Just in at Diablo Guitars is the long awaited Jackson USA Jeff Loomis Signature model Kelly. Although we have had several of this model on order for well over a year now, this guitar walked in the door at our shop used which we happily purchased. We have recently done a lot of guitar deals with Jeff Loomis who is a local legend and friend of the shop, so we happened to have a couple extras items include with this guitar such as an autographed photo and signature Jeff Loomis Dunlop guitar picks. Below are the specs and description from Jackson guitars:
Jeff Loomis has
seared his mark on multiple subgenres of metal with his smooth technique
at breakneck speeds. His rhythmical style became central to the
Seattle-based progressive metal band Nevermore’s sound, while his two
solo albums tore apart the technical metal scene and featured intricate
fret work laced with soaring solos. As the current guitarist for the
world renowned Swedish melodic death metal act Arch Enemy, he continues
to build upon his legacy with the most astonishing riffs the genre has
Jackson is thrilled to honor the gifted musician with the USA Signature Jeff Loomis Kelly model.
This signature Kelly axe is loaded with premium features including an
ash body with a sandblasted ash top and Black finish for a distressed
and menacing look. The one-piece maple neck-through body includes a
scarf joint and graphite reinforcement, providing the utmost stability
against the rigors and ravages of the road. Shaped for speed, its bound
12”-16” compound radius ebony fingerboard features 24 jumbo stainless
steel frets and mother of pearl sharkfin inlays. Luminlay side dots
will help guide your way up and down the fretboard even on the darkest
Dynamic Seymour Duncan Jeff Loomis Signature Blackouts humbucking
pickups give this metal monolith its roar of clear, articulate tones
even when under the heaviest distortion. The neck pickup delivers
smooth, glassy leads, while the bridge pickup sinks its teeth into more
aggressive tones and sustain while maintaining its legato.
Other features include a single volume control, three-way toggle
switch, Floyd Rose 1500 double-locking tremolo bridge system,
heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheel, Sperzel die-cast tuners and
This metal behemoth is completed with a pointed 6-in-line matching headstock that is emblazoned with a chrome Jackson logo.
This guitar is in excellent condition however there are some light surface scratches on the back and sides of the body which are very difficult to photograph due to the reflective finish, as well as some light tarnishing on the pickup covers. The rest of the guitar is very clean including all of the corners, points and tips which are known for chipping easily. Freshly re-strung with 10-52 gauge strings and setup in standard tuning. Comes with the original Jackson hardshell case, COA/hang tag, warranty cards, an autographed photo, and signature guitar picks.
USA Signature Jeff Loomis Kelly, Ebony Fingerboard, Black Color: Black Year: 2019
Country Of Origin: USA Orientation: Right-Hand Series: USA Custom Shop Artist Signature Weight: 8lbs 5.6oz. Serial# J9812
Fingerboard Material: Ebony Fingerboard Radius: 12″-16″ Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm) Headstock: Jackson Pointed 6-In-Line Headstock Binding: White Neck Construction: Neck-Through-Body with Graphite Reinforcement and Scarf Joint Neck Finish: Satin / Painted Neck Material: Quartersawn Maple Number of Frets: 24 Nut Material: Floyd Rose 1500 Series Locking Nut Width: 1.6875″ (42.86 mm) Position Inlays: Mother of Pearl Sharkfin String Nut: Floyd Rose 1500 Series Locking Truss Rod: Dual-Action with Wheel Truss Rod Nut: Heel-Mount Truss Rod Adjustment Wheel Body: Ash Body Binding: White Body Finish: Gloss / Satin Body Material: Ash Body Shape: Kelly Body Top: Sandblasted Ash Bridge: Floyd Rose 1500 Series Double-Locking Tremolo Control Knobs: Dome-Style Hardware Finish: Black Pickup Covers: Black Strap Buttons: Standard Strings: Nickel Plated Steel 10-52
Switch Tip: Black Tremolo Arm: Floyd Rose 1500 Series Locking Tuning Machines: Sperzel Die-Cast Bridge Pickup: Seymour Duncan Jeff Loomis Signature Blackouts Controls: Volume Neck Pickup: Seymour Duncan Jeff Loomis Signature Blackouts Pickup Configuration: HH Special Electronics: Active Electronics Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup Case: Jackson Molded Hardshell Case COA: Jackson COA Tag, Warranty cards, and autographed photo from Jeff Loomis