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.
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