Electric Painted Ilimba
Dimensions: 12″ x 12″ x 3″. This Red Cedar Box is painted with Acrylic Paint and has an Internally Mounted Big Shot Piezo Crystal Transducer Pickup. Bridge is Purple Heart Wood, Iron and Steel. Buzzers are Brass and Steel. Top Handle is Cow Leather. There are 28 Hand Forged Spring Steel Keys including 13 Sympathetic Keys. The very special tuning is “Gregs’ Knew Tooning”. To hear this tuning played go to: crossroadsmusicalinstruments.com, first page and click on studio recording sound sample. This Ilimba like all Crossroads Lamellophone is designed for the tuning scale not to be changed due to bends in the Keys including under the clamp bar. The voice is strong and rich and sounds superb on an Amplifier!