Product Ref: 39457
The Dobro Hound Dog Deluxe is equipped with a Fishman Resonator Pickup that can be used to enhance the resonator's projection, making it ideal for performing musicians. The Hound Dog Deluxe provides smooth and authentic amplification yet still retains the natural tone of the American classic. The Fishman pickup offers strong resistance to feedback and by increasing the projection, the Hound Dog Deluxe can achieve a new sound.
The Hound Dog Deluxe Sqaure Neck is crafted with a flame maple body, that yields plenty of bright and tight tonal characteristics, ideal for bluegrass and folk styles. The flame maple provides the Hound Dog Deluxe with stunning aesthetics; with its unique, natural wood grain. Maple as a body tonewood delivers excellent levels of sustain, and it holds a strong, upper midrange with good bite. The maple body has 3.5" of depth, and features a Dobro single cone resonator for increased sonic possibilities. The resonator is topped with a nickel plated fan cover, which contrasts well with the Vintage Brown finish, providing a classically vintage guitar with a modern twist - both visually and sonically.
The mahogany neck joins the body at the 12th fret, and it features a square shape that is ideal slides or bars playing styles. The mahogany neck infuses the Dobro Hound Dog Deluxe Resonator with beautiful warmth, resonance, and a clear top end. The neck is topped with a rosewood fingerboard that adds warmth and clarity to the overall tone, while its smooth surface provide a comfortably energetic playing experience.
The Dobro Hound Dog Deluxe Square Neck Resonator is equipped with reliable hardware, including premium Grover machine heads, a Spider bridge and a nickel plated tailpiece. Grover Tuners provide the guitar with precise intonation that you can rely on throughout the night, and the classic Spider bridge features an ebony saddle upon a maple base; which projects a loud and sharp tone.
The Dobro brand of resonator guitars is deeply intertwined in guitar history. Synonymous with the resonator, today the Dobro brand's heritage and traditions live on through the Gibson and Epiphone brands, offering players affordable ways to experience the joy of owning a classic Dobro. The Dobro arrived in the 1920s and it has been an American classic ever since. The resonator guitar is an iconic instrument of choice for country, folk and bluegrass styles, with its distinctively resonant tone.