Santa Cruz F Model Redwood/Blackwood Acoustic #1138 - Used  From Santa Cruz

A SCGC F Model with Redwood and Australian Blackwood built with hide glue and Koa appointments!

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Condition: Used, Excellent

The F model is SCGC's do-it-all, swiss army knife shape and construction. With plenty of size to support volume and projection while the curvature of the design maintain focus and subtlety, this particular F Model in Blackwood and Redwood contains a multitude of rich, glassy complexity. For the flatpicker, you'll find exceptional definition across the whole tonal spectrum and fingerstyle will passages swirl with gorgeous overtones. Adorned with gorgeous woods and perfectly built, this is a truly unique Santa Cruz at a fantastic played-in price!

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Manufacturer's Description from Santa Cruz

Some SCGC models are designed for specific genres like bluegrass, fingerstyle or rhythm. The F Model’s intent is versatility. Recording, performing and composing with picks or nails on the same instrument is a necessity for many of us. When your repertoire also demands full dynamics from subtle to bold, you needn’t settle nor compromise on your presentation if you have the proper tool. Our ability to control the EQ of the F is the secret to avoiding boominess, while maintaining impressive acoustic volume and giving an articulate voice to fingerstyle playing and open tunings. The F Model is a favorite of performing songwriters. Its classic shape and design make it a popular choice for 12 string, cutaway, custom finish and inlay options.

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Interested in building your custom Santa Cruz with us? Email us at acoustics@soundpure.com, or call us at (919) 682-5552! Richard Hoover began building guitars and carved-top mandolins in 1972. By 1976 his focus was on the modern steel string guitar. The task of becoming a master at all aspects of guitar making is a lifelong pursuit, and Richard has patiently refined his craftsmanship and knowledge as his company has grown. It was and is Richard's intent to translate his skills and sensitivities as an individual builder to an exceptional team of craftspeople, each of whom could become an expert in their specialty. Richard's style of allowing his craftspeople to interpret his vision has propelled Santa Cruz Guitar Company to the forefront of modern guitar making. Each Santa Cruz guitar receives an extraordinary amount of individual attention due to our "bench style" of building, which necessitates that each worker not only perform his own specialty, but also review the work of those who have completed stages before him. Over half of all the instruments that we build are custom orders, reflecting to a high degree the personality and unique playing needs of the buyer. Every guitar top is graduated and tuned by hand to attain maximum resonance and sustain, ensuring a high level of consistency of sound within each standard model line as well as the ability for custom voicing. The balance, tone, volume, and response of a Santa Cruz guitar are established before the guitar is strung. By limiting the number of instruments built, we can practice a style of lutherie born from a genuine love of the guitar, as opposed to a production line approach that might favor greater numbers at the expense of our attention to detail. We believe that our approach ensures that every Santa Cruz guitar is exceptional. Our intent is to create a uniquely sophisticated instrument that will inspire and challenge its owner throughout a lifetime.

Specifications

Model: F Model

Serial: 1138

Year: 2012

Body Wood: Australian Blackwood

Body Finish: Clear/Buffed

Top Wood: Redwood

Top Finish: Clear

Back Stripe: Thin Koa

Binding: Koa

Side Purfling: None

Rosette: Koa

Top Purfling: Single Purfle

Bracing/Voicing: Tapered

Neck Finish: Clear/Buffed

Width at Nut: 1 11/16"

Fingerboard: Ebony

Peghead: Solid F Style

Peghead Binding: Koa

Peghead Overlay: Custom - Black

Headstock Inlay: SCGC

Bridge: Ebony

Scale Length: 25.375"

Neck Shape: Round

Side Dots: Abalone

Fingerboard Inlay: None

Neck Width at 14th Fret: 2 1/4"

Fingerboard Binding: Koa

Pickguard: None

Tuners: Chrome Gotoh 510

Case: SCGC Hardshell

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