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Jackson MG Series DXMG Dinky Electric Guitar (2008 Model)
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Jackson's dinky body style is world famous for very good reasons -- it's light, comfortable, and very fast looking. The 2008 Jackson MG Series DKMG D...Click To Read More About This Product
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Jackson's dinky body style is world famous for very good reasons -- it's light, comfortable, and very fast looking. The 2008 Jackson MG Series DKMG Dinky Electric Guitar sports the trademark Jackson reverse pointy headstock and EMG HZ humbuckers to deliver super-modern looks and harmonic-rich tones to match. Luxurious touches include shark-tooth fretboard inlays and bound fretboard and headstock. 24 jumbo frets and a Floyd Rose-licensed Jackson recessed double-locking 2-point vibrato.
Jackson's compound-radius fingerboard curves more dramatically at the nut for easy chording and flattens out as it approaches the neck joint for low-action bends without fretting out. With a more relaxed hand, you'll play better!
- Carved basswood body with maple veneer top
- Bolt-on rock maple neck
- Bound compound-radius rosewood fretboard (14" to 16") with 24 jumbo frets
- EMG HZ pickups
- Master volume, master tone
- 3-position blade pickup switch
- Floyd Rose Licensed Jackson low profile JT580 LP double-locking 2-point tremolo
- Bound reverse headstock
- Shark-tooth fretboard inlays
- Ivoroid neck and headstock binding
- Sealed die-cast tuners
- Black hardware
- 25-1/2" scale
- 1-11/16" nut width
- 1st fret: .775", 12th fret: .800"
- compound-radius 14" to 16"
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Most Liked Positive Review
This is a fantastic guitar. I bought one two months ago and played 10 other guitars heads up with this one (includong a Jackson Pro model and a few different Fender Strats) and...Read complete review
This is a fantastic guitar. I bought one two months ago and played 10 other guitars heads up with this one (includong a Jackson Pro model and a few different Fender Strats) and this guitar had the best tone and FEEL of any of them. The only reason I gave it less than 5 for features is that as it ships it only has one battery (EMG recommends 2 for better response and more headroom on the pickups, I installed the second and it ROCKS, these pickups lose some of that EMG oversaturation on the low end and do become much crisper). And also (I am talking EMG active...not Hz...mine has the Zack Wylde set...85/81...I believe all new DKMG's are active) I also discovered that if you like the sound of Duncan Humbuckers (or a strat with single coils) that if you reverse the pickups position (81 at neck and 85 at bridge) these pickups take on the sound of a more standard set (with better output and string definition). That is to say they act more tonally like a gibson or Strat with the typical lead sound and rhythm sound and the middle position even takes on the more high end tinny characteristic of a more standard set of pickups. For those that enjoy older types of rock this configuration is probably best but I love it the way it ships (you DO NOT get this type of tonal range from any other pickup set I have used). The Floyd Rose is a dream and once set up correctly NEVER needs to be tuned except for occasional adjustments due to humidity and temperature variations. Rock solid construction and even though Japanese (you can find evidence of mass production if you look hard enough) really has the look and feel of a much more expensive guitar (if you don't lift the covers...that is where you find dust that wasn't blown off in the construction...or painted in to the unfinished surfaces). All in all a must buy for anyone that wants a pro look and feel for a semi-pro price.
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cool shape but bad quality
This guitar has a cool body shape but the quality isnt good. First of all the floyd rose does Not have the best quality. You dive it down a couple of times and its...Read complete review
This guitar has a cool body shape but the quality isnt good. First of all the floyd rose does Not have the best quality. You dive it down a couple of times and its already out of tune, and the strings arent even new.Second,its a bolt on something I completeley dislike because of that "big block" that keeps you from better fret access.Its not like the ibanez bolt on which is an AANJ(all acces neck joint)that's actually almost the same as a neck through,its more of like a fender strat bolt which is just square and annoyingThird finally but not least the DAMN PICKUPS.oh my god they are the muddiest pickups I have heard and that completeley annoys me. My esp ltd m-50(my first guitar) which costs about half the price has a better sound than this piece of crap.And its not my amp because i run my guitars through a line 6 spider 3 75w amp which has a great sound.Ive tried it through a cheap 15w amp i have and still my esp ltd sounded a helluva a lot better,I mean the difference is huge.Definitely not worth the money,way overpriced for the quality,I recommend that you go with Esp ltd ,schecter,or ibanez for the same price.
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I got this guitar a few months ago, and it hasn't failed on me yet. I hardly ever have to tune it. It's got a great sound thanks to the EMG pickups. The action is great. If you're looking for a great guitar for metal or rock, this one is for you.
I bought this guitar last summer and i still havent played anything better, to me at least. i put new emg pick ups in it. EMG 81 and 85s to be exact. This guitar allows you to do anything you want from normal classic rock or even as nutty as Jason Becker or Batio. All in all this is a guitar i will have for the rest of my life.
I looked at these guitars a few years ago in cataloges and thought about getting one. I just recently decided to purchase one. This guitar plays great. I relly like Japaneese made guitars, the quality is there at a low price. The EMG-HZ pickups sound good. I acctually like them as well as the active EMG pickups. This is guitar is great for 80's hair metal.
This guitar owns. nothing else to say.
if you;re thinking about getting this gtr, just do it. you won't regret it. the fretboard is amazing, the compound-radius neck is so so. i dumped out the emg's it came with and put in some dimarzio evo's. so now it sounds and plays awesome. def worth more than the asking price.
this guitar is awesome ive had it for a while now!let me tell you that this will make your solos scream!it will make everything so much easier.it has a nice smooth neck and when i got it i didnt have to get it set up or anything it was in tune out of the box.ran through a crybaby wah original and a mt-2 boss,and it blew my mind away!ive played higher priced guitar like gibson sg's and steve vai's ibanez but id prefer this guitar!
This guitar is amazing. The neck is fast, the action is low, the body is light and comfortable so you can really shred on it. The EMGs give great metal tone and great clean tone as well. There's almost now fret buzz with the low action. Buy this guitar or quit playing.
I am currently seeking to buy this guitar! I have played my friends Jackson DXMG Dinky through a Spider II Line 6 amp and I just fell in love!The EMG HZ pickups deliver perfect and none to very little feedback! I recommend this guitr to and expierenced guitarist in the metal genre!
After searching I finally decided on the Jackson DXMG. At first I did not want a black guitar but found that the pic does not do this guitar justice. I was shocked when I opened the box and discovered how beautiful this axe really is. I could not find a scratch on it. The features are great! One solid guitar for a great price. This is one comfortable guitar. I really like the reverse headstock w/sharkfin inlays. That was probably the main reason beside the fact that I've always wanted a Jackson. By the way the inlays look great. Moto makes no difference. I am absoulutely satisfied and I will more than likely by another to Hot Rod. Buy you're next axe from these guys, they are the good guys! Thanks Again!
I just got this guitar today, it is wonderful, at first I had a hard time messing with the floyd rose but like all new guitars you have to work out the strings to get them to stay in tune. Another bad thing is that when you do a major whammy dive the E string is so loose it starts rubbing against the bridge pick up and I have the pick up as low as it could go!!! but other than that it is a wonderful guitar a lot of attitude and crunch, this guitar is a must buy!!!