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Rees Baritone Guitar

Carved korina body with a choice of colours and sunbursts.
Low weight carved construction, with thick solid central body core for ultimate tone and sustain.
Angled 24 fret maple neck: 28.6 in scale.
Compound radius 10 to 16 in pau-ferro fret-board for lowest possible action and big string bends.
Seymour Duncan pickups with versatile Rees 2010 controls to get all the tones you want.

Baritone guitar

This guitar is as easy to play as any, yet offers a deep full sonic experience that can make a solo sound like an orchestra! The sustain is phenomenal. With such versatile controls and pickups this baritone is great for a lot more styles than just the "spaghetti western". Triple-coil voices are great for heavy rock to heavy metal. Single coil voices are great for country picking and pop. Double-coils and humbuckers take you through rock and jazz styles. The instrument can be tuned in various ways at various pitches. The longer neck gives it a considerably greater pitch range. This guitar tunes well and sounds great, tuned A to A with 14-68 strings.

Rees 2010 Controls:
3-way Pickup Selector: Neck PU; Both PUs; Bridge PU
Volume knob
Tone knob
4-way Rotary Voice Character Switch:
- Humbuckers;
- Double-coils;
- Triple-coils;
- Single-coils.

 

Ben Smith recorded contrasting clean and dirty styles on a Rees Baritone:

n Clean playing on the bridge single-coil

n Clean playing on the neck single-coil

n Dirty playing on the triple-coil bridge position

n Dirty playing on the triple-coil neck position

n A heavy number played on the bridge humbucker

Specifications & Prices

Rees Baritone £935
Body: Carved korina; solid centre; 2 side chambers; 1 F-hole
Body Finish: bipolymer lacquer + oil + wax finish
Neck: maple, 28.6 in scale ; 21 mm thick at 1st fret; 22 mm thick at 12th fret
Neck Finish: smooth silk bipolymer lacquer on back, gloss bipolymer lacquer on headstock
Fretboard: Pau Ferro; compound radius, 10 in to 16 in radius
Nut: 43 mm (1 11/16in) wide bone
Tuners: Sperzel locking tuners
Bridge: Gotoh wrap-around with action height and individual string intonation adjustments
Pickups: Matched pair of Seymour Duncan black open-coil humbucker pickups: bridge JB SH4; neck Jazz SH2n.
Controls: Rees 2010: 3-way Pickup Selector: Volume; Tone; Rotary Voice Character Switch.
Weight: ~3.5 kg = 7.7 lbs

Jack Socket Choice
The jack socket can be on the front of the guitar, or the side of the guitar.

Vibrato Bridge Option +£95
Hipshot vibrato bridge (strat-tremolo-type), with two post hard steel knife-edge pivots, and heavy block for best tone

Pickup Options:
Nickel covers on the matched pair of Seymour Duncan humbucker pickups: bridge JB SH4; neck Jazz SH2n +£26
P90-Humbucker hybrid set: black Seymour Duncan pickups: bridge P-Rails SHPR-1b; neck Jazz SH2n +£33
Matched pair of Seymour Duncan cream vintage P90 pickups SP90-1 +£52

Control Options:
Anti-phase push-pull-switch +28

Scratchplate Options:
Black +£15
Tortoise-shell +£27
Cream Pearloid + £32
Others +£ask

Colour Choices:
Natural korina
Golden korina
Dark Cherry Red
Amber Sunburst
Violin Sunburst
Tobacco Sunburst
Dark Cherry Sunburst
Black Sunburst
Stripy Brown
Stripy Black

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