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ShonKyBox 6 string S'Honk SCBG0024

ShonKybox 6 String with S HonK Control SCBG0024
 
 
The latest from the ShonKy Shack is this splendid 6 string semi acoustic cigar box guitar.
It features a large cigar box 33.5cm x 20.5 x 7cm made from solid cedar sides with thin cedar ply top and back. the top also has a slight flame/ripple figuring. 
A very nice good quality maple rosewood neck with 9.5" radius and a  comfortable medium C profile. It's a little wider than an average neck with plenty of room either side of the strings. It has virtually no fret wear.   
The bridge is a vintage Shergold
The machine heads are new staggered Wilkinson EZ Lok .
The control knobs are used but perfect condition exotic wood.
The pickup surround and backplate are recycled Oak.
All the other hardwear is re-used but in perfect working order.
This has a re-used Tele type pickup in the neck position and features my own S HonK control which is actually a piezo transducer attached to under the bridge to amplify the acoustic sounds. The pickup and S HonK are controlled by two volumes so you can have the neck pickup and dail in the piezo or just have the piezo for a fairly accurate acoustic sound. The benefit of this is if your playing live through a PA or at higher volumes you have more control over the feedback problems associated with piezo's. The tone control is effective over both the piezo and pickup.
Due to the large box  it also has good acoustic volume unplugged. The neck is attached to the body via a large mahogany block which runs through the body right to the back but leaving most of the top free to resonate. I do have it strung up with electric strings mainly for ease of playing It would improve considerably with acoustic strings should you so desire.
The action is nice and low for fretting finger picking styles. The action can be raised but not very high due to short grub screws in the bridge saddles so if you wanted it for slide you would probably need to find longer grub screws.
 
 
 
It will be sent with a signed certificate of authenticity

 

It will be professionally packed and sent via courier.
 
Sorry this Guitar is now sold.
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