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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-30-2002, 11:25 PM Thread Starter
 
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JS-6 Gimme the scoop!

Hello, to all of you who have played one, does it play like a JS1000? Those are the only ones I've played, but I"m about done with locking tremolo. How's the price? The feel? Does it have the coil tap? Thanks for any info!
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-01-2002, 01:08 AM
 
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Haven't played one, but what i know is that they are rather rare to come by...there are few people on this forum who own one and i don't think they will let them go in the near future...They probably can give you lots of info on it though...
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-01-2002, 06:50 AM
 
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I'm currently on my third JS6, and wouldn't give it up for the world!

I've basically been lucky enough to find 3 that were in progressively better condition, my current one being dead mint. It doesn't really play exactly like a JS1000, because the JS6's were manufactured prior to the introduction of the multi-radiused JS neck profile. The neck also has a lacquer finish (which could be easily removed), whereas the JS1000 has the Prestige satin finish. Other than that, the body style & electronics layout is identical: FRED in the bridge, PAF PRO in the neck, high-pass filter on the volume control, coil-tap on the tone. They have the standard JS neck-joint and the JEM-style angled input jack. All 3 JS6's that I've had have been VERY light guitars. Very comfortable to play, and very toneful as well. The Gotoh fixed bridge is very stable, as are most fixed-bridges.

Currently, I've outfitted mine with all gold hardware, including some gold Gotoh Magnum-locking tuners. Coupled with the GraphTech StringSaver saddles, it's a killer axe! They've been popping up on EBay lately, but they seem to be bringing top dollar. I got my current one just a couple of months ago, so...they are out there. If you're looking for a non-trem JS though, you might give the JS2000CG a shot. They're great guitars, and are a lot easier to come by
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