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Blemished Recording King Torrefied Series RD-T16 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Natural 194744002403

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J28042005001010
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Torrefaction is a specialized heating process used on Recording King Adirondack (Red) spruce tops in which the wood is heated at a low temperature in an oxygen-free environment. The curing process reduces impurities in the wood and results in weight reduction and increased stiffness, producing a similar chemical transformation as wood that has been...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Blemished Price: $399.99
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Overview

Torrefaction is a specialized heating process used on Recording King Adirondack (Red) spruce tops in which the wood is heated at a low temperature in an oxygen-free environment. The curing process reduces impurities in the wood and results in weight reduction and increased stiffness, producing a similar chemical transformation as wood that has been dried for decades. The end result is a lightweight, extra resonant top that produces similar tone to a vintage instrument that's been loved and played for years.

The RD-T16 has a solid torrefied Adirondack spruce top that provides the foundation for Recording King's Torrefied Series Dreadnought. The tone of the torrefied top is impressive, and when paired with the mahogany back and sides results in guitars with extra punch, projection and warm, vintage-style tone everywhere on the fretboard.

Whether you're a singer-songwriter or fingerpicker, the Recording King Torrefied Series guitars are an excellent way to achieve rich, old school tone in a modern instrument.

Features

 
    Specifications
    Body
    • Body type: Dreadnought
    • Cutaway: Non-cutaway
    • Top wood: Torrefied Red Adirondack Spruce
    • Back & sides: Mahogany
    • Bracing pattern: Forward X
    • Body finish: Gloss 
    • Orientation: Right handed
    Neck
    • Neck shape: C
    • Nut width: 1.69" (43mm)
    • Fingerboard: Rosewood
    • Neck wood: Mahogany
    • Scale length: 25.4"
    • Number of frets: 20
    • Neck finish: Satin
    Electronics
    • Pickup/preamp: No
    • Brand: Not applicable
    • Configuration: Not applicable
    • Preamp EQ: No
    • Feedback filter: No
    • Tuner: No
    Other
    • Headstock overlay: Rosewood
    • Tuning machines: Grover Butterbean, 18:1
    • Bridge: Rosewood
    • Saddle & nut: Bone
    • Number of strings: 6-string
    • Special features: Tonewood torrefication 
    • Case: Sold separately
    • Accessories: None
    • Country of origin: China
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