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Karl Sandoval V

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Custom Made Karl Sandoval V For Sale

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Randy Rhoads Polka Dot Guitar


Story about Karl Sandoval V


Many people assume Jackson or Wayne manufactured the Polka Dot Flying V, but the truth is it was constructed by Karl Sandoval. It was commissioned on Jul three, 1979 and done on September twenty two, 1979.


Randy used a great deal time to design this instrument and he desired an instrument that joined together of both Gibson's sound and Fender's play style, so the details of this guitar, such as string length and nut width, are based on his Gibson Les Paul electric guitar, specifically the thickness in the neck. Karl and Randy discussed an extended time and lastly determined the crocodile headstock style, which turned out to be a symbol of the Polka Dot V. The dots had been asked to be positioned regularly as an alternative to randomly, that could make it appear a lot more 3-dimensional. Those dots had been definitely Polka dot that got the name from a particular east European music known as Polka. It will not suggest the dot seems like leaping notes, but you can find a lot of polka music album covers decorated with polka dot pattern in a certain time period. Quite simply, this graph was formerly derived from the cover for music records. The most popular period of polka pattern is in 1950s when ladies favored having on fluffy long dresses, ornamented with white dots on black colored background. The renowned Japanese avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama is an extremely follower of polka dot, who, suffered with psychiatric difficulties, ever praised the polka dot pattern with one particular famous word "Earth is one particular amongst countless dots!" We searched a lot information and materials regarding the significant attributes of this unique electric guitar, taking in the experience of talking over with our customers, now we can make not only those smaller sized dots with the original instrument but also relatively larger dots for our consumers, because many customers feel a bit dizzy once they have a replica of the original dot pattern, which might be caused by the smaller sized diameter and high density of the dots.

Polka Dot V    Polka Dot V Guitar


Karl Sandoval V Neck Joint


The initial electric guitar was set-in structured, so that the guitar was fairly stable, when compared with the bolt-on style. We offer you two style alternatives of both set-in and neck-through structure. The set-in structure is proper precisely the same as the original instrument, however the neck-through structure enhances the stableness of the instrument.

Polka Dot Guitar


Karl Sandoval V Woods and Inlays


The inlays are tie inlays, which means a tender design. The original instrument was built of rosewood fretboard, maple neck and mahogany body. And we strictly select the identical woods as the authentic guitar.

Polka Dot Flying V


Randy Rhoads Flying V


Jackson Polka Dot V


Karl Sandoval V Hardware


The authentic electric guitar employed chrome hardware, and Randy modified the frame of the pickups, bridge and nuts into dark colored styles. Therefore we offer you 2 possibilities, 1 is dark-colored, and another is chrome.


Karl Sandoval VTruss Rod


There is no truss rod on the genuine guitar, therefore it's bothersome to adjust the neck, as Randy considered. Therefore our guitars all own truss rods on them. Obviously, if you would like a fully original design, we can also create it for you.

Randy Rhoads Polka Dot V


Karl Sandoval V Pickups


Karl Sandoval got DiMarzio P.A.F pickups installed on the guitar, but we offer far more alternatives for customers. You can select the original DiMarzio P.A.F pickups, or it is possible to choose the a lot more affordable Wilkinson pick-ups which can be trustworthy, cost-effective and quality assured.


In case you are 1 in the fans of Randy and interested in this instrument, our Polka Dot V is the greatest choice of yours, simply because our guitar may be the most similar custom produced guitar strictly sticking to the authentic parameters and the authentic style drawing.


 Our Custom Made Karl Sandoval 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 items are built using a small quantity, the price, compared to those custom created guitars, is far more cost-effective, but at the same time, the inventory is restricted, so should you actually prefer this Karl Sandoval V guitar, please catch the chance to speak to us right away.

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