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Trond Vold
post May 29 2009, 12:58 AM
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I'm on a lookout for a new guitar..... and i noticed this new Jackson 2009 model:
http://www.jacksonguitars.com/products/pro...duct=2914001803

I thought it was absolutely stunning! But it's comes with SD Zebras.. anyone tried those and have any comments/complaints? I've heard some samples but never tried them out myself.


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post May 29 2009, 01:12 AM
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this looks like an awesome guitar. I really wish trying it out! biggrin.gif


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post May 29 2009, 01:16 AM
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Pricetag isnt exactly huge either.. and the specs (except the pickups and inlays) are identical to my SLSMG.
I'm quite keen on buying it smile.gif But, i was also hoping to find a more all-around guitar then what i allready have.. would practically end up with the same one as i allready have if i bought it.





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post May 29 2009, 01:20 AM
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This is exactly your SLSMG down to the last detail, it's the same guitar with a diffrent name and just comes with passive pickups and fretboardinlays...

http://www.jacksonguitars.com/products/spe...duct=2910104803
http://www.jacksonguitars.com/products/spe...duct=2914001803


The price of both guitars is the same so you're not really upgrading when buying this one, you are just buying a diffrent version of your old guitar... If you love your SLSMG and want another one, you might just get this one but if you want a *better* guitar then this is not a wise choice

AFAIK Seymour Duncan has no pickup set that's called *Zebra* it's just the coil color! Guessing from Jacksons general pickup configuration I am pretty sure that's a Sh-4 Jeff Beck in the Bridge and either a Sh-1 59 or a Sh-2 Jazz in the neck.


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post May 29 2009, 01:26 AM
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QUOTE (ZakkWylde @ May 29 2009, 02:20 AM) *
This is exactly your SLSMG down to the last detail, it's the same guitar with a diffrent name and just comes with passive pickups and fretboardinlays...

http://www.jacksonguitars.com/products/spe...duct=2910104803
http://www.jacksonguitars.com/products/spe...duct=2914001803


The price of both guitars is the same so you're not really upgrading when buying this one, you are just buying a diffrent version of your old guitar... If you love your SLSMG and want another one, you might just get this one but if you want a *better* guitar then this is not a wise choice

AFAIK Seymour Duncan has no pickup set that's called *Zebra* it's just the coil color! Guessing from Jacksons general pickup configuration I am pretty sure that's a Sh-4 Jeff Beck in the Bridge and either a Sh-1 59 or a Sh-2 Jazz in the neck.


Aha! Thanks for the info smile.gif
Odd though, I could have swore i had seen and heard the name Zebras before as a set-name..


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post May 29 2009, 01:33 AM
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I am a tonefreak and very interested in pickups but I have never seen a pickupset called Zebra by Seymour Duncan but almost every Pickup is available in Black/White zebra color - although it might be possible that Jackson has it's own Zebra set that is not available on the retail market and only built into Jackson models...


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post May 29 2009, 02:18 AM
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Seems like i must have misread and just saw the zebra tag on a random SD set biggrin.gif


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post May 29 2009, 08:38 AM
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QUOTE (ZakkWylde @ May 29 2009, 03:33 AM) *
I am a tonefreak and very interested in pickups but I have never seen a pickupset called Zebra by Seymour Duncan but almost every Pickup is available in Black/White zebra color - although it might be possible that Jackson has it's own Zebra set that is not available on the retail market and only built into Jackson models...

You are a hardware freak!! biggrin.gif

Trond your SLSMG looks better, is there model with floyd? Really want one..
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post May 29 2009, 12:14 PM
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QUOTE (ZakkWylde @ May 29 2009, 02:20 AM) *
This is exactly your SLSMG down to the last detail, it's the same guitar with a diffrent name and just comes with passive pickups and fretboardinlays...

http://www.jacksonguitars.com/products/spe...duct=2910104803
http://www.jacksonguitars.com/products/spe...duct=2914001803


The price of both guitars is the same so you're not really upgrading when buying this one, you are just buying a diffrent version of your old guitar... If you love your SLSMG and want another one, you might just get this one but if you want a *better* guitar then this is not a wise choice

AFAIK Seymour Duncan has no pickup set that's called *Zebra* it's just the coil color! Guessing from Jacksons general pickup configuration I am pretty sure that's a Sh-4 Jeff Beck in the Bridge and either a Sh-1 59 or a Sh-2 Jazz in the neck.


My SLSMG also has passive pickups... Are your pickups active Trond?


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post May 29 2009, 01:41 PM
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QUOTE (Koopid @ May 29 2009, 01:14 PM) *
My SLSMG also has passive pickups... Are your pickups active Trond?


The very first releases of the SLSMG had the HZ set, they changed the default set to actives sometime later. So i got the one with actives.


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Looks amazing in white, but does it really offer anything above your soloist? Your red one looks awesome too.


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That looks great, and probably plays great too smile.gif
I want one... But it'll be a while before I can afford another guitar...
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First a new Schecter...now a new Jackson! Trond, you are a lucky man!!! tongue.gif


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QUOTE (Praetorian @ Jun 10 2009, 09:14 PM) *
First a new Schecter...now a new Jackson! Trond, you are a lucky man!!! tongue.gif

He's not buying it though, at least not yet wink.gif
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post Jun 10 2009, 11:58 PM
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QUOTE (Praetorian @ Jun 10 2009, 09:14 PM) *
First a new Schecter...now a new Jackson! Trond, you are a lucky man!!! tongue.gif


I went with the Schecter instead of this one..... for now biggrin.gif
All depends on whenever a good eBay bargain shows up smile.gif


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