RedLine Resophonics Econoline Model Large Body Square Neck, #161
You may have noticed that there is no binding on the body of this guitar. Instead, we "ease" the edges with a 3/16" radius round-over.
This helps keep the cost down, but it also makes this a very comfortable guitar to hold and play. Not having sharp edges on the body is really a bonus in this regard, especially while playing it in your lap. It also adds somewhat to the "vintage vibe" of this guitar.
This is a very versatile resophonic guitar. The laminate top and back give a tone that harkens back to the sound of resophonic guitars from decades ago, but the more modern open internal construction gives this guitar a bit more of a "modern" sound. The best of both worlds, you might say!
Speaking of sound, the large body of this guitar creates plenty of volume. Not only is the body bigger, but it is also deeper (a full 4 3/4" deep at the tailpiece end). This is a very powerful guitar! Lots and lots of volume, yet it also offers a very pleasing tone. You can play it as hard as you like, and it will take it. Also, you can play it with a light touch, and it will de
Top and Back: Laminated Maple
Sides: Book-Matched Maple
Body Depth: 4 3/4"- 3 7/8" (slight taper)
Fretboard and Headstock Overlay: East Indian Rosewood
Binding: No binding (eased edges on body)
Fret Scale: 25"
Frets: Wire Frets
Cover Plate: Fan, Chrome
Tailpiece: Traditional Resophonic Guitar Style, Chrome
Sound Holes: Screened Rings, Chrome
Spider: (Our own) Special Alloy RLR Spider
Cone: Vintage Quarterman
Bridge Insert: Ebony capped aged maple
Internal Structure: Open Structure (Cone Support on top, traditional guitar ladder bracing on back, six captive wooden struts between top and
Internal Baffle: No
Inlays: 1/4" diameter dots
Finish: Nitrocellulose satin lacquer over a Vintage Brown Stain
This guitar was made at our shop in Hendersonville, TN. It comes with a gig bag. Hard shell case available at additional cost.