Collings MF5 Mandolin with Adirondack and Birdseye Maple
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. The Collings MF if their fully appointed F-model with a carved, seasoned Adirondack Spruce top and premium Birdseye Maple back and sides. The tone is thick and rich, with clear resonant highs that never sound thin. The Ebony fretboard plays extremely fast, making those bluegrass classics a breeze at any tempo, although the tone of this instrument is versatile enough to fit well into any genre from Irish to Classical.
Not only does this mandolin have tremendous playability the tone of this mandolin is very distinct, with clear high end with plenty of headroom to make sure the mandolin is heard over a group jam session.
To complete the package, this MF5 is finished with a gorgeous sunburst that allows the Adirondack Spruce top to show off it's grain as well as an equally beautiful premium birdseye maple back and sides. The sunburst is elegantly complimented by an Ivoroid bound body, custom Waverly mandolin tuners as well as a bound Ebony fretboard and headstock.
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Shipping Weight: 20
Top Wood: Adirondack Spruce
Back Wood: Premium Birdseye Maple
Nut Width: 1 1/8"
Scale: 13 7/8"
Bracing: Parallel tone bar bracing
Inlays: Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
Neck Wood: Premium Birdseye Maple
Fretboard: Ebony 5 1/2"- 11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius
Nut Material: Bone
Saddle Spacing: 1 9/16" string spacing
Bridge: Custom adjustable floating ebony bridge
Tuners: Waverly Mandolin Tuners
Purfling: Black/white purflings
Body Binding: Grained ivoroid
Fretboard Binding: Grained ivoroid
Headstock Binding: Grained ivoroid
Headstock Shape: Bound Florentine-style headstock
Headstock Overlay: Ebony
Headstock Inlay: Collings logo and flourish inlay
Frets To Body: 15
Neck Profile: V shaped neck profile
Body Depth: 1 13/16"
Lower Bout Width: 9 15/16"
Body Length: 12 7/8"
Total Length: 27 7/16"
Case: Hardshell Case Included
Misc. 1: Full high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
Misc. 2: Mortise and tenon neck joint
Misc. 3: Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
Misc. 4: Full high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
Misc. 5: F-soundholes
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