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Jackson Artist Signature models- Josh Smith, Rob Cavestany and more

Jackson Artist Signature models- Josh Smith, Rob Cavestany and more  ·  Source: Jackson

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This Jackson Rob Cavestany Death Angel is just one of the new models announced today. There is also a new signature guitar for  Northlane’s Josh Smith. Plus, a new Randy Rhoads RRT model. These new models follow on from yesterday’s surprise announcement of the American-made SL3 Soloist

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Rob Cavestany Death Angel

The new Rob Cavestany Artist Signature model offers players the chance to get this guitar at a more manageable price point. Originally this was a made-to-order model from the Jackson Custom Shop. It comes finished in a Satin Black finish and has a very unique body shape.

Pro Series Signature Rob Cavestany Death Angel

Pro Series Signature Rob Cavestany signature

Overview

It comes with an EMG 81 in the bridge position and an EMG HA in the neck position. The Pro Series Signature Rob Cavestany Death Angel also comes with a 12”-16” compound-radius fretboard. This is loaded with 24 jumbo frets and a set of Jackson sharkfin inlays. Plus, Luminlay side dots. Of course, it has a Floyd Rose Special double-locking bridge as well.

This model should be due out sometime in December 2022.

MSRP – USD 1199

Pro Series Signature Josh Smith Soloist SL7 ET

Next up there is the Pro Series Signature Josh Smith Soloist SL7 ET and this model comes in an Aquamarine finish. This signature guitar comes with an EverTune 7-string bridge and is fitted out with a set of Bare Knuckle Impulse pickups. With a humbucker in the bridge position and a single coil in the neck position. These are wired using two Strat-style volume knobs and a three-position blade switch.

Pro Series Signature Josh Smith Soloist SL7 ET

Pro Series Signature Josh Smith Soloist SL7 ET

Specifications

This model features an alder body that is paired with a graphite-reinforced through-body caramelized maple neck. It has a 12”-16” ebony compound-radius fretboard fitted with 24-frets. Hardware includes a set of Jackson locking tuners, Luminlay glow-in-the-dark side dots and a heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheel.

This model should be due out in December 2022.

MSRP – USD 2699

MJ Series Rhoads RRT

Last but not least, there is the new  MJ Series Rhoads RRT and this model comes in a Snow White finish over a basswood body. The design features a through-body three-piece maple neck with graphite reinforcement rods.

This model has a 12”-16” compound-radius ebony fretboard fitted with 22 jumbo frets, Pearloid sharkfin inlays and a set of Luminlay side dots.

Jackson MJ Series Rhoads RRT

Jackson MJ Series Rhoads RRT

Seymour Duncans

It is powered by a set of Seymour Duncan pickups, with the JBTM SH-4 in the bridge position and a Jazz SH-2N in the neck position. These are wired with a single volume and tone knob, via a three-position toggle switch.

Hardware includes a Graph Tech TUSQ XL nut, Jackson TOM-style adjustable bridge with an anchored V-plate tailpiece and a set of Gotoh MG-T locking tuners.

This model should be due out in November 2022.

MSRP – USD 2699

Late 2022 Releases

It would appear that Jackson is on a roll. After the news yesterday about the new SL3 Soloist, the first USA-made production model Jackson in around two decades. Now we have three new guitars to look forward to. These two new Jackson Artist Signature models, plus the new Randy Rhoads RRT model could well be worth the wait though.

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  • Pro Series Signature Rob Cavestany Death Angel: Jackson
  • Pro Series Signature Josh Smith Soloist SL7 ET: Jackson
  • Jackson MJ Series Rhoads RRT: Jackson
Jackson Artist Signature models- Josh Smith, Rob Cavestany and more

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