McNally Instruments Standard Strumstick - Key Of G - Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
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McNally Instruments Standard Strumstick - Key of G

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SKU: # 198455
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Your Price: $199.00 CDN



This is the original Strumstick design. The primary key is G, also tunable down as low as D or up to A. Useable keys are D, D#, E, F, F#, G, G#, and A. See also Alternate Tunings in the Players Area. We also make a larger Strumstick pitched lower (the D Strumstick).

The G strumstick is 29 1/2 long by 4 wide by 1 deep. The body and neck are Padouk (a rich red hardwood from Africa), the soundboard is Spruce, and the back is Maple. The tuning is G D G (one octave higher). The lower G is the same note as the guitar third string. The frets are placed to give a diatonic scale, with an additional flatted seventh. Pitch range is 2 1/2 octaves. The Strumstick has it's own unique sound, bright, clear, and snappy.

People say it reminds them of a blend of banjo, dulcimer, and mandolin. The strings are loop end (banjo or mandolin), .023 wound, .014 plain, .010 plain (see Accessories). Includes a free instruction book and instruction CD.
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