It happened again.....again!!!

Talk about your equipment
User avatar
Genebaby
Site Admin
Posts: 14260
Joined: Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:43 pm
Location: Australia

It happened again.....again!!!

Postby Genebaby » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:23 pm

So I get alerts from Ebay about what is up in the Charvel Jackson world and sometimes I just can't resist. This happened with the Flame Up Charvel that I really love. It came with a pickup upgrade I really liked, so I put the same one in the red Charvel I bought afterwards.

Recently an import model of the Adrian Smith Jackson popped up, the SDX.

It had some pretty groovy upgrades itself:
  • Iron Gear Hot Slag pickups (I had just heard about these a few weeks before so it was cool to see these in there)

    Master Push/Pull Middle Tone Control Potentiometer for coil-splitting in all pickup positions

    5-Way Super-switch

    Gotoh Floyd (super keen to try this out as I hear very, very good things about this version of the Floyd. It's probably the only one besides the German made ones I would be happy with)

    Brass Trem-Stopper

    Noiseless Trem Springs

    Custom H-S-H Pickguard 3-Ply White/Black/White (the SDX usually comes in a H-S-S combo, so I really dug the fact that this had a humbucker in the neck now)
It's been well setup and looked after and was going for too much of a song for me to resist, with all the cool stuff that had been done to it. Plus I have always loved the look of the big Jackson logo on a strathead. Dream fulfilled!

It's currently living at Dannii's house, as it was very close by, so he graciously picked it up for me. I plan to bring it home when I see GnR on the 10th of February, there is no real rush to have this guitar, ha ha.

Once I get it home and bond with it a little I will look out for a suitable case, as it comes with a gig bag.
ic8zdw.jpg
leb6p.jpg
t6c652.jpg
s-l1600.jpg
bgsdup.jpg
s-l1600 (9).jpg
s-l1600 (6).jpg
Commander in chief - VVFF Army
Image

User avatar
tukoztukoz
Posts: 744
Joined: Sat May 11, 2013 7:20 am

Re: It happened again.....again!!!

Postby tukoztukoz » Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:02 am

Beautiful!!! Congrats!!!
say two sky two say fare

User avatar
poserboy71
Posts: 14602
Joined: Mon Jul 05, 2010 6:18 am
Location: Y-Town

Re: It happened again.....again!!!

Postby poserboy71 » Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:09 pm

I love how our community here helps each other.
Cool guitar !
I am the Undisputed Sex Symbol of the VVFF

"You see the bait you bite"- VV
WE ARE ALL MERELY PAWNS IN DINO'S SOCIAL EXPERIMENTS

User avatar
Slayer
Posts: 4267
Joined: Tue Jul 06, 2010 4:44 am
Location: California

Re: It happened again.....again!!!

Postby Slayer » Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:16 pm

Hhhhhmmm :-)


Return to “Our gear”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 1 guest

Copyright 2016 VVFF - The Vinnie Vincent Fan Forum - All Rights Reserved
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited
 

 

cron