RKS Pro Male Tanpura 4-String with Gig Bag
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This professional quality male tanpura is crafted by Radha Krishna Sharma & Co. Male tanpuras are larger than the female versions and this one is 56" long.
This model also features a masterfully carved gourd with beautiful leaf decorations and pretty plastic inlay throughout.
Please note: Decorations and colors will vary. These are all individually made and will be unique.
Item Overall: 56 inches in length, 13 inches in height and 15 inches in width
Body/Bowl: 13 inches in length, 13 inches in height and 15 inches in width
Body: Gourd is made of mahogany that has been painted and is masterfully carved with beautiful leaf decorations. There is also pretty plastic decorative inlay throughout.
Neck: Made of mahogany
Tuning Pegs/ Levers: There are 4 wooden tuning pegs
Tuning: G4, C4, C4, C3 (highest to lowest)
Strings: Strings are made from copper and steel. 1st string (copper) = .030," 2nd string (steel)= .016," 3rd string (steel)=.016" and 4th string (copper)=.022"
Nut: Made of bone; 3.75 inches in width; Neck at Nut: 3.75 inches in width
Neck at Body Joint: 4 inches in width
Bridge: Made from bone and wood; Strings at Bridge: 2.5 inches
Scale Length: 38.5 inches
End Peg: Made from wood
Accessories Included: Soft nylon case lightly padded with 7" by 7" pocket
Actual instrument weight is approximately 7.15 lbs.
Made in India.
*Special Delivery: This item requires special shipping via freight service due to its size. The website is unable to calculate the exact shipping cost. It can only give you an estimate based upon UPS Ground Service. Please contact customer service at "firstname.lastname@example.org" or by phone @ 888.245.6885 for an estimate based upon zip code. The freight service will contact you in advance and delivery will typically take 5-10 business days. An authorized person must be available to sign for delivery.
SPECIAL NOTE - No 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.