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Santa Cruz Model D Custom 'Bear Claw Sitka Spruce / Figured Mahogany' Acoustic Guitar

Experience the power, balance, and versatility of the Santa Cruz Model D Custom 'Bear Claw Sitka Spruce / Figured Mahogany' Acoustic Guitar, available exclusively at Acoustic Centre. This exceptional dreadnought model takes the classic design to new heights, delivering a perfect blend of traditional craftsmanship and innovative bracing techniques.

The Santa Cruz D Model stands out with its unique tapered bracing, carefully voiced to enhance the midrange and treble while maintaining a solid bass volume. Unlike traditional dreadnoughts, this model offers a more even balance and greater versatility, accommodating the needs of modern players. With its innovative approach and unparalleled craftsmanship, the Santa Cruz D Model remains a favorite among artists who demand acoustic volume without compromising the quality of higher frequencies.

This custom-ordered Model D is a true masterpiece, featuring a stunning combination of tonewoods. The back and sides showcase gorgeously three-dimensional, highly figured genuine mahogany, while the top boasts a breathtaking Bear Claw Sitka Spruce. This rare and prized tonewood, characterized by its unique bear claw-like figuring, adds depth, complexity, and exceptional tonal qualities to the guitar's sound.

Beyond its captivating aesthetics, this dreadnought offers a tone that will leave you in awe. With its clarity, balance, complexity, and depth, it delivers a familiar yet fresh sound that exemplifies Santa Cruz's exceptional talent and ability. Every detail, from the solid square peghead to the ebony overlay and SCGC Script Logo, reflects the meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail that Santa Cruz is known for.

Experience the magic of the Santa Cruz Model D Custom at Acoustic Centre, your trusted music store and guitar shop in Melbourne. This masterpiece of an instrument, accompanied by an Ameritage hardshell case, is a testament to Santa Cruz's commitment to creating extraordinary guitars that inspire musicians worldwide. Visit our online store or physical shop in Melbourne and embark on a musical journey with the Santa Cruz Model D Custom.


Wood Type - Figured Mahogany
Back Stripe - S29
Binding - Ivoroid
Top Wood Type - Bear Claw Sitka Spruce
Rosette - Violin Purfle Combo
Purfling - Violin Purfle Combo
Bracing/Voicing - Tapered Adirondack Spruce with Hot Hide Glue


Peghead - Solid Square
Peghead Binding - Ivoroid
Overlay Material - Ebony
Headstock Inlay - SCGC Script Logo
Width at Nut - 1-11/16
Neck Shape - Round Barrel
Fingerboard Side Dots - Black
Inlay - 2mm dots
Width at 14th Fret - 2-3/16
Binding - Ivoroid
Scale Length - 25.375


Top - Clear
Back & Sides - Clear/Buffed
Neck - Clear/Matte


Pickguard - Tortoise
Tuners/gears - Nickel Waverly

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Customers located in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland recieve free shipping on all accessory orders over $99, but will incur a flat rate instrument or large item shipping charge of $179 (or $299 for Express shipping).

Occasionally due to issues with delivering to remote or unusual destinations, we aren't able to offer free postage. We reserve the right to retract the offer if freight costs exceed 15% of your purchase. We will always notify you if there is an issue and offer a full refund or arrange alternative delivery options.

All strings and accessories will be shipped with tracking via courier or Australia Post. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery.

The Acoustic Centre ships goods Australia-wide, however at this time we are unable to accept international orders.

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