Rivolta has launched its new, Dennis Fano-designed semi-hollow guitar, the Regata VII.
The Regata VII features a double-bound body with a top and back made of pressed mahogany, a mahogany frame, and a weight-relieved mahogany center block. In keeping with the theme, the Regata VII's neck is also made of mahogany, and features a 12" radius ebony fretboard boasting a 25" extended scale length, 24 medium jumbo frets, and aged pearloid block inlays.
Tone-wise, the guitar is outfitted with a pair of PAF-inspired "Brevetto" humbuckers, controlled by single volume and tone knobs, and a three-way switch.
Elsewhere, the Regata VII boasts a Nashville tune-o-matic steel saddle and stoptail bridge, a two-tier peghead, and Kluson-style tuners.
The Rivolta Regata VII guitar is available now – in Rosso Red, Acer Glow, Camino Burst, and Toro Black finishes – for $1,499.
For more info on the Regata VII, stop by rivoltaguitars.com (opens in new tab).
Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.
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