Santa Cruz Custom Tony Rice Cocobolo
Santa Cruz Custom Tony Rice Cocobolo –
Serial #: 7740
Body Wood Type: Cocobolo
Top Wood Type: Adirondack Spruce
Bracing/Voicing: Forward Scalloped Adirondack X Brace
Width at Nut: 1-3/4”
String Spacing: 2-3/16”
Scale Length: 25.375”
Tuners/gears: Nickel Waverly
Custom Tony Rice Model featuring an Adirondack Spruce top with vintage toner, Hand-Carved Forward Shifted Scalloped Adirondack Spruce X-Bracing with Hot Hide Glue, Highly figured Cocobolo back and sides, Cocobolo Overlay, Ebony fingerboard & bridge, SCGC Abalone fingerboard inlay, 1 3/4″ bone nut & compensated drop in saddle, 25.375″ scale length, nickel Waverly tuners, Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish, and Ameritage arch-top hardshell case. The Tony Rice Signature Model represents over 30 years of collaboration between the world’s foremost flatpicking icon and SCGC’s founding luthier, Richard Hoover. Today’s model incorporates decades of refinement in response to players’ demands and the sophisticated evolution of the master’s technique. Never intended to be a copy of Mr. Rice’s iconic 1935 Martin D-28, the TR Model is voiced to showcase his stellar lead work with influences from Clarence White to John Coltrane. This guitar delivers exactly what the contemporary flatpicking artist needs: substantial treble and midrange for rapid single-line lead, clean note separation for definition and the traditional bass boom without the woofy bottom end of some of the venerable Pre-war dreadnoughts. This custom model was designed for players who want a modern Rice model that has some of the earlier vintage appointments and pays tribute to Tony’s revered Antique Guitar. Every Santa Cruz guitar is a work of art and this D model is a force to be reckoned with. It boasts crystal clear highs, a thundering low end, and a piano-like clarity. It is perfectly balanced with volume to spare.
The guitar pictured is the exact instrument that is for sale. All instruments are available at our store showroom in Warrenton, Virginia and are set up to the buyer’s personal specifications. All instruments are guaranteed to be packed safely and freshly set up per your specifications. Please email or call and we’d be happy to provide an in-hand description of the instrument and answer any questions you have.
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