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CS-1520 Hardshell case and Case Cover included (Retails for $295).
The new master model KM-1500 from Kentucky uses the finest, most highly figured Michigan Maple combined with the whitest, most fine-grained Adirondack spruce. These solid woods are meticulously hand carved and graduated — just as were the fabled originals of the early '20s, to achieve the finest tone quality and volume possible in a new instrument.
|Back and Side Material||Solid Flamed Maple|
|Bridge Material||Polished Ebony with Adjustment Wheels|
|Fingerboard Inlay||M-O-P Dots|
|Fingerboard Material||Ebony (radiused)|
|Finish||Sunburst High-gloss Lacquer|
|Neck / Body Joint||Dovetail|
|Neck Material||One-piece Maple|
|Note||Accepts Loop-end Strings Only|
|Number of Frets Clear||15|
|Number of Frets Total||29|
|Nut Width||1 5/64”|
|Peghead Inlay||Abalone and M-O-P Fern-style / Logo Script|
|Peghead Overlay||Black Composition|
|Plating||Gold-plated / Logo Hand Engraved|
|Scale Length||13 7/8" (354mm)|
|Soundhole Shape||Traditional F-Hole|
|Tailpiece||1920s-style Stamped Brass / Press-fit Cover|
|Top||Premium Solid Adirondack Spruce|
|Top Purfling||Multi-ply W-B-W / Top and Back Inlay|
|Truss Rod||Traditional Two-Way Adjustable|
|Tuning Machines||Deluxe Gotoh™ 4-on-a-plate / Removable Genuine Pearl Buttons|
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