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JACKSON® ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL 2013 SUMMER RELEASES  

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (July 30, 2013) -- Jackson is proud to introduce a new collection of quality and prominence to the Jackson bloodline. Thirteen new models spanning the JS and X series, along with Phil Demmel’s new no-hold-barred take on his signature model, have arrived with new features designed for speed, killer looks and value. Each product along with its most distinctive features are listed below:

Phil Demmel PDXT String-Through King V

Built to Phil Demmel’s specs, the menacing PDXT String-Through King V features a basswood King V body with cutouts, three-piece through-body maple neck with graphite reinforcements, dual EMG® HZ humbucking pickups, dual volume controls and three-way blade pickup selector switch, adjustable string-through-body compensated bridge and black hardware.

SLATFXMG 3-8 and SLATFXQMG 3-8 

The SLATFXMG 3-8, with its darkly sinister Matte Black finish, arched top and slightly longer 26.5” scale length, features a sleek mahogany Soloistbody, three piece through-body maple neck with graphite reinforcements, 16” –radius rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and pearloid “piranha” inlays, special four-on-a-side Jackson headstock, dual EMG® 808 humbucking pickups with three-way toggle switch, master volume and master tone controls, string-through-body Jackson HT8 eight-string hard-tail bridge and black hardware. The SLATFXQMG 3-8, with its arched quilt maple top offered in an elegant Transparent Green finish, comes stocked with identical specifications as the previously mentioned SLATFXMG 3-8.

JS32 DinkyArch Top, JS32Q Dinky Arch Top, and JS 32TQ Dinky Arch Top

The JS32 Dinky Arch Top has an elegantly arch-topped basswood body available in Bright Blue and Satin Black. This six-string includes a bolt-on maple speed neck with graphite reinforcement, compound-radius (12”-16”) bound rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and pearloid shark fin inlays, bound headstock, dual high-output Jackson humbucking pickups with ceramic magnets and three-way blade toggle switching, Jackson-branded Floyd Rose® double-locking tremolo bridge with black hardware and die-cast tuners

The JS32Q Dinky Arch Top, containing similar features to the JS32 Dinky Arch Top, has a bolt-on maple speed neck with graphite reinforcement, compound-radius (12”-16”) bound rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and pearloid shark fin inlays, bound headstock, dual high-output Jackson humbucking pickups with ceramic magnets and three-way blade toggle switching, Jackson-branded Floyd Rose double-locking tremolo bridge with black hardware and die-cast tuners and is available with a beautiful quilt maple arched top in Trans Amber and Trans Black.

The JS 32TQ Dinky Arch Top, with the same great features of the JS32Q Dinky Arch Top minus the Floyd Rose double-locking tremolo bridge, instead an adjustable string-through compensated bridge, is available in Trans Black and Trans Red. 

JS32 Kellywith Floyd Rose and JS32T Kelly

The JS32 Kelly with Floyd Rose comes equipped with a Jackson-branded Floyd Rose double-locking tremolo bridge, dual high-output Jackson humbucking pickups with ceramic magnets and three-way toggle switching, with black hardware and die-cast tuners. Other features include a bolt-on maple speed neck with graphite reinforcement, basswood body and availability in Gloss Black and Quicksilver.

The JS32T Kelly comes in Satin Black and Gloss White and displays the same marvelous features of the JS32 Kelly, minus the Floyd Rose double-locking tremolo bridge, which was instead swapped for an adjustable string-through compensated bridge.

JS32 King V with Floyd Rose and JS32T King V

The regal JS32 King V™ with Floyd Rose has a basswood body and features a bolt-on maple speed neck with graphite reinforcement, dual high-output Jackson humbucking pickups with ceramic magnets and three-way toggle switching, Jackson-branded Floyd Rose double-locking tremolo bridge with black hardware and die-cast tuners. This model is offered in Black with White Bevels and White with Black Bevels.

The JS32T King V, available in Gloss Black and Ivory, comes tact with stunning features including a basswood body, bolt-on maple speed neck with graphite reinforcement, compound-radius (12”-16”) bound rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and pearloid shark fin inlays and bound headstock. The JS32T King V with its dual high-output Jackson humbucking pickups with ceramic magnets and three-way toggle switching, also includes an adjustable string-through compensated bridge.

JS32 Rhoads with Floyd Rose and JS32T Rhoads

The sleek JS32 Rhoads with Floyd Rose is available in Satin Gray and Black with White Bevels and comes armed with dual high-output Jackson humbucking pickups with ceramic magnets and three-way toggle switching, Jackson-branded Floyd Rose double-locking tremolo bridge, a basswood body and features a bolt-on maple speed neck with graphite reinforcement.

The JS32T Rhoads is available in Satin Black and White with Black Bevels. Features include a basswood body, bolt-on maple speed neck with graphite reinforcement, compound-radius (12”-16”) bound rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and pearloid shark fin inlays and bound headstock. The JS32T Rhoads with its dual high-output Jackson humbucking pickups with ceramic magnets and three-way toggle switching, also includes an adjustable string-through compensated bridge.

JS32 Warrior with Floyd Rose and JS32T Warrior,

The JS32 Warrior with Floyd Rose®, features a basswood body, bolt-on maple speed neck with graphite reinforcement, dual high-output Jackson humbucking pickups with ceramic magnets and three-way toggle switching, Jackson-branded Floyd Rose double-locking tremolo bridge with black hardware and die-cast tuners.  This model is available in Black with White Bevels and 

The JS32T Warrior, similar to the JS32 Warrior with Floyd Rose, includes a bolt-on maple speed neck with graphite reinforcement, dual high-output Jackson humbucking pickups with ceramic magnets and three-way toggle switching. The JS32T Warrior, which is available in Ferrari Red and White with Black Bevels, also includes an adjustable string-through compensated bridge. 

For more information and to find a dealer near you, go to www.jacksonguitars.com.

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