NAMM 2017: Jackson launch new Dinky models

Jackson announces the release of several all-new Pro Series and JS Series Dinky models, as well as several new color additions.

With premium features and outstanding vibe and performance, Jackson’s Pro Series Dinky™ models provide the ultimate shred experience. For 2017, Jackson introduces an alternate take on this classic shape, featuring the same great appointments with all-new pickups.
The Pro Series Dinky DK3, DK3M and DK3QM are all built with an HSS pickup configuration. The JB™ TB-4 humbucking bridge pickup outputs revved up warm and aggressive harmonics, balanced with the perfect mix of sustain and distortion, and is the ideal complement to the all-new Strat® SSL-6 single-coil middle and neck pickups, which add sparkly tones and glassy cleans for a versatile sound that can take guitarists from blues to metal. Master volume and tone controls shape the pickups’ output, which can be further refined with the five-way blade switch, while a recessed Floyd Rose® double-locking tremolo bridge provides incredible sustain.
These three models also have a one-piece bolt-on maple neck, (hand-rubbed urethane gel back finish) with scarf joint and graphite reinforcement rods, 12”-16” compound radius fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and offset dot inlays, convenient thumbwheel truss rod butt adjust, all-black hardware and matching Jackson pointed 6-in-line headstock.
The DK3 features an ash body and ebony fingerboard and is available in a Natural Ash satin finish.

The DK3M features an alder body with a maple fingerboard and is available in a Pitch Black satin finish.

The DK3MQ features an alder body with a quilt maple top and maple fingerboard, and is offered in Chlorine Burst.

Other new Jackson Pro Series Dinky models include:

Pro Series Dinky™ DK2
Jackson has added two new finishes — Granite Crystal and Satin Desert Sage — to this model featuring an alder body, plus a new Natural finish that features an okoume body.

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Other features include graphite-reinforced bolt-on maple neck (with a hand-rubbed urethane gel back finish) and wrap-around heel, 12″-16″ compound radius ebony fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and offset white dot inlays, white neck and headstock binding and convenient thumbwheel truss rod butt adjust.
A pair of direct mount Seymour Duncan humbucking pickups—JB™ TB-4 (bridge) and ’59 SH-1N (neck)—power this axe, with master volume and tone controls and five-way blade switching to tweak and refine tone, and a recessed Floyd Rose® double-locking tremolo system for tuning stability.

Jackson is also offering a left-handed version of this model in the Pro Series Dinky™ DK2 LH that features an alder body and a Gloss Black finish.
Featuring the same attributes as the DK2, the Pro Series Dinky™ DK2QM HT adds an elegant quilt maple top to the alder body, and has a maple fingerboard. Available in Transparent Purple Burst with matching headstock, this model also features a Jackson HT6 string-through-body hardtail bridge and Dunlop dual-locking StrapLok® retainers.

Pro Series Dinky™ DK7
The 25.5”-scale 7-string Pro Series Dinky™ DK7 offers fine features such as an okoume body with a rosewood top, bolt-on maple neck with smooth hand-rubbed urethane gel back finish and rock-solid graphite reinforcement, 12”-16” compound radius fully bound ebony fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and offset dot inlays, ultra-convenient neck butt-end truss rod adjustment wheel and reverse Jackson 7-in-line headstock.

This metal machine is powered by dual direct mount humbucking pickups —Seymour Duncan® Nazgûl (bridge) and Seymour Duncan® Sentient (neck)— with five-way blade switching to refine tone. It is also equipped with a recessed Floyd Rose® 7-string double-locking tremolo bridge and Dunlop dual-locking StrapLok® retainers.

Available in Natural Rosewood with black hardware.

The Pro Series Dinky™ DK7Q HT
The 25.5”-scale 7-string DK7Q HT has an alder body with quilt maple top, bolt-on maple neck with smooth hand-rubbed urethane gel finish and rock-solid graphite reinforcement, 12”-16” compound radius fully bound ebony fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and offset dot inlays, ultra-convenient thumbwheel truss rod butt adjust and 7-in-line Jackson reverse headstock.

