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Jackson USA Select SL2H Soloist Electric Guitar Metallic Black

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Titanic tone and fantastic flexibility come from the humbucking Seymour Duncan® TB4 bridge and SH1N neck pickups with 3-way selector. Resounding resonance is achieved with a thru-body, quarter-sawn ma... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

Titanic tone and fantastic flexibility come from the humbucking Seymour Duncan® TB4 bridge and SH1N neck pickups with 3-way selector. Resounding resonance is achieved with a thru-body, quarter-sawn maple neck and alder body. Original Floyd Rose® double-locking trem in a recessed bridge cavity combines with a bound ebony 24-fret fingerboard, scooped lower bout, and reduced heel for limitless playing freedom. Scorching Jackson looks are enhanced by the carved maple top, bound headstock, black hardware, and custom green ghost flames paint job on black. 25-1/2" scale, 1-11/16" nut.

FEATURES

  • Thru-body, quarter-sawn maple neck
  • Alder body with maple top
  • Seymour Duncan® TB4 bridge and SH1N neck pickups
  • Original Floyd Rose® double-locking trem
  • Bound ebony 24-fret fingerboard
  • Carved maple top
  • Bound headstock
  • Black hardware
  • Custom green ghost flames on black
  • 25-1/2" scale
  • 1-11/16" nut
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    Limited lifetime warranty against defects for guitars purchased after 1/1/2000.
    One year parts and labor warranty for guitars purchased before 1/1/2000.


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    JacksonUSA Select SL2H Soloist Electric Guitar
     
    4.7

    (based on 12 reviews)

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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    SH2H

    If you desire two humbuckers, a neck through, an original floyd rose and a PERFECT setup out of the box then this is your best choice in the category. I own a bunch...Read complete review

    If you desire two humbuckers, a neck through, an original floyd rose and a PERFECT setup out of the box then this is your best choice in the category. I own a bunch of high end guitars from many of the big name guitar makers and competitors of this one, and this guitar out plays them all. sound is subjective...I absolutely love the sound of the duncans with an ebony board and a neck through...but this guitar really shines in playability. I have had to perform work to all of my other guitars (even my Prestige and M-II)including fret leveling in order to get the others to play nearly as low as my SL2H. I am picky about low action but dont like any buzzing or bend-out. All of my guitars are set up so every fret can be bent up at least a full step. The SL2H came set up with 1mm clearance at the 12th fret. I can slide a 1mm pick up between the fret and the string at the 12th and it stays. Unbelievably, every note on the fretboard sounds FULL and there are NO dead spots when bending...even with the action this low. This guitar is a dream come true. If you are experienced at setting up guitars with LOW action then you will understand the value of these traits. Thank you, Jackson.

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    third times a charm (HA HA not really)

    Do not buy this guitar!!!! Junk!! I bought this guitar in Nov 2013. After having to return the first two for defects, cracked inlays, mismatch parts, defective floyd rose and...Read complete review

    Do not buy this guitar!!!! Junk!! I bought this guitar in Nov 2013. After having to return the first two for defects, cracked inlays, mismatch parts, defective floyd rose and the list go's on and on the third one is some what OK. This guitar looks great- guitars are made to play, these only look good, isn't real heavy- feels like a cheap toy, but for the price it is very very disappointing. This thing should be awesome! It doesn't stay in tune, after changing the strings with the correct gauge, I spent hours trying to get the intonation correct. The floyd rose adjusters on the bridge where junk, had to take them off and make them level. Took it to the store and said they couldn't do any thing. Would not let me return it because I had returned the first two that where defectiveI have a 1988 Fender Heavy Metal strat that will run circles around this Guitar. I have wanted a Jackson USA for years and now that I have one I am very disappointed. At least buying from Guitar Center , or so I thought!! You can return it unless you get a couple in a row that you return, but if you don't buy something else or another one they charge you for the shipping.

