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  1. #25


    Join Date: Oct 2008
    Location: Herndon, VA
    ME: Jackson Soloist
    Rig: Fractal Audio Axe-FX II

    iTrader: 4 (100%)

    The main problem with the Pro Series is that the price isn't reflected in the level of quality control. Both Indonesian Jacksons I've bought over the last year had serious quality problems. See the threads I started here on my SL7 and Monarkh. At least the SL7 turned out to be a gem once I rewired it.

    I don't know their processes, but ESP seems to be able to get better results out of Indonesia, and I presume the same contract builder is involved. I'm guessing that ESP more closely inspects the instruments at the source and sends back the defective ones.

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  3. #26


    Join Date: Oct 2008
    Location: Florida
    ME: Washburn N7
    Rig: Peavey 5150

    iTrader: 1 (100%)

    These will be MIK, but still $1900 is nuts. You can buy Japanese EIIs for that price.

  4. #27


    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: Woodbridge, VA
    ME: CS USA Soloist 7
    MA: Ovation Elite Standard
    Rig: Mesa Triple Rec

    iTrader: 10 (100%)

    Quote Originally Posted by jacksonplayer View Post
    $1900 for an Indonesian guitar? Nope.

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  6. #28


    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: The GrVm North
    ME: EBMM(s)
    MA: Taylor 214
    MB: Spector Legend 4
    Rig: AFX3 / KPA / MKV

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  7. #29


    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: Toronto On Canada
    ME: Bowes Nightbringer 7

    iTrader: 2 (100%)

    I kind of want it even though its actually hurting my eyes.


  8. #30


    Join Date: Jul 2020
    Location: CA
    ME: Jackson Pro Demmel
    Rig: Peavey 6505 MH

    iTrader: 0

    The Wildcard models (like the Baked Ash models) are Korean, and come with a OFR. Still pricey in my view, especially since they don't come with stainless steel frets.

  9. #31


    Join Date: Dec 2008
    Location: Pennsyl-tucky
    ME: Schecter KM-7 mk iii
    MA: Wasburn D12S
    Rig: Orange Brent Hinds Terror

    iTrader: 0

    Quote Originally Posted by jacksonplayer View Post

    If this SL27 is Korean and made at World Guitars, that does change the value equation a little. Their quality level is basically on par with Japanese guitars or close to it.
    My Schecter KM-7 was made at WMI and it is fantastic easily the equal of Ibby Prestige (if not a bit better actually).

    I was very hesitant to spend that much on a Korean made guitar (especially one i had never tried before) but after getting it I was completely blown away. I will be getting a 6 string version soon-ish.
    ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

  10. #32


    Join Date: Apr 2019
    Location: London
    ME: Jackson Juggernaut

    iTrader: 0

    Oh man... If this had the AT-1 style headstock I'd buy it in an instant

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