YAMAHA RGX 420S D6 (Drop 6)

  • Yamaha RGX-420S D6 (gray) electric guitar
  • Yamaha RGX-420S D6 (green) electric guitar
  • Yamaha RGX-420S D6 (black) electric guitar

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2001 to 2003

YAMAHA manufactured the RGX 420 SD6 (Drop 6) between 2001 and 2003. It was a baritone (longer scale) version of the RGX 420 S, which allows for a lower tuning. The RGX-420S D6 had a solid alder super-strat body (Satin Black, Satin Gray or Metallic Green finish). Pickups were 2 humbuckers with 1 selector switch and a bypass "blower" switch. The black hardware included a double locking tremolo.

Specifications (21)

Controls

Controls materialblack controls
Number of control knobs2 control knobs
Pickup selector controls1 pickup selector switch, bypass switch
Tone controls1 tone control
Volume controls1 volume control

Electronics

Pickups configuration2 humbucker pickups

General

Finish colorsblack finish, gray finish, green finish
Finish effectsmetallic finish, satin finish
Made inKorea
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length26.25 inches scale-length

Body

Body materialalder body
Body stylesuper strat style body

Hardware

Bridgedouble locking tremolo
Hardware colorblack hardware

Fretboard

Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers

Neck

Neck jointbolt on neck
Neck materialmaple neck
Number of frets24 fret
Tuner layoutsix-in-a-row tuners

Prices (3)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
2002$200newLike to know the wood used to make the neck and body.
2001$125goodGood shredder with down tuning capability.
2005£90goodTomMaple Neck, Alder Body, 24 frets, 2 humbuckers and a floyd rose for 90 quid.

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Rgx420sd6

The body is alder and the neck is maple with rosewood fretboard pickups are yamaha's high output double humbuckers. Its a korean made guitar. And if you have one keep it. They are discontinued and rare. I have a january of 2001 model and im never letting it go