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EKO Ranger VI Vintage Reissue Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Natural

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1500000010612   POS #:112180534
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In 1962 EKO decided to produce a series of folk guitars, upon popular demand by Italian and foreign markets. After a thorough market research, the dreadnought shape was chosen, very much in fashion in the U.S. at the time. Initially the 6-string J54 was produced. It was an immediate success due to style, playability and price. It wasn’t long until ...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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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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Overview

In 1962 EKO decided to produce a series of folk guitars, upon popular demand by Italian and foreign markets. After a thorough market research, the dreadnought shape was chosen, very much in fashion in the U.S. at the time. Initially the 6-string J54 was produced. It was an immediate success due to style, playability and price. It wasn’t long until there was a demand for a 12-string version, especially in US and UK, which led to the J56, as it was named until ‘67. After just a short time, the J56 became the best-selling 12-string guitar on the market.

In 1967, both the 6-string and 12-string went through a restyle and the new versions were showcased under the names of Ranger VI and Ranger XII. EKO is continuing the tradition of the Ranger with a Vintage Reissue version as 6 and 12-string. The Ranger is the guitar that very well represents the history of EKO. A guitar that has been very important in the past, continues to be very important today and will surely become more important in the future of EKO. They bring to new life the most beautiful and interesting features used in the past, all combined together in this Ranger VI Vintage Reissue Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar that's on offer now. Case sold separately

Features

Body 
Body type: Parlor
Cutaway: Non-cutaway
Top wood: Spruce
Back & sides: Mahogany
Bracing pattern: Not specified
Body finish: Gloss
Orientation: Right handed
Neck
Neck shape: Low profile
Nut width: 1.69" (43mm)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Neck wood: Mahogany
Scale length: 25.5"
Number of frets: 22
Neck finish: Gloss
Electronics
Pickup/preamp: No
Other
Headstock overlay: Rosewood
Tuning machines: Die-cast
Bridge: Rosewood
Saddle & nut: Adjustable plastic saddle, Aluminum/Zero Fret nut
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Body style
Case: Sold separately
Accessories: None
Country of origin: China

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EKORanger VI Vintage Reissue Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar
 
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Comments about EKO Ranger VI Vintage Reissue Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

I took a chance and purchased it sight unseen because it was on sale and the most interesting (to me) in its price range. Color isn't as solidly orange-looking as in the photo. The grain is still visible. Logo on the headstock is a three-d decal, not inlay. Guitar is pretty heavy, too. The bridge is easy to adjust, which was useful, considering there was some fret buzz in the set up. After some tweaking and new strings, it's turned out to be a nice guitar.

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