|A year after their debut at the 2005 Winter NAMM Show, RKS
Guitars may still be the new kid on the block as far as guitar
makers go, but if RKS founder Ravi Sawhney has his way that will be
a temporary situation.
RKS Guitars has taken the basic guitar
concept and restated it as functional art. The guitars are familiar,
yet different with their leading-edge sensual curves, understated
elegance and ergonomic design.
The functional characteristics are the direct result of the RKS
design team scrutinizing and analyzing the various ways guitarists
physically handle their guitars. From that logical starting point
they incorporated some very rational ergonomic design into the
Controls are hidden away for aesthetic appeal, but readily in
reach for function --literally at your fingertips. Balance is
pleasantly neutral and the guitar feels solid and substantial
without being heavy. The finishes are attractive and flawless, with
a deep gloss and vibrant colors.