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Discussion in 'Standard Guitars' started by Church2224, May 31, 2011.

  1. man jerk

    man jerk SS.org Regular

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    I've got one just like it. Same Color and everything. The one complaint I have is I don't like the volume knob location. I've been meaning to pull the tone knob and move the volume know to it's space. It just is in the wrong spot for me. Otherwise a great workhorse.
     
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    groverj3 Biologist/Guitarist

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    That's the only issue I have with Jacksons. Their default control placement is a headscratcher. I remove the tone control and relocate the volume there on all mine. There are nifty little plastic hole plugs that are exactly the right size to fit without looking bad.
     
  3. manu80

    manu80 Jackson for life !

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    Any idea of how i could ask for a jackson mustaine full mahogany?
    Like a 8/10 condition
     
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    Sollipsist SS.org Regular

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    If it wasn't for the JS22-7, I probably wouldn't be here today (this forum, I mean. It didn't save my life or anything).

    That cheap little factory-made POS is one of my favorite guitars. I've paid 5x as much for other guitars (even including the pickup swap, which is all it really needed) and got much less satisfaction.

    For my first multiscale, there are a few relatively inexpensive options - Ibanez, Agile etc - but all I can think of is how I took a chance with a low-end Jackson, and how wonderfully it paid off.

    The DKAF7 is kinda calling to me... anybody have any experience with it?
     
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  5. Vhyle

    Vhyle Jackson Shill

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    Yeah, that's my only gripe as well. I moved volume down to the bottom, and the tone pot is bypassed and in the top, so it's just an inert knob. Granted, it's still physically in the way, but at least I'm no longer turning myself down while I'm playing.
     
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  6. groverj3

    groverj3 Biologist/Guitarist

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    Let me help you out here:
    https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_...ywords=nylon+hole+plugs&tag=sevenstringorg-20
     
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  7. man jerk

    man jerk SS.org Regular

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  8. Vhyle

    Vhyle Jackson Shill

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    That's actually not a bad idea at all.

    As far as the diameter - your best bet is to just pull the pot out and measure it. Wouldn't take long at all.
     
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    man jerk SS.org Regular

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    I have an SL2Q MAH and the volume know is just a little big closer to the bridge which give me just enough room for my hand.
     
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    groverj3 Biologist/Guitarist

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    My DK2M and DXMG have metric pots but took a 5/16" pretty well. The USA pots are larger diameter and I don't have any more of those hole plugs lying around. For those I'd say either measure the pot, hole, or you can look up the size of the pot online. Should be standard CTS solid shaft pots on USA Select and customs.
     
  11. 1b4n3z

    1b4n3z SS.org Regular

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    Soloist number 11, maybe this one'll stick

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    wannabguitarist Contributor

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    Fuck me. That's gorgeous.
     
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  13. 1b4n3z

    1b4n3z SS.org Regular

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    After a day of testing I am very impressed by this guitar. It's well done, plays extremely well, is light-weight and sounds great too. Didn't want to believe in the CS quality to reach that far above Select, but it's hard not to right now :)

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    groverj3 Biologist/Guitarist

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    Yessssss! That sunburst is tasty. Everyone orders them with the oil finished neck, not sure why they ever do anything else :lol:. Maple board soloists are hard to come by, you have a real special one there!

    Is it just me, or is the USA Select series basically gone now? I never see them in stock anywhere. Probably it's essentially been replaced with Custom Select.
     
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    Jackson KE2 Lightning Sky and my third USA Jackson. It came with a few issues that I wasn't expecting but they were repairable. I got it for a good price so it didn't raise the budget that much. I'll post a NGD soon enough.
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    Lightning Sky Kellys and Warriors are the best! That looks so sharp!
     
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    So are 750XLs like huge money because Shawn Lane nerds hoard them?
     
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    groverj3 Biologist/Guitarist

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    Pretty much. They're also just great-playing guitars and pretty old/hard to find by now.
     
  19. MatiasTolkki

    MatiasTolkki Burn In Agony

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    Kinda like USA warriors. I'd KILL for a USA warrior, but the pickings are SOOOOO limited here in Japan... Basically everything is a soloist or an RR (dont get me wrong, my Charvel/Jackson CRR is INCREDIBLE). Thank you kanda shoukai, for fucking over the entire jackson market in Japan...
     
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  20. Vyn

    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire Contributor

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    Same here in Australia. Can find JS and X series for days but that's it. I was lucky to find mine. I'm actually considering just sucking up the stupid import costs and getting another one from the states because I highly doubt I'll find another USA WR1 here in Aus.
     
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