The guitar plays perfectly now, with action of 7 to 8 64ths at the 12th fret and just the right amount of relief.
The sound is fresh, thanks to an original cone that’s in perfect shape.
Additionally, the Rezobro is fitted with two standard magnetic pickups, which can be used to either create a standard electric guitar tone but can also be blended with the Rezo section to create mixes between both worlds.
In case you want to use the Rezobro as a standard electric guitar, we added the ability to completely lock the Rezo section by tightening two thumbweels beneath the bridge.
The Piezo section creates the high frequency sounds, while a magnetic pickup forms a base layer for the distinct tonal character of Resonator and Dobro instruments.
Both systems can be blended together fluently, creating a sophistaced tool to replicate an endless array of tones.
The dynamic range is wide, with a sparkly presence, full mids, and a bold and snappy bottom end.It has slightly less volume than my Ampliphonic, with a mellower tone as well.Still, it's louder than the average conventional mandolin. Easily the finest 14 fret National to ever grace these pages, this 1937 model is a gem among gems. In perfect condition, seemingly unused, with no dents in the body, no fretwear, no cone fatigue, no wear on the tuning machines, no finish wear on the neck. Recent Neck reset and set-up by the hands of Marc Schoenberger (Marc’s restoration work on vintage National guitars is of the highest quality, and we’re tough judges.