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Mid-East Long Neck Electronic Saz
Mid-East Long Neck Electronic Saz

Mid-East Long Neck Electronic Saz

Mid-East Long Neck Electronic Saz
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This Long Neck Electronic Saz brings this important folk instrument into the modern age. It is handmade in Turkey featuring 7 strings arranged in 3 courses, 2 (2strings), 1 (3strings). The nylon frets are movable. The electronics are a comprised of a 1/4" jack attached to a piezo pickup that is secured to the underside of the spruce soundboard.

The scale length is 32.5 inches. Approximately 44 inches in length, 9-10 inches in width and 10-11 inches in depth. 

Accessories Included: Soft nylon case.

The most frequently used tuning, from high to low pitch, is: A D G.

Actual instrument weight is approximately 2.5 lbs.

Made in Turkey.

Note: Wood coloring and decorations may vary. Please expect the high gloss finish on the Turkish Saz to show dimples in the light. A perfectly smooth, unblemished finish is nearly impossible to obtain with the technology employed in this Old-World finish process. These are handmade and such dimples are common and unavoidable.

SPECIAL NOTENo Warranty on Strings: Manufacturers recommend that you change the strings on your instrument as soon as you receive it. During the long journey to your home the elements affect the strings and may shorten their life expectancy and reduce their sound quality. On occasion, a string may fail during this trip; therefore, it is recommended that you purchase a replacement set of strings and consider changing them as soon as possible. Learning to change strings should be the first lesson learned when embarking on the journey of playing a new instrument.

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