USA Signature Gus G. Star

Model #: 2806895855

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.

Features
  • Alder Star body
  • Through-body maple neck with graphite reinforcement, scarf joint and satin finish on the back
  • 12” radius pau ferro fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and mother of pearl big block inlays
  • Active Blackfire Pickups Proteus neck and bridge humbuckers with chrome pickup covers
  • Active electronics
  • Three-way toggle switch and volume control
  • TonePros® TOM-style adjustable with anchored Gotoh® tailpiece
  • Dunlop® dual-locking strap buttons and Jackson sealed die-cast locking tuners
  • Available in Ivory with pointed 6-in-line matching headstock, white binding and chrome hardware
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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.

Features
  • Alder Star body
  • Through-body maple neck with graphite reinforcement, scarf joint and satin finish on the back
  • 12” radius pau ferro fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and mother of pearl big block inlays
  • Active Blackfire Pickups Proteus neck and bridge humbuckers with chrome pickup covers
  • Active electronics
  • Three-way toggle switch and volume control
  • TonePros® TOM-style adjustable with anchored Gotoh® tailpiece
  • Dunlop® dual-locking strap buttons and Jackson sealed die-cast locking tuners
  • Available in Ivory with pointed 6-in-line matching headstock, white binding and chrome hardware
Highlights & specs
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.

Gus G. Proteus Pickups
Body
  • Body Material
    Alder
  • Body Finish
    Gloss
  • Body Shape
    Star
  • Body Binding
    White
Neck
  • Number of Strings
    6
  • Neck Material
    Quartersawn Maple
  • Neck Construction
    Neck-Through-Body with Graphite Reinforcement and Scarf Joint
  • Neck Binding
    White
  • Neck Finish
    Satin
  • Scale Length
    25.5" (648 mm)
  • Fingerboard Material
    Pau Ferro
  • Fingerboard Radius
    12" (305 mm)
  • 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
    Dual-Action Head Adjust
  • Truss Rod Nut
    Truss Rod Adjustment at Nut
Electronics
  • Bridge Pickup
    Blackfire Pickups Proteus Humbucker (Active)
  • Neck Pickup
    Blackfire Pickups Proteus Humbucker (Active)
  • Controls
    Volume
  • Switching
    3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Configuration
    HH
  • Special Electronics
    Active Electronics
Hardware
  • Bridge
    TonePros® TOM-Style Adjustable with Anchored Gotoh® Tailpiece
  • Hardware Finish
    Chrome
  • Tuning Machines
    Jackson® Sealed Die-Cast Locking
  • Control Knobs
    Numbered Black Speed
  • Switch Tip
    Black
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.

TONEPROS® ADJUSTABLE TUNE-O-MATIC STYLE BRIDGE WITH ANCHORED GOTOH® STOP TAILPIECE
Miscellaneous
  • Strings
    Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.049 Gauges)
Accessories
  • Case/Gig Bag
    Included Jackson® KE/WR SKB® Hardshell (p/n 299-6102-506); Optional RR/KV/WR/KY Gig Bag (p/n 299-1511-106)

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USA Signature Gus G. Star