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VIHUELA

   
Definition: Plucked chordophone of the guitar family. Now popular in Central America, it is very similar to the Spanish renaissance vihuela.
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Ashbury AR-39 Classic Electro Resonator Electro acoustic. Classic sized body with F sound holes.

Ashbury AR-39 Classic Electro Resonator


Electro acoustic. Classic sized body with F sound holes.

Item ID: GR53033   Model No: AR-39E   
    Product Features
  • Mahogany top, back and sides. Single cone with a wood biscuit. 12th fret to body and mahogany neck.
  • Walnut bound fingerboard. Ox bone top nut and saddle
  • Single die-cast chrome manchine heads. Matt finish. Strung with medium gauge strings
    Product Specifications
  • Nut width: 45mm
  • Width at 12th fret: 55mm
  • Scale length: 650mm
  • Body depth: 80mm
  • Lower bout: 360mm
  • Upper bout: 255mm
  • Waist: 222mm
  • No Frets: 19
  • Body length: 495mm
  • Overall Instrument Length: 1000mm
  • With Pickup
  • Made in: China
  • Model Number: AR-39E
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Resonator Guitar Information


Resonator guitars all have a metal resonator cone or cones supporting the bridge which give the distinctive sound. The original tricone has three cones; the biscuit cone type, concave from the front has the saddle held in a wooden "biscuit"; the spider cone type has a cone convex from the front and a spider bridge straddling the cone. Each type has a quite different sound. They may have either metal or wooden bodies. The Triolian is a metal bodied example of the single cone buscuit design. A Dob ...read the full article
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Advice on Choosing Resonator & Slide Guitars


Round neck Resonator Guitars are usually played in the same wasy as an normal acoustic in an open D or G tuning. Square neck models are usually played with a steel and held horizontally on the lap or in front of the standing player with a strap. Lap steel style players generally refer to the instrument as a Dobro. We can't as it is a registered trade mark!

Other related instruments which are also used with a slide in open tunings include Hawaiian Guitar and Lap Steel. Both are solid body ...read the full article
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Ashbury: Professional quality range of Guitars, Basses, Resonators, Ukuleles, Mandolins, Banjos & Fiddles   View all Ashbury Resonator & Slide Guitars   View all Ashbury Products

Ashbury produces high quality traditional and acoustic instruments, including acoustic and electro acoustic guitars, and bass guitars, autoharps, fiddles, mandolins, banjos and ukuleles.

The range is designed for the beginner to semi-professional player, offering very playable instruments with high specifications for the best price. Ashbury instruments make an excellent and affordable upgrade from any entry-level instrument, and are constantly being examined and perfected to offer the best possible value in quality and materials.