What Haworth Guitars say:
The Jackson USA Signature 7-string Chris Broderick Soloist 7 Electric Guitar with Ebony Fretboard is a premium electric guitar by Jackson.
At Haworth Guitars we love the Jackson USA Signature Chris Broderick Seven-String Soloist 7 Electric Guitar's Quilt Maple Top, Mahogany Body, Floyd Rose Tremolo, 24 jumbo frets and Ebony fretboard as well as the powerful Dimarzio Chris Broderick Designed Custom Humbucker Pickups.
What Jackson has to say:
Working with Jackson Custom Shop Master Builder Mike Shannon, Broderick designed his own special take on the venerable Soloist, with an offset arch-top mahogany body and quilt maple top (with matching headstock). Features include quartersawn maple neck with quilt maple binding and Floyd Rose® nut, natural body and headstock binding, ebony fingerboard with 12” radius and 24 jumbo stainless steel frets, Broderick-designed Custom DiMarizio® direct-mounted humbucking neck and bridge pickups, kill switch, recessed Floyd Rose® Pro bridge, black hardware, Planet Waves® Auto-Trim tuners, side-mounted Rhoads jack, Ernie Ball® strap locks and case.
GENERAL MODEL NUMBER 2803057803 SERIES Artist Signature COLOR Black NUMBER OF STRINGS 7 ORIENTATION Right-Hand BODY BODY FINISH Gloss Polyurethane BODY SHAPE Soloist™ BODY MATERIAL Maple Top with Mahogany Back and Sides MISCELLANEOUS STRINGS NPS, .009-.052 Gauges - 7-String NECK CONSTRUCTION 1-Piece Quartersawn Maple Neck-Through-Body with Graphite Reinforcement and Scarf Joint NECK FINISH Painted NECK BINDING Quilted Maple SCALE LENGTH 25.5" (648 mm) FINGERBOARD RADIUS 12" (305 mm) FINGERBOARD MATERIAL Ebony NUMBER OF FRETS 24 FRET SIZE Jumbo NUT WIDTH 1.875" (47.6 mm) POSITION INLAYS None TRUSS ROD NUT Truss Rod Adjustment at Nut HEADSTOCK Jackson® Reverse AT (3-Over/4-Under) NECK PLATE None BRIDGE Floyd Rose® Pro (Recessed) TUNING MACHINES Planet Waves® Auto-Trim PICKGUARD None CONTROL KNOBS Dome Style SWITCH TIP Black BRIDGE PICKUP Chris Broderick Designed Custom DiMarzio® (Direct Mounted) NECK PICKUP Chris Broderick Designed Custom Direct-Mount DiMarzio® CONTROLS Volume, Tone, Kill Switch PICKUP SWITCHING 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup CONFIGURATION HH