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Jackson JS32TQ Dinky DKA Quilt Maple Top Electric Guitar   

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Classic Jackson tone, looks and playability without breaking the bank.

Swift, deadly and affordable, Jackson JS Series guitars take an epic leap forward, making it easier than ever to get classic Jackson tone, looks and playability without breaking the bank. Upgraded features such as arched tops, new high-output ceramic-magnet pickups, graphite-reinforced maple necks, bound fingerboards and headstocks, and black hardware deliver more for less.

The JS32TQ Dinky Arch Top has a basswood body with a beautiful quilt maple arched top, bolt-on maple speed neck with graphite reinforcement, compound-radius (12"-16") bound rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and pearloid sharkfin inlays, and bound headstock. Other features include dual high-output Jackson humbucking pickups with ceramic magnets and three-way blade switching, adjustable string-through compensated bridge, black hardware and die-cast tuners. Case sold separately.

FEATURES
  • Basswood body with a beautiful quilt maple arched top
  • Bolt-on maple speed neck with graphite reinforcement
  • Compound-radius (12"-16") bound rosewood fingerboard
  • 24 jumbo frets
  • Pearloid sharkfin inlays
  • Bound headstock
  • Dual high-output Jackson humbucking pickups with ceramic magnets
  • Three-way blade switching
  • Adjustable string-through compensated bridge
  • Black hardware
  • Die-cast tuners
  • Case sold separately

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SPECIFICATIONS

JS32TQ Dinky DKA Quilt Maple Top Electric Guitar

  • Body
    Body: Basswood
    Body Shape: Dinky
    Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
    Neck
    Neck Shape: 3rd Fret: .755", 12th Fret: .815"
    Number of Frets: 24
    Fret Size: Jumbo
    Position Inlays: Pearloid Sharkfin
    Fretboard Radius: 12" to 16" Compound Radius (304.8mm to 406.4mm)
    Headstock Binding: White
    Fretboard: Rosewood
    Neck Material: 1-Piece Bolt-On Maple with Graphite Reinforcement and Scarf Joint
    Neck Finish: Satin
    Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.8mm)
    Scale Length: 25.5" (648mm)
    Headstock: Jackson Pointed 6-In-Line
    Neck Plate: Jackson
    Neck Binding: White
    Electronics
    Pickup Configuration: HH
    Bridge Pickup: Jackson High Output Humbucking
    Neck Pickup: Jackson High Output Humbucking
    Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1 - Bridge Pickup, Position 2 - Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3 - Neck Pickup
    Hardware
    Bridge: Jackson Compensated and Adjustable Strings-Through-Body
    Tuning Machines: Jackson Sealed Die-Cast
    Miscellaneous
    Strings: NPS, .009-.042 gauges
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JacksonJS32TQ Dinky DKA Quilt Maple Top Electric Guitar
 
4.4

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

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    (1)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (10)
  • Fun to play (9)
  • Solid electronics (6)
  • Good pick up (5)
  • Good tone (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (10)
  • Jamming (7)
  • Small venues (4)
  • Recording (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (6), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Worth the Price!

First of all MF shipped this guitar in record time. I really appreciated not having to wait long for it. The Fit and finish on this guitar is really good. Nice neck binding,...Read complete review

First of all MF shipped this guitar in record time. I really appreciated not having to wait long for it. The Fit and finish on this guitar is really good. Nice neck binding, paint is vivid and very attractive. Nice even clear coat and the hardware is pretty good. I could find no real flaws. Action was low and buzz free out of the box. Overall a very good set-up. The only con is the pups are not really on par with any of the standard high gain pups like the Duncan JB or Dimarzio Super Distortion. This is to be expected at this price point. I just wish Jackson would bring back the vintage J90C pups from the 80's. That was a quality stock pup. I will be replacing the pickups in this beauty with a Super Distortion and Evo combo. If you get this guitar as a beginner, it will certainly sound good to you as the mid and high ranges sound great with good sustain. The only problem with these type of pups is the lower register is a little loose or buzzy and lacks the punch of more expensive pickups. Still this guitar is alot of bang for your buck. I would certainly buy another if this was lost, stolen or broken. You just cannot go wrong for the price.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Plays well but poor craftsmanship

This guitar plays well enough, but had some cosmetic issues with the body finish near the neck area. Didn't want to send it back because I had a good straight neck on it and...Read complete review

This guitar plays well enough, but had some cosmetic issues with the body finish near the neck area. Didn't want to send it back because I had a good straight neck on it and good fret work. Other than that it's a very playable guitar. Will be putting a Seymour Duncan JB humbucker in though because the pickups are a little muddy.

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1.0

Guitar works. Has a huge gouge in the front though.

By Mike

from Glen Burnie, MD

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Pick Up
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

  • Fret Buzz

Best Uses

  • Practicing

Comments about Jackson JS32TQ Dinky DKA Quilt Maple Top Electric Guitar:

I bought the guitar scratch and dent, but unlike most scratch and dents, there was no picture for this one. I've always been pleased with items from Musician's Friend, so I bought it. There is a HUGE gouge in the front of the guitar. It's big enough that I can't even dress it up so as to not be noticeable. The neck has a slight twist, which can be fixed, but I'm not used to getting items in this condition from Musician's Friend. If there had been a picture or a more correct description of the damage, I would not have bought the guitar.

