Recording King announces affordable Humbucker Lap Steel

Add a lap steel to your collection for not much more than the cost of a guitar pedal.

The Recording King Lap Steel

Image: Recording King

Recording King has announced a new model, the Humbucker Lap Steel.

The guitar features, as its name suggests, a single humbucker pickup, as well as a mahogany string-through construction which should provide the vocal, almost violin-like sustain that lap-steels are known for. There’s also a single volume and tone control for further tweaking of your sound.

The mahogany body features a traditional sunburst finish, as well as a pearloid fretboard. Other features include a bone nut metal-button tuning machines, as well as a scale length of 23.5 inches.

The brand says that the humbucker loading into the guitar is versatile enough for “gospel, country, blues or rock. You can get cranked-up lead tones as easily as you can get soaring clean lines with small adjustments to the single volume and tone controls.”

Here the guitar in action with Recording King’s demo below:

The guitar is available now, listing for $229.99. Find out more at


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