Jackson

Description

Founding member member of Australian progressive metalcore act Northlane, co-songwriter and rhythm guitarist Josh Smith is central to the band’s expansive and pummeling sound, and Jackson is proud to present the Pro Series Signature Josh Smith Soloist SL7 ET in his honor. The 7-string collaboration begins with a 27" scale length, essential for providing a wider sonic palette and handling the extreme low tunings Smith depends upon. The Soloist alder body is sleekly sculpted for ergonomic comfort, and has been paired with a graphite-reinforced through-body caramelized maple neck for enhanced stability and sustain.

Designed to deliver effortless playability, the 12"-16" compound radius ebony fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets has a more pronounced curvature across its width near the nut for comfortable chording, and gradually flattens to a very slight curvature toward the upper frets for blazing fast solos and comfortable bends. Considered must-have specs for today’s touring musicians, the Luminlay glow in the dark side dots provide fingerboard guidance on the darkest metal stages, while the heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheel makes for quick neck tweaks on the fly.

Under the hood is an HS pickup configuration featuring Smith’s signature Bare Knuckle Impulse pickup set. The Impulse humbucker in the bridge is a full, tight pickup that embraces down-tuned guitars but can also handle medium-gain applications for full, muscular, rock mids as well as overdriven tones without getting lost in the mix. The Impulse single-coil neck pickup delivers a focused low end with super smooth treble response. The control layout consists of a three-way pickup blade switch and a pair of black skirted Strat-style volume knobs for each pickup.

An EverTune F7 bridge intonates all the way up the neck so that no matter how low the guitar is tuned, it remains tight and focused throughout the most vicious chugs. The guitar is decked out in a mouth-watering Surf Green finish with a 7-string color matched licensed Fender Stratocaster headstock, complete with all-black hardware including the PPS nut, Dunlop strap locks and Jackson locking tuners. A Jackson foam core hardshell gig bag is also included.
Features
  • Alder body
  • Caramelized maple neck
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • Bare Knuckle Impulse Humbucker in the bridge and Bare Knuckle Impulse Single-Coil pickup in the neck
warning

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Specifications
Body
  • Body type: Double cutaway
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Body finish: Gloss
Neck
  • Neck shape: Neck-thru-body with graphite reinforcement and scarf joint
  • Neck wood: Caramelized maple
  • Scale length: 27"
  • Truss rod: Dual-action with wheel
  • Neck finish: Satin
Fingerboard
  • Material: Ebony
  • Fret size: Jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Nut width/material: 1.875 in. (47.62 mm) PPS
Electronics
  • Configuration: HS
  • Neck: Bare Knuckle single coil
  • Bridge: Bare Knuckle humbucker
  • Control layout: Volume 1, Volume 2
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
Hardware
  • Bridge design: EverTune F7 model
  • Tuning machines: Jackson die-cast locking
  • Color: Black
Other
  • Number of strings: 7-string
  • Case: Jackson foam core case
  • Orientation: Right-handed
Warranty
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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