US $.7250 Robert Ruck spruce 1988, Santa Ana

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Re: US $.7250 Robert Ruck spruce 1988, Santa Ana

Post by oc chuck » Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:26 am

Price reduced to $7,250.

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Re: US $.7250 Robert Ruck spruce 1988, Santa Ana

Post by Charles Mokotoff » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:53 am

What troubles me is that I am such a snooty classical guitar player that the endpin turns me off. I hope this is just me.
You asked for feedback...sorry. :)
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Re: US $.7250 Robert Ruck spruce 1988, Santa Ana

Post by Number 6 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 4:12 pm

So remove the endpin and fill the hole. Problem solved. Great price for a used Ruck!

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Re: US $.7250 Robert Ruck spruce 1988, Santa Ana

Post by Jack Douglas » Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:59 pm

Nice but 657 scale! Yikes!
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Re: US $.7250 Robert Ruck spruce 1988, Santa Ana

Post by Kintla » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:47 am

Question I have is what does it sound like, and how does it play? I definitely would not want a 640 mm, though I guess if it sounded great I could live with it. It looks like a great guitar by the way!

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Re: US $.7250 Robert Ruck spruce 1988, Santa Ana

Post by montana » Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:50 am

Wow Ruck for 7250. Times like this I wish I wasn't a lefty

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Re: US $.7250 Robert Ruck spruce 1988, Santa Ana

Post by bushweek » Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:21 am

Agree, this is a super deal for someone. If I could, I would...

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Re: US $.7250 Robert Ruck spruce 1988, Santa Ana

Post by Kintla » Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:50 pm

Going to have to amend my previous statement about 640 mm scale guitars. Some of you may find this funny. I have an old Guild Mark 2 from the 60's that I never play because I have guitars with much better pedigrees. Picked up the Guild last evening and put new strings on it, it is a 640 mm. This morning as I am playing it, it is remarkable how nice the sound is, and how easy it is to play! I may have to keep it, rather than give it away, just too nice.

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Re: US $.7250 Robert Ruck spruce 1988, Santa Ana

Post by Number 6 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:54 pm

Kintla wrote:
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:50 pm
Going to have to amend my previous statement about 640 mm scale guitars. Some of you may find this funny. I have an old Guild Mark 2 from the 60's that I never play because I have guitars with much better pedigrees. Picked up the Guild last evening and put new strings on it, it is a 640 mm. This morning as I am playing it, it is remarkable how nice the sound is, and how easy it is to play! I may have to keep it, rather than give it away, just too nice.
The Ruck listed for sale here is 657mm. I have played 655mm and they play great. I don't think I have ever seen a Ruck listed this low. And this one has Brazilian back & sides!

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Re: US $.7250 Robert Ruck spruce 1988, Santa Ana

Post by oc chuck » Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:21 am

I tried to describe the sound in the original post. I think I can add
that it is a little more on the pianistic side of the scale.

Plays well, action is 3.75 on bass side and 3.0 mm on treble side.
Large frets (.055") which is a little easier to barre for me.

Thanks to all for your comments.

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Re: US $.7250 Robert Ruck spruce 1988, Santa Ana

Post by Arash Ahmadi » Wed May 02, 2018 4:36 pm

oc chuck wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:33 pm
-Type / luthier: Robert Ruck, Classical
- Year of construction: 1988
- Scale length (mm): 657
- Nut width (mm): 53
- French Polish
- Top: Spruce, fine grain and lots of silk
- Bracing (fan/lattice/other): Fan
- Back / Sides: Brazilian Rosewood
- Sloane Tuners
- Sound: Very Good Volume, Clear Sweet Open tone
- Condition: Excellent
- Price: $7,750
- Viewing / trial possible: View in Santa Ana Ca.
- Location (nearest city): Santa Ana, Ca.

- Refret and set up by Yuris Zeltins 3 or 4 years ago.
See The Blue Guitar in San Diego, Ca.

Excellent condition with some very light brush marks
on treble side of sound hole, barely visable, and a few
string dings below bridge.
Also has an end pin on bottom of guitar.

Includes hard shell case and free shipping
up to $75.
Nice guitar, is it possible to post an audio file of this guitar?
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Re: US $.7250 Robert Ruck spruce 1988, Santa Ana

Post by oc chuck » Thu May 03, 2018 11:39 pm

Sorry , don't have one.

Definitely need to learn AV uploading.

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