Rockoon RF-37 – Tomato Red – 80s Japan with SSH with coil tap bridge humbucker.
Rockoon is the high performance guitar created by the skilled and uncompromising craftsmanship of Kawai”. Essentially these are the high end range from Kawai that were made in Japan in the 80’s and 90’s.
Soft maple body with a hard maple neck and 22 fret rosewood fingerboard (628mm scale), it weighs 3.75kg’s. Full blackout aesthetic with AS-6V and AH-6 pickups (with a coil tap on the humbucker) give it a super modern sound
[SSH pickup – Stratocaster Style]
This KAWAI produced Rockoon superstrat, was manufactured in the late 80’s.
Made in Japan, with a very solid and good tone.
It was made in the heyday of the best years of Japan Vintage builds.
The solid construction of these Rockoon strats is well known and sought after.
Soft maple is used for the body material, hard maple is used for the neck, and rosewood is used for the fingerboard material.
The peg is equipped with a GPTOH black color peg.
Black color is used for each hardware, Which looks great with a tomato red body.
The pickup set is SSH.
The pickups produce a sound that can handle from thick lead sound to tight cutting sound.
The rear pickup humbucker is equipped with a coil tap switch, which also produces a sharp and bright sound.
The condition is that the neck is straight.
There are small scratches due to use and dullness of metal parts due to aging.
There is no problem with operation and sound.
The remaining rod was loosened a little for adjustment, but there is plenty of room in both the tightening and loosening directions.
The neck is adjusted to be almost flat, geared for low action
The string height is about 1.65mm for the 1st string on the 12th fret and about 1.75mm for the 6th string.
Neck material: Maple
Neck shape: C shape
Neck warp: None
Fingerboard material: Rosewood (22F)
String treble-bass: 1.65-1.75mm
Fret remaining: 90%
Nut (material / width): Approximately 41.5 mm
Pegs: GOTOH pegs
Pickup: SSH pickup
Switch: 5Way pickup select switch
Control: 1Vol, 1Tone (rear PU coil tap with PULL)
Rod remaining: turns both tightening and loosening directions