This Fairchild Dobro is a Custom-Built Shaded Coffee colored Dobro, built by Raymond Fairchild, in Whitehall Pennsylvania and is ......"One of a kind". Ray has been building guitars and Dobro and other instruments for over thirty years. "One of a kind" means each Guitar and Dobro and Mandolin and other instruments that Ray builds is unique by wood type...color....finish...fret markers...fret board material...number of back wood pieces...binding.....artistic decoration...they all are equal in quality of appearance and sound....but they are not like other high end commercial builders that "cookie cut" their models........Ray's instruments don't have "set" characteristics.....each just has "Character".....this "One of a Kind" design feature adds value for the buyer looking for a "one and only" custom built Dobro.
This Dobro is a large body, measuring 3-3/4 inches at the neck and 4-1/4 inches at the tail piece and the final finish is hand buffed... sprayed on nitrocellulose lacquer finish.
This guitar, like all the other Dobros Ray builds is Loud.... with a strong sustain.
This particular Dobro is one of seven of "One of a Kind"...Ray recently completed building
The type of wood used to build this Dobro is “Flame or Striped Maple...Top, back and sides.”
The finish color is a “Blended/Shaded Coffee Brown Color.
The fret board is “Ebony”
Fret markers are “MOP circles".
Saddle inserts are ebony capped maple
Tuners are Schaller.
Strings are Beard
Cone is Beard
Spider is Beard
All other metal hardware is from Stew-Mac
Comes with a hardshell case.
This Dobro easily compares to all other “high end” custom Dobros and is much less expensive.
This Dobro can be seen and played in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, prior to buying it,
To make an appointment...email me.
Free Shipping in the USA....International buyers pay all shipping costs
United States, Bethlehem, PA, 18015
Free shipping USA...No International Sales
Check/Money Order, Cash (in person), Paypal
Payment Option Notes:
If paying by check...the Dobro will ship after your check clears the bank....approximately 3 days Local pick up cost is $1,600.00 If paying by check...check must clear prior to taking the guitar. Reasonable.... Best offers will be considered.
Returns accepted. Buyer must contact seller within 3 days to arrange return. Refund will be given as Money Back.
Buyer pays return shipping.
Additional return policy details: A return will be accepted if the Dobro is damaged in shipping, buyer to pay for the return shipping and that shipping cost will be reimbursed as well as the original amount paid for the Dobro. The reimbursement will occur following receipt of the damaged Dobro. There could be a two week or more delay due to insurance claim activity. If the damage is minor and can easily be repaired, the buyer will have the option to have the Dobro returned to them.
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