Floyd Rose Jackson

Floyd Rose Jackson
I recently purchased a Jackson Dinky STrat style guitar.
It has a licensed jackson FLoyd in it and EMGHZ pick ups.

The floyd kinda sucks though. It slips. Its not a smooth whammy, it has a slight lurch when you use it.

how much is areal FLoyd Rose, and will it go into the Jackson easily, and is replacing this Licensed jackson FLoyd, with a true real Floyd a better idea??

Jackson Randy Rhodes

Chip Ellis, a masterbuilder with Fender Musical Instruments, spoke with THE MUSIC ZOO about the upcoming limited edition Jackson Randy Rhodes Relic Tribute Model. Chip assisted fellow masterbuilder Mike Shannon with the run of 60 replicas of Randy’s original “Concorde” guitar.

Jackson Randy Rhoads Price

 

Jackson Randy Rhoads Pro electric guitar, 2 Seymour Duncan pickups, licensed Floyd Rose double locking tremelo, sharkfin inlays, 22 frets, black hardware, Jackson tuners.  This is not a new guitar, I think it is from the early 90’s.  I think I am right about the model, if not please let me know. I don’t play but if you have questions I’ll do my best to answer.

The hard luggage style case is a Kramer but is a perfect fit for this guitar.

Randy Jackson Guitar

 

Randy `Jackson Rhoads Pro electric guitar, 2 Seymour Duncan pickups, licensed Floyd Rose double locking tremelo, sharkfin inlays, 22 frets, black hardware, Jackson tuners.  This is not a new guitar, I think it is from the early 90’s.  I think I am right about the model, if not please let me know. I don’t play but if you have questions I’ll do my best to answer.

The hard luggage style case is a Kramer but is a perfect fit for this guitar.

Randy Rhoads Guitarist

Randy Rhoads’ career was far too short – he died in a plane accident in 1982, at the age of 25 – but his precise, architectural, hyperspeed solos on Ozzy Osbourne’s “Crazy Train” and “Mr. Crowley” helped set the template for metal-guitar soloing for years to follow. “I practiced eight hours a day because of him,” Tom Morello has said, calling Rhoads “the greatest hard-rock/heavy-metal guitar player of all time.” Rhoads had co-founded Quiet Riot as a teenager, and joined Ozzy’s Blizzard of Ozz band in 1979 after a few years of working as a guitar teacher; according to legend, Rhoads would continue to take guitar lessons himself in different cities when he was on tour with Ozzy. By the time he recorded his final album, Ozzy’s Diary of a Madman, Rhoads was getting deeper into classical music, and even exploring jazz. He “was reaching deep into himself as a guitar player,” Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe said. “That was really the next step right there.”

 

Rhoads Guitars

The strikingly designed Jackson RR3 Rhoads Pro Electric Guitar is built for extreme players. The alder body (with flamed maple top on the transparent finishes) joins up with the maple neck and compound-radius rosewood fretboard. Shredder-friendly features include jumbo frets; a Floyd Rose-licensed, Jackson low-profile, double-locking tremolo; Seymour Duncan JB TB4 (bridge) and Jazz SH2N (neck) humbuckers; and volume/volume/tone with 3-way switching. Black hardware completes the visuals.

Jackson’s compound-radius fingerboard curves more dramatically at the nut for easy chording and flattens out as it approaches the neck joint for low-action bends without fretting out. With a more relaxed hand, you’ll play better! Includes deluxe Jackson/SKB molded case.

Jackson 30th Anniversary Guitar

 

From Jackson, a leader in designing breathtaking shred machines, comes this commemorative six-string celebrating both Jackson’s guitar-making legacy, and a true metal legend in Randy Rhoads. Rhoads, who played with Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot, was also a devoted student of classical guitar, and often combined his classical music influences with his own heavy metal style, spawning a plethora of followers to fuse such seemingly opposite musical influences together. Despite a tragically short career, Rhoads’ influence stretches from 1980s metal gods such as Yngwie Malmsteen, to Michael Angelo Batio, and Jason Becker, and beyond. His inspiration and incredible legacy to metal lives on in this beautifully designed 30th anniversary Rhoads guitar.

The V-shaped 6-string features a strong and rugged alder body with Jackson’s 30th anniversary graphics, for tough-as-nails construction and killer looks. The rock maple neck-through body further complements the instrument’s strength and solid tone. The compound-radius rosewood fingerboard provides added comfort for face-melting guitar devastation. The instrument’s DiMarzio Tone Zone bridge and neck humbuckers are hot enough to qualify as a high-output pickup, yet have a wider dynamic range. Hard picking will produce a lot of power, and softer picking will be much cleaner and quieter. They’ve got tremendous bass and low-mid response to reinforce the bottom end and make the overall sound bigger. The highest single notes have depth, and chords sound huge.

The Floyd Rose Tremolo System is used by more professionals throughout the world than any other. No copy can duplicate the patented double-locking design of the Floyd Rose Tremolo System that allows you to lock your guitar in tune at the nut and at the bridge.

Other killer features include a Jackson standard case, Jackson 30th Anniversary Guitar, Jackson’s classic shark-fin inlay, black hardware, and a solid/metallic finish. This guitar series is limited to a total run of 150 guitars worldwide. Only 30 of each coloured graphic design (numbered 1 to 30) exist in the world, making this 30th Anniversary guitar a truly monumental and exclusive celebration unlike any other.

Jackson 30th Anniversary Rhoads

 

As the Bloodline celebrates its 30th sonically sinister year, Jackson is very proud to unveil a very special limited edition model of the guitar that started it all, specifically designed and decorated to commemorate the occasion—the Jackson 30th Anniversary Rhoads.

Only 150 of these guitars have been made—30 apiece in five different combinations of colors and Jackson 30th anniversary graphics (black with red, gold or white graphics; white with black or red graphics). Each of the five versions is hand-numbered 1 through 30 on the back of the headstock.
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Jackson Randy Rhoads 30th Anniversary

 

The Jackson Randy Rhoads 30th Anniversary “Throwback” is a recreation of one of Randy’s original guitars, with period correct specs. Masterbuilder Mike Shannon, builder of the original Rhoads guitars, has built this special run of 30 instruments.  Each features a 3-piece maple neck-thru body, poplar wings, smaller sharkfin inlays and a brass trem. The headstock logo  is handpainted, and the guitar is signed and numbered by Shannon.

Ours is #3 of 30, and is unplayed.

 

Specifications:

  • Poplar Body
  • Neck-Thru Construction
  • 3-Piece Maple Neck
  • Ebony Fretboard
  • Compound Radius
  • 22 Small 6230 Frets
  • Small Sharkfin Inlays
  • Ivoroid Binding over Frets
  • NOS Brass Trem
  • 2 Seymour Duncan Humbuckers
  • Crown Head Tuners
  • Brass Selector Switch
  • Hand Painted Logo
  • Signed and Numbered by Mike Shannon
  • Includes deluxe hardshell case