Samick Torino TR 3 Greg Bennett Designed SG Guitar
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2009-01-23)
Price : US $137.50
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Up for sale here is a superb Samick TR-3 Torino, designed by Greg Bennett, in a beautiful transparent green color. If you're a fan of good guitars you'll know how good these are. When the Torino was first released it was reviewed in Guitar Player magazine, where it deservedly received an editor's pick award for its construction, sound, playability and overall build quality. It's an SG style guitar with one major improvement - when designing the guitar Bennett moved the waist toward the neck, thus virtually eliminating the 'neck-heavy' issue that has always plagued the Gibson SG. It balances nicely and is very comfortable to play. The guitar features a solid mahogany body and neck with a carved maple top, rosewood fretboard with abalone dot inlays, two Seymour Duncan designed humbuckers (HB-101N at the neck and HB-102B at the bridge), master volume and tone controls with abalone topped chrome knobs, three Schaller strap buttons (ready for straploks), tune-o-matic bridge with stop-bar tailpiece and cast/sealed tuners - these are not the original tuners, but they are better quality with more Gibson-type tulip buttons. The holes from the original tuners are just visible (see photos). Condition wise, the guitar has some light surface marks with some slightly more pronounced ones on the back of the body (which I've tried to show) but there are no dings or scratches, and there are no cracks or breaks. I recently set the guitar up in my own shop with a set of GHS Boomers .010 gauge strings. and I cleaned and
This guitar is sold (sold on 2009-01-23)
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