NGD! Jackson RR1 with Jackson J50BC pups!

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  1. Shrediablo

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    Got this one used a little while back for a very good price and I've later modded it with a Jackson JE-1000 boost. Sounds really snappy and tight and it has a great 80's bite to it. This is the third Jackson RR1 I have owned and I belive it's a 2009 model. The pre fender Jackson I own from 2001 is still my fave, but I might like the sound in this one a bit more :shred:

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    So how does the wiring work when you have a passive and active humbucker? Or is the neck humbucker not being utilized?
     
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    Very nice!
     
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    The old J50BC (and J80, J90, etc.) are passive, despite the EMG-like covers. The Midboost circuit requires batteries, but the pickups would work without it. A lot of people are big fans of the J80/90Cs, but the J50C gets less love.

    I do wonder how that circuit would sound with a SD pickup though, I've never tried.
     
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    Yes, that's right! I wanted the J50BC because I love the early Alexi Laiho / early 80's Stone tones, but I bet those other Jackson pickups sound awesome as well! My buddy did the wiring for the boost which is on 100% of the time, I'm pretty sure the neck pickup uses the boost as well and I think that's a SD jazz pickup. Sounds good!
     
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    Nice! I have jackson-made pups in my Charvel CRR, and they sound absolutely amazing.
     
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    Dawn of the Shred Riffs riffs and more riffs

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    Nice!!
     
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    Very awesome.
    Jackson USA stuff is the titties
     
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    Congrats! Always loved the white with black pinstripes.

    If you ever want to get a new control plate with a custom layout, you should check out fretsonthenet.com. I'm really happy with the stuff Dave made for my 1992 Rhoads. He also made me some brushed alu pickup rings and trussrod cover and it looks awesome.
     
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    manu80 Jackson for life !

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    Sweet !
    The j50 is a great pup, sounds great on my charvel model 4.
     
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    Wow, I'll consider that for sure, thanks for the info! Your axe looked pretty killer! :shred:
     
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    FretsontheNet is the best place to get replacement/custom parts for Jackson guitars. Dave also created a single volume + toggle control plate for my Rhoads pro. I have also ordered stuff for my old 80's model series charvels from him. You can't go wrong when working with Dave.

    I agree the Jackson J50 pickups are great. I searched out a set for the 88 Dinky I have and just love them for that guitar.
     
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    Very cool axe. HNGD!!!
     
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    Nice V!
     
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    I have Jackson pups and the Mid boost in my 87 Charvel Model 4, great pups and I really like the mod boost
     
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    Is the mid boost built-in on those guitars?
     
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    I'm loving the mid boost as well! I'm considering putting it in my other RR1 as well which has got BKP Holy Divers
     
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    I'd really want a JE-1500 or 1200 whatever it was Mid boost in my KV1 too. How does that Jackson pickup sound?
     
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    Yes mid boost is in built
     
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    Wooo nice. I need to find one to dump into my charvel.
     

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