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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-13-2003, 10:33 AM Thread Starter
 
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I dig my new Jetking

Traded an RGT42 (just couldn't get into the Floyd Rose) for an Ibanez Jetking in Butterscotch TRansparent. I really am enjoying this guitar. It's got a great old school, Teisco/Silvertone vibe to it and played loud on stage, it didn't squeal with the stock pickups in it which made me very happy! The neck has a nice worked in feel to it with a nice radius. The coil taps are decent but that's typically not my thing. Pretty much always been a humbucker man. And I just love that it's got the old spaghetti logo on it. That pretty much sealed the deal with me. It's such a delightfully trashy guitar
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-13-2003, 03:53 PM
 
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i don't have one, but i've played several, and .. AGREED!

fantastic, trashy, nifty, beatable, guilt-free, eminently shredable guitars.

~A
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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-26-2003, 05:31 PM
 
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I love mine too, its a good alternative to the Floyds and for the $$$ I paid, you can't beat it.
Bamm my Gibson 63' Melody Maker and my Jet king; retro and reto-trashy, gotta love it !
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-27-2003, 12:26 PM
 
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I love those JetKings, shame there arent too many in the UK.

Whats the neck like on them? I gather it isnt ultra thin like a super wizard or anything?
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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-29-2003, 04:14 PM
 
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Kind of a hybrid in thickness. It isn't like the Strat baseball bat necks, nor is it as 'clubby' as a Les Paul. I guess a slightly beefier radius neck would sum it up, still very managable and you can still rip on it if you want.

Bamm
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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 10-19-2003, 12:38 PM
 
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I tried a jet king at my local music store and i didnt like it at all the neck was weird feeling, the pickups sounded like crap, and i think its just ugly IMO.
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 10-22-2003, 04:18 PM
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so what?

Hey,
Dude how could you diss the jetking????? The thing is awesome.....I guess it kinda appeals to different crowds...I like vintage, old school type stuff that why I love it, but I guess if your into new stuff and you need a pretty guitar then well its not for you...But seriously who cares how a guitar looks???well maybe if your into like N-sync you might want a pretty guitar...haha........
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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 10-22-2003, 04:19 PM
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forgot

Hey,
I forgot to ask, is that melody maker nice?? I am looking at a sg special faded......
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-13-2004, 10:45 AM
 
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The Gibson is a solid sounding guitar despite its size.
I use it mainly for Dropped D tunings and it does well.

Bamm
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