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    (11 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Wise Investment

    By GuitarGod^666

    from Fontana, Ca

    Comments about Jackson USA Select SL2H Soloist Electric Guitar:

    This guitar is very expensive but dont let that bother if you have the cash then this thing is absolutley worth the money the sustain is amazing and the floyd rose is perfect, and the pickups are very high output perfect for a good shred.

    (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    SH2H

    By RescueSwim

    from san diego

    Comments about Jackson USA Select SL2H Soloist Electric Guitar:

    If you desire two humbuckers, a neck through, an original floyd rose and a PERFECT setup out of the box then this is your best choice in the category. I own a bunch of high end guitars from many of the big name guitar makers and competitors of this one, and this guitar out plays them all. sound is subjective...I absolutely love the sound of the duncans with an ebony board and a neck through...but this guitar really shines in playability. I have had to perform work to all of my other guitars (even my Prestige and M-II)including fret leveling in order to get the others to play nearly as low as my SL2H. I am picky about low action but dont like any buzzing or bend-out. All of my guitars are set up so every fret can be bent up at least a full step. The SL2H came set up with 1mm clearance at the 12th fret. I can slide a 1mm pick up between the fret and the string at the 12th and it stays. Unbelievably, every note on the fretboard sounds FULL and there are NO dead spots when bending...even with the action this low. This guitar is a dream come true. If you are experienced at setting up guitars with LOW action then you will understand the value of these traits. Thank you, Jackson.

    (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Comfortable & Fun to Play

    By Chris

    from Hanover, PA

    Comments about Jackson USA Select SL2H Soloist Electric Guitar:

    I purchased this guitar yesterday. I have several other guitars (Les Paul Custom, Gibson ES-335, Fender Strat, Washburn, 2xClassical guitars) this guitar is by far the easiest of all to play. The neck has great action and is very comfortable. The only issues I have with this guitar is re-stringing and tuning, but once you learn the tricks its no longer an issue. It is a bit on the pricy side, but I feel it is worth the investment. Also, I had a choice between a PRS & this guitar, I much prefered the feel of this guitar and the sound.

    (7 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I love this guitar

    By Ryan

    from San Diego, CA

    Comments about Jackson USA Select SL2H Soloist Electric Guitar:

    It is by far the best guitar I have ever played. The neck is extremely fast, the pickups are great, and it's an overall awesome guitar that's also great for metal and thrash and shred and all of that! I highly recommend purchasing replacement EMG pickups though. but otherwise, this guitar is perfect as is

    (5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Best Guitar Ever!

    By NextRandyRhoads666

    from vicksburg,MI

    Comments about Jackson USA Select SL2H Soloist Electric Guitar:

    I Love this guitar!it comes with a very hefty price tag but i would have given my left hand for this guitar (i couldn't play then though...) amazing sustain, super high output,low action shred worthy neck,just the best guitar ever

    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Worth Every Penny

    By Sam

    from Santee

    Comments about Jackson USA Select SL2H Soloist Electric Guitar:

    I've wanted a Jackson USA Soloist for years. I bought one about a month ago and have no regrets. The pickups aren't Duncan's highest output models, but they offer a wide range of tones and scream plenty. The action is beautiful; very low and smooth. The neck-thru design gives extra needed sustain. The double-locking tremelo is sturdy enough to deliver divebombs all day with little or no need for retuning. I love playing this guitar.

    (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Awesome guitar

    By JT

    from Miami, Florida

    Comments about Jackson USA Select SL2H Soloist Electric Guitar:

    Had this guitar for 3 months now, best neck ever, playability can't be beat. Only knock is the placement of the volume pot. Too close to the bridge, hit it when playing long, fast runs and end up lowering volume when I don't want to. Had to lower the knob closer to the body so it wouldn't turn as easy. If redesigning this, I would move the volume pot away from the bridge, also the high E string is not very loud, had to adjust the PU pole piece to increase gain. Other than that this is the first axe I grab for a gig out of my dozen other axes, some of them twice the price.

