Riptide Raw

The body of the guitar is carved and made out of a solid piece of wood. Is a beautiful crossover of classic designs and a very versatile instrument to play. Just like the ocean with it’s current that’s pulling to you, this instrument makes you want to play it again and again

The comfortable balanced body and warm tone encourages the player to create and inspire. It features an aged nitro finish and aged hardware for a worn in feel. With a 25, 5″ scale length, 1.65”/42mm nut and 9.5" radius, indian rosewood fingerboard with 22 frets.
The neck has got a very comfortable ’63 inspired C shape profile, together with the easy access neck joint and impeccable fret work that makes the player forget it’s boundaries and explore new.

The electronics come with the Clean up filter by Lex Bos on the volume knob. Each potentiometer is matched and voiced with the pickups. It has a master volume, master tone and a three or five way switch pickup selector. Available in different pickup configurations (2 humbuckers, Humbucker-P90, Humbucker-2 Single coils). The guitar has blend of hand wound pickups by: Mark Foley pickups, Häussel pickups, Van Zandt or Nijssen pickups. All Nijssen Guitars are equipped with custom hand wound pickups and are matched with the guitar to make every instrument unique.


  • Bone nut 1.65”/42mm
  • C shape ’63 neck profile 21 mm 1st fret
    (optional: medium C, 21mm 1st fret, Chunky C, 22mm 1st fret)
  • 9.5” Indian rosewood fingerboard
  • Medium Jumbo Jescar frets
  • Fretboard, rolled edges
  • Gotoh tremelo bridge
  • Gotoh locking tuners
  • Alder body
  • Swamp Ash body option
  • Maple neck
  • Oil finish back of the neck
  • 2 way truss rod
  • Staggerd tuners
  • Häussel Bridge humbucker “59 Alnico 2
    (Options of 2 humbuckers, Humbucker-P90, Humbucker-2 Single coils)
  • Lex Bos “Clean Up Filter”
    (exclusively for Nijssen Guitars)
  • Matched CTS potentiometers
  • 47nf, 22nf or 33nf capacitor for tone control
  • Pure tone multi-contact output jack

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