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Sandoval Flying v

Custom Made Sandoval Flying v For Sale

Only $429.45


 Randy Rhoads Polka Dot Guitar


Story about Sandoval Flying v


Numerous folks assume Jackson or Charvel crafted the Polka Dot Flying V, but the truth is it was produced by Karl Sandoval. It was requested on Jul three, 1979 and accomplished on Sept twenty-two, 1979.


Rhoads spent a lot time to design this specific electric guitar and he wished a guitar that combined of both Gibson's sound and Fender's performance style, and so the specifics of this specific electric guitar, including string size and nut width, are according to his Gibson LP guitar, particularly the thickness from the neck. Randy and Sandoval discussed a extended time and at last decided on the crocodile headstock type, which turned out to be a symbol from the Polka Dot V. The dots were asked to be set in place often as an alternative to randomly, which may make it appear a lot more 3-dimensional. These dots were undoubtedly Polka dot which got the name from a particular East Europe music called Polka. It does not suggest the dot seems like leaping notes, but you will find a great deal of polka music album covers ornamented with polka dot pattern in a certain period of time. In other words, this graph was actually derived from the cover for polka music records. The most popular period of polka pattern is in 50's when girls favored wearing fluffy long skirts, ornamented with white-colored spots on dark-colored background. The renowned Japanese avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama is really a extremely fans of polka dot, who, suffered with mental troubles, ever praised the polka dot pattern with one particular popular word "Earth is 1 among countless dots!" We searched much information and materials concerning the significant attributes of this specific instrument, having the knowledge of talking over with our consumers, now we can make not simply those smaller dots from the original guitar but also relatively bigger dots for our customers, due to the fact many clients really feel a bit dizzy when they hold a duplicate of the original dot pattern, which may possibly be caused by the smaller diameter and high density of the dots.

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Sandoval Flying v Neck Joint


The original instrument was set-in structured; therefore the guitar was fairly stable, compared using the bolt-on style. We offer you two style choices of both set-in and neck-through structure. The set-in structure is proper the identical as the authentic instrument, however the neck-through structure raises the steadiness of the instrument.

Polka Dot Guitar


Sandoval Flying v Woods and Inlays


The inlays are tie inlays, which implies a gentle fashion. The actual guitar was made of maple neck, rosewood fretboard and mahogany body. And we strictly pick the same woods as the authentic guitar.

Polka Dot Flying V


Randy Rhoads Flying V


Jackson Polka Dot V


Sandoval Flying v Hardware


The original guitar used chrome hardware, and Rhoads altered the frame of the nuts, bridge and pickups into black ones. Therefore we offer you 2 possibilities, one is dark colored, yet another is chrome.


Sandoval Flying v Truss Rod


There was no truss rod on the original instrument, therefore it really is bothersome to adjust the neck, as Randy regarded. Therefore our instruments all have got truss rods on them. Obviously, if you would like a fully original structure, we can also make it for you.

Randy Rhoads Polka Dot V


Sandoval Flying v Pickups


Sandoval had DiMarzio P.A.F pick-ups mounted on the electric guitar, but we supply much more possibilities for clients. It is possible to select the initial DiMarzio P.A.F pickups, or you can choose the far more economical Wilkinson pickups which is trustworthy, cost-effective and quality assured.


Should you be one of the fans of Randy and enthusiastic about this instrument, our Polka Dot V could be the finest selection of yours, simply because our guitar is the most similar custom created instrument strictly sticking to the original parameters as well as the authentic design sketch.


 Our Custom Made Sandoval Flying v Specifications

Body Wood: Mahogany
Neck Wood: Maple
Construction: Set-in
Fretboard: Rosewood
Inlays: Bowtie MOP Inlays
Neck Radius: 17"
Scale Length: 25.5"
Frets: 21
Pickups: 2 Wilkinson Humbuckers
Switch: 3-Way Toggle Switch
Controls: 2 Tone, 2 Volume
Headstock: Harpoon Style
Bridge: Non-locking Tremolo
Hardware: Chrome Finish
Finish: Black w/ white dot
Strings: D'Addario


Since our products are manufactured with a tiny quantity, the price, in comparison with those custom created guitars, is much more reasonably priced, but simultaneously, the stock is limited, so should you actually like this Sandoval Flying v Guitar, please catch the chance to speak to us right away.