Artist Signature. The first signature guitars of Fernandes USA product line were released in 2002, including the Reeves Gabrels RG13 and the Riggs Vertigo Custom XR, which featured neck-thru construction, maple body and neck, ebony fingerboard, graphite nut, a Seymour Duncan Full Shred, kill switch and "scumbag/x" inlays.
Earlier in 2001, the Vertigo Deluxe received the prestigous Guitar Player Editors' Pick Award, which was enhanced with a pickup split function and specially featured in Fernandes 2002 product catalog.
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