Rivolta Mondata XVIII Guitar, Laguna Blue

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$ 1,399.00 

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The Rivolta Mondata XVIII Guitar is essentially the same as the VIII with the addition of a Bigsby B-50 Tremolo.  

The Mondata continues the Dennis Fano tradition of offering fresh takes on classic guitars with this offset design, incorporating elements of the Fano JM6 and the classic non-reverse Firebird. It's constructed using a chambered mahogany body paired with a set maple neck and pao ferro fingerboard. Both the body and neck are bound and the fingerboard features vintage pearloid moto block inlays.

The triple Fumante Mini-Humbuckers deliver a clear, punchy tone. Kind of like very fat single coils. The super versatile switching system gives you a variety of tones from the various pickup configurations using a two switch configuration. This double switching system includes a selector switch for the bridge and neck pickups, and a mode switch. The mode switch has 3 positions:

"Standard" (toggle down: no middle pickup, only bridge and/or neck pickup, selected via upper toggle)
"Combo" (toggle in the middle: middle pickup + bridge and/or neck pickup, selected via upper toggle)
"Override" (toggle up: middle pickup only, upper toggle bypassed)

Weight: 7 lbs 15 oz
Serial #: VA1801769

Body: Chambered Mahogany w/ German Carved Mahogany Top, Double Bound
Neck:
Set Maple Neck, C Shape
Neck Thickness:
1st Fret: .831" 12th Fret: .933"
Fingerboard:
Bound Pao Ferro w/ Moto Block Inlays

Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Frets: 24
Width at Nut:
1.687"
Nut Type:
Bone
Pickups:
Triple Fumante Mini-Humbuckers
Controls:
Volume, Tone
Switching:
Dual 3-Way Toggle (read more below)
Bridge:
 Bigsby B-50 with Nashville Tune-o-matic bridge
Tuners:
Kluson Style
Hardware:
Nickel
Pickguard:
3-Ply Mint
Scale Length:
25"

Strings: 10-46
Gigbag or Case Not Included

Pickup Specs:
-Bridge: 42AWG / Alnico V / 7.5k Ohm
-Middle: 42AWG / Alnico V / 6.8k Ohm
-Neck: 42AWG / Alnico V / 6.2k Ohm