About the Warr Guitar
The Warr Guitar is a new instrument built by Mark Warr, who lives in California
and is also a fireman.It
has 8 or 12 strings. Mine is 12-stringed. Mainly with 6 strings of the
right hand part you play melody and with the other 6 strings of the left
hand part you play bass line. Playing the Warr Guitar, you can use your
favorite techniques.Usually you will tap.
A complete view. Mine is made of zebra wood. This looks very beautiful. I install Roland GK-2A pickup on the melody side.This enables me play synthesizer sou
: front head piece
Right : back head piece
Pegs are Sperzel Locking Tuners. These are designed to keep strings in tune longer by keeping string stretch toa minimum while enhancing sustain.
This neck is a 7-piece hardwood laminate.And this instrument has 2 adjustable truss rods for very accrate set-ups.
These works are great!
this instrument, you often use tapping technique. To mute strings while
playing with two hands, muting pads are provided.
Tuning I use is ( Left to Right) B,E,A,D,G,C(lowest),C#,F#,B,E,A,D(highest).This tuning is usually called standard tuning.
instrument has 4 pick-ups. 2 pick-ups are on melody side. The others are
on bass side. And this has 18-volt active Bartolini electronics.
As mentioned already, this is installed Roland GK-2A on melody side.
Bridge is a fully adjustable Wilkinson bridge.This is versatile bridge can be adjusted in height and intonation without removing strings.
Back side. 7 piece neck. Neck is bolted on the body.In
the picture to the right Masa, who is also the Stick player, check my Warr.Thank
you. And a hand. I don't know whose hand. Maybe Hiro, Toshi or E.T.
use 2 batteries, but it does not have batterycase.Batteries have to be
fixed by the cotton tape on thebody.I think this should be improved. Hey
Mark, batteries with cotton tape are not sold in Japan.
the inside of body. Back of control knobs and switches. Knobs are used as volume and tone control. Switches are used as pick-up 3- way selector.
is mainly played in upright position.But you can also play in horizontal
position and while playing, you can position it from vertical to horizontal.
This Warr guitar is Mr. Ishiodori's, who plays the bass, the Stick and the Warr Guitar.
This is made of ash wood.
If you are interested in the 8-stringed Warr Guitar , you may see Markus Reuter's site. Markus is a musician of Germany.
URL is http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/mpeters/markus.htm
The Warr Guitar is a registered trademark of Warr Guitars.
The Stick is a registered trademark of Stick Enterprises,Inc.
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Since : May 4th. 1997
Last updated : Sep 28th,1997 -- What's New!?