Modeled after the original pre-war resonator guitars, Recording King resonators are some of the foremost metal body guitars on the market. Thanks to traditional bell brass body construction, they deliver incredible projection and classic resonator tone.

The Recording King RM-997-VG features a 9.5" hand-spun European Recording King cone, a mahogany neck and a hard maple bridge. The aged green patina finish is oxidized like it's been played on a swampy porch for years.


  • Bell Brass Body


  • European Recording King Handspun Resonator Cone


  • Distressed Vintage Green


  • Grover Open Gear Tuners





  • Body: Bell Brass
    Resonator Cone: RK Handspun Resonator Cone
    Body finish: Distressed Vintage Green
    Neck shape: C
    Nut width: 1-3/4"
    Fingerboard: Revebond
    Neck wood: Mahogany
    Scale length: 24-7/8"
    Number of frets: 19
    Neck finish: Satin Brown
    Pickup/preamp: No
    Headstock overlay: Black
    Tuning machines: Grover Open Gear
    Bridge: Maple Biscuit
    Saddle & nut: Ebony/Maple Saddle; Bone Nut
    Number of strings: 6
    Special features: RK Handspun Resonator Cone, Distressed Finish

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ConditionBrand New (New)
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Brand
Model
  • RM-997-VG Swamp Dog Resonator
Categories
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Fretboard Material
  • Composite
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Number of Frets
  • 19

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