Left hand guitars are a real problem for us, not because they are difficult to produce, but very difficult to sell through our channel partners. The guitars often do not look different when hanging on the wall and they tend to get lost in the merchandise selection. With reduced sales volume, both large retailers and small ones avoid carrying them entirely. If they do carry left hand models it is limited in stock. The result is we do not get many orders for them.
Our policy has been to run a batch of left handed guitars, once in a long while, and have inventory stock available for an order when it comes in.
This system has not worked well for our valuable left handed customers or ourselves. I will be forming a group a Gibson to see if we can somehow address this unmet need.
Thanks for bringing to my attention, and thank for becoming a member of the forum! -- Henry
Suggestion: wouldn't creating the guitar models but putting them online and only making them when someone orders them fix the whole issue?