USA-made Jackson! Fast-playing neck with a compound (12 in. to 16 in.) fingerboard radius and mother of pearl Shark Fin position inlays. Bound fingerboard and headstock with inlaid mother of pearl Jackson logo. Sharp “V” shaped body. CTS pots and Switchcraft switches. Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Jackson products。
Model name: KV2 King V
Model number: 280-3040-(color#)
Series: USA Select series
Body: alder with flame maple top on transparent colors
Neck: neck-thru-body quartersawn maple
Neck dimensions: 3rd fret: .775 in., 12th fret: .835 in.
Tuning machines: die-cast tuners
Number of frets: 24 medium frets
Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan JB TB4 humbucking pickup
Middle pickup: N/A
Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan JB TB4 humbucking pickup
Controls: volume (bridge pickup), volume (neck pickup), master tone
Bridge: Floyd Rose Original double locking 2-point tremolo
Pickup switching: 3-position blade: — Position 1: bridge pickup
— Position 2: bridge and neck pickups
— Position 3: neck pickup
Hardware: black (chrome on transparent colors)
String gauges: .009, .011, .016, .024, .032, .042
Case: includes deluxe molded case
Scale length: 25.5 in.
Width at nut: 1-11/16 in.
Unique features: compound (12 in. to 16 in.) fingerboard radius, mother of pearl Shark Fin position inlays, bound fingerboard and headstock, sharp “V” shaped body, inlaid mother of pearl Jackson logo, CTS pots and Switchcraft switches
USA-made Jackson! Fast-playing neck with a compound (12 in. to 16 in.) fingerboard radius and mother of pearl Shark Fin position inlays. Bound fingerboard and headstock with inlaid mother of pearl Jackson logo.
Sharp “V” shaped body. CTS pots and Switchcraft switch.
This guitar has a great metal sound. It is not as heavy or thick sounding as my Les Pauls but it’s still pretty heavy. I has somewhat of a bright attack to it.
The Floyd Rose stays in tune pretty well. I like having two separate volume controls. I never understood why other guitars have two tone controls and one volume. But this is pretty useful.
Ease of Use:
Once you get used to the odd shape, it’s actually pretty easy to play. Although this is not a guitar that you can play sitting down very confortably.
The quality is great. What you would expect from a $2000+ guitar. The only issue I had is that one of the ground wires must be loose because there’s a loud sound that comes out when the volume is all the way down.
Value: It’s a great guitar, I got the snow white with black bevels. But it took a while to save for it. I think it’s a little pricey though.
Manufacturer Support: NA
The Wow Factor: The KV2 is down right sexy! from the time I opened the case, to the time I hung it on the wall and stared at it for hours. Can’t wait to see what it looks like on stage
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