This Completely Playable Acoustic Weighs in at 126 Pounds

Monstrous instrument is the creation of Cape Town, South Africa's Martin Stuckert.
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In our 50+ years of publication, we've seen some pretty wild guitars, so many that we've even made a column to document some of our favorite unorthodox instruments. That said, we can safely say that we've never seen anything like this. 

South Africa's Channel 24 has brought to the world's attention a 57kg, (around 126 pounds for those not on the metric system) fully playable acoustic guitar. You can learn more about the guitar here.

The creation of Cape Town resident Martin Stuckert, the guitar requires at least two people to be played, or even be carried from place to place. Tuning the guitar requires a wrench, so if you ever find yourself wanting to complain about your recalcitrant tuning pegs again, just keep this thing in mind. 

Rather than playing it as a typical guitar, Stuckert samples and manipulates the sounds from the instrument, which inevitably are much deeper than those of a usual six-string. 

We just hope he doesn't try to pass the guitar as carry-on luggage...