RD-T16 Recording King Torrefied Adirondack Spruce Top, Dreadnought


Product Description


Torrefaction is a specialized process used on Recording King Adirondack spruce tops where the wood is heated at a low temperature in an oxygen-free environment.

This curing process reduces impurities in the wood and results in weight reduction and increased stiffness, producing a similar chemical transformation to wood that has been dried for decades.

The end result is a lightweight, extra-resonant top that produces similar tone to a vintage instrument that's been loved and played for years.

These solid torrefied Adirondack spruce tops are the foundation for Recording King's Torrefied Series dreadnought guitars. When paired with mahogany back & sides, the result is guitars with extra punch, projection and warm, vintage-style tone everywhere on the fretboard.

Whether you're a singer/songwriter or fingerpicker, the Recording King Torrefied Series guitars are the perfect way to achieve vintage tone in a new instrument.

  • Solid Torrefied Adirondack Spruce Top
  • Mahogany Back & Sides
  • 25.4" Scale Length
  • 1-11/16" Nut Width
  • Tortoise Pickgaurd

Available Models


  • Natural (RD-T16)

The torrefied RD-T16 delivers vintage tone thanks to a specially cured top that produces similar tone to a vintage instrument that's been broken in for years.


Specifications

MODEL:RD-T16 Torrefied Top
BODY SHAPE:Dreadnought
TOP MATERIAL:Solid Torrefied Adirondack Spruce
BACK MATERIAL:Mahogany
SIDE MATERIAL:Mahogany
TOP BRACING PATTERN:Forward X
TOP BRACES:Spruce
NECK MATERIAL:Mahogany
NECK PROFILE:C
NECK JOINT:Dovetail
FRETBOARD MATERIAL:Padauk
SCALE LENGTH:25.4"
# OF FRETS CLEAR:14
# OF FRETS TOTAL:20
NUT MATERIAL:Bone
NUT WIDTH:1-11/16"
HEADSTOCK OVERLAY:Padauk
HEADSTOCK INLAY:Recording King Classic
TUNING MACHINES:Grover Butterbean, 18:1
BODY BINDING:Tortoise Shell
ROSETTE:3 Ring Vintage
TOP PURFLING:Black/White
FRETBOARD INLAYS:M.O.P. Descending Size Dot
FRETBOARD BINDING:None
BRIDGE MATERIAL:Padauk
BRIDGE SHAPE:Standard
SADDLE:Bone
BRIDGE PINS & ENDPIN:Black
PICKGUARD:Vintage Style Tortoise Shell
FINISH:Gloss
ELECTRONICS:None
COLOR OPTIONS:Natural