D Country Boy 10063
The D Country Boy 10063 shipped to The Fret Shop on May 23, 2023.
With a name suggested by Ricky Skaggs in the late 90’s, the Country Boy features a AAAA grade Sitka Spruce top paired with premium Mahogany back and sides to create a versatile platform agreeable with any playing style.
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Over the last eighty years, the Dreadnought became firmly established as the world’s most popular acoustic guitar. It’s easy to see why. Its deep body, wide upper and lower bouts, and large air cavity combine to set the standard for exceptional projection and low end presence.
Decades ago Dana noticed that during the first few years of a large guitar’s life, guitar tops “relax” until stretched to their limit. Later in the guitars life, the top will “harden” as a result of permanent distortion. During relaxation, bass is boosted and high frequency response dies off. This often is beyond desirable limits and balance is not restored for years. In the 1990’s, Dana modified the traditional Dreadnought bracing system. Bourgeois began scalloping only the bass side of the X brace and lightening it’s tone bars. The result successfully counteracted a Dreadnought’s tendency to “unbalance”, and over the years has attracted scores of Dreadnought players. Among the ranks are Bryan Sutton, Josh Williams, Andy Falco, Courtney Hartman and many others.
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