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National NRP Tricone Cutaway Steel Guitar w/ Slimline Pickup  From National

What can I say? This is the model I play :) 


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National Resphonic

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What We Think

A great poet once sang, "the Mississippi delta was shining like a National guitar. . ."

Just goes to show how deeply these instruments resonate in the American subconscious 

The tri-cone configuration gives you the balance and sweetness you need to play just about any style 

The steel body gives you that haunting metallic bite that drove you to lust after a National in the first place 

The cutaway lets your bottle-neck sing falsetto 

The slim-line pickup lets you play a duet with your favorite tube amplifier

What more can I say? 

This is the EXACT model I play :) 


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Manufacturer's Description from National

NRP Tricone
The NRP Tricone borrows many of its features from our single cone NRP guitar. The body is made from thin-gauge steel and has a formed back. Each is carefully hand painted at our factory in San Luis Obispo, Ca. A mahogany neck clears 12 frets to the body and features an unbound ebony fretboard complete with inlaid mother-of-pearl position markers. Tuners are vintage-style engraved, open gear.
National Resphonic


Headstock Style   Slotted
Headstock Logo   Stamped
Headstock Overlay   None
Tuners   National Brand
Nut Material   Ebony
Fretboard   Ebony
Fretboard Binding   None
Fretboard Markers   Mother of Perl
Fretwire   W-.106 H.039
Resonator   Three 6" Cones
Bridge Type   T Bridge
Neck Material   Honduras Mahogany
Top Material   Steel
Side Material   Steel
Back Material   Steel
Upper Bout Width   10.25"
Lower Bout Width   14.25"
Overall Length   39"
Depth Of Body   3.125"
Width at Nut   1.825"
Width at 12th   2.3"
Scale Length   25-21/32
Weight   8 lbs 14 oz
Hardshell Case   Included

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