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  1. Traphagen HRS - Italian Spruce & Honduran Rosewood

    Traphagen HRS - Italian Spruce & Honduran Rosewood

    £2,999.00
     
    In stock


    Here’s a special offer on a special guitar that has, what some might say, are ‘issues’. We’ve had the guitar in the shop for a while now. During that time it has done its own ‘relic job’ by developing lacquer checking across the whole surface of the Spruce top. The back, sides and neck are unaffected.

    Anyone who knows a bit about the ‘lacquer checking’ that is added to modern custom shop electric guitars will understand what I mean by a ‘relic job’. There is absolutely no adverse effect to the tone or the overall loveliness of the guitar, it sounds wonderful, it’s just not something that you usually find on an expensive handmade acoustic guitar. There's an image of the lacquer checking below.

    The fret ends on the lower side of the neck could do with a little tidying up too though playability is very good as it is.

    There’s not much room left in the saddle for those who like an ultra-low action though the current action is great for fingerstyle.

    We don’t currently have the services of a luthier so we are therefore offering this guitar at £2,995, a massive £4,000 discount! Yes, you can own a seven grand guitar that you might not have been able to afford.

    Feel free to make us a cheeky offer as long as you don’t mind a cheeky response.

    Top - Italian Spruce
    Back & sides - Honduran Rosewood
    Neck - Mahogany
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Black hardshell arched case

    Frets to the body - 14
    Scale length - 25.4"
    Neck profile - C
    Nut width - 44.8mm
    Nut spacing - 7.3mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.4mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.5mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 2.75mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.3mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 2.25mm
    Lower bout width - 14 13/16"
    Upper bout width - 11.22"
    Body depth at base - 4.13"

    Amazon rosewood purfling - Amazon rosewood bindings - Honduran rosewood headstock veneer Honduran rosewood backstrip - No position markers (with side dots) - Black palm rosette Honduran rosewood bridge - Schertler tuners - Ebony tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle Rosewood bridge pins - Clear pickguard

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