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Jackson Add Several New Models to the 2012 X Series -

Published 9 years ago on August 31, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Jackson Add Several New Models to the 2012 X Series-

Jackson Guitars need no introduction, being thechoice of axe for top names like Randy Rhoads,Mark Morton (Lamb of God),Corey Beaulieu (Trivium) andAdrian Smith (Iron Maiden), fromthe Kelly to their Soloist, these are synonymous with the rock andmetal genre, and for good reason.

Jackson have added 11 top of the line axes to its 2012catalogue. Each one carefully designed to exceed metal players'high performance needs.

The line includes eight new Soloist arch tops (known as SLATguitars), four extended scale seven string models, two limitededition Kelly models and a new signature model for Machine Headaxeman Phil Demmel.

SLATXMG3-6 (in Black and Snow White)

 SLATXMG3-6Soloist (1)

  • Arched-top Soloist basswood body
  • Three piece through body maple neck with graphitereinforcement
  • EMG 81 and 85
  • Bound compound radius (12" - 16") rosewood fingerboard withPiranha Pearloid inlays
  • 24 jumbo frets
  • Floyd Rose special bridge

SLATTXMG3-6 (in Cobalt Blue and Matte Black)

SLATTXMG3-6Soloist 

  • Arched-top Soloist basswood body
  • Three piece through body maple neck with graphitereinforcement
  • EMG 81 and 85
  • Bound compound radius (12" - 16") rosewood fingerboard withPiranha Pearloid inlays
  • 24 jumbo frets
  • String through body Tone Pros tune-o-matic bridge

SLATXMGQ3-6 (in Trans Amber Sunburst and TransBlack)

SLATXMGQ3-6Soloist

  • Arched-top Soloist basswood body with quilted maple top
  • Three piece through body maple neck with graphitereinforcement
  • EMG 81 and 85
  • Bound compound radius (12" - 16") rosewood fingerboard withPiranha Pearloid inlays
  • 24 jumbo frets
  • Floyd Rose special bridge

SLATTXMGQ3-6 (in Trans Red and Trans Black)

SLATTXMGQ3-6Soloist

  • Arched-top Soloist basswood body with quilted maple top
  • Three piece through body maple neck with graphitereinforcement
  • EMG 81 and 85
  • Bound compound radius (12" - 16") rosewood fingerboard withPiranha Pearloid inlays
  • 24 jumbo frets
  • String through body Tone Pros tune-o-matic bridge

SLATXMG3-7 (in Quicksilver and Matte Black)

SLATXMG3-7Soloist

  • Arched-top Soloist basswood body
  • Three piece through body maple neck with graphitereinforcement
  • EMG 707s
  • Bound compound radius (12" - 16") rosewood fingerboard withPiranha Pearloid inlays
  • 24 jumbo frets
  • 26.5" extended scale length
  • Floyd Rose special bridge

SLATTXMG3-7 (in Black, Silverburst and SlimeGreen)

SLATTXMG3-7Soloist

  • Arched-top Soloist basswood body
  • Three piece through body maple neck with graphitereinforcement
  • EMG 707s
  • Bound compound radius (12" - 16") rosewood fingerboard withPiranha Pearloid inlays
  • 24 jumbo frets
  • 26.5" extended scale length
  • String through body Tone Pros tune-o-matic bridge

SLATXMGQ3-7 (in Trans Red QM and TransBlack)

SLATXMGQ3- 7Soloist

  • Arched-top Soloist basswood body with quilted maple top
  • Three piece through body maple neck with graphitereinforcement
  • EMG 707s
  • Bound compound radius (12" - 16") rosewood fingerboard withPiranha Pearloid inlays
  • 24 jumbo frets
  • 26.5" extended scale length
  • Floyd Rose special bridge

SLATTXMGQ3-7 (in Trans Black and TobaccoBurst)

SLATTXMGQ3-7_Soloist _xl

  • Arched-top Soloist basswood body with quilted maple top
  • Three piece through body maple neck with graphitereinforcement
  • EMG 707s
  • Bound compound radius (12" - 16") rosewood fingerboard withPiranha Pearloid inlays
  • 24 jumbo frets
  • 26.5" extended scale length
  • String through body Tone Pros tune-o-matic bridge

Also new to the X series are the Limited Edition KEXMG andKEXTMG Kelly models. Available in Transparent Black and Black withWhite Bevels, the KEXMG Kelly features a basswood body (quilt mapletop on trans finishes), three-piece through-body maple neck,compound-radius bound rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets andclassic Jackson Shark Fin inlays, EMG® 81 (bridge) and 85 (neck)pickups, and a Floyd Rose Special bridge.

LEKEXMGKelly

The Limited Edition KEXTMG Kelly, available in Matte Black andTobacco Sunburst, offers the same features as the Limited EditionKEXMG, minus the Floyd Rose Special bridge which is replaced by astring-through-body Tone Pros Tune-O-Matic bridge.

LEKEXTMGKelly

And last but certainly not least is the PDX-2 Demmelition King Vartist signature model honouring Machine Head guitarist and masterof shred Phil Demmel. Built to Demmel's exact specifications, theupgraded PDX-2 now features a three-piece through-body maple neck,EMG HZ pickups, Floyd Rose® Special bridge, 24 jumbo frets, boundcompound-radius, rosewood fingerboard with Shark Fin inlays, twovolume controls and a three-way blade pickup selector switch.

PDX2Demmelition KingV

 


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