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New Richard Beard Om3 Octave Mandolin

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(Serial #52) New with warranty. This is an outstanding example of Richards fine craftsmanship. These are professional grade instruments. Tremendous resonance and response in this one. It has a strong and powerful percussive sound with a deep rich bass. The back and sides are flamed Hawaiian Koa which I think is a superior tone wood for long scale double course instruments. The fingerboard and bridge are ebony, and the top is Alaska Sitka. The top is x-braced with herringbone top trim and curly maple binding. The neck has an adjustable truss rod and the ebony fingerboard has slotted diamond inlays. Solid one piece tailpiece eliminates buzzing and loose covers. Fit and finish is first class professional work - as good as those famous guitar makers. Nut is 1 3/8 inch. Scale length is 21 1/4 inches so it gives the guitar-like resonance for backup rhythm playing but is still comfortable for melody playing. The x-braced top gives it plenty of punch for driving a session. Nice low action plays effortlessly with a great neck. Its currently tuned GDAE as an octave mandolin but any zook tuning like ADAD or GDAD would work as well. Handmade in North Carolina and comes with a custom fitted hardshell case...USD $3150

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Ad Number 118015
Posted: Nov 27, 2017 07:31 AM CDT

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Charles Johnson
9702 Gayton Road, Suite 147
Henrico VA 23238
United States

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