Gold Tone Solid Mahogany Weissenborn Weissenborn, SM+ w/case

Regular price $749.99

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  • Folkternative Design
  • Solid Mahogany Top
  • Rope Mahogany/Maple Binding
  • Traditional Inlay

The mahogany back, sides and neck of the SM+ are beautifully set off by original-style maple/mahogany "rope" bindings and a rich honey brown finish.

Because of the Weissenborn guitar's original-style construction, due care must be taken to use the correct tunings and string gauges in order to avoid bridge, bracing or neck problems. The strings supplied (gauged .014, .018, .026w, .034w, .044w, .056w) allow for G (DGDGBD), D (DADF#AD) and similar tunings. Your Weissenborn will not tolerate the excessive tension exerted by E tuning (EBEG#BE), Dobro G tuning (GBDGBD) or similar tunings. Using these or other non-recommended tunings will void the warranty. The total string tension exerted on ANY Gold Tone Weissenborn guitar should be no more than 165 lbs. when tuned to standard (A440) pitch. There are several online string-tension calculators available such as this one to help you to determine the correct string gauges for any tuning you might want to utilize. Available as left-handed model.
Specifications
    Top: Solid Mahogany
    Back & Sides: Mahogany
    Finish: High Gloss
    Fingerboard: Select Wood
    Bridge: Ebony

    Tuners: Kluson-Style
    Inlay: Traditional
    Binding: Rope Mahogany/Maple
    Buttons: Gold
    Hardware: Gold Plated

    Nut Width: 1-15/16"Bone
    Scale Length: 24-3/4"
    Weight: 5.2 lbs.
    Tuning: DADF#AD
    Tuning (Alternate): DGDGBD

    Strings: .056w, .044w, .034w, .026w, .018, .014
    Hard Case: HDW (Optional)
    Bag: HBAG (Optional)
    Left-Handed Available: Yes