#1
Getting a new guitar blah blah blah, was gonna get the DKMG but then saw this, They are quite simillar but this has SD passives and not actives, and an awesome looking maple fretboard.. I mainly play metal but i also play a fair amount of other stuff so should i get this or the DKMG? I can't make my mind up atm.. Cheers.
#2
DKMG is a hard tail right? It matters if you want a floyd a not is the main difference besides the pickups and the fretboard, but I have the dk2m and i love it.
#3
Its a matter of preference- the maple neck is hit or miss with people, so thats up to you- as for the pups, make sure the SDs are real seymour duncan pups and not duncan designed.

The duncan designed are alright, but the 81 and 85s are the best bet.
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#4
DKMG has a Jackson licensed floyd rose. The DKMGT is the one without a trem. The DK2M has Seymour Duncan JB and Jazz.

Just give it a try in a store if you can, some people like maple fretboards and others don't. If you mainly play harder stuff, I'd recommend the DKMG over the DK2M.
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#6
ive played the dk2m before and it was nice. maple fretboards are right up my ally and id much rather have passive duncans over emgs. however, the floyd rose prevents me personally from owning one.
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#8
I'd say go for the DK2M. I played one and boy are they ****ing brilliant. I love the maple neck with black inlays. Plus the pickups are the best SDs and the LFR isn't that bad.
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#9
Dk2m all the way, I recently got a set of 81/85s and was thinking of putting them in it. my cousin and I were recording my guitar and his older dinky that has emgs in it back to back and they sounded so close that we were both amazed and i didnt touch it. its a great guitar. neck pickup sounds amazing bridge is crunchy neck feels awesome.
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#10
I love it, have had one like a year now and it holds up just like after the first setup (right out of box) STILL!

About the LFR... It holds tune great, and has done so for the past year. Nothing wrong there.

I bought it without even trying it out (they didn't have it in the store, but I orderd it through them), and i fell in love with that guitar...
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#11
yeah man, i have two! if you ot into floyds you might not like it, hey worst case, you could block the trem.

I love them, the Seymour duncan are the real deal, I have JB's in the bridge of all my guitars and '59'sin the neck, but let me tell you, this jazz is just as nice sounding as the '59.

Awesome guitars. I rate these higher than RG's, but thats just my opinion. I was an Ibanez junky but I must say lately i have become a convert. The JT580 trem isnt as bad as people say either. If you like it, go for it
#12
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Its a matter of preference- the maple neck is hit or miss with people, so thats up to you- as for the pups, make sure the SDs are real seymour duncan pups and not duncan designed.

The duncan designed are alright, but the 81 and 85s are the best bet.


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#13
I own a DK2M, I love it so much! I haven't tried the other, so I can't say anything bad about it. The DK2M is amazing for me! I got mine two weeks off of the assembly line, and I loved its feel. The Pups are high end and awesome. The LFR is very stable... But remember, its still most important that you try them both out on your own and decide for yourself, but I say you couldn't go wrong with the DK2M
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#14
You can't really go wrong with any of the Japanese built Jacksons. Try them out and see which ones you like. I have a DK2M myself (got it about 10 months ago), and I love it. The LFR works fine and holds tuning perfectly, the pickups are really nice. I particularly like the articulation of the Jazz in the neck. The neck plays really nicely, and the entire ensemble is quite beautiful. I would consider getting another if I wasn't a student.
#15
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Basically- if there are Seymour Duncans in the Dinky- get those, but if it comes down to a choice of Duncan Designed vs. the EMGs, get the EMGs

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