Recording King will introduce tomorrow at Summer NAMM 2014 its first guitar that uses torrefied wood.
The RP1–16C is an acoustic guitar which top is made of torrefied Adirondack spruce. Torrefaction is a low-temperature heating process performed in an oxygen-free environment. Its allows for reducing impurities and weight of the wood as well as expanding its resonance. The RP1–16C is the first instrument to benefit from this process at Recording King, with more guitars expected soon.
Specifications of the RP1–16C:
- Dreadnought 0 cutaway acoustic guitar
- Torrefied solid Adirondack spruce
- Mahogany back and sides
- Grained ivoroid binding
- Sitka Spruce X scalloped bracing
- Mahogany neck with V shape and Dovetail joint at the 12th fret
- Rosewood fingerboard with 20 frets and Dot inlays
- Nut width: 1.75”
- Scale length: 25.4”
- Grover Butterbean tuners
- Pyramid-shape Ebony bridge
- Natural Gloss finish
US street price of this RP1–16C is $499.99. Visit www.recordingking.com for further details.
Viewers of this article also read...
- Empress Effects releases Reverb stompbox Empress Effects has announced their Reverb pedal has started shipping, and requests customer inputs for next feature to be added in a free update.
- iRig products to unlock Cubasis LE features Owners of IK Multimedia’s iRig digital interfaces, mics & MIDI controllers can now unlock features inside of Cubasis LE for iPad.
- Flash sale on Mr. Black's Eterna reverb pedal Today and tomorrow, the Eterna reverb pedal is available with a discount from Mr. Black's online store.