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# 25: Jerry Douglas Slide King

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# 25: Jerry Douglas Slide King

#25 slide king lap steel jerry douglas

Jerry Douglas about his Slide King lap steel:

"I love my Slide King lap steel from Fern's Guitars. It has a big fat sound coming from that hunk of zebra wood and a great sounding P90 from Jason Lollar. Great craftmanship! A wonderful addition to my arsenal."

(Jerry Douglas is a leading USA 12 times Grammy Awards winning dobro player who performes, records solo albums, works as a producer and played on an innumerable amount of recordings. www.jerrydouglas.com)

February 2009.

Early 2009 Fern's Guitars contacted Jerry Douglas. The result was a special Jerry Douglas Slide King edition, with some personal adjustments. The most challenging part was to put a wider string spacing at the bridge; 14mm string to string! This gives Jerry more space to perform at high speed with fingerpicks, without ratteling to other strings. A special wide spaced P90 pickup has been made by Jason Lollar to suit the instrument.

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  • Solid zebra wood body
  • Ebony fretboard and parts
  • Ebony binding
  • Jason Lollar P90 soapbar pickups
  • Grover Sta-tite 18:1 tuners
  • Brass tail piece at the back of the body
  • Bone saddle and top nut
  • Bourns potmeters, 500k
  • Oil / wax finish
  • Scale length 22.5"/ 572 mm

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