SPECS

SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE 12" 'CLASSIC'

 

* 1-ply, 7mm (5/16") thick hard rock maple rim with a seamless spun brass sleeve, 12" diameter.

* Dobson style arch top brass tone ring

* One piece black walnut neck, the neck and rimstick are not separate pieces glued together as by a dowel, but all carved from (and remaining) one single solid piece of wood.

* Macassar ebony fingerboard and peg head overlay (same continuous piece of ebony.)

* 19 frets or fretless

* 25.4" scale

* Scoop

* Black graphtech or vintage bone nut and 5th str. nut

* 5th string peg location at 5th or 7th fret.

* 18 brackets, nuts and bracketshoes hand crafted out of brass.

* Individually compensated hard rock maple bridge and matching brass tailpiece, all handcrafted

* Open slotted (classical) peg head and 5th string peg

* Classical tuning machines, brass with ebony buttons

* Renaissance plastic head

* Dots on side of fretboard at 3 – 5 – 7 – 10 – 12 – 15 – 17th fret

* Strings: 10 24W 16 12 10 or custom

 

Options at additional charge:

* Shaved afrikan goatskin head

* Strapholder on side of neck

* JB pickup

* Custom inlay work

 

SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE 11" 'RS'

 

* 1-ply, 7mm (5/16") thick hardrock maple rim with a brass sleeve, 11" diameter.

* Henry C. Dobson replica brass tone ring

* One piece black walnut neck, the neck and rimstick are not separate pieces glued together as by a dowel, but all carved from (and remaining) one single solid piece of wood.

* Macassar ebony fingerboard and peghead overlay (same continuous piece of ebony.)

* 19 frets or fretless

* 25.4" scale

* Scoop

* 24 brackets, nuts and bracketshoes hand crafted out of brass.

* Individually compensated hardrock maple bridge and matching brass tailpiece, all handcrafted

* Gotoh planetary geared tuners I-IV brass

* Gotoh 5th string tuner

* Rennaissance plastic head

* Dots on side of fretboard at 3 – 5 – 7 – 10 – 12 – 15 – 17th fret

* Medium strings: 11 26w 17 13 11 or custom

 

Options at additional charge:

* Shaved afrikan goatskin head

* Shubb 5th string capo

* Strapholder on side of neck

* JB pickup'

* Custom inlay work