 
5.0

Don't let the price fool you

By Kody H.

from Georgia

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel

Cons

  • Fret Buzz
  • Pick ups may not be hot enough for some

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing
  • Small Venues

Comments about Jackson JS32TQ Dinky DKA Quilt Maple Top Electric Guitar:

I got this mainly to practice with but ended up gigging it in small venues, I changed every bit of electronics and replaced the the pickups (the only weak point in my book) with Seymour Duncan blackouts. It's very light weight and comfortable, neck is amazing, had some fret buzz and fretboard was a little gritty but thats to be expected before professional setup; after my setup and electronics swaps it stays in tune for what feels like ever. I actually prefer this over my schecter Damien platinum and Gibson sg. Very much recommend to anyone whether new or experienced. I can't specify on many tones other than metal and hard rock but does those quite well.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

my first new jackson since 1997!

By Bryan A.

from Glendale WI

About Me Experienced

Ask me a question

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts

    Comments about Jackson JS32TQ Dinky DKA Quilt Maple Top Electric Guitar:

    I put 5 stars because of the price and the quality of the neck construction.

    Lets start with the bad. Out of the box its not great. frets have the gritty feel to them some sharp tangs.

    But once you set it up (fret burr removal,polish frets/dress, setup pickup pole, re-slot the nut). Its an awesome guitar for the price. They nailed the jackson neck profile which is what jacksons are known for. The pickups are made by Belcat so thats a plus!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    guitar

    By birmanmom

    from McDuffie County, Georgia

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing

      Comments about Jackson JS32TQ Dinky DKA Quilt Maple Top Electric Guitar:

      I love this guitar. I bought it to use for practicing.
      I have a Gibson Les Paul Studio, but didn't think I should use it to practice.
      This Jackson guitar is much lighter and very easy to play.

      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best Guitar I've ever seen in it's price range!

      By X-Zero

      from Oil City, PA

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up

      Cons

      • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing

      Comments about Jackson JS32TQ Dinky DKA Quilt Maple Top Electric Guitar:

      I bought this guitar for the body and neck only. I replaced all the electronics wits cts pots, and a crl blade switch, added a second volume knob, put some Seymour Duncan Black Winter's in it, along with a graphtech nut and some planet waves locking tuners. Now this thing is a beast. Very low action, no fret buzz.

      If you're looking for a project building base, or if this is your first guitar. It's a steal! The pickups although Jackson branded don't sound all that bad, not anywhere near top of the line, but very usable. The one really negative thing I have to say is the assembly was trash. The original nut was glued on incorrectly and was a pain to file down and replace, and the bridge pickup cradle was slightly overtightened and cracked a little.

      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Plays well but poor craftsmanship

      By Ron

      from Michigan

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel

      Cons

      • Poor Pick Up
      • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Jackson JS32TQ Dinky DKA Quilt Maple Top Electric Guitar:

      This guitar plays well enough, but had some cosmetic issues with the body finish near the neck area. Didn't want to send it back because I had a good straight neck on it and good fret work. Other than that it's a very playable guitar. Will be putting a Seymour Duncan JB humbucker in though because the pickups are a little muddy.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I highly recommend this guitar

      By Garrett

      from Nevada

      About Me Experienced

      Ask me a question

      Pros

      • Good Feel
      • Low price
      • Solid Electronics
      • Very fast neck
      • Very Low Action

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • School Bands

        Comments about Jackson JS32TQ Dinky DKA Quilt Maple Top Electric Guitar:

        The red color in the pic above is not the color that the guitar comes in. It comes in a dark red with black outline which looks far better than the red pic up above!!!!

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        My new main guitar

        By Patt

        from Ocala Fl

        About Me Professional Musician

        Ask me a question

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Rock Concerts
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Jackson JS32TQ Dinky DKA Quilt Maple Top Electric Guitar:

          I got this guitar on a Friday afternoon and after taking it out of the box and playing for a few minutes, took it right to my weekend gig. Played it both nights and it kicked. Stays in tune, built really well, looks-feels- and sounds great. I would most definitely recommend if you are looking for a nice sounding high output guitar.

          (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Nice Guitar

          By KSG547

          from NoVA

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing

            Comments about Jackson JS32TQ Dinky DKA Quilt Maple Top Electric Guitar:

            I use this for teaching (I use my expensive guitars for gigging). This replaces an Ibanez RG-120 which I decided had too flat of a neck. It also largely replaces a Dean Vendetta who's neck I like better.

            The frets are nice, the neck is fast, and the guitar rests comfortably against me.

            Very nice guitar for this price range.

            The red finish that is currently displayed (as of 4-11-14) is no longer stocked! The guitar I got is black around the edges like this one:

            http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/JS32TQDKATRDc

            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great quality for the money.

            By Ray

            from Western PA

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Good Pick Up
            • Good Tone
            • Solid Electronics

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Back-up For My Hagstrom

              Comments about Jackson JS32TQ Dinky DKA Quilt Maple Top Electric Guitar:

              Played great right out the Box. I did one mod. I removed the tone control and moved the volume to where the tone was and plugged the hole left by the volume pot. I do not like any controls in the picking path. This also gave me better access to the pickup switch.

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