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Dobro Resonator Guitars

Dobro is a trade name, owned by the Gibson company, for a particular brand of resonator guitar. The name originated in 1928 when the Dopyera brothers formed the Dobro Manufacturing Company. "Dobro" is both a contraction of "Dopyera brothers" and a word meaning "good" in their native language. We carry several moderately priced resonator guitars including models from Regal, Morgan Monroe and Gold Tone Paul Beard.

Dobros $250 - $500

Beginning dobro players today are very fortunate to have such a large selection of good, playable resonator guitars available for $250.00 - $500.00, which can fit into just about anyones budget. We play and set up each dobro guitar before sending it to you so you are assured it is ready to play when you receive it. As always, you should buy as much resonator guitar as your budget allows, but if your budget puts you in this price category, rest assured that you have some great resonator guitars from which to "pick!"

Dobros $250 - $500
Dobros $500 - $1,000

Stepping into this price range of dobros buys you higher quality woods, soundwells and a higher level of craftsmanship. Even the imports in this price range are of very high quality. We set up each dobro very carefully so that it is ready to play when you receive it. As always, you can buy your resonator guitar with confidence due to our 30-day, no questions asked, money back return policy

Dobros $500 - $1000
Dobros Over $1,000

If you have a dobro budget of $1,000 or more, you are in a position to buy a truly fine instrument that will last you a lifetime. Whether you are a professional, or a beginner to intermediate player who wants to play a great instrument, you are sure to find the guitar of your dreams here. We offer financing programs on all dobros in this price range.

Dobros over $1,000
Metal Body Dobros
Metal Body Dobros
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Dobros over $250.00
Johnson JR-420 Mahogany Dobro
Johnson JR-420 Mahogany Dobro
New wood body resonators from Johnson feature the quality and craftsmanship of early resonators in a variety of tone woods to expand your sound even further. These models feature 10.5" hand-spun Continental cones, a chrome-plated bell brass coverplate and tailpiece, classic butterbean tuners, and a bone nut and saddle. The vintage sunburst finish captures the glory of the great pre-war models.

This model features a mahogany top, back and sides. Available with roundneck or squareneck.

Product# JR-420
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Morgan Monroe MSQ-100 Dobro
Morgan Monroe MSQ-100 Dobro
Get Under The Spell! A deep, rich black finish over a select spruce top combined to a matched aluminum cone make this a truly magical resonator!
Product# MSQ-100
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Regal RD-30 Studio Series Dobro
Regal RD-30 Studio Series Dobro
There's a new look to the popular RD-30 series of quality dobros from Saga Musical Instruments. Upgraded features and bright new colors will make these already best selling instruments literally jump off the display wall! All three models in the RD-30 line are available in either round or squareneck models and have the revolutionary new "Power Reflex Tone Chamber, guaranteed to add volume and projection!
Product# RD-30
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Regal RD-38 Studio Series Dobro
Regal RD-38 Studio Series Dobro
The entire RD-38 series of student Regal dobros has been given a splash of color and eye-catching gold plated finish on all metal parts! A great sounding beginner dobro available in 4 different colors. Squarenck or Roundneck.
Product# RD-38
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Regal RD-40 Traditional Series Dobro
Regal RD-40 Traditional Series Dobro
The top of the studio line consists of the brand new RD-40 series Dobro. Everything from the inside-out has been changed and upgraded to meet the demands of professional and student players alike. The body shape is much like those Dobros made in California during the 1930's, while the inside has been redisigned to include the exclusive "Power Reflex" sound chamber for increase volume and unsurpassed tone.
Product# RD40S
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Johnson JR-421 Spruce Top Dobro
Johnson JR-421 Spruce Top Dobro
New wood body resonators from Johnson feature the quality and craftsmanship of early resonators in a variety of tone woods to expand your sound even further. These models feature 10.5" hand-spun Continental cones, a chrome-plated bell brass coverplate and tailpiece, classic butterbean tuners, and a bone nut and saddle. The vintage sunburst finish captures the glory of the great pre-war models.

This model features a spruce top, and flamed maple back and sides. Available with roundneck or squareneck.

Product# JR-421
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More info on Johnson JR-421 Spruce Top DobroBuy Johnson JR-421 Spruce Top Dobro Now!List Price: US $549.99Our Price: US $419.95

Johnson JR-422 Flamed Maple Dobro
Johnson JR-422 Flamed Maple Dobro
New wood body resonators from Johnson feature the quality and craftsmanship of early resonators in a variety of tone woods to expand your sound even further. These models feature 10.5" hand-spun Continental cones, a chrome-plated bell brass coverplate and tailpiece, classic butterbean tuners, and a bone nut and saddle. The vintage sunburst finish captures the glory of the great pre-war models.

This model features a flamed maple top, back and sides. Available with roundneck or squareneck!

Product# JR-422
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More info on Johnson JR-422 Flamed Maple DobroBuy Johnson JR-422 Flamed Maple Dobro Now!List Price: US $599.99Our Price: US $449.99

Dobros over $500.00
Gold Tone PBS Paul Beard Resonator
Gold Tone PBS Paul Beard Resonator
As one of the most respected instrument makers in the country, Paul Beard's instruments are played by Jerry Douglas (among others). The PBS (Paul Beard Squareneck) features Square neck with mahogany back and sides and a high gloss vintage mahogany finish.
Product# PBS
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Regal RD-52 Black Lightning Dobro
Regal RD-52 Black Lightning Dobro
Here’s a Regal Dobro with plenty of power and drive to cut through any traffic! There is no better value in a professional quality squareneck Dobro on the market today. Features include a high-quality cone made in the USA, exclusive to Regal Dobros, and a 1930s Vintage California-style body shape. With the Regal Black Lightning...RD-52...you are sure to hear the thunder!
Product# RD-52
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Gold Tone PBSD Paul Beard Deluxe Maple Resonator
Gold Tone PBSD Paul Beard Deluxe Maple Resonator
Deluxe square neck resonator design licensed by one of the most well-respected instrument makers in the country, Paul Beard. The PBS Deluxe features an ebony fingerboard, maple back and sides, and a high gloss tobacco sunburst finish.
Product# PBSD
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Dobros over $1,000.00
Professional Series Dobro Guitar
Professional Series Dobro Guitar
Continuing the long tradition of fine instruments produced under the Regal brand name, and with the collaboration with Quarterman Cones, the new RD-60 series brings Regal designs to a whole new level. These instruments are the highest quality to date and were designed to meet the tone and playing demands of contemporary players at the professional level.
Product# RD-60
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Dobro Resonator Guitars

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