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    Gibson Randy Scruggs Signature Advanced Jumbo Acoustic-Electric Guitar with Case

    Faithful recreation of Randy's guitar. Limited Edition run: only 100 made!

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    Gibson Randy Scruggs Advanced Jumbo Acoustic-Electric Guitar (with Case) Product Description

    A Living Legend at the Heart of Country Music

    With a bevy of Grammies, three Country Music Award Musician of the Year titles, and production and songwriting credits to rival any of the most influential names in Nashville, Randy Scruggs' resume practically reads like a history of contemporary country music itself. The son of legendary banjo virtuoso Earl Scruggs, Randy grew up amid Nashville's elite, made his first professional guitar recording at the age of 13, and was a first-call session guitarist and producer before he had left his teen years behind. Put it all together, and Scruggs' heart beats with the pulse of country music--much like that of his beloved Gibson Advanced Jumbo, long the go-to flat-top for Nashville pickers.

    To honor this association, Gibson introduces the Randy Scruggs Model, an elegantly appointed acoustic guitar from the luthiers of Bozeman, Montana. Made to the proportions of the Advanced Jumbo round-shouldered dreadnought, with solid premium Sitka spruce top and solid rosewood back and sides, an advanced scalloped X-brace, vintage sunburst finish, and up-market adornments such as abalone trim and rosette and mother-of-pearl fingerboard crowns, the Randy Scruggs Model packs the one-two punch of looks and tone that make it a fitting testimony to its namesake's achievements. Add to these its bone nut and saddle and a Fishman Matrix pickup system to translate all that stellar tone to the masses, and it's a guitar primed to take pride of place at the center of a collection, or in the hands of a hard-working artist. Only 100 Randy Scruggs Model guitars will be produced by Gibson, and each one comes with a formfitting hardshell case with plush purple lining, an owner's manual, and Gibson's Gold Warranty.

    Body and Finish
    This big-bodied, round-shouldered dreadnought is built from the classic tonewood combination of Sitka spruce top and rosewood back and sides--all solid woods--with a tonally advantageous advanced X-brace made of scalloped spruce braces supporting the top. To top it off, a hand-sprayed nitrocellulose lacquer finish in vintage sunburst and abalone body trim and sound-hole rosette mean the Randy Scruggs Model looks just as glorious as it sounds.

    The Randy Scruggs Model carries an up-market hardware set, including open-back nickel tuners, and rectangular rosewood bridge with traditional bridge pins and bone saddle.

    Neck, Fingerboard and Headstock
    The guitar's neck and headstock are made much in the tradition of the original Advanced Jumbo, with the 25.5-inch scale length that many players prefer in a large-bodied flat-top. Carved from a single piece of quarter-sawn mahogany, and topped with a rosewood fingerboard, the design incorporates Gibson's lauded 17-degree back-angled headstock, which contributes greatly to the instrument's resonance and sustain, and the wider dimensions of 1.725 inches at the nut, as specified by Scruggs himself, and preferred by numerous top-notch country players.

    The Randy Scruggs Model is protected by a Gibson hardshell case with purple plush lining. Each guitar comes with a Gibson Acoustic owner's manual and a Gibson Gold Warranty.

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Gibson products.

    Gibson Randy Scruggs Advanced Jumbo Technical Description

    Body Type: Round Shoulder
    Top: Sitka Spruce
    Back and Sides: East Indian Rosewood
    Binding: Multi-ply Top Binding with Abalone trim, Single Ply Back Binding, Abalone rosette
    Bracing: Advanced X-Braced Top

    Color: Vintage Sunburst
    Sealer: Hand Sprayed Nitrocellulose Lacquer

    Species: 1-piece Mahogany
    Profile: Modified "V" Profile
    Thickness: 1.725" at Nut
    Binding: Single-ply Cream
    Truss Rod: Single Action
    Adhesive: Premium Titebond

    Species: East Indian Rosewod
    Frets: 21
    Scale Length: 25.5 inches
    Radius: 12 inches
    Fret Wire: Nickel Alloy
    Inlays: Mother of Pearl Custom Crowns
    Adhesive: Premium Titebond

    Neck Fit
    Joint: Compound Dovetail
    Construction: Joint at 14th Fret
    Adhesive: Hide Glue

    Material: Bone
    Width: 1.725 inches

    Type: Advanced Jumbo Style
    Angle: 17 degrees
    Inlay: Mother of Pearl Script Gibson Logo and Custom Crown on Peg Head

    Tuning Keys
    Type: Vintage Open Back
    Material: Nickel
    Ratio: 14:1
    Peghole Diameter: 11/32 inches

    Type: Traditional Rectangle Enclosed Slot with Bone Saddle
    Material: East Indian Rosewood

    Model: Fishman Matrix VT with sound hole mounted Volume/Tone controls

    Pickguard: Traditional AJ Firestripe
    Truss Rod Cover: Traditional Black with "Custom" engraving
    Strap Buttons: End Pin Jack Strap Button
    Strings: .011 - .052 Gibson Light Gauge

    Type: Gibson Standard Hardshell Case
    Case Exterior: Black Tolex
    Case Interior: Purple Fabric

    Manuals: Owners Manual, Gibson Gold Warranty

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Gibson products.

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