This G. Rosul electric fusion sitar is a hybrid instrument where classic and modern styles unite. The general shape of sitar is similar to the modern electric guitar, but the neck, fret board and bridge are similar to the classic style of the Indian sitar. Instrument includes 11 sympathetic strings, 5 main strings and 2 chikari strings. It also has an internal pick-up and a female jack connector for an amplifier.
Great sitar sound for any fusion band. Easier to transport to gigs than a traditional sitar. The top of the neck is outlined with a faux mother of pearl inlay.
Please note: Decorations and colors will vary. These are all individually made and will be unique.
Item Overall: 51 inches in length, 2.5 inches in height and 13 inches in width
Body/Bowl: 18 inches in length, 1.75 inches in height and 13 inches in width
Body/Neck: Electric guitar style wooden body and a sitar style neck painted a gray metallic flake finish
Fret board: Black with a mother of pearl faux insert around
Tuning Pegs/ Levers:There are 18 mechanical geared tuning pegs/levers with a 1:15 ratio.
Strings: 11 sympathetic strings, 2 chikari strings and 5 main strings
Frets: 20, sitar style (adjustable)
Nut: Made of cattle-bone; 3.625 inches in width; Neck at Nut: 3.625 inches in width
Neck at Body Joint: 3.625 inches in width
Bridge: Made from cattle-bone; Strings at Bridge: 1.625 inches
Scale Length: 35 inches (adjustable)
End Peg: Sitar style brass
Extra string set
Book or CD-ROM as stock allows
Soft padded nylon case
SPECIAL NOTE ON STRINGS:
There is no warranty on strings. Manufacturers recommend that you change the strings on your instrument as soon as you receive it. Your instrument has completed a long journey before it ever begins the final leg to your home. During this time the elements affect the strings and may shorten their lifespan. It occasionally happens that a string will fail during that final leg of the journey. Therefore, it is recommended that you purchase a replacement set of strings and consider changing your strings soon after it arrives. If you are a student you may want to change your strings every 3-4 months. If you are a rock star you may need to change your strings every week. If you store your instrument, you should consider changing the strings when you pick it up again.