Guitar-Bouzouki – the ‘Gazuki’
Body width: 382mm at widest point, 282 at cut-away wide point
Body Depth: 98mm
Body length: 478mm
Overall length: 1002mm plus 7.5mm for back strap button.
Scale Length: 640mm
Nut Width: 40mm with 31mm from top to bottom strings
Top wood: ,Back wood: ,Sides wood: AGATHUS
Top and Back are 2-piece.
Fretboard: Hardwood, possibly Cherry
Fretboard radius: shallow curve, figure not known but must be close to 16” or 41cms
Number of frets: 20
Bridge: The removable plastic saddle fitted by the maker is intended
For a 6-string guitar with off-set ‘B’ string shape but I am filing them down to a plain Saddle
which improves the intonation a lot and lowers the action as part of the setting up.
future orders will be for plain bridge bar
Tuners: Standard right-angle with nylon bushes, maker unknown but are perfectly good
Standard of manufacture.
Truss rod: Yes, adjustable with supplied Allen Key at the Headstock end.
Electronics: Under saddle pick up EQ7545R
Function: 4Band EQ
Bass:12dB at 60Hz
Middle: 12dB at 600Hz
Treble: 12dB at 2.2KHz
Presence: 12dB at 8KHz
Battery Check Switch
Battery:9V ‘PP3’ Alkaline Battery
The pick-up/preamp works very well indeed.
Intonation is remarkably good for a production piece, I set each instrument up here and
Check tuning and action.
The strings guages supplied are
0.012mm / 0.017mm / 0.036mm / 0.046mm