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      Jackson SLX Soloist X Series Electric Guitar (H76635)
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The X factor = fantastic tone, ultra-fast playability and unbelievable value.

New Jackson® X Series guitars are loaded with purebred Jackson DNA-hot humbucking pickups, bound compound-radius fingerboard with the distinctive shark-fin inlays, and stunning finishes. Classic Jackson models imbued with the X factor, with fantastic tone, ultra-fast playability and unbelievable value for 21st century guitarists.

The Jackson Soloist™ SLX has a basswood body, through-body maple neck and Duncan Designed™ alnico HB102N (neck) and high-output ceramic HB102B (bridge) humbucking pickups. Its bound compound-radius rosewood 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. Other features include a Floyd Rose® Special double-locking two-point tremolo, 24 jumbo frets and three-way pickup switching. Case sold separately.

Jackson SLX Soloist X Series Electric Guitar Features:

  • Series: X Series
    Body Shape: Soloist™
    Body Wood: Basswood
    Body Finish: Gloss Polyester, Gloss Polyurethane (Snow White finish)
    Headstock: Jackson® Pointed 6 In-Line
    Neck: Maple, Through-Body Maple Speed Neck with Tilt-Back Scarf
    Joint Headstock
    Neck Binding: 1-Ply White
    Fingerboard: Rosewood, 12” to 16” Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4
    mm)
    Inlays: Pearloid Sharkfin
    Frets: 24, Jumbo
    Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
    Bridge: Floyd Rose® Special Double Locking 2-Point Tremolo
    Pickups: Duncan Designed™ HB-102B Humbucking Bridge Pickup
    Duncan Designed™ HB-102N Humbucking Neck Pickup
    Pickup Configuration: H/H
    Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge
    and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    Strings: NPS, Gauges: .009, .011, .016, .024, .032, .042
    Unique Features: Through-Body neck construction, Floyd Rose® Special Bridge,
    Duncan Designed™ HB-102-B and HB-102N Pickups
    Case sold separately




Jackson SLX Soloist X Series Electric Guitar

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One year parts and labor warranty for guitars purchased before 1/1/2000.

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  • Still the best

    As reviewed by AARON KOSTELECKY on 5/18/2012

    Jackson were always the reason I regarded Ibanez as mere knockoff's. But for some reason GC doesn't stock very many, if any, Jacksons in store. Having owned an aging Japan Soloist, I was really excited when I heard they were releasing a new line of soloists. I ordered mine sight unseen, before gc even got their first shipment, before there were even images available on this site. That just shows my level of faith in this brand. Admittedly, the first one I received had some issues, so I returned it. The second one was perfect. These are made in India, so they're not Japan or even US made. But the second one I received was just right in every way. It met all expectations; as an owner of one the previous generation soloists, it did not disappoint. It's the same thing. These guitars are not going to limit you to one style. The neck thru construction means you will have limitless sustain and the way they resonate is full bodied yet articulate. These are not some thin, crappy sounding cheap toy (read:Ibanez). I replaced the bridge pickup as I always do and it is friggin amazing. The BEST guitar out there for this price. The best neck I've ever played. This guitar renders all my others obsolete, nothing comes close. I'm surprised how few people know about these guitars. Hopefully someday I can afford a USA model. Until then, it's still possible to have a quality neck thru for a good price. Jackson is still the best.

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  • Pickups=Problem

    As reviewed by Robert Nicoletti on 12/29/2012

    Well, I got this Jackson shipped to my store and It was absolutely stunning. I took it home and I tried it out. I must sat for about an hour trying to figure out the problem with the pickups. They are weak. Duncan-Designed doesen't mean Seymour-Duncan. I drive into a Fender Princeton Chorus 125w and I have got to say that the pickups were sooo weak. I have an Ibanez RG with stock G7 and G8 pickups and they screamed. I honestly don't know what the problem with Jackson Pickups are. They never cut through the mix. I have to use a pedal to get the sound that I wanted. I never used a pedal for my Ibanez(Same Amp). I had a Jackson Rhoads and the pickups were the same only I didn't have the pedal at the time, It did the same thing. And by the way, the pedal was a Boss MT-2 Metal Zone. It works great, but I like the Amp sound too, just not with these pickups. I'm going to get some Seymour Duncan's and see if I can't fix the problem, but I needed to tell you guys before you bought the product and became dissapointed. And by the way, you will have no issues with the Floyd. It is amazing. When I dive and squeal, I can come back in and do a clean song with chords and have no tuning issues. I don't have to retune when I dive either. So, be ready to have some issues when you buy the guitar, unless you have one of those Line 6 Spider 4 amps, or a Peavey Vyper, because they're mainly for Metal, I play all kinds. Later.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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  • Go green

    As reviewed by michael garrido on 5/19/2012

    I'll keep this short since I agree whole heartedly with the previous reviewer. I'll just add that I have several MIJ Jacksons. The workmanship on the made in India ones is on a par with the Japanese. I got the Kawasabi green which pairs up with my surf green strat. My example had a very small chip in the paint on the lower bout and some scuffs on the end of the headstock. I took a look under the cover plates and the wiring is neatly routed and bundled. Solder joints are clean and solid. Equal to newer MIJ ones.I have a probably 2005ish MIJ DK2 were the cavity looked like a rats nest. The tremolo springs on my example had a lot of tension on them. So it took some fiddling when I put new strings on. These guitars are not just good for the money- there good guitars. I just wish they had a few more finish options.

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