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The material used in building the body
of this special guitar is the 40,000 year-old ecologically friendly Ancient
Kauri wood, which was imported from New Zealand, by a company in Minnesota,
U.S.A. called Ancientwood Ltd. This special piece of wood came with a
Certificate of Authenticity and delivers superior tone and sustain. I carefully
considered the style of instrument I should build from this wood as well as the
pickups I should choose. The end result - wow! I was completely blown
25 1/2 inch scale length.
Ancient Kauri wood body beautifully
Satin-finished bolt-on flamed maple
neck, built for speed, has rosewood fret board with pearl dot inlays and 12-inch
radius for a low action.
Neck attachment plate engraved
with WRJ Custom Guitars logo, displays the model name of the guitar and
adds a professional touch.
Two-way adjustable 'Hot Rod'
truss rod for maximum neck stability.
22 highest quality 18% nickel-silver
Seymour Duncan STR-1 neck pickup;
Seymour Duncan/Jerry Donahue APTL-3JD bridge pickup, deliver "killer" sound and
Master volume control, master tone
control and 3-way pickup selector switch.
Brown tortoise shell pick guard,
chrome control plate and chrome control knobs with abalone top.
cavities, control cavity and underside of the pick guard thoroughly shielded
with conductive copper tape to reduce noise, hum and radio interferance.
Gotoh chrome-plated, solid
brass bridge has 6 individual, fully adjustable brass saddles.
Gotoh sealed tuning machine
heads, with 16:1 gear ratio.
Body stained in transparent, rare vintage amber.
Finished with non-toxic, environmentally
friendly ColorTone Waterbase High Gloss Professional Guitar Laquer.