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Jackson X Soloist Arch SLATX8Q Electric Guitar, Transparent Black, 8 String

Grind out the most guttural chugs with this 8-string Jackson. The guitar's multi-scale construction offers consistent string tension and precise intonation. Rate and review this product
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Jackson X Soloist Arch SLATX8Q Transparent Black

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Features: What it does for you:
Quilted maple top Beautiful "wavy" grain; adds clarity
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Laurel fingerboard Chocolate hue; similar feel and tone to rosewood
Multi-scale construction Enhanced intonation and string tension; ergonomic

Jackson X Soloist Arch SLATX8Q

Shred in ergonomic comfort and style with the Jackson X Series Soloist Arch Top SLATX8Q MS. A high-performance evolution of the electric guitar, this 8-string multi-scale model unlocks the possibilities of an instrument by accommodating two scale lengths on one fingerboard, thus improving overall playing comfort, tension and intonation.

The SLATX8Q MS features a poplar body capped with a rippling arched quilt maple top and a through-body maple neck with scarf joint and graphite-reinforcement rods for maximum neck stability. Designed for both breakneck playing and comfort, the 12"-16" compound radius bound laurel fingerboard features 24 jumbo frets and a Jackson 4x4 AT1 headstock.

Chosen specifically for their complementary sound, a pair of Jackson uncovered 8-string blade humbucking pickups drives this guitar's versatile sound, combining for highly balanced, flexible tone, with plenty of high output for pristine cleans and snarling distortion. Single volume and tone controls shape the pickups' output, which can be further refined with the three-way toggle switch for the precise voice required to bring your musical vision to life. To help improve intonation, the guitar has been equipped with Jackson designed individual bridge saddles, staggered to accommodate for the two scale lengths.

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Series: X
Body Shape: Soloist
Body Material: Poplar
Body Top: Quilt Maple
Body Finish: Gloss
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Construction: Neck-Through-Body with Graphite Reinforcement and Scarf Joint
Neck Finish: Gloss Black
Fingerboard: Laurel, 12"-16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm)
Frets: 24, Jumbo
Position Inlays: Offset Pearloid Dot
Nut (Material/Width): Black Plastic, 1.875" (47.6 mm)
Headstock: Jackson 4x4 AT-1 (4 Over/4 Under)
Tuning Machines: Jackson Sealed Die-Cast
Scale Length: 26" - 28" Multi-Scale (660 mm - 711 mm)
Bridge: Staggered Individual Saddles
Pickups: Jackson Uncovered 8-String Blade Humbucking (Bridge & Neck)
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle:
- Position 1: Bridge Pickup
- Position 2: Bridge and Neck Pickups
- Position 3: Neck Pickup
Controls: Volume, Tone
Control Knobs: Dome-Style
Hardware Finish: Black
Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.065 Gauges, 8-String)
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Transparent Black, 8 String
Shipping Weight: 17 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 21 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2919904585
Blemished, Transparent Black, 8 String
Shipping Weight: 17 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 21 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2919904585
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Phone: 480-596-9690
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