Instruments for Sale - Rick Ruskin

 


Available Instruments

Propsom Grand Parlor (0-size) Acoustic Guitar

This is a small-bodied guitar with a huge sound. It looks & plays great. Comes with hard shell case and lifetime warranty from the builder. $4600.00 + shipping/insurance

Specifications:

  • Top Port Orford Cedar
  • Back Leopardwood/Australian Lacewood
  • Sides Leopardwood (double side construction)
  • Neck Honduras Mahogany
  • Bridge Ebony
  • Binding East India Rosewood
  • B/S Purfling Holly
  • Top Purfling Black/white/black/wood
  • Rosette Paua Abalone/Violin Purfling
  • Tuners Gold Schallers
  • Upper Bout 10"
  • Waist 8.25"
  • Lower bout 13-5/8"
  • Scale 24.9"
  • # of Frets to Body 12
  • Nut Width 44mm (1.73")
  • Neck Width @12th fret 54mm (2-1/8")
  • String Spacing @ Saddle 54mm (2-1/8")

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2013 McALISTER 00-28. BARELY USED.

From master luthier Roy McAlister, a Vintage Series 00-28. Built to resemble the classic Martin “Grand Concert” model of the late 20's/early 30's, it features old-growth Brazilian Rosewood back and sides with an incredible Adirondack spruce top, herringbone trim, and Waverly tuners. This guitar is spectacular in looks, playability and sound – everything you’d expect from a McAlister.

Hard-shell case included. $9,850.00

Specifications:

  • Body Size 00 (Grand Concert)
  • Back/Sides Old Growth Brazilian Rosewood
  • Top Adirondack Spruce
  • Neck Mahogany
  • Fingerboard Ebony
  • Trim C.F. Martin Style 28 (circa 1929) with Herringbone & Ivoroid
  • Scale Length 25.4 inches (Long scale)
  • Nut Width 1&13/16 inches
  • String Spacing 2 &5/16 inches

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New Yamamoto Talus 14-Fret Acoustic Guitar - $4600.00 + shipping/insurance

A beautiful instrument fresh from master builder Tony Yamamoto's Dublin, CA shop. This guitar is a wonderful blend of tradition and modern. The only things better than the way it looks are the way it sounds and plays. At $4600.00, it is a bargain considering what other boutique builders are charging for similar work. Comes with warranty and hard shell case. (WA state residents add 9.5% sales tax.)

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Top: AAAA grade solid engelmann spruce
  • Back & Sides: AAAA grade Indian rosewood
  • Neck: One-piece South American mahogany
  • Fingerboard & Bridge: Ebony
  • Nut & Saddle Bone
  • Headstock overlay: Macasser ebony (Front) Walnut (Back)
  • Rosette: Koa, Paua abalone
  • Tuners: Gotoh 510 Minis
  • Lower bout: 15& 1/8"
  • Depth: 4-1/4" (End Block)
  • 3 & ½" (Neck Block)
  • Frets to the body 14
  • Cutaway type Florentine
  • Nut width: 1 & 3/4"
  • String spacing at bridge: 2 & 5/16"
  • Scale: 25.5"
  • Manzer wedge: 4 & 1/2" (Bass) 3 & 5/8" (Treble)
  • Bevel placements Arm, knee, & rib positions
  • Truss Rod: 2-way Graphite reinforced
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose gloss lacquer
  • Neck joint: Mortise & Tenon Bolt-on (Cumpiano's hardware-based/ Talus angled)
  • Hard case: Hiscox Pro-II --OOO/OM
  • Warranty: Limited lifetime to original owner

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