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Blackbird Rider Nylon String PTV

Blackbird Rider Nylon String PTV

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carbon fiber strength and environmental stability

The Blackbird Rider Nylon is a performance-grade travel guitar great for practice and amplified performance. And no matter where you are, you will never again worry about humidity or durability with your carbon fiber Rider. With a full and satisfying tone, this acoustic is at home anywhere, whether playing an etude on the high seas or jazz in a city near you.

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Versatility defined: The Blackbird Rider Nylon is a performance-grade travel guitar great for practice and amplified performance. And no matter where you are, you will never again worry about humidity or durability with your carbon fiber Rider. With a full and satisfying tone, this acoustic is at home anywhere, whether playing an etude on the high seas or jazz in a city near you. The Rider’s unique shape and innovations work in harmony to create a seemingly physics-defying voice, and fear not, with the neck-up guitar support, the guitar locks nicely on your leg - no foot-stool necessary! The Blackbird’s carbon fiber construction, and one-piece hollow body, neck, and head (the entire guitar resonates) produces enhanced loudness, bass and sustain. Plug it in, and the RMC individual string pickups perfectly amplify that great acoustic tone.

ABOUT BLACKBIRD GUITARS
Blackbird Guitars was founded by Joe Luttwak and Kyle Wolfe and now includes fellow designer Troy Stevens. After years searching for a compact guitar actually worth bringing along for the ride, all they could find was thin sounding and fragile. Eventually they realized that none of the established companies would tackle this problem so they decided to do it themselves. It started innocently enough with the typical design process: produce as many ideas as possible and prototype them. It helped having all the latest tools such as three-dimensional CAD (computer-aided design), computer controlled laser cutters and routers as well as advanced materials such as carbon-fiber, and structural foams. Also, being based in the San Francisco Bay Area meant access to many of world's great steel-string luthiers who consulted and encouraged the project along. It quickly became clear that their non-traditional backgrounds were resulting in radically new directions. The result is part mountain dulcimer and part F1 race car that harmoniously balances technology with traditional craftsmanship. All Blackbird Guitars are built in their shop in San Francisco overlooking the Bay.

Constructioncarbon fiber strength and environmental stability
Cutawaybody cutway to reach the higher frets
Weight3 lbs. (among the world’s lightest guitars)
Resonance cavitiesdriving hollow neck and head with sound port
Scale length25.6" (650mm)
PickupsRMC string saddle MIDI compatible
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