Jackson KE3 `08

Pro Electric Guitars by Jackson

KE3 `08 by Jackson
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KE3 `08 is one of Jackson`s Pro Series models. It comes with a solid, single-cut Explorer body, which is called Kelly in Jackson dictionary. This super cool Kelly is made of alder in it`s entirety. In combination with the iconic Seymour Duncan pair of humbuckers, it gives arguably the finest metal tone around. Duncans installed on this model are JB TB4 in the bridge and Jazz in the neck position. These pickups come with a master volume and three-way toggle pickup switch. Body of this six-string Kelly is topped with a flame maple cap on selected finishes. Bridge is a Floyd Rose double locking trem system. Neck is made of maple and it`s bolted to the body. 24-fret rosewood fingerboard is marked with cool shark fin inlays.

KE3 `08 Full Specs

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Body Construction Single cutaway
Body Shape Explorer
Body Type Solid Body
Body Wood Alder
Bridge Floyd Rose
Bridge Pickup Type Humbucker
Controls Tone
Controls Volume
Fingerboard Radius Compound 14"-16"
Fingerboard Material Rosewood (Bound)
Finish Gloss
Fret Size Jumbo
Fingerboard Inlays MOTO Shark Fin
Hardware Black
Locking Nut Yes
Neck Joint Bolt-on
Neck Pickup Type Humbucker
Neck Shape Series Standard
Neck Wood Maple
Number of Frets 24
Number of Pickups 2
Number of Strings 6
Nut Width 1.6875" (1-11/16")
Pickup Switch Type 3-way Pickup Selector
Scale Length 25-1/2"
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Body Construction
Single cutaway
Double cutaway
Body Shape
Body Type
Solid Body
Solid Body
Body Wood
Floyd Rose
Floyd Rose
Bridge Pickup Type
Fingerboard Radius
Compound 14"-16"
Compound 12"-16"
Fingerboard Material
Rosewood (Bound)
Fret Size
Extra Jumbo
Fingerboard Inlays
MOTO Shark Fin
Locking Nut
Neck Joint
Neck Pickup Type
Single Coil
Neck Shape
Series Standard
Series Standard
Neck Wood
Number of Frets
Number of Pickups
Number of Strings
Nut Width
1.6875" (1-11/16")
1.6875" (1-11/16")
Pickup Switch Type
3-way Pickup Selector
5-Position Blade
Scale Length
2 User Reviews

Mickey T. Hopson on 2010-08-05 05:26:34

Great guitar for all types of metal, has great harmonics, amazing clean tone and its really easy to play, has a fine tuner/locking thingy on it, so you don't have to worry about it going out of tune, plus the fine tuning has a wide enough range to go from standard to drop D really quick, has really nice clean tones for all the softer stuff too, in my opinion, its my favorite guitar. EVER. 5/5 --> 10/10, great quality, strings are very close to the neck so you basically touch the guitar and it plays itself. I got mine used for $600 from Larry's Music, retail price on mine was, im pretty sure $1499.99, and its worth it 120%, if it got stolen, i'd buy another in a heartbeat. I am very happy with this guitar, i love everything i have already mentioned, i can't think of anything to hate about it lol.

melojazzfusion975 on 2013-02-03 13:12:48

Fantastic Guitar for every genre, has a great design, very comfortable while playing or shredding, superb dynamics, really good tone ranging from the clear to all sorts of effects, NEED NOT TO SAY ANYMORE !

Jackson KE3 `08 4.01 out of 5 based on 123 ratings


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