Gold Tone 8-String Solid Body Lap Steel

  • Item # 1497400
  • Model # LS-8

The Gold Tone LS-8 evokes the Oahu Tonemaster, one of the most revered lap steels of the 1950s. Our version is so close to the original that owners of Oahu instruments buy LS-8 pickups and hardware fr… Learn More

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8-string lap steel with tobacco sunburst finish.

The Gold Tone LS-8 evokes the Oahu Tonemaster, one of the most revered lap steels of the 1950s. Our version is so close to the original that owners of Oahu instruments buy LS-8 pickups and hardware from us for use in the restoration of their prized guitars. The LS-8 is set up for F6 tuning (DFACDFAC) but other tunings can be accommodated by installing strings that are gauged for those tunings. Available as left-handed model.

Features

  • Soapbar Pickup
  • Mahogany Construction
  • Tobacco Sunburst Finish

Technical Specification

Gold Tone 8-String Solid Body Lap Steel

  • Neck: Maple
  • Top: Mahogany
  • Back & Sides: Mahogany
  • Finish: Two Tone Tobacco
  • Fingerboard: Select Wood
  • Tuners: Kluson-Style
  • Inlay: Dot
  • Binding: White Celluloid
  • Buttons: White
  • Hardware: Chrome Plated
  • Pickups: Soapbar
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Nut Width: 2-3/8"Bone
  • Scale Length: 25"
  • Weight: 6.2 lbs.
  • Tuning: DFACDFAC
  • Strings: .070w, .052w, .042w, .035w, .030w, .024w, .016, .012
  • Hard Case: HDLS (Optional)
  • Bag: HBLS (Optional)
  • Left-Handed Available: Yes