Regenerate Guitar Works was founded in 2006 in Washington, USA and specializes in building high quality custom bass guitars. In staying true to the company name RGW’s design plan is to sample established guitar designs and bring them into the 21st century through utilising modern materials and innovations.
RGW has a total of 4 different series’ of basses which come in a variety of different designs and a plethora of customisable options. I have included a sample of the options list from the first guitar below but there are too many to list for every single one, so I encourage you to head to the RGW website to see exactly what is available. Anything you see on the site is available left handed, so let’s take a quick look at a summary of what is on offer from Regenerate Guitar Works.
Regenerate M Series Left Handed Bass Guitars
Recently introduced at winter NAMM 2011, the M Series is Regenerate Guitar Work’s top-shelf hybrid ergonomic body offering featuring Builder Select figured top and back and custom electronics.
– Swamp Ash body core with figured Maple top
– Birdseye/Birdseye neck with 19mm bridge spacing
– Nordstrand Big Singles pickup set
– Nordstrand 2-band 18v preamp and passive tone
– Hipshot Type A bridge
– Hipshot Ultralight tuners
Upgrade options include:
– various body woods including Walnut, Mahogany, Spanish Cedar, and Alder
– upgraded exhibition grade tops like Amboyna Burl, Myrtlewood, Redwood Burl, and Buckeye
– 1-piece Swamp Ash, Mahogany, or Spanish Cedar body cores
– AAAAA Birdseye/Birdseye or Birdseye/Rosewood necks
– various Nordstrand pickup sets including Big Splits, Fat Stacks, and Dual Coils
– Nordstrand 3-band preamp
– Acrylized exotic wood fretless fingerboards
Regenerate Axiom Series Left Handed Bass Guitars
The Axiom™ Series builds upon its vintage heritage by blending classic styling with the horsepower and muscle of an active onboard preamp, modern design pickups, and upgraded hardware. Designed for both live and studio performances, the Axiom’s preamp is fully bypassable via push/pull on the Dedicated Passive Tone™ (DPT™) control knob. The DPT™ control allows for dedicated tone shaping in both active and passive modes.
All Axiom™ Series necks feature a zero-fret for tonal consistency between open and fretted strings, and an unparalleled ability to achieve and maintain superior playing action. Each neck is expertly crafted from seasoned hardwoods selected for proper grain orientation, and features dual graphite stiffening bars for superior stability, stiffness, and reduced weight.
Regenerate Vintage Recording Bass (VRB) Series Left Handed Bass Guitar
Vintage Recording Bass™ Series – Optimizing the classic styling and sound of a vintage instrument with modern construction methods and materials for the ultimate in tone, stability, and playability for studio recording and live performances.
All VRB™ Series necks are expertly crafted from seasoned hardwoods selected for proper grain orientation. Necks are offered standard with dual graphite stiffening bars for superior stability, stiffness, and reduced weight. For a more authentic vintage vibe, VRB™ Series necks can be ordered without graphite stiffening.
Regenerate Heritage Tribute Series Left Handed Bass Guitars
Heritage Tribute™ Series – Optimizing the vintage styling and sound of the classic electric basses introduced in the 1950’s.
All Heritage Tribute™ Series necks are expertly crafted from seasoned hardwoods selected for proper grain orientation. Necks are offered standard with dual graphite stiffening bars for superior stability, stiffness, and reduced weight. For a more authentic vintage vibe, Heritage Series necks can be ordered without graphite stiffening.
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