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Santa Cruz RS Model – Sitka Spruce and Mahogany

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Top Wood
Back/Side Wood
Scale Length
Fret to Body
Nut Width
Serial No.7243

Based on the celebrated Gibson Roy Smeck model, this guitar is a canon!

The RS is designed for a commanding presence. SCGC’s specially tapered bracing and body depth give the instrument considerable headroom to be driven hard and still maintain tonal integrity. The neck is designed for maximum string space at the nut (1-13/16 inches) to allow for very clean fingering. The right hand is also given more space, 2-5/16 inches, between the outside strings. The satisfying playability is enhanced by the suppleness of the 24-3/4 inch string length. We employed some of our hallmark lutherie skills to manipulate the sound hole size, bridge plate position and top deflection to achieve an ideal EQ for the RS, a big embraceable companion with a really pretty face.

Body Wood Type Mahogany
Back Stripe Black
Binding Ivoroid
Other Deep Body
Top Wood Type Sitka Spruce
Rosette Ivoroid Combo
Purfling S29
Bracing/Voicing Double Tapered
Neck Peghead VJ Style
Peghead Binding None
Overlay Material Ebony
Headstock Inlay Santa Cruz Ivoroid Script Logo
Width at Nut 1-13/16″
Neck Shape Round
Fingerboard Side Dots White
Inlay Doppler Dots
Width at 14th Fret 2-5/16″
Binding Black
Scale Length 24.75
Finish Top Sunburst
Back & Sides Tobacco Brown/Buffed
Neck Tobacco Brown/Matte
Setup Pickguard Tortoise
Tuners/gears Gold open-back