Standard decorations, double toomba, 5 main, 2 chikari and 11 sympathetic strings. Includes extra string set, mizrabs, information and tuning guide (Book or CD-Rom as stock allows), and nylon padded case. Decorations and colors will vary. These are all individually made and will be unique.
Standard decorations; Double toomba; 5 main, 2 chikari and 11 sympathetic strings; Includes:; - - Extra string set; Mizrabs; Information tuning guide; Nylon padded case; - Decorations and colors will vary; Individually made and will be unique.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I recieved the sitar 4 days after ordering it and arrived in perfect condition! It took some time to tune but thats expected. It fits very snug in the nylon case and came with 4 mizrabs, extra strings, a how to play book, and a cotton covering for it so that was a nice suprise. The sound is amazing for a 400 dollar sitar. This is an excellent sitar for beginning sitarist such as myself. If you want to learn to play, this is the one you have to buy!!
For the past two years I have been wanting to learn to play the sitar. Recently they took a huge price dip so I took advantage and bought one. It arrived swiftly and I was playing in no time. The book that came with it was really helpful. I suggest this product to anybody looking to start learning.
After years of wanting to learn to play sitar, I purchased this one, as I was not willing to pay $1000+ for a professional quality instrument just in case it didn't work out. While I am happy with my purchase, here are some things to consider:
1 - My sitar arrived with a broken Ma string. Not a huge problem, as the package includes several packs of replacement strings.
2 - All of the frets are misplaced, and when slid into the correct positions, leave marks where they were tied on while the varnish was still wet.
3 - The overall craftsmanship is sloppy. While the instrument itself is structurally sound, the carvings are rough and choppy, the inlay is uneven, the varnish is applied messily, and both bridges (main and sympathetic) were out of place.
4 - When tilted, bits of wood/seeds can be heard rattling and tumbling around in the main tumba.
5 - The jawari hasn't been filed well. While the Ma string sounds fine to me, some of...
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