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Santa Cruz H Model Short-Scale 'Moon Spruce / Mahogany' Acoustic Guitar

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Long an honored presence in the Santa Cruz collection, the 1930s-inspired H Model joined the SCGC catalog in 1977. Opting to be favored by natural selection, SCGC presented the now-standard 14 frets to the body configuration to an audience that valued the additional 2-fret access on such a classic, vintage body.

Most players are astonished when they play the Santa Cruz H for the first time. Its volume is startling for a small-bodied guitar. The body’s depth allows for a much larger presence than would be expected in an instrument of its size. The guitar’s balanced hand voicing gives the H a precise response at every fretboard position. This model is highly recommended for those who prefer the sweetness and ease of playing a small guitar but require more comfort and volume.

This custom-ordered Model H has incredible tonal selections and a subtle, vintage-inspired aesthetic. Featuring a flawless set of Swiss Moon Spruce (harvested in the traditional Swiss method) paired with Adirondack braces attached with hot hide glue, with genuine Mahogany back-and-sides. We've opted for a shorter scale length as well, giving it a gentle playing feel while increasing natural compression and harmonic complexity. Custom appointments include a solid square headstock, vintage tinted top, and a spectacular firestripe pickguard for a vintage-inspired but luxurious aesthetic.

Model: H
Construction: Hot Hide Glue
Back Wood: Mahogany
Back Stripe: S29
Binding: Ivoroid
Top Wood: Moon Spruce
Rosette: Ivoroid
Purfling: Single top purfle
Bracing/Voicing: Double Tapered w/Bass Scallop
Peghead: Solid Square
Overlay Material: Ebony
Headstock Inlay: Script Logo
Width at Nut: 1-3/4″ – 44.5 mm
Neck Shape: Round
Fingerboard: Ebony
Side Dots: Black
Fingerboard Inlay: 2mm dots
String spacing: 2-1/4″
Bridge: Ebony belly
Bridge pins: Bone
Binding: Ivoroid
Scale Length: 24.75"
Finish: Nitro Cellulose Vintage tinted top
Pickguard: Tortoise
Tuners: Nickel Waverly tuners with ivoroid
Case: SCGC branded Ameritage

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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. Please contact us on (03) 9699 5691 to enquire about a special order. The Acoustic Centre is located at 206 Park St. South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. We ship daily at 2pm (Monday to Friday) excluding Victorian public holidays.
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