#1
Im thinking about purchasing one of these guitars, has anyone played either one? Which do you think is an overall better guitar. I play 70's/80's rock like Van Halen and Judas Priest
#2
I own the DK2M, it was the only guitar I've ever bought without trying out first (big gamble I know - bought it online) and I have nothing but good things to say about it. Really good things. Came set up great, the neck feels good, sounds fantastic and although it's a licenced Floyd Rose, it's probably the best licenced one's I've played.

I've played the Music Man Axis many years ago and various other Ernie Ball guitars. Some of the best guitars I've played. However, I can't comment on the AX40 as I've never played one. Would say it may possibly be more versatile - not to say the DK2M only does hard rock and metal, but I wouldn't necessarily use it as a first choice for country, blues or Jazz.

Do you have the chance to try both out? If you can't, I can't see you being disappointed with the Jackson. I mostly play the same type of music as you and have never regretted it. I don't think I'll ever sell it and see it being my main guitar for a VERY long time. Get it in Snow White, to be seen playing that increases your sex appeal by infinity. Honestly, I can't stop humping the damn thing on stage and never once do I look stupid - even with my leather, spandex and (slight!) beer gut
Main Gear

93 Gibson Les Paul Standard
Jackson DK2M
Burns Red Special
Various other guitars
Marshall 9200 Power amp
ADA MP-1 Pre amp
Alesis Midiverb 4
BBE Sonic Maximizer
Marshall 1960b cab
TS 808 modded Boss SD1, Boss GE-7, Dunlop Crybaby
#3
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I own the DK2M, it was the only guitar I've ever bought without trying out first (big gamble I know - bought it online) and I have nothing but good things to say about it. Really good things. Came set up great, the neck feels good, sounds fantastic and although it's a licenced Floyd Rose, it's probably the best licenced one's I've played.

I've played the Music Man Axis many years ago and various other Ernie Ball guitars. Some of the best guitars I've played. However, I can't comment on the AX40 as I've never played one. Would say it may possibly be more versatile - not to say the DK2M only does hard rock and metal, but I wouldn't necessarily use it as a first choice for country, blues or Jazz.

Do you have the chance to try both out? If you can't, I can't see you being disappointed with the Jackson. I mostly play the same type of music as you and have never regretted it. I don't think I'll ever sell it and see it being my main guitar for a VERY long time. Get it in Snow White, to be seen playing that increases your sex appeal by infinity. Honestly, I can't stop humping the damn thing on stage and never once do I look stupid - even with my leather, spandex and (slight!) beer gut


The AX40 is basically the new Axis Music Man and the White DK2M's Ive looked at are really badass and look awesome.
#4
played both.

i would definitely go with the jackson. very 80's looking and sounding, great pickups.

the trem is really a solid LFR, works like a dream with the proper setup and does not go out of tune after heavy abuse.

and the ebony inlays on the maple board is just so F*king sex
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