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Huss and Dalton Road Edition Dreadnought - Sitka Spruce and Indian Rosewood ID-10651


Huss and Dalton Road Edition Dreadnought - Sitka Spruce and Indian Rosewood

Established in 1995; Huss and Dalton began when Jeff Huss and Mark Dalton had the idea to build the guitar they wanted to play. While always appreciating the traditional design, both had a vision of a guitar that paid homage to tradition while incorporating improvements in the the structural design and cosmetics of the steel string guitar. With innovation in mind, as well as value, we are pleased to introduce the Road Edition from our friends at Huss & Dalton. These Huss and Dalton Road Edition Dreadnought has the full-on H&D tone and volume in a more affordable package.

Featuring simplified appointments such as "T" style peghead with no volute with Indian Rosewood veneer, Indian Rosewood Bridge with Ebony pins, however on our model- Kluson Style Gotoh Nickel Tuners, Black/White/Black top purfling, Black Body Binding, and a Tortoise pickguard. These appointments are be classic, simple, yet offer the same refined workmanship you would expect from Jeff Huss and Mark Dalton. The "Road Edition" is an excellent opportunity to get a hand-crafted guitar, built in Virginia - USA, at an excellent value.

The Road Edition features a Sitka Spruce top, Sitka has a lower stiffness-to-weight ratio than Adirondack Red Spruce . A positive side-effect of this more flexible soundboard is that it doesn't require as much strength (or string attack) to produce it's signature balanced sonic tone. A player with a lighter attack or even fingerstyle players will find Sitka Spruce much more suited to their playing style. This is paired with an Indian Rosewood back and sides.

Huss and Dalton also utilizes Adirondack Spruce bracing as a standard construction method on all of their guitars, an excellent feature, especially at this price point. Adirondack braces are stiffer and lighter, providing more efficient transfer of energy across the top... Discerning players appreciate the quicker "snap" and power from this feature.

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Huss and Dalton Road Edition


Serial: 4691

Top Wood: Sitka Spruce

Back Wood: Indian

Nut Width: 1 23/32"

Bracing: Forward X

Inlays: Pearl Dot Fingerboard Inlay

Rosette: Ivoroid

Neck Wood: Mahogany

Fretboard: Indian Rosewood

Nut Material: Bone

Saddle Material: Bone

Saddle Spacing: 2 7/32"

Bridge: Indian Rosewood (drop in saddle)

Bridge Pins: Ebony

Tuners: "Kluson" style Gotoh nickel tuners

Purfling: Black / White / Black top purfling

Body Binding: Black

Fretboard Binding: None

Pickguard: Tortoise

Headstock Shape: "T" style peghead with no volute

Headstock Overlay: Indian Rosewood veneer

Headstock Inlay: Standard H&D peghead logo

Case: Black TKL no logo hard shell case

Misc. 1: Matte finish back and sides

Misc. 2: Gloss finish top

Misc. 3: Forward X scalloped H&D standard bracing

Misc. 4: 3 7/8" Soundhole