Hand-crafted in Austin, TX, Collings mandolins are built with finest seasoned spruce and eastern maple. With equal emphasis placed on tone, fit and finish, and playability, they strive to create a new benchmark of quality in mandolins.
This MF is a world class mandolin that featuring a custom Honey Amber gloss top . With a fully carved Adirondack spruce top and maple back and sides, the MF is built with the same quality construction as Collings fully-appointed models.
The custom gloss top on this custom Collings MF produces a tone we've come to expect out of Collings Mandolins... it is rich, thick and meaty with lots of punch and a great chop. The satin finish on the back and sides not only looks incredible but produces a tone that is wide open, and woody that really compliments the tone that the gloss top produces. Playability on Collings' mandolins are hard to beat, and this one plays like a dream with low action and surprising responsiveness.
The custom Tortoise binding on the body makes for a very classy look, complimenting the custom gloss Honey Amber top perfectly. The Adirondack Spruce top is especially nice on this instrument, with large grain and a wide open sound.
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Shipping Weight: 20
Top Wood: Adirondack Spruce
Back Wood: Flamed Maple
Nut Width: 1 1/8"
Scale: 13 7/8"
Bracing: Parallel tone bar bracing
Inlays: Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Fretboard: Ebony 5 1/2"-11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius
Nut Material: Bone
Saddle Spacing: 1 9/16"
Bridge: Custom adjustable floating ebony bridge
Tuners: Nickel with Black Buttons
Body Binding: Tortoise
Fretboard Binding: None
Headstock Binding: None
Headstock Shape: Unbound Florentine-style headstock
Headstock Overlay: Ebony
Headstock Inlay: Collings Logo
Neck Profile: V shaped neck profile
Lower Bout Width: 9 15/16"
Body Length: 12 7/8"
Total Length: 27 7/16"
Case: Hardshell Case Included
Misc. 1: Custom Gloss Top
Misc. 2: Collings original one-piece nickel tailpiece
Misc. 3: Custom Honey Amber Finish
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