- Solid Spruce Top Walnut Back & Sides
- Warm Well Balanced Tone
- Great value instrument
A lovely addition to the Rathlin range of instruments from Ashbury, the Rathlin Bouzouki features a solid spruce top with walnut on the back and sides.
The tone is warm and well balanced, set up with a nice low action making the instrument easier to play. A great quality instrument - extremely good value for money.
The finish is a no-frills satin affair which allows the grain of the woods to shine through, making each individual example of this instrument visually unique, no two bits of wood are ever the same.
Ashbury have been constructing and distributing quality folk instruments since 1996. They have a variety of factories in both Vietnam and Indonesia as well as China. The brand works with the long established luthier Phil Davidson to design and create each model which is tested and checked to produce an instrument that is both easy to play and provides a high quality sound. Their range covers all folk fretted instruments such as banjo, mandolin and bouzouki from beginner to professional level. Their handmade instruments, constructed in Vietnam, are created from the finest grade woods and made to exacting standards to produce some of the finest folk instruments in the market today.
- Solid spruce top
- Walnut back and sides
- Round soundhole, mahogany bound neck, hardwood fingerboard.
- Bone saddle, hardwood bridge. 2 strap end pins. Strung with D'Addario EXPs
- Octave string gauges: .013 .018 .028w/.013, 045w/.018
- Nut width: 35mm
- Width at 12th fret: 46mm
- Scale length: 670mm
- Body depth: 83mm
- Body width: 327mm
- No Frets: 24
- Body length: 385mm
- Overall Instrument Length: 970mm (inc endpin)
- Made in: Vietnam
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