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SKU: # 413553
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RC-56

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Regal's top model is the RC-56 with its brass body in a novel copper finish with an entire brass body. All guitars in this series feature three 6" resonators connected by a T-shaped aluminum bridge. This construction provides a distinctive toneideal for the Blues and Hawaiian Musicand a volume and carrying power that has to be heard to be believed!

FEATURES:
- Slim Mahogany neck with adjustable truss rod
- Rosewood fingerboard with M-O-P dot position markers
- Traditional 12th-fret neck/body joint
- 1 3/4" nut width
- Authentic art deco coverplate
- Brass truss rod coverplate
- (3) 6" spun aluminum resonator cones with traditional aluminum T bridge
- Elegant Pearloid peghead overlay
- Shop adjusted
- Bell brass body with copper finish

SPECIFICATIONS
Back and Side Material: Bell Brass
Binding: None
Body / Top Material: Bell Brass
Body Plating: Brushed Copper-plated
Body Style: Tricone
Bridge Type: Aluminum T-bridge
Cover Plate Design: Deco Diamond Screens
Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard Position Inlays: M-O-P Dots
Hardware Plating: Brushed Copper-plated
Headstock Style: Slotted
Inlay Style: None
Neck Finish: Natural High Gloss
Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Shape: Round
Number of Frets Clear: 12
Number of Frets Total: 19
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1 3/4"
Peghead Overlay: Pearloid
Resonator: (3) 6" Spun Aluminum Cones
Saddle: Maple
Scale Length: 25"
Soundhole Shape: Lattice-design
Top Purfling: None
Truss Rod: Adjustable
Tuning Machine Plating: Nickel
Tuning Machines: Vintage-style Open-gear 3-on-plate / Pearloid Buttons

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resonators are an interesting instrument. especially when your looking to buy one. I have tried several models and brands and did not like the sound. Also I find many of the low end models hard to play as finger picking.. I always found the sound "TOO" tinny.. I like to play old style blues.. Peadmont style.. When I saw this guitar in the store I sat down and played it for just a moment.. I slid all the way up to the 12 fret and let the slide vibrate there for a bit.. WOW>>. talk about sustain.. I have acoustic guitars that would not do that. I believe its the brass that gives it a special sound. Low end sound is deep and full, High end is sharp and clear, Great to play finger style.. Nice action on the neck and even with that low action.. very little fret noise when you use a slide.. I have to do very little muting on the strings while playing slide. if I had any complaint …. well if pushed to make a neg comment it might be the tuners.. they could run a little smoother. One or two of them can be stiff at time.. Over all im very happy with this guitar. Its definetly a unique instrument and built for a specific sound, as are most resonators. . It plays well with blues, jazz , bluegrass, even classical.. The only thing that might add to this would be a pickup.. I dont play on stage so not a big deal for me.. I also think they are a good investment.. in the long run.
Posted by Mike on Oct 2, 2020
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