Rhoads’ first Jackson prototype was the white, pinstriped, asymmetrical Flying V built by Grover Jackson, Tim Wilson, and Mike Shannon of Charvel Guitars.
This total cost of the instrument was Rhoads Flying V Shop Randy left a lodgment with Karl on made a payment and paid the balance when he took Rhoads Flying V Shop onAnother piece of history on this guitar is that soon after Randy Brought guitar at home the doll was accidentally broken when the strap was not attached to the guitar.
Rhoads Flying V Shop was there with Randy when he fell and was devistated.Randy Randy had worked very hard to save money to buy the V.Karl Sandoval repainted neck after repairs are free. Rumors circulated that Randy had a lot of control problems with polka dot “V” because the Danelectro neck did not have a reinforcing bar, but there are of course many pictures that were published with Randy play thus guitar.Randy change bridges, knobs and pickup rings chrome black.I became close friends with Karl Sandoval and after some time, he gave me the original design drawings Randy did for the guitar and reciepts which are also signed by Randy Rhoads click here to see them.
There are a couple of copys that were made at the end of Jackson employee who are very good, Rhoads Flying V Shop but they are too large and there are two very sooner Charvel 80 V that were made that look very close to the original V Sandoval air and last but not least in Japan a few peas Fernandez V’s.These where ever sold in the United States and are illustrated in an old Fernandez catalog.The has been structured so that the electric guitar has been relatively stable compared with the screw on style. We offer two choices of style and set-in sleeve cross structure.