey. Models include case.

 Jackson USA Select B8 Deluxe

JS SERIES

 

JS22-7 DKA Dinky, JS32-7Q Dinky, JS32-8Q Dinky, JS3QM Concert Bass, andJS3VQM Concert Bass

 

TheJS22-7 DKA DinkyJS Series seven-string features an arch-top basswood body, bolt-on maple neck, 16"-radius rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and "piranha" inlays, 26.5" scale length, dual high-output Jackson humbucking pickups, single volume and tone controls, direct-mount hard-tail bridge, and die-cast tuners. Available in Satin Black.

 Jackson JS22 7

TheJS32-7Q DinkyJS Series seven-string, also available with eight strings as theJS32-8QDinky, features an arch-top basswood body with a dazzling quilt maple top, bolt-on maple neck, 16"-radius rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and piranha inlays, 26.5" scale length, stylish fingerboard and headstock binding, dual high-output Jackson seven-string humbucking pickups (eight-string on JS32-8Q Dinky), single volume and tone controls, direct-mount Jackson HT-7 (HT-8 on JS32-8Q Dinky) hard-tail bridge, and die-cast tuners.JS32-7Q Dinkyavailable in Natural;JS32-8QDinkyavailable in Transparent Red.

 Jackson JS32 7 QM

The four-stringJS3QM Concert BassandJS3VQM Concert Bassfeature a basswood body with a quilt maple top, super-stable bolt-on maple neck with 24-fret compound-radius rosewood fingerboard, stylish fingerboard and headstock binding, 34" scale length (35" on the JS3VQM), dual high-output Jackson pickups, two volume controls and three-band active EQ (mid/low/high), high-mass four-string Jackson bridge (five-string on the JS3VQM), and die-cast mini tuners.JS3QMavailable in Transparent Red and Transparent Blue;JS3VQMavailable in Transparent Amber and Transparent Black. 

 

For more information and to find a dealer near you, go to www.jacksonguitars.com.

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