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Warwick Introduces Rex Brown Signature Basses

Rex Brown has teamed up with Warwick for a new signature bass that will be available in the company’s top shelf custom shop line as well as the more affordable Rockbass Artist line. Both versions are based off the Reverso neck-through model, which features a distinct offset body with an extended upper horn.

Warwick Rockbass Reverso Rex Brown Artist Line Bass

The Rockbass Artist Line Rex Brown 4 is built with an alder body and quilted maple top with either a Black Burst Transparent High Polish or Solid Black finish. The rosewood fingerboard is inlaid with silver blocks and a special skull design at the 12th fret. Electronics include an active EMG X P/J set matched to an MEC active/passive 2-band preamp.

Warwick Reverso Rex Brown Signature 4 Bass

The Warwick Rex Brown Signature Custom Shop is built in Germany and has the option of fretted or fretless fingerboards. It steps things up with an AAAA quilted maple top, alder back, and maple neck with hidden neck construction. The headstock matches the AAAA quilted maple and Blackburst Transparent high polish finish.

The Warwick Rex Brown Signature Custom Shop carries a MAP price of $5,999 while the Rockbass Artist Line bass will go for closer to $1,837.

Warwick Reverso Rex Brown Signature 4 Bass Specs:

Construction:Hidden Neck
Scale length:34″
Body:Alder
Top:3/8″ AAAA Quilted Maple
Matched Headstock:AAAA Quilted Maple
Neck:Maple
Fretboard:Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius:20″
Frets:24 Jumbo Nickel Silver
Fret Treatment:IFT - Invisible Fretwork Technology
Inlay:Silver Block, Special Skull Inlay at 12th Fret
Fluorescent Side Dot:Illuminated Side Dots
Nut:Just-A-Nut III Brass
Pickups:Active EMG X P neck and Active EMG X J bridge
Electronics:Active Warwick 2-way Preamp
Pot layout:Volume (P/P for active/passive) / Balance / Treble Bass stacked
Machineheads:Warwick Machine Heads with Metal knobs
Bridge system:Warwick 2 pcs. Brass Bridge
Strap system:Warwick Security locks
Finish:Burgundy Blackburst Transparent High Polish
Hardware color:Satin Chrome
Weight:8.8 lbs
Accessories:Warwick User Kit
Case:Handmade Genuine Leatherbag by Rockbag® (RB 20205 B W)

Warwick Rockbass Reverso Rex Brown Artist Line Bass Specs:

Construction:Neck-Through
Scale length:34″
Body:Alder
Top:AAA Flamed Maple Veneer
Matched Headstock:Black with “W” Acryl logo
Neck:Maple
Fretboard:Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius:20″
Frets:24 Jumbo Bronze
Fret Treatment:IFT - Invisible Fretwork Technology
Inlay:Silver Block, Special Skull Inlay at 12th Fret
Nut:Just-A-Nut III Tedur
Pickups:Active EMG X P neck and Active EMG X J bridge
Electronics:Active MEC 2-way Preamp
Pot layout:Volume (P/P for active/passive) / Balance / Treble Bass stacked
Machineheads:Warwick Machine Heads
Bridge system:Warwick 2 pcs. Bridge
Strap system:Warwick Security locks
Finish:Black Solid High Polish or Burgundy Blackburst Transparent High Polish
Hardware color:Chrome
Case:Rockbag Deluxe