The Jackson X Series Soloist SLATXMGQ3-6 Electric Guitar in Transparent Purple pairs exemplary build quality with superb appointments at an affordable price, assuring pro-level performance at an affordable price.
Arched Soloist body
Jackson' Soloist body is favoured by many pros in the hard rock and metal scene thanks to its effortless comfortability during performances. The slender body with arched top create the perfect resting and playing position for the picking hand, whilst the deep double cutaway clears the way for your fretting hand to access the neck in its entirety. Basswood has been employed as the tonewood of choice, laying the foundation beautifully with a solid midrange energy that is infused with warmth. Paired with the Basswood is a cool quilted maple top, finished in a striking transparent purple.
The true neck-through-body construction has been a feature of Jackson models since 1980, and are revered due to their improved playability and superior sustain. The X Series Soloist maple neck benefits from this construction method, whilst also receiving graphite support rod reinforcement to extend the longevity of the neck's stability for many years to come, no matter what you throw its way on the road.
Compound radius fingerboard
Jackson pioneered the compound radius fingerboard design, which features a rounded profile at the nut that flattens towards the heel. The benefit of this design lies in its ability to create a more natural playing position for the fretting hand. Whether you're throwing in cheeky string bends, seamless legato or two-handed tapping across multiple strings, the rosewood fingerboard is more than happy to oblige you. Piranha tooth position inlays guide you along each of the 24 jumbo frets in style, whilst the single-ply neck binding offers seamless transitions between each fret.
EMG active humbuckers
The X Series Soloist is equipped with a pair of EMG active humbuckers in the neck and bridge positions to give this awesome model the beefy power it deserves. Fitted in the neck position is the EMG 85 and an EMG 81 in the bridge, a pairing favoured by many metallers for decades. The 81 offers an impressive sonic assault by making the most of the powerful ceramic magnets that give it incredible detail at ultra-high gain. The 85 offers a more rounded output, but no less impressive, that is fantastic for chunky mid-powered chops and palm-muted chugging. Simply put, there is a reason why so many love this setup, and once you have a go you'll hear why.
Floyd Rose precision
To ensure optimum intonation and sustain along with peerless vibrato control, Jackson have equipped the body with a Floyd Rose Special double locking 2-point tremolo. Paired with Floyd Rose R3 locking nuts, you can rest assured that once you tune up and lock in, your strings will faithfully adhere to your playing, no matter how punishing it may be.
To further the stability of the Jackson X Series Soloist SLATXMGQ3-6, Dunlop dual locking strap locks keep you locked-in to prevent the misery of a dropped neck or snapped headstock from holding you back as you rock out - wherever that may be.
Manufacturer Jackson Model X Series Soloist SLATXMGQ3-6 Electric Guitar Top Material Quilted Maple Body Material Basswood Neck Material 1-Piece Maple Neck-Through-Body with Graphite Reinforcement and Scarf Joint Fingerboard Material Rosewood Pickup Configuration HH Active/Passive Active Bridge Locking Tremolo No. of Frets/Fret Profile 24/Jumbo Position Inlays Piranha Tooth (Small Shark Fin) Nut Floyd Rose R3 Locking Bridge/Tailpiece Floyd Rose Special Double Locking 2-Point Tremolo Tuners Jackson Branded Pickups Neck: EMG 85 Humbucker
Bridge: EMG 81 Humbucker
Controls Master Volume Master Tone Pickup Switching 3-Position Blade:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup
Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups
Position 3. Neck Pickup
Finish Transparent Purple
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