USA Signature Adrian Smith San Dimas® SDM, Maple Fingerboard, Snow White
Iron Maiden is one of the most successful and influential metal bands ever, and Adrian Smith’s molten yet melodic guitar work has long been a driving force behind their distinctive and dynamic sound. With timeless songwriting and thrilling live performances, Maiden continues to record, tour internationally and rock stadiums everywhere with electrifying prowess and unwavering heavy metal passion.
Solidly built to withstand Maiden’s relentless touring regiment, the USA Signature Adrian Smith San Dimas® SDM features a resonant, lightweight alder body. The bolt-on quartersawn maple neck has a hand-rubbed urethane back finish for smooth playability and a pair of graphite reinforcement rods that refuse to budge, no matter the environmental stress it’s exposed to. Featuring 22 jumbo frets and black dot inlays, the 12"-16" compound radius maple fingerboard is the ideal platform for heavy chording and fast, ripping solos, while a heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheel allows for quick and easy neck relief tweaks.
A DiMarzio Super Distortion humbucker in the bridge offers the perfect blend of power and tone — thick, boosted mids, big lows and fat highs, while Samarium Cobalt Noiseless Single-Coil Strat® middle and neck pickups deliver authentic, noise-free Stratocaster snap with incredible dynamic and magnetic response. A five-way blade selector switch along with single volume and tone controls open up endless tonal possibilities, while the Floyd Rose® Original double-locking tremolo system keeps the guitar in tune through the roughest playing, set after set.
Groomed for high-performance and speedy playability, this signature axe is wrapped in a classic Snow White finish with black pickguard, black hardware and licensed Fender® Strat® headstock.
HSS Configuration: DiMarzio® Super Distortion™ / Dual Samarium Cobalt Noiseless™ Single-Coil Strat
An atypical configuration for Jackson, this guitar features a humbucker in the bridge position and single-coil pickups in the neck and mid positions. The DiMarzio Super Distortion delivers a perfect blend of power and balanced tone — thick, boosted mids, big lows and fat highs. The dual Samarium Cobalt Noiseless pickups deliver souped-up, fireball feel and authentic tried-and-true Strat sound in a noise-free design.
Neck Construction Quartersawn Maple Neck Finish Tinted Satin Urethane Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm) Fingerboard Radius 12"-16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm) Fingerboard Material Maple Number of Frets 22 Fret Size Jumbo Nut Width 1.6875" (42.86 mm) Position Inlays Pearl Dot Headstock Jackson® Pointed 6-In-Line Neck Plate Jackson®
Top Mount Floyd Rose® Original Double-Locking 2-Point Tremolo
Used by more professionals throughout the world than any other, the Floyd Rose® Original’s high quality steel parts are precision-made in Germany to exacting specifications. The double-locking design allows you to lock your guitar in tune at the nut and at the bridge, resulting in superior tuning stability and sustain. Also enjoy increased resonance in the bridge from the direct mount installation.