This metal machine is powered by dual direct mount humbucking pickups —Seymour Duncan® Nazgûl (bridge) and Seymour Duncan® Sentient (neck)— and is also equipped with master volume and tone controls and a five-way blade switch to refine tone, a Jackson® HT7 string-through-body hardtail bridge and Dunlop dual-locking StrapLok® retainers.

Available in Chlorine Burst.

Pro Series Dinky™ DKA7M
The seven-string DKA7M has a 26.5” scale length and features an arch top ash body, bolt-on maple neck with smooth hand-rubbed urethane gel back finish and rock-solid graphite reinforcement, 12”-16” compound radius maple fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and offset dot position markers, stylish fingerboard and headstock single-ply binding and ultra-convenient thumbwheel truss rod butt adjust.

The DKA7M is powered by volcanic direct mount dual Seymour Duncan humbucking pickups—Full Shred SH-10b 7 (bridge) and Full Shred SH-10n 7 (neck)—and can be tweaked and refined with its master volume and tone dome knob controls, three-way toggle and momentary kill switch (for stutter effects). Other features include a Jackson HT7 string-through-body hardtail bridge, Planet Waves® Auto-Trim die cast locking tuners, Dunlop dual-locking StrapLok® retainers, black hardware and 3×4 (3 over, 4 under) AT-1 headstock.

Available in an understated, yet sophisticated Natural finish.

Pro Series Dinky™ DKA8M
The eight-string DKA8M Dinky™ has a 28” scale length and features an alder body with arched top, bolt-on maple neck with smooth hand-rubbed urethane gel finish and rock-solid graphite reinforcement, 12”-16″compound radius maple fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and offset position markers, stylish fingerboard and headstock binding and ultra-convenient thumbwheel truss rod butt adjust.

The DKA8M is powered by volcanic dual direct mount humbucking pickups— Seymour Duncan® Nazgûl (bridge) and Seymour Duncan® Sentient (neck) —and can be tweaked and refined with its single volume and tone speed knob controls, three-way toggle and momentary kill switch (for stutter effects). Other features include Jackson HT8 string-through-body hardtail bridge, Planet Waves® Auto-Trim die-cast locking tuners, Dunlop dual-locking StrapLok® strap retainers, black hardware and 4×4 (4 over, 4 under) AT-1 headstock.

Available in Satin Orange Blaze.

For fans of the affordable JS Series, Jackson has added brand new 7-and-8 string models with the JS Series Dinky™ Arch Top JS32-7 DKA and JS32-8 DKA.
Available in Snow White, the 7-string model features a 26.5” scale length for better low end articulation, a lightweight and resonant poplar body with an arched top, bolt-on maple neck with graphite reinforcement and scarf joint, 12”-16” compound radius rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and piranha tooth inlays, plus stylish fingerboard and headstock binding.
Powered by direct mount dual high-output humbucking pickups, the JS32-7 DKA is also equipped with single volume and tone controls and three-way blade switching, a string-through-body compensated fixed HT-7 Jackson bridge, Jackson 3×4 (3 over, 4 under) AT-1 headstock and sealed die-cast tuners.

The JS Series Dinky™ Arch Top JS32-8 DKA in Satin Black shares the same attributes as its 7-string counterpart, but with a string-through-body fixed Jackson HT8 bridge and a Jackson 4×4 (4 over, 4 under) AT-1 headstock.

Lastly, Jackson has added new color additions to a few of its other existing models.
The JS Series Dinky™ Arch Top JS22 DKA is now offered in Natural Oil. The JS Series Dinky™ Arch Top JS32 DKA also now comes in Pavo Purple or Neon Orange, while the JS Series Dinky™ Arch Top JS32Q DKA is now offered in new Dark Sunburst and Transparent Blue finishes.
For more information and to find a dealer near you, go to www.jacksonguitars.com.

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