Rks Pro Single Toomba Sitar
This Radha Krishna Sharma & Co brand, professional quality, single toomba sitar comes strung in the 6-string style; with 4 main, 2 chikari and 11 sympathetic strings, approximately 48-49 inches in length. Decorations and colors will vary. These are all individually made and will be unique. Includes extra string set, mizrabs, information and tuning guide (Book or CD-Rom as stock allows), and padded nylon gig-bag. Single toomba sitars, which have fewer inlays and carvings, offer an elegant alternative to the double toomba sitars. Without the small neck resonator these sitar are less top heavy as compared to the traditional double toomba sitar. Radha Krishna Sharma & Co., was established in 1948 by Sri Radha Krishna Sharma. The founder learned the technical art of making sitar from his uncle, Sitaram Sharma. Over the years, he worked very hard to master the craft and gain popularity in this field. Important Specifications: Item overall: 48" L x 12" H x 14" W Body/Bowl: 10.5" L x 11" H x 14" W Nut: 4.5 Inches Neck at Nut: 3 .5" W Neck at Body Joint: 3.75" W String at the Nut: 1.5" W Strings at Bridge: 1.5" W Scale Length: 34"
Product codes ending in "-1(S)" or "-2(S)" are blemished. These products are new and unused with superficial blemishes that may include, blisters in the finish, scratches, dents, stains, discoloration, rust or pitting on metals, imperfect glazes, non-structural repairs such as putty in nail holes, or other surface marks.
"-1(S)" product has minor blemishes and "-2(S)" product has moderate blemishes and/or minor repairs. The irregularity does not affect the playability or sound quality of the instrument.
Product codes ending in "-3(S)" and "-4(S)" are also new and unused, but came to manufacturer needing repairs. If it's a "-3(S)," the product has been repaired, but if it's a "-4(S)," it will still require significant repairs when received by the customer.
Product codes ending in "PROP" are unable to be played and are for display purposes only.
SPECIAL NOTE ON STRINGS:
There is no warranty on strings. Manufacturers recommend that you change the strings on your instrument as soon as you receive it. Your instrument has completed a long journey before it ever begins the final leg to your home. During this time the elements affect the strings and may shorten their lifespan. It occasionally happens that a string will fail during that final leg of the journey. Therefore, it is recommended that you purchase a replacement set of strings and consider changing your strings soon after it arrives. If you are a student you may want to change your strings every 3-4 months. If you are a rock star you may need to change your strings every week. If you store your instrument, you should consider changing the strings when you pick it up again.
For safety during shipping, the manufacturer don't tune the instruments before sending them to customers.