I know all I can know about this guitar except who owned it new, which would be awesome! Obviously, all records were lost in Jackson's San Dimas location so hope in finding this out is grim. It's stage played, been repaired, has the nicks and scratches...all the character you'd expect, and still plays better than a lot of guitars I've owned! Bought it with a flight/road case which is super heavy. Anybody have an idea of the value, blue book doesn't even show the first year Jacksons...only 294 made,
This thing likes to change color on me. If I get pictures that show a drasticly new color, I will post them here. Mainly so I have them all in one spot instead of always hunting them down as I need them.
Didn't make any entries until I resolved that last post, which was to start designing and building the next step, the 30 watt.
I built one, sent it to a famous pickup maker, and we both decided we didn't like the result.
He owns a 7 watt and loves it.
So I got it back and stripped out to start over.
In the meantime I was able to do a similar build into a Fender 75 chassis, with channel switching via a couple of XLR cables.
Passive, but quiet.
The gain channel
Here is the bridge from the Avenger. It is a JT-580 Takeuchi.
It is a full double locking bridge, stamped Charvel, that was used on some Charvette guitars from the same time.
Most Avenger guitars have the single locking JT-570 bridge.
The bridge is similar to the JT-580 used on some Jackson guitars, but made in Japan. Everything is original and seems to work well. I will make sure all the parts work correctly and put it back together.
Updated 09-23-2011 at 11:43 AM by Random_Sample
Here is the Avenger, mostly untaped, after getting the gloss coat.
This is a pic of the untaped, unpainted neck pocket area.
Next step is to put the neck back on and start to put the whole thing back together.
I will also clean up the neck and bridge, and get the all the parts working and moving again.