Gold Tone LM Weissenborn: Hawaiian-Style Slide Guitar

Gold Tone LM Weissenborn: Hawaiian-Style Slide Guitar

Brand: Gold Tone | Stock Id: GOLDTONE-LM

The laminated mahogany body and solid mahogany hollow neck of the LM is beautifully set off by original-style maple/mahogany “rope” bindings and a rich honey brown finish.

Because of the Weissenborn guitar’s original-style construction, due care must be taken to use the correct tunings and string gauges in order to avoid bridge, bracing or neck problems. The strings supplied (gauged .014, .018, .026w, .034w, .044w, .056w) allow for G (DGDGBD), D (DADF#AD) and similar tunings. Your Weissenborn will not tolerate the excessive tension exerted by E tuning (EBEG#BE), Dobro G tuning (GBDGBD) or similar tunings. Using these or other non-recommended tunings will void the warranty. The total string tension exerted on ANY Gold Tone Weissenborn guitar should be no more than 165 lbs. when tuned to standard (A440) pitch. There are several online string-tension calculators available such as this one to help you to determine the correct string gauges for any tuning you might want to utilize. Available as left-handed model.

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Style: Weissenborn Hawaiian-Style Slide Guitar 

Top: Mahogany Laminate

Back & Sides: Mahogany Laminate

Fingerboard: Blackwood

Inlay: Traditional

Binding: Rope Mahogany/Maple


Weissenborn Hawaiian-Style Slide Guitar

  • Top: Mahogany Laminate
  • Back & Sides: Mahogany Laminate
  • Finish: High Gloss
  • Fingerboard: Blackwood
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Tuners: Kluson-Style
  • Inlay: Traditional
  • Binding: Rope Mahogany/Maple
  • Buttons: Metal
  • Hardware: Chrome Plated
  • Nut Width: 1-15/16″Bone
  • Scale Length: 24-3/4″
  • Weight: 5.2 lbs.
  • Tuning: DADF#AD
  • Tuning (Alternate): DGDGBD
  • Strings: .056w, .044w, .034w, .026w, .018, .015
  • Left-Handed Available: Yes – although may be a special order

Due to ongoing product development efforts, specifications are subject to change without notice.

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