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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-09-2003, 05:03 PM Thread Starter
 
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JACKSON FLOYD ROSE JT580

are JACKSON FLOYD ROSE JT580 any good?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-09-2003, 05:47 PM
 
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I dont like any of the oem jackson trems. Some do though. I prefer those with schallers and original floyds. Albeit some of the jackson trems resemble both these in design though
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-09-2003, 08:04 PM
 
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The early 580s were OK. The Schaller made 590 was VERY good - equal to an OFR.
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-25-2003, 11:31 PM
 
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Jackson Trem

THe Jackson JT580LP is the same as the Ibanez Lo-TRS.

The 500 is good though... I have one and it's very much like the Schallers and OFR's.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-25-2003, 11:37 PM Thread Starter
 
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that's very strange that they install 580 in uppers models, and 500 in lower ones
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-01-2003, 06:07 AM
 
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I had two Dinky's and sold them to a friend, so I still get to pick them up on occasion. They are both Schaller trems and they're great - completely beyond reproach. I would guess that the 580's are close to the Schaller, because they were the replacement for that trem.

You'll have to play them to check it out for yourself, but I would wholeheartedly recommend the Jackson locking trems on the 6 - 700 dollar Dinky and Soloist style guitars.

But, they aren't as good as an edge.
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