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2017 Robbins R.1, Cocobolo/Engelmann Spruce
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Status
Sold
Brand
Robbins Guitars
Product Year
2017
Model
R.1
Serial #
1703
New/Preowned
Preowned
SKU
TMP478
Condition
Hardly any marks, very clean.
Body Type(s)
Medium, OM/Concert
Back & Sides
Rosewood - Cocobolo
Top
Spruce - Engelmann
Neck Wood
Mahogany
Neck Profile
C
Arm Bevel
Yes
Bridge
Ebony
Rosette
Rosewood - Cocobolo
Top Trim
Cocobolo
Fingerboard
Ebony
Fingerboard Bindings
Ebony
Fret Markers
Aluminum
Frets to Body
13
Headplate
Ebony
Headstock Bindings
None
Headstock Inlay
Cocobolo
Instrument Finish
Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Bindings
Ebony
Tuners
Gotoh 510 Mini
Tuner Finish
Gold with Black Buttons
Cutaway
Florentine
Pickguard
Clear
Pickup
None, we can install one, ask about options
Body Length
19.75 in
Upper Bout
11 in
Lower Bout
16 in
Body Depth Heel
3.75 in
Body Depth Tail
4.875 in
Scale Length
25.5 in
Scale Length (mm)
647 mm
Nut Width
1.81 in
Nut Width (mm)
46 mm
String Spacing
2.25 in
String Spacing (mm)
57.2 mm
Weight
4 lb. 15 oz.
Case
Hardshell - Cedar Creek
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Description

This 2017 Robbins R.1ca slayed us. Gorgeous Cocobolo back and sides, Engelmann Spruce top, Ebony bindings; that's just the tip of the iceberg. Tyler garnished the bass lower bout with a bold arm bevel, infused the segmented rosette with Cocobolo, added a Florentine Cutaway, and inlaid the back and endgraft with “sunken” Cocobolo veneers that are below the surface of the surrounding wood and filled in with clear epoxy. The effect is three-dimensional and allows the inset Cocobolo to really pop. The voice: excellent responsiveness, a little crackle in the bass for extra definition, an impressive panoply of overtones in the upper mids and trebles to flesh out chords. Even under a light attack, this R.1ca offers lush notes and heady sustain. To say we’re impressed would be an understatement. 


Here's an additonal demo: https://youtu.be/OQRB7aLazSs


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I'm very impressed with Tyler's artistic execution, and he backs that up with a very responsive and dynamic voice. Incredible.
 
Check out Tyler's sunken inlays for a taste of what modern lutherie has to offer--and then prepare yourself for the experience of playing this beauty. It'll knock your socks, and your shoes, right off.
 
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SCALE LENGTH 25.5 in
NUT WIDTH 1.81 in
STRING SPACING 2.25 in
WOODS SPRUCE - ENGELMANN,
ROSEWOOD - COCOBOLO

This 2017 Robbins R.1ca slayed us. Gorgeous Cocobolo back and sides, Engelmann Spruce top, Ebony bindings; that's just the tip of the iceberg.
 

I'm very impressed with Tyler's artistic execution, and he backs that up with a very responsive and dynamic voice. Incredible.
 
Check out Tyler's sunken inlays for a taste of what modern lutherie has to offer--and then prepare yourself for the experience of playing this beauty. It'll knock your socks, and your shoes, right off.
 
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