Summer NAMM 2008: Jackson unveils new Randy Rhoads models

20th Jun 2008 | 21:50

Summer NAMM 2008: Jackson unveils new Randy Rhoads models
Nick Bowcot with Jackson RR5FR Rhoads
Nick Bowcott loves the Jackson RR5FR Rhoads
Summer NAMM 2008: Jackson unveils new Randy Rhoads models
Jackson RR5FR Rhoads
Two options on the Jackson RR5FR Rhoads
Summer NAMM 2008: Jackson unveils new Randy Rhoads models
Jackson RR24M Rhoads
The Jackson RR24M Rhoads

Now five Rhoads designs in all

Jackson Guitars has just added two new Randy Rhoads models to its already impressive line, bringing the total of Pro Series Rhoads guitars to five.

The Japanese-made RR5FR Rhoads features an alder body, rock maple neck-through design, 22 jumbo frets, compound-radius rosewood fingerboard, Seymour Duncan JB (bridge) and Jazz (neck) humbucking pickups, a Floyd Rose FRT-O2000 double-locking two-point tremolo and black hardware. It differs from the RR5 which features gold hardware and an adjustable fixed bridge.

The RR24M Rhoads features an alder body, quartersawn maple neck-through design, maple fingerboard, body bevels, 24 jumbo frets, a single EMG 81 pickup, Floyd Rose FRT-0200 double-locking two-point tremolo and black hardware. It too is made in Japan.

Here are your finish options for the RR5FR Rhoads:
Black $1,849.99US list
Black w/white bullseye $2,199.99US list
Ivory w/black pinstripes $1,999.99US list
Metallic pink w/silver bevels $1,999.00US list

Here are your finish options for the RR24M Rhoads:
Black w/snowflake bevels $1,849.00US list
Snow white w/black bevels $1,799.99US list

Fore more information, visit the official Jackson Guitars website.

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