[Print magazine] Riding on the wind
It may not make you play faster but picking up this carbon fibre slab and sliver of maple is bound to expose your inner F1 driver.
Introducing the Rubato Lassie, a carbon fiber guitar you have to see
A trend that has become more and more common in recent times, carbon fiber guitars are starting to become a real manufacturing option. Developed in Johannesburg, South Africa father and son duo Roger and Oliver Lambson, the Lassie is a one-piece body and neck with a maple fretboard that is then satin finished.
A carbon fibre electric guitar made in South Africa
Created by father and son, Roger and Oliver Lambson – both engineers and life-long guitar geeks – the Rubato is the result of three years of intense development to perfect a modern, world-class design that combines everything the pair love about the classic electric guitar, with a few meaningful innovations of their own.
Rubato Guitars Unveils the Lassie
For the first time, exciting things are going on in the electric guitar world at the southern tip of Africa. That’s the home of Rubato Guitars, makers of a lean, elegant carbon-fibre guitar for the 21st century that sounds and feels even better than it looks.
Timmy will most certainly want to get his hands on the R60k Rubato Lassie carbon-fibre guitar
Guitars and other musical instruments typically don’t leave a whole lot of room for experimentation. Nonetheless, we’ve seen some innovative takes on the axe in recent years [...] Now, we can add the locally-made Rubato Lassie guitar to that list.