Rick Turner California Series Model 1 and Renaissance RS6 #5 of 10
The 2021 Rick Turner California Series Guitars are an exclusive build by Master Luthier, Rick Turner. The all-Mahogany bodies are accented with Northern California Curly Redwood and Santa Cruz Black Acacia. With a Maple neck and an Ipe Fingerboard (Brazilian Hardwood), this killer set of guitars sports a 7th fret California "Golden Bear" inlay made of gold Mother of Pearl.
The Model 1 is loaded with the full electronics package including the Parametric EQ and the Piezo Pick up with blending electronics. You've also got a coil tap own board with this incredibly versatile instrument.
The Renaissance has a 5 layer satin neck finish making it smooth as silk for fast playing. Light as a feather, coming in at just about 5 pounds, this hollow body stage acoustic gives you pristine, true acoustic tone without the unwanted feedback commonly associated with amplified acoustic guitars. Rick achieves this by running a Cedar block down the center of the body. The guitar is a revelation!
Although Rick was raised on the East Coast, he is California through and through! When he first made his trek to the Golden State he was just a young lad searching for inspiration as an up-and-coming musician. He found that inspiration and excitement at a local club called "The Golden Bear". It was there that he befriended many musicians and deeply immersed himself in the California music scene. It has since always held a special place in his heart. "I miss that old place", Rick fondly says of the Golden Bear Pub. "And I don't think I'll ever leave California... it felt like home from the moment I arrived". •