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Steel String Backpacker Guitar

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The sky’s the limit for portability! The steel-string Backpacker travel guitar is lightweight, durable, easy to play (and tune) and is shaped to fit into the smallest places. Constructed of solid tonewoods.

List Price: $359.00
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Model:
Steel String Backpacker Guitar
Construction:
Unique To Backpacker
Body Size:
Unique To Backpacker
Top:
Solid Spruce
Rosette:
none
Top Bracing Pattern:
Unique To Backpacker
Top Braces:
Solid Spruce
Back Material:
Solid Tonewoods
Back Purfling:
none
Side Material:
Solid Tonewood
Endpiece:
none
Endpiece Inlay:
none
Binding:
none
Top Inlay Style:
none
Side Inlay:
none
Back Inlay:
none
Neck Material:
Solid Hardwood
Neck Shape:
Unique Contour
Nut Material:
Corian
Headstock:
Solid
Headplate:
none
Heelcap:
none
Fingerboard Material:
Richlite
Scale Length:
24''
Number of Frets Clear:
15
Number of Frets Total:
15
Fingerboard Width at Nut:
1-11/16''
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:
2-1/8''
Fingerboard Position Inlays:
1 at 5th & 2 at 12th
Fingerboard Binding:
none
Finish Back & Sides:
Hand Rubbed Finish
Finish Top:
Hand Rubbed Finish
Finish Neck:
Hand Rubbed Finish
Bridge Material:
Richlite
Bridge Style:
Unique To Backpacker Steel String
Bridge String Spacing:
2.187''
Saddle:
16'' radius/Compensated/Tusq
Tuning Machines:
Chrome w/ Small Buttons
Recommended Strings:
Martin Extra Light 80/20 Bronze (M170)
Bridge & End Pins:
White with Black Dots/Chrome Strap Button
Pickguard:
none
Case:
Padded Combo Bag
Interior Label:
Paper Label
Electronics:
Not available as an option
Other Options:
Available left-handed at no additional charge
Other Comments:
All prices & specifications are subject to change without notice.
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