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We are thrilled to present you with this squareneck lapsteel Dobro resonator. Guitar was barely been used and therefore has little marks of use. The resonator hardware is slightly marked with corrosive marks, which can be cleaned out with light grade steelwool (We did not want to do it ourselves to not mark the chrome plating.) It comes along with a hard case.

Here is what Gibson has to say about it:

 

Gibson's new Hound Dog Dobro® commemorates the beginning of the modern Dobro era while it fills a growing demand for a more affordable American-made resonator guitar. Gibson's Original Acoustic Instruments division offers the Hound Dog in squareneck and roundneck versions.

 

"The Hound Dog name holds an important place in Dobro history as the brand that introduced the Original Musical Instrument company, the forerunner of our OAI division," said Henry Juszkiewicz, chairman and CEO of Gibson Guitar Corp. "This new Hound Dog is equally important because it brings a genuine Made-in-USA Dobro within the reach of many more musicians."

 

The economical Hound Dog is the perfect starter Dobro, with its laminated maple body and original 10-1/2" spider-bridge resonator. Its open sound and well-constructed design enhances and projects the natural tonal balance. Nickel-plated hardware and a rich, hand-rubbed brown finish give it a stylish vintage look. The squareneck Hound Dog, part of the 60 series, has 12 frets clear of the body and a high nut, making it ideal for slide-style playing, while the roundneck version has a radiused fingerboard. Both come equipped with Fishman resonator pickups for wider dynamic range.

 

The Original Musical Instruments company was formed in 1967 by members of the Dopyera family, who had invented the Dobro in 1928. OMI made guitars under the Hound Dog brand until 1970, when the family reacquired the Dobro name. Gibson acquired OMI in 1993 and moved production to Nashville in 1998, combining Dobro, mandolin and banjo production into a new Original Acoustic Instruments division.

 

The Gibson Hound Dog Dobro is made at The Gibson Bluegrass Showcase in the Opry Mills retail complex, located near the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. The 30,000-square-foot facility houses a live performance venue, a retail store with instruments and Gibson wear, a restaurant and the headquarters of Gibsons Original Acoustic Instruments division, where visitors can watch skilled craftsmen at work handmaking Gibson mandolins, banjos and Dobro® resonator guitars.

Music Shop, Malta  

Contact name:
Mark Vella
Brands:
Fender, Gibson, Martin, Marshall etc
Languages:
English
Specialties:
Vintage Guitars & Gear
Opening hours:
10:30 till 13:00 & 15:00 till 18:00

For the past year, Sun-Sounds has been building a reputation with professional musicians, collectors, and friends who want straight answers, expertise, and quality instruments. We are a start-up company hosting the 1st vintage, used and new musical instrument shop. Also offering you the chance to sell or trade in your instrument.

Stocked with the best budget guitars and equipment for the starting musician. We are passionate about what we sell and whom we sell to. Our goal at Sun-Sounds is to give you a good selection of guitars, amps, basses, effects, drums & percussions, and most of all to be there when you need us most!

When you think of servicing and repairing your guitars or amplifiers, Sun-Sounds will always be your best option. We work with the very best technicians and luthiers on the island - Pinky promise!

Above of that all we are very nice people offering an impressively good service. In short now you know why you should visit us, its your turn to convince yourself! We look forward to meet you ☺

 

 
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