This guitar has a 17 inch body with a spruce top, maple back, flamed maple sides, and walnut binding. The neck is maple with a maple fretboard. It has walnut marker dots and walnut heal as well as a walnut lamination on the back of the headstock. This is a 24 fret guitar and they are all accessible. The pickup is a Benedetto S-6 floating pickup and is attached to the pickguard.
This 5 string bass guitar features a spruce top, quilted maple back and sides. The neck is maple with a maple fretboard. The body is 17” with a 34” scale length. The tailpiece, bridge, pickguard, and headstock are curly maple. It has one Benedetto S7 humbucker pickup and sounds great acoustically or electrically.
The RSB5-1 was the first guitar designed by Ron Smith. It features a 17” body. Curly maple back and sides. Spruce top. Maple neck with ebony fret board. Simulated tortoise binding and pickguard. The pickup is a Benedetto S-7 humbucker. This is a suspended pickup attached to the pickguard in order to avoid cutting a hole in the top. The scale length is 34”.
This bass sounds so good acoustically and electrically it leaves little room for improvement.
Features a 17” Body. Spruce Top. Maple back, sides, and neck. Ebony fretboard, bridge, tailpiece, pickguard and headstock. Benedetto S6 humbucking pickup. This guitar has all the features that I have been wanting to put into one guitar for a long time. That is why it is named ‘The One’ Guitar.
The body has a very comfortable feel weather standing or sitting. The cutaway is deep enough to make reaching the high notes easy. I have changed from using 24 frets to 22 frets. This change gives a much richer, fuller sound because the pickup now is positioned under the harmonic. It is also more comfortable for picking. A 24 fret guitar can still be ordered but 22 is my new standard. The scale length is 25”.