Dean pays tribute to Dimebag Darrell with its new Dime Razorback Rust reissue

Dean Guitars
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GEAR 2021 (opens in new tab): Dean Guitars has revived the Dime Razorback Rust, paying tribute to late Pantera guitar hero Dimebag (opens in new tab) Darrell. 

The original run of the Razorback Rust was a limited US custom run, but will now be part of Dean's Artist Series.

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Its striking finish is a rust-themed graphic and the guitar features a bevelled mahogany body, set three-piece mahogany neck with 22-frets, 14"-radius rosewood fingerboard and Dime's razorblade inlay on the 12th fret.

Pickups are a pair of Seymour Duncan humbuckers (opens in new tab) – a Dimebucker SH13 in the bridge and the classic ’59 model in the neck.

Dean Dime Razorback Rust

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The Razorback also features a Floyd Rose 1000 Series tremolo, a locking nut, black 18:1 Grover tuners, a locking nut and is fitted with Dimebag Darrell’s signature Hi-Voltage DR guitar strings (opens in new tab). It also comes with a Dean hardshell case.

The Dime Razorback Rust is available now for $1,349. For more info, head to Dean Guitars      

Rob Laing
Guitars Editor, MusicRadar

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar. I've currently set aside any pipe dreams of getting anywhere with my own songs and I am enjoying playing covers in function bands.