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Pharo

The seven strings are .049 music wire. The tuners are drilled 3/8 x 1 1/2 bolts set in tapped 2 x 1/8 channel locked in place by nuts. The pins are 1/4 bolts set in tapped 2 x 1/8 channel. The sound board is 17 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 1/16 isolated by foam weatherstripping from the frame of 1in square tubing. The nuts are 1/4 x 2 flatstock. The strikers are 1/8 rod tipped with plastic tubing. The strings also may be plucked by hand or strummed with a pick. It is amplified by a 5 1/2 inch single coil pick-up.

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