#1
Hello.
I was wondering if someone could explain me what is the difference between a normal superstrat like the ESPs with flat top and the arched top of many jackson dinky models like the JS series.
I've found people talking about it but with semi hollow guitars or acoustic, but for a "metal guitar", could the difference be more than visuals?
#2
You got it. Archtops are aesthetic on all solidbody guitars. If you're involving a pickup through an amp, the wood means little to nothing.
Guitar/Bass:
Schecter: Damien 6/Stilletto Extreme 5, Squier: Bullet HSS*, Washburn RX10*/WG-587, Agile Septor 727
*mods

Amps/FX
Peavey: Vypyr 30/Max 112 (200W), ISP: Decimator

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#3
jonomaia123

The archtop is just that. Instead of the top of the guitar being completely flat, it is slightly convex or arched. I find it very comfortable. My DKMGT is arched.
Guitars:
Jackson Kelly KE3 - MIJ (Distortion/Jazz)
Jackson DKMGT Dinky (EMG 81/85)
ESP E-II Eclipse Custom (JB/'59)
ESP LTD EC-1001FR (EMG 81/60)
Fender MIM Strat

Amps:
Mesa/Boogie Dual Rectifier Roadster 212
Laney IronHeart IRT-Studio
Peavey Vypyr 30
Peavey ReValver Amp Sims
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