Jackson Rhoads Student USA

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Jackson Rhoads Student USA, 1985 (with Tune-o-matic bridge)

The Rhoads Student were been really Custom Shop guitars with different specifications depends on customer needs (bridge, finish, left/right body style, electronics, etc.). This guitars bore “RR****” serial numbers.

The fretwire on the Rhoads is narrower than jumbo frets found on other Jackson guitars giving it a slightli different feel when played. Other fret sizes has been available as an option.

Distinctive features is rosewood(by default) fingerboard, neck through body construction and pearl dot inlays.


Specifications for Jackson Rhoads Student USA
Name: Jackson Rhoads Student USA
Series: Jackson Rhoads series | Jackson Custom Shop series
Catalog price:
1983: $1,100 (basic price) (with Tune-o-matic bridge)
1984: $1,300 (with TOM) / $1,660 (with FR)
Years: 1983-1987
Made in: USA
List of finishes: BLK(Black), Ivory(IVR), FR(Ferrari Red), Pink with Platinum Pearl - for basic model + any custom finishes and graphics
Body
Body material:
1983-1987: Poplar, Alder, Basswood
1990-1995: Poplar
Neck joint:
Neck-thru
Bridge:
TOM, Kahler, JT-6 (by default since 1987), JT-590 or any other
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck material:
Eastern hardrock maple
Fingerboard:
Rosewood
Machine heads:
Gotoh
Inlays:
Pearl dot
Neck scale:
25.5"
Frets:
22, Dunlop 6230
Electronics
PU Config:
HH
Bridge PU:
1983: Seymour Duncan Destortion (or any other)
1984-1987: J-80 (or any other)
Neck PU:
1983: Seymour Duncan Jazz (or any other)
1984-1987: J-50N (or any other)
Controls:
1 Volume + 2 Tone, 3-Way Toggle Switch