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Barnes & Mullins Mandolin - Piercy Model

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Original price £459.00
Current price £429.00
SKU BM700

A superb scroll top mandolin named in honour of the ''Piercy'' sisters to whom Bowley Barnes and Albert Mullins were married.

Historically favoured for bluegrass music, this BM700 scroll-top has a soundhole in place of the F-holes usually found on most other scroll-top mandolins. This soundhole lends a broader tonal range to the player, with a more complete sound across the spectrum. However, F-hole equipped instruments are considered to have more 'cut-through' in a ensemble situation.

Common Mandolin tunings

G, D, A, E – Standard mandolin tuning
G, D, A, D
A, D, A, E

BODY & CONSTRUCTION

STYLE: F-Style
TOP: Solid Spruce
BACK & SIDES: Solid Maple
BRIDGE: Ebony - Adjustable
BINDING: Composite Wood
FINISH: High Gloss
HARDWARE: Gold

NECK

NECK: Maple
FINGERBOARD: Ovengkol
FRETS: 25
INLAYS: Mother of Pearl Dots

HEADSTOCK

TRUSSROD COVER: ‘Piercy’ Script
MACHINEHEADS: Open Gear
NUT WIDTH: 28mm

DIMENSIONS

SCALE LENGTH: 350mm
WEIGHT: 1.5kg