US $.7700 Robert Ruck cedar 1998, SF CA

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US $.7700 Robert Ruck cedar 1998, SF CA

Post by opticguy2000 » Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:12 pm

This is a world class instrument with superb balance between high and low registers, having a bold, powerful, beautiful tone.
Built by the premiere builder Robert Ruck in 1998. Cedar top, Indian Rosewood for back and sides. Rodger tuners. French polish. 650mm scale length. #666. No sound ports. Sound is wonderful with dark resonant basses complimented with well-balanced trebles that are clear and precise. Playability is extremely comfortable. Ample sustain and concert quality volume. Come with original TLK Hard case. Both original medium and high saddles are included.

- Viewing / trial possible: Only local trial in Bay area by appointment

As shown in the photos - 
The guitar has normal wear, minor blemishes on the top.
Back in very good condition.
For and instrument of this vintage, it is in good shape.

Specifications:
Maker: Robert Ruck (#666)
Year: 1998
Top: Cedar
Back & Sides: Indian Rosewood (back and sides)
Scale: 650mm 
Finish: French polish
Included case shown (made in Canada) and one case key.

Feel free to contact me with any questions
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Re: US $.7700 Robert Ruck cedar 1998, SF CA

Post by Jeffrey Chan » Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:19 am

Beautiful guitar. I wonder how it would handle Bach pieces.
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Re: US $.7700 Robert Ruck cedar 1998, SF CA

Post by David Norton » Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:32 am

#666? Seriously? Oh dear. I am amazed any luthier would use that number.
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Re: US $.7700 Robert Ruck cedar 1998, SF CA

Post by opticguy2000 » Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:48 pm

The guitar is sold. Please move it to archive section. Just before I was about to record the Back pieces, per Jeff's request.

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Re: US $.7700 Robert Ruck cedar 1998, SF CA

Post by Jeffrey Chan » Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:26 am

opticguy2000 wrote:
Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:48 pm
The guitar is sold. Please move it to archive section. Just before I was about to record the Back pieces, per Jeff's request.
Spiritual forces have intervened here.
2006 Hill Signature Double Top Standup #2469

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2015 Hippner Torres Cedar #813
2002 Dunn Double Top Cedar #12
Anonymous Cedar
Takamine EG128SC
2007 Redman Spruce, Zebrawood
2008 Loriente Marieta, Spruce
1993 Esteve 1GR9C Cedar
Yamaha CG101, Spruce

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Re: US $.7700 Robert Ruck cedar 1998, SF CA

Post by Jeffrey Armbruster » Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:04 am

No doubt exchanged with the buyer at the crossroads.

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Re: US $.7700 Robert Ruck cedar 1998, SF CA

Post by oski79 » Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:38 am

Congratulations to buyer and seller!
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