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National Pioneer RP1 Chipped Ivory Resonator Electric Guitar

 

Brand: National

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 For nearly a century the National name has been synonymous with "steel guitar." Our new Pioneer RP-1 ensures that association will remain. Old-world craftsmanship meets modern design in our first steel, hollow-body electric. The National Reso-Phonic Pioneer combines an audiophile-quality bridge pickup with a vintage-style Lollar P-90 neck pickup. An on-board active circuit allows for a wide range of tones. A slim neck profile and narrow string spacing complete this hybrid instrument. With the quality artistry expected in a National, the Pioneer is a unique update to the traditional steel-bodied guitar.

Specifications
Top - Steel
Back - Steel
Sides - Steel
Neck - Hard Rock Maple
Fingerboard - Ebony with MOP dots
Body Binding - None
Fingerboard Binding - None
Nut - Bone
Headstock - Peg
Truss-Rod - Two way adjustable
Headstock Veneer - Ebony
Tuners - Gotoh 510
Body Finish - Hand Painted
Neck Finish - Satin polyester resin
Neck Pickup - Lollar P-90
Bridge Pickup- Highlander Piezo
with active electronics
Case National Hardshell

Dimensions
Nut Width - 1.72"
12th Fret Width - 2.1"
String Spacing E-E - 1.45"
Body Depth - 1.625"
Scale Length - 25"
Fingerboard Radius - 16"
Weight - 7 Lbs. 15 oz.

Strings
John Pearse

#2700 Set
.012 .016 Silvered Steel
.024 .032 .042 .052 Nickel Wound

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