    (2 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    third times a charm (HA HA not really)

    By WILLIAM WARREN

    from Visalia CA

    Comments about Jackson USA Select SL2H Soloist Electric Guitar:

    Do not buy this guitar!!!! Junk!! I bought this guitar in Nov 2013. After having to return the first two for defects, cracked inlays, mismatch parts, defective floyd rose and the list go's on and on the third one is some what OK. This guitar looks great- guitars are made to play, these only look good, isn't real heavy- feels like a cheap toy, but for the price it is very very disappointing. This thing should be awesome! It doesn't stay in tune, after changing the strings with the correct gauge, I spent hours trying to get the intonation correct. The floyd rose adjusters on the bridge where junk, had to take them off and make them level. Took it to the store and said they couldn't do any thing. Would not let me return it because I had returned the first two that where defectiveI have a 1988 Fender Heavy Metal strat that will run circles around this Guitar. I have wanted a Jackson USA for years and now that I have one I am very disappointed. At least buying from Guitar Center , or so I thought!! You can return it unless you get a couple in a row that you return, but if you don't buy something else or another one they charge you for the shipping.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    My 2nd Jackson SL2H, I truly love them!!

    By Matt Garcia

    from Houston, TX

    Comments about Jackson USA Select SL2H Soloist Electric Guitar:

    I bought a trans black SL2H earlier this year, and was so impressed with it, I bought a 2nd just last week. I've owned a USA Mockingbird SL, a Fender Strat, a Jackson SL1 and a Gibson Les Paul Standard+ and I have to say, the USA Soloist is the finest guitar I've ever played!! I still own the Gibson. My 2nd Soloist is a trans red with a figured maple top. It is absolutely gorgeous! When I got it (used), the strings were a little high. Having previous experience with Floyd tremelos, I was able to bring it down almost 1/8", and now the strings just barely hover over the frets with absolutely no fret buzz. If you want a great looking, great sounding, great playing guitar, pick up a USA SL2H. You will be glad you did, but one warning.....they are very addictive!!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Sustain For Days!

    By Nicholas Greenwood

    from Seattle, WA

    Comments about Jackson USA Select SL2H Soloist Electric Guitar:

    Had a USA Jackson a while back, sold it, and it bothered me so much I just had to own another. The TRANSPARENT GREEN looks absolutely fantastic with a bookmatched flame maple top and even a flame maple headstock. Not quite what you would get on a PRS, but it's still killer. The quartersawn maple neck-through will give you sustain for days and the 12"-16" compound radius is comfortable to play in both the low and high register. The pots have a smooth and even taper. The Duncan TB-4/JB humbucker is punchy, but a little too warm--I suggest putting a Dimebucker in the bridge to complement the maple and ebony. The Floyd Rose worked well right out of the box, but I like to do my own setups and maintenance. Got mine in 2012 and the case that came with it is an SKB hardshell with TSA latches and the Jackson logo on the side. What more could you ask for? BUY THIS NOW!

     
    5.0

    Jackson USA Soloist Guitar

    By J.R.

    from Springfield, Oregon

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts

      Comments about Jackson USA Select SL2H Soloist Electric Guitar:

      Mine is a very early model...Came from the Charvel "skunkworks" actually before there even was a "Jackson" guitar company. I've played a lot of Jackson instruments since but I wouldn't trade this for any of them. Have never had to touch the bridge (Kahler was the only option available then). Very versatile and good-sounding instrument. Only drawback, and it's not a real bad one, is the relatively light poplar body which doesn't produce the Marshall "chug" that a heavier body produces. Built like a tank and extremely stable. Never any problems in more than 30 years of playing.

       
      5.0

      The best guitar in the line of Jackson's, and it's awesome

      By Dee

      from Los Angeles

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clean Tones Are Great
      • The Inlays Are Gorgeous
      • The Neck Feels
      • The Neck Feels So Good
      • Way Better Than The Dinky

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Jackson USA Select SL2H Soloist Electric Guitar:

          I play progressive metal and needed good clean tones as well play heavy riffs. The soloist is the perfect match for my playing. Makes it easier for playing speed runs. I use it with Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier with an added Maxom overdrive and gives me the tone I was looking for. I'm very happy with the sound, the feel and the overall playability of the guitar.

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