DK2 Dinky review by Jackson

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  • Sound: 8
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reliability & Durability: 8
  • Action, Fit & Finish: 8
  • Features: 8
  • Reviewer's score: 8.4 Superb
  • Users' score: 7.7 (185 votes)
Jackson: DK2 Dinky

Price paid: $ 420

Purchased from: Guitar Center

Sound — 8
I mostly play metal or other types of rock. There's a big tone variety.

Overall Impression — 10
This is the best metal guitar I think I've found. But that's MY opinion. It's suits my music styles just fine. If it were stolen or lost, I would definately buy another one. I love it so much! I love absolutely everything about it. My favorite feature is the thinner neck. I have small hands, so it's easier to play. If anything, I wish it had 2 humbuckers, but Jackson already made some models with 2. I'll probably buy the other Dinky models!

Reliability & Durability — 8
I'm pretty sure this guitar will be good on stage, but I haven't tried to yet. The finish on my guitar is very good. I've accidentally scratched and bumped it many times, and it does not reveal the wood. It's a very dependable guitar. I would use this guitar w/ out a back up, I'm fully confidant in it.

Action, Fit & Finish — 8
Mine came with low action and the pick ups are ok. I did not find any flaws (yet). I've had mine for over half a year.

Features — 8
- 24 jumbo frets - One volume knob and one tone knob - 5 way pickup selector - Duncan Designed pickups with SSH configuration - Alder body with a rosewood fingerboard and shark fin pearl inlays - Floyd Rose Licensed Tremolo system

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