USA Signature Gus G. Star, Pau Ferro Fingerboard, Ivory
Greek metal God Gus G. is one of metal’s reigning guitar virtuosos. He served as Prince of Darkness Ozzy Osbourne’s lead guitarist through from 2009-2017, while also establishing himself as an acclaimed solo artist with albums like I Am the Fire and Fearless. Gus G. has also managed to find time to perform worldwide with acts as diverse as Arch Enemy, Dream Evil and his own band, Firewind.
Jackson® pays homage to the prodigious guitarist with his very own Jackson® USA Signature Gus G. Star, which offers a fresh new take on one of Jackson’s original avant-garde body shapes.
His signature Star model features an alder body with through-neck construction to ensure ergonomic comfort during long sets along with monstrous sustain. The rock-solid maple neck has a satin finish on the back for smooth fret-hand playability, and a 12” radius bound pau ferro fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and mother of pearl big block inlays.
Created to meet his exacting playing-style needs, the all-new Gus G.-designed Blackfire Pickups active Proteus humbucker set provides powerful, rich tone and nuanced expression. Built with a high-output, low-noise preamp, these pickups deliver ample kick and distortion with well-balanced EQ and rich harmonics that respond perfectly to picking attach and dynamics. Harness its tonal power with three-way toggle pickup switching and a single volume control, and enjoy accurate intonation and enhanced sustain from the TonePros® TOM-style adjustable bridge with anchored Gotoh® tailpiece.
A formidable and stunning creation, the USA Signature Gus G. Star is available in Ivory with a pointed 6-in-line matching headstock, white binding and stylish chrome hardware, including the pickup covers.
Gus G. Proteus Pickups
The Proteus is an active humbucker pickup set designed by the Greek guitar god himself to match his throttling style, which requires powerful tone and expressive texture. These pickups pack a high output, low-noise preamp that gives plenty of kick and distortion, while a well-balanced EQ and rich harmonics respond perfectly to pick attack and dynamics.
Neck Material Quartersawn Maple Neck Construction Neck-Through-Body with Graphite Reinforcement and Scarf Joint Neck Finish Satin Neck Binding White Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm) Fingerboard Radius 12" (305 mm) Fingerboard Material Pau Ferro Number of Frets 24 Fret Size Jumbo Nut Material Bone Nut Width 1.650" (42 mm) Position Inlays Mother of Pearl Big Block Truss Rod Nut Truss Rod Adjustment at Nut Truss Rod Wrench Yes Headstock Jackson® Pointed 6-In-Line Neck Plate None
TONEPROS® ADJUSTABLE TUNE-O-MATIC STYLE BRIDGE WITH ANCHORED GOTOH® STOP TAILPIECE
Instantly recognizable, the TonePros TOM-bridge is the gold standard in the market, allowing for total control and infinite tuning possibilities. Of premium quality, the anchlred Gotoh tailpiece is made from aluminum alloy, which is 2-3 ounces lighter than that of competitors, allowing strings to vibrate freely for more colorful tones.