R2 v2 USA Standard Custom

R2 v2 USA Standard Custom

Regular price $2,999.00 $0.00 Unit price per

Despite its obvious vintage, heavy metal aesthetic, the R2 is one of the most comfortable electric guitars in the world. The retro-futuristic body shape incorporates strategic arm and torso contours, making for a perfectly molded instrument that has become a player favorite.

The R2 v2 comes with small improvements to the original design, including setting the neck almost an inch further into the body to make a more compact instrument and eliminate issues with neck dive. The left side strap button has been moved to the rear of the body, which was a frequently requested modification, and helps the guitar hang off the body more neatly. Additionally, to make the higher register playing even more comfortable, we've added a nice heel contour where the neck meets the body, providing an even more effortless feel when moving up and down the fretboard.

Full price is $2999 usd50% deposit required to reserve the build, and is applied to the full price. So payment schedule would be:

NOW: use code DEPOSIT at checkout to pay 50% and confirm your order. You are welcome to pay the full amount in advance if you prefer. Just don't enter the discount code. 

WHEN GUITAR IS DONE: remainder, plus any shipping balance.

All Standard models are built-to-order! Wait times are currently 3-4 months. A non-refundable $1,000 usd deposit is required to reserve the build, with the balance due when the guitar is finished. Please read our Terms and Conditions when checking out!

We are unable to offer options outside of what is listed on the USA Standard line. For a more custom spec build, please see our USA Custom Shop category!

If you don't want to wait for a customized build, please see our In Stock Now guitars!


Choice of:

  • Dunable Pickups

  • finish color

  • hardware color

  • pickguard material

  • soft or hard case


  • 25.5” scale length

  • Right or Left Handed

  • genuine mahogany neck 

  • ebony fingerboard*

  • mahogany body

  • 10 degree tilt-back headstock w/ reinforcement volute

  • 22 jumbo nickel-silver frets

  • mother of pearl block fretboard inlay

  • luminlay side dots

  • Graph Tech Tusq nut – white or black (we will choose according to what fits the finish color)

  • medium “C” shape neck – roughly .84” thick at 1st fret, .91” at 12th

  • 1.65” nut width


  • choose from our extensive finish color menu

  • thin satin urethane finish*

  • choice of finish color


  • choice of Dunable pickups

  • 1 volume and 1 tone (CTS pots and Orange Drop capacitors)

  • push/pull tone pot for coil splitting

  • 3 way pickup toggle switch

  • Switchcraft output jack


  • Graph Tech Ratio tuning keys

  • Nashville Tune O Matic bridge

  • Stop Tailpiece


  • choice of soft case or hard case


  • choice of string gauge/setup (if other than E standard tuning)


* a note about our paint finishes on USA Standard models – We like to keep the finish as thin as possible, yet just enough to protect the wood from moisture and light physical abuse. Due to this, there is often still some wood texture in the surface of the body, neck, and headstock. The satin finish leaves the wood free to resonate fully, and feels great to play on, both on the neck and body, giving you a nice dry surface to grip.

* we generally do not reject or waste wood for naturally occurring aesthetic issues such as streaking (in ebony), or knots (on mahogany), UNLESS it is a detriment to an instrument's structural integrity. If you need your ebony fingerboard to be jet black, you might get lucky, but we can't guarantee there won't be some kind of implication that your guitar's wood grew out of the earth with unique characteristics because existence is chaotic and unpredictable, but also beautiful when you consider how insignificant any little thing you care about is, so for once in your life just revel in the magical wonder of creating music with the best playing guitar you've ever held.