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Collings MF5 Mandolin with Adirondack and Birdseye Maple ID-8834


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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Collings MF


Shipping Weight: 20

Serial: F1657

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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