Inside Radix

WOOD BODY
Radix’ bodies made of 2 or 3 solid pieces of mahogany , kiln dried and glued together. This construction minimizes warping without sacrificing the tone. Curly maples are applied as the top with special treatment to pop up the beauty of the wood. Some series are custom hand painted. Polyurethane is used as the standard finishing material.

Body thickness is 55 mm, with balanced design, feel good on your shoulder. Overall weight is 5 to 5.5 kgs.


NECK
All Radix’ necks are made of 3 pieces of mahogany or maple glued together to make a strong and stable neck. Wood grains are aligned each other to ensure the stability. These three pieces neck blanks stored for at least 1 month. The three pieces construction and 1 month storage is the key of Radix’ necks stability.

Necks are joint direct to the body with glue (set neck) . This construction improve sustain and better access to the high frets.
Fretboards are made of sonokeling (Indian rosewood). 14’ radius for all models. Neck width is 1 10/16 “ on the nut and 2 3/16 “ on the 22nd fret. Neck thickness is 20.5 mm on the 1st fret and 22.5 mm on the 12th fret. Perfect round C shape neck for all models except GES with D shape profile with some add on the shoulder.

All the models using Medium jumbo fret wires, 22 or 24 frets each neck. 24.75 and 25.5 inch scale length. Headstock angled at 12 degrees except GES at 14 degrees angle.

Double action truss rod is used on the current production.


HARDWARES
Radix use Wilkinson floating tremolo with 2 pivot point for Deluxe and stop tail with TO matic bridge as a standard option. Some series use Licensed Floyd Rose tremolos.

PLASMA III pickup from TESLA specially designed for Radix with bar type ALNICO 5 magnets and Polyurethane coil are used as the standard pickups. Raven and Stallion use PLASMA III Special with Chrome cover, and GES use VR Nitro Special with Chrome Cover.


ELECTRONICS
All the models equipped with 1 volume, 1 tone and 1 three way toggle switch. Push pull pots added for coil splitting on the tone pots.

QUALITY CONTROL
Quality control starts from the arrival of the wood blanks & continues throughout the production process. Workmanship, finishing, intonation and playability are the major aspects to be inspected. Every details are carefully inspected.