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Thread: JP6 vs JP16 neck profile

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    JP6 vs JP16 neck profile

    Currently looking at used JP6 & JP16 models on reverb. I'm aware of all the other differences (pups, bridge, etc), and I know the 16 has a flatter fretboard radius (17" vs 15"), just wondering about the neck profile. I've played a JP6 before, but wondering how shallow the neck depth is on the JP16. Is it very flat/shallow? How comparable is it to the profile on the JP6? Thanks
    1994 EBMM EVH (Trans Gold)
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    2012 EBMM Albert Lee HH (Retro Burst)
    2013 EBMM Axis (Black Cherry Burst)
    2016 EBMM Luke III HH (Bodhi Blue)
    2017 EBMM JP16 (Black Lava)
    2018 EBMM JP15 (Sahara Burst)
    2016 Suhr Classic Pro HSS (Sunburst)
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    The JPXVI has a C profile. Thin C profile. I owned a 7-string one, and was very pleasing to me. I also owned a JP6 and JP7. I believe that the neck, apart from the radius, is exactly the same on every JP model besides the Majesty.

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    Thanks, I appreciate the feedback
    1994 EBMM EVH (Trans Gold)
    2009 EBMM Axis (Black Magic Crystal)
    2012 EBMM Albert Lee HH (Retro Burst)
    2013 EBMM Axis (Black Cherry Burst)
    2016 EBMM Luke III HH (Bodhi Blue)
    2017 EBMM JP16 (Black Lava)
    2018 EBMM JP15 (Sahara Burst)
    2016 Suhr Classic Pro HSS (Sunburst)
    2017 Gibson SG Standard (Pelham Blue)

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    Anytime!! =)

    JPXI Cardinal Red
    JP12 Cherry Sugar
    JP12 7 Cardinal Red
    MAJESTY Glacial Frost
    MAJESTY Ferrari Rosso
    ARTISAN MAJESTY 7 Rosso
    MONARCHY MAJESTY Royal Red
    MONARCHY MAJESTY 7 Black Knight
    NOMAC MAJESTY Timeworn Matte Silver

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    Ended up buying a JP16 today, should come in next week. I’ll email cs once I get the serial #, but I’ve seen some videos that say the JP16 comes with Illuminator pickups, then others that say the pickups are sonic ecstasy. Did they make a change at some point?
    1994 EBMM EVH (Trans Gold)
    2009 EBMM Axis (Black Magic Crystal)
    2012 EBMM Albert Lee HH (Retro Burst)
    2013 EBMM Axis (Black Cherry Burst)
    2016 EBMM Luke III HH (Bodhi Blue)
    2017 EBMM JP16 (Black Lava)
    2018 EBMM JP15 (Sahara Burst)
    2016 Suhr Classic Pro HSS (Sunburst)
    2017 Gibson SG Standard (Pelham Blue)

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    Sonic Ecstasy!! No change even took place. Probably a description error. Above all, congratulations!! It's a super slick instrument, you'll enjoy it to the max.

    JPXI Cardinal Red
    JP12 Cherry Sugar
    JP12 7 Cardinal Red
    MAJESTY Glacial Frost
    MAJESTY Ferrari Rosso
    ARTISAN MAJESTY 7 Rosso
    MONARCHY MAJESTY Royal Red
    MONARCHY MAJESTY 7 Black Knight
    NOMAC MAJESTY Timeworn Matte Silver

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