Huss and Dalton 0SP Custom Sinker Mahogany Parlor Guitar ID-7955
Introducing the Huss and Dalton 0SP Parlor Guitar...
The 0 and 0-sp are new additions to Huss and Dalton's 12 fret, small body, guitar lineup. This 2014 NAMM Show beauty features a few custom features includes Tortoise body binding and no neck binding. The 0-SP features a smaller body size with a 13 1/5" body width and 18 7/8" body length. This Huss and Dalton 0SP, built using old growth "sinker mahogany," is nothing short of spectacular!
"If you like wood with a story, then it doesn't get any better than this material. This is material from the bottom of Belizean rivers. Belize used to be a British colony. The British exported a lot of Mahogany from Belize throughout history and during the 19th century they used the rivers of Belize as their main source of transportation. Occasionally the denser Mahogany logs would sink! These logs for over 100 years had been lost and forgotten, until now!" Read the rest of this entry about Sinker Mahogany here.
The topwood on this guitar is also gorgeous piece of Sinker Mahogany, which lends a crisp, defined tone to finger picked chords. This instrument is incredibly responsive to bare fingers, where you barely have to touch the strings and the sound leaps out of the guitar!
The Sinker Mahogany back and sides produces a tone that is clear and powerful. The low end is spectacular and much more prominent than many standard mahogany guitars of this size. The midrange, while maintaining stunning clarity and definition, is very smooth and pleasant, making for a very balanced sound without the harsh upper mids and trebles that can sometimes take place. Lending clarity and punch to the guitar is Huss and Dalton’s exclusive hand split Adirondack bracing, which helps to add stiffness to the small top, however, never at the sacrifice of the responsiveness.
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Shipping Weight: 68
Top Wood: Sinker Mahogany
Back Wood: Sinker Mahogany
Nut Width: 1 3/4"
Bracing: Adirondack Braces
Inlays: 12 Fret Style Slotted Squares
Rosette: Herringbone with Rings
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Nut Material: Bone
Saddle Material: Bone
Saddle Spacing: 2 5/16"
Bridge: Pyramid Ebony
Bridge Pins: Ebony
Tuners: Waverly 4066 - Nickel w/Ivoroid Buttons
Body Binding: Tortoise
Headstock Shape: Slotted
Headstock Overlay: Indian Rosewood
Headstock Inlay: Huss and Dalton Logo
Frets To Body: 12
Neck Profile: Matte Finish
Body Depth: 4 1/8"
Lower Bout Width: 13 1/5"
Body Length: 18 7/8"
Case: Hardshell Case Included
Misc. 1: Sound hole 3 3/4"
Misc. 2: Build Style: Radius Top