Fernandes Randy Rhodes Guitar EMG 81 Neck Thru
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-13)
Price : US $550.00
Guitar comes with case, a few small dings on the case, but in great condition. The guitar is equipped with an EMG 81 in the lead position, the rhythm pickup is disabled...I can provide the original pickup if you prefer passive pickups. The vibrato bar is a black lock nut licenced floyd rose. Shark fin inlays, a stunning looking guitar. Not sure of the wood, but I am guessing alder. The battery for the EMG is located under the pickguard.
I have never seen one of these guitars anywhere. Apparently it was brought to the US by an American serviceman stationed in Asia, only a few were made because Jackson threatened a lawsuit against Fernandes for replicating their guitar too close to the original. Plays great, good tone, I used this guitar in the Sacrifice reunion show in Toronto, 2006.
The finish is great, 2 extremely minor dents above the vibrato bar that are so small my camera could not pick them up. There appears to be some kind of epoxy around one of the poles holding the whammy bar, which does not affect playablility whatsover, feel free to abuse the bar.
Basically, I have way too many guitars and need to get rid of a couple of them. I love the guitars Fernandes were making in the 80's, anyone would honestly take this over the bolt on, 5 lb, mass produced crap that the patent owner is passing off as a musical instrument.
I stand behind the quality of this guitar, but I w
This guitar is sold (sold on 2008-10-13)
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