SCGC’s OM Grand is a bigger, lusher, louder sister to their extremely popular OM model. In comparison, the OM Grand embodies the same elegance, only in increased quantity of volume, projection and bass. More isn’t necessarily better, though in the context of a band’s competing acoustic instruments the ‘more’ of the OM Grand assures the guitar’s rightful dominance in the ensemble.

At the 2012 NAMM Show in Anaheim, SCGC’s longtime friend and dealer, Harry Tuft, asked Richard about building a special guitar to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of his shop, The Denver Folklore Center. In honor of this prestigious accomplishment, and the historical impact Harry’s shop has had on the folk movement in this country, Richard was thrilled to accept. Harry wanted a custom OM guitar with a larger body size for an increase in power in a body shape reminiscent of C.F. Martin’s historic 0000. Harry further customized his guitar to his playability needs and aesthetic values, including inlays commemorating his milestone 50th anniversary.
In preparing the templates for this new body size, Richard saw this enhanced sized OM as a fine addition to the stellar line-up of SCGC standard models, and the concept of the OM Grand was born.The strength of the OM Grand isn’t limited to sheer volume. In the sometimes restrained presence of solo fingerstyle playing, the inherent power of this guitar will generate a forceful bloom, requiring less effort with no loss of nuance.The best available tone woods are selected, voiced and tuned, as they are on all SCGC models. These include Indian Rosewood, responsibly harvested from the highest quality timbers, Sitka Spruce from British Colombia and premium Mahogany from sustainable resources.

Other specifications of the OM Grand include:

Wood Type     Indian Rosewood
Back Stripe     Zipper
Binding     Ivoroid
Side Purfling     none
Wood Type     Adirondack Spruce Attached with Hot Hide Glue
Rosette     Herringbone
Purfling     Herringbone
Bracing/Voicing     Adirondack Scalloped
Mahogany Neck
Peghead     Solid Square
Peghead Binding     Ivoroid
Overlay Material     Ebony
Headstock Inlay     SCGC logo
Scale Length     25.375
Neck Shape     V with Volute
Side Dots     Black
Inlay     2mm dots
Width at 14th Fret     2-3/16
Binding     Ivoroid
Width at Nut     1-3/4″
Type-Body     Clear
Type-Neck     Clear
Type-Top     Clear
Style-Body     Buffed
Style-Neck     Matte
Style-Peghead     Buffed
Pickguard     Tortoise – OM/H Shape
Tuners/gears     Waverly Nickel (4060)
Strings     Lights
Action     3/2
Bridge Spacing     regular, 2-3/16″
Pick-Up     None
Hard Case

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