The RD-316's top is made from solid AAA Adirondack Spruce. The back and sides are made from solid African Mahogany. The 316 has a nut width of 1-11/16 and the one-piece neck is fitted to the body wit... Click To Read More About This Product
The RD-316's top is made from solid AAA Adirondack Spruce. The back and sides are made from solid African Mahogany. The 316 has a nut width of 1-11/16 and the one-piece neck is fitted to the body with a hand-cut dovetail joint. The fretboard and bridge are ebony. It's finished in a thin coat of nitrocellulose lacquer for resonance and historical accuracy.
The RD-316's aesthetics have been heavily influenced by the standard workhorse dreadnought guitarists have relied on for the past 80 years. The tasteful appointments include descending sized dots on the fretboard, solid black bridge pins and endpin, subdued tortoise body binding and a traditional, understated rosette. The hardware is nickel plated, down to the Grover butterbean tuners. The Fishman Matrix EQ pickup/preamp system does an excellent job of conveying your acoustic sound and offers plenty of adjustment with discrete volume and tone controls just underneath the soundhole.
Traditional dreadnought shape
Solid AAA Grade Adirondack spruce top
Solid African mahogany back & sides
1-piece mahogany neck with C profile
Ebony fingerboard and bridge
Nickel-plated Grover tuning machines
Fishman Matrix EQ pickup/preamp system
Body Shape: Dreadnought
Top Material: Solid AAA Grade Adirondack Spruce
Back Material: Solid African Mahogany
Side Material: Solid African Mahogany
Top Bracing Pattern: Forward X-Bracing
Top Braces: Spruce
Neck Material: 1-Piece Mahogany
Neck Profile: C Profile
Neck Joint: Dovetail
Fretboard Material: Ebony
Scale Length: 25.4"
# Of Frets Clear: 14
# Of Frets Total: 20
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Headstock Overlay: Rosewood
Headstock Inlay: Recording King Logo
Tuning Machines: Grover Open Geared Butterbean
Body Binding: Tortoise Shell
Rosette: Classic Style
Top Purfling: Black & White
Fretboard Inlays: M.O.P. Descending Size Dot
Fretboard Binding: Tortoise Shell
Bridge Material: Ebony
Bridge Shape: Standard
Bridge Pins & Endpin: Black with White Dot
Electronics: Fishman Matrix EQ (-FE2)
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