Win a $5,000 Benavides Guitar - Summer 2022/2023 Competition

Win a $5,000 Benavides Guitar - Summer 2022/2023 Competition

To celebrate our official dealership of Benavides Guitars, we are giving away an incredible new Benavides 'Vintage Series' slope shoulder dreadnaught.

David Benavides is based in Northland, NZ, and builds guitars of exceptional craftsmanship; his guitars punch stratospherically above their weight.

To be in the draw - all you need to do is buy ANYTHING (even just a packet of strings) from our store, AND be a follower of one of our social media pages.

We will include shipping throughout New Zealand or Australia - entries from elsewhere are welcome with freight available at your cost.

These are fantastic odds to win an incredible piece of craftsmanship valued at $5,000. 

Benavides SH #130

Torrified AAAA Sitka over East Indian Rosewood.

This high spec build is a players guitar and has the vintage tone you would expect from Torrified Sitka, which is AAAA. The rosewood is very straight, quartered and deep purple. This build is light and the satin finish is thin.

  • Top, torrified sitka AAAA

  • Back and sides, Indian rosewood

  • Top bracing, forward shifted x scalloped Adirondack attached with hot hide glue

  • Tortoloid rosette

  • Fire stripe pick gaurd

  • Maple binding Violin purflings on top Neck Mahogany

  • Fretboard, ebony

  • MOP diamond at 12th Headstock, Ebony & Maple Inlay

  • Bridge, ebony, box wood pins

  • Tuners, Ghoto open brass gear gold

  • Gold Evo fret wire

  • Unbleached bone nut and saddle

  • 44 mm nut 55 mm spacing at saddle

  • 4 MM exposed saddle

  • 1.75 @ 1st- 2 mm @6th action at 12th

  • Satin nitrocellulose finish

  • Ply and vinyl case, convex top