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Jackson unleashes metal mayhem as it launches new made-in-Japan MJ Series Rhoads, Dinky and Soloist models

Jackson Guitars has unveiled its 2021 MJ Series
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Jackson has officially released its new made-in-Japan MJ Series of electric guitars, which aim to deliver the company's high-performance instruments at a more affordable price point.

The new lineup boasts a fresh Rhoads RRT model, a pair of Soloists and six new Dinky offerings. Features include premium body woods, Seymour Duncan and DiMarzio pickups, multi-piece necks, 12”-16” compound radius ebony fingerboards, Luminlay side dots and more.

To glimpse all the new MJs, head below.

Dinky DKR

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Jackson Guitars has unveiled its 2021 MJ Series

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Jackson Guitars has unveiled its 2021 MJ Series

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The Dinky DKR features include an alder body with sculpted shredder’s cut heel, graphite-reinforced bolt-on five-piece maple/walnut/maple/walnut/maple neck, DiMarzio Super Distortion DP100 and DiMarzio PAF Pro DP151 pickups, five-way blade switching, 24 jumbo frets and Gotoh GE1996T Series double-locking tremolo bridge.

The DKR is available in a choice of Ice Blue Metallic with white pickup bobbins, pearloid sharkfin inlay at the 12th fret and chrome hardware for $1,999, or in Satin Black with yellow pickup bobbins, yellow sharkfin inlay at the 12th fret and black hardware for $1,899. Both finishes come with a color-matched reverse Jackson pointy headstock.  

Dinky DKRA

Jackson Guitars has unveiled its 2021 MJ Series

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Features on the Dinky DKRA include a mahogany body with ash top and sculpted shredder’s cut heel, graphite-reinforced bolt-on five-piece maple/walnut/maple/walnut/maple neck, Seymour Duncan JB TB-4 bridge and Seymour Duncan Jazz SH-2N neck pickups, five-way blade switching, 24 jumbo frets and Gotoh GE1996T Series double-locking tremolo bridge.

The guitar is offered in a Matte Black Ash finish with color matched reverse headstock, pearloid sharkfin inlays and black hardware for $2,199.

Dinky DKRP

Jackson Guitars has unveiled its 2021 MJ Series

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The DKRP features a mahogany body with poplar top and sculpted shredder’s cut heel, graphite-reinforced bolt-on five-piece maple/walnut/maple/walnut/maple neck, DiMarzio Super Distortion DP100 and DiMarzio PAF Pro DP151 pickups with five-way blade switching, 24 jumbo frets and Gotoh GE1996T Series double-locking tremolo bridge.

The guitar is finished in Transparent Blue Burst with a matched reverse pointy headstock, white body and headstock binding and black hardware and available for $2,199.

Dinky DKR MAH

Jackson Guitars has unveiled its 2021 MJ Series

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The guitar is available in Gloss Black or Snow White with color matched reverse pointy headstock and black hardware for $1,999.

Features on the DKR MAH include a mahogany body with sculpted shredder’s cut heel, graphite-reinforced bolt-on five-piece maple/walnut/maple/walnut/maple neck and Seymour Duncan JB TB-4 bridge and Seymour Duncan Jazz SH-2N neck pickups.

There’s also five-way blade switching, 24 jumbo frets and a Gotoh GE1996T Series double-locking tremolo bridge. 

Rhoads RRT

Jackson Guitars has unveiled its 2021 MJ Series

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The Rhoads RRT features include an alder body, graphite-reinforced through-body three-piece maple neck, Seymour Duncan JB SH-4 bridge and Seymour Duncan Jazz SH-2N neck pickups, three-way pickup toggle switch, individual pickup volume knobs, single tone knob, 22 jumbo frets and Jackson TOM-style adjustable bridge with anchored tailpiece.

The guitar is offered in a Gloss Black finish with black pointy headstock, pearloid sharkfin inlays, chrome pickguard and chrome hardware for $2,699.

Soloist SL2

Jackson Guitars has unveiled its 2021 MJ Series

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Features on the Soloist SL2 include an alder body, graphite-reinforced through-body three-piece maple neck, Seymour Duncan JB SH-4 bridge and Seymour Duncan Jazz SH-2N neck pickups, three-way pickup toggle switch, individual pickup volume knobs single tone knob, 24 jumbo frets and Gotoh GE1996T Series double-locking tremolo bridge.

The Soloist SL2 is offered in Gloss Black or Snow White finishes with color matched pointy headstock, pearloid sharkfin inlays and black hardware for $2,499.

For more information on the new MJ Series guitars, head to Jackson Guitars.