Ruokangas Guitars Announces the Supersonic and Aeon
Supersonic

A pair of new models with some high-end features.

CITY, STATE (MONTH 00, 2015) -- “They say rock music is from the devil. Don’t know about that, but there sure is something devilishly seductive in mean, stripped down rock’n’roll – and that’s exactly what provoked me to create the Unicorn Supersonic.” – Juha Ruokangas

The Supersonic features a new unique Bare Bone finish by Ruokangas. Another new original feature are the Lock-Thru-Body bridge bushings, that make the guitar stronger (the wraparound bridge can not bend forward in time) and guarantee unparalleled energy transference from the bridge to the body of the guitar.

Starting at $4,200


Aeon Classic / Deluxe / Artist

“6 strings, 24 frets - the door to infinity… Words by one of my clients. He made me realize we don’t have an instrument for the modern soloist type guitarist who wants to play fast on full two octaves of frets - but doesn’t enjoy the locking trem. Now we have that guitar.” – Juha Ruokangas

The Aeon comes in three versions - Classic with thermo-treated alder body and bolt-on neck - Deluxe with spanish cedar body, arctic birch top and bolt-on neck - and Artist with spanish cedar body, arctic birch top and neck-thru-body. As always with Ruokangas, you have a truckload of options to customize the guitar to fit your style. The word ‘Aeon’ is latin, and means "infinity."

Starting at $4,000

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