Bill Alston RGX Pages

The RGX 200 range



Note the RGX220DZ appears on the Current Models page

No 200s appear in the Archives, but there are several models. These are:
211
211M
220
221DH
220DZ see current models
They are all Made in Taiwan or Indonesia but there is some doubt about the DH of which more later.



The elusive and rare RGX221DH

211 211M and 220
These all appear in various western catalogues and details are

Model 211 211M 220
Body Basswood Alder Basswood
Neck Bolt on Maple Bolt on Maple Bolt on Maple
Fretboard Rosewood 24 frets Dot Markers 350mm radius 628mm scale Maple 24 frets Dot Markers 350mm radius 628mm scale Rosewood 24 frets Dot Markers 350mm radius 628mm scale
Tuners Chrome Diecast Black Diecast Chrome Diecast
Pickups Ceramic HB Unknown SC Ceramic HB Unknown SC 2 Ceramic HBs
Controls 1 Volume 1 Tone with push push coil split 1 Volume 1 Tone with push push coil split 1 Volume 1 Tone with push push coil split
Nut locking locking locking
Hardware Chrome Black Chrome
Bridge RMX II RMX II RMX II
Pickguard None None None
Colours Black, White, Red or Gunmetal Blue Black, White, Red or Gunmetal Blue Black, White, Red or Gold
Made 1987-1991 1989-1991 1987-1989


The Headstocks







From the top a 211 a 211M and a 220


221DH

This guitar is really quite rare and not much official information exists but the excellent Axebition site features it and I have found a couple of Facebook owners in the far East who have posted information about it. Axebition says it is made in Japan others that its from Taiwan it was made from 1998 to 2000 and I have got the following info about it from Axebition and Facebook posts.

Body Alder with QMT
Neck Bolt on Maple
Fretboard Rosewood 648mm scale 350mm radius 22 Frets Dot Markers
Headstock Natural with Yamaha on front model and serial number on back
Tuners Black Diecast
Pickups 2 GH-F2B HBs and 1 GS-F2B SC
Controls 1 Volume 1 Tone 5 way switch
Nut Not locking
Hardware Black
Bridge Vintage style TremTRS 101
Pickguard None
Colours TRS and AMB which must be a Red burst and an Amberburst? But the picture at the top is a Green



The headstock

This is the reverse of the DH headstock the serial number doesn't appear to fit any known system

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