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    Older JP6

    Would there be any issues with and older JP6? Say one made about 2001?

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    I guess that depends on what issues you mean.. I have a 2001 jp6 that's just great. Any guitar that old could have issues depending on what it's been through..
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    I have 2004 JP6, no issues whatsoever. Could easily say i like it way better than 2012 JP6 i own atm. Imho the pickups sound better, it has slightly fatter neck which i prefer and insane neck figuring... If its not beaten to death or has a broken neck or something like that u will be fine lol

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    What?!? Isn’t older always better?!?
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    I've got a 2001 JP6 and it feels just as good and as reliable as the current production models. I do happen to like the sound of the original custom-wound pickups more than the current pickups (which are higher output).
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    Same here Pete. I like the sound of old pickups better, and the overall feel of the neck...

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    I've got a 2001 Black Sparkle JP6.

    As others have said, I prefer the pickups from that era, and the figuring on the neck is way better than more recent examples.

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    never underestimate the older EBMMs with the solid colours etc. I like them a lot, mostly more than the newer high end stuff with the figured tops and all that bling ;-)
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