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September 19, 2011 | New JBovier F5M F-body mandola

Our good friend Jeff Cowherd from the successful JBovier line does not rest on his laurels. His most recent entry in the mid professional line of quality mandolin family instruments is a very affordable F-body mandola (under $2K!) patterned after his personal '80s Loar copy H5. He had been pressing his production crew for some time, and admits he was skeptical they could pull it off until his prototype arrived last week. He's been very impressed with the final results.

Full production should be available soon, but meantime you can place pre-orders with the Jbovier Custom Shop. We've come to expect A-body 'dolas under $3K, but one this quality AND an F-body is a welcome addition to the market.

We hope to get one in our hands for a review soon.

More information: JBovier F5M mandola

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Specifications:
Solid Carved European Spruce Top
Solid Carved Highly Flamed Maple Back
Solid Flamed Maple Sides
Solid Flamed Maple Neck
Genuine Bone Corners
Hand Applied Stain Coloration
Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish
Tone-Bar Bracing
MOP & Abalone Headstock Inlays
Mother of Pearl Fretboard Dots
Ivory/Black/White (3-ply) Binding
Genuine Bone Nut
Gotoh Tuners : Ivoroid or Black buttons
Ebony Fretboard
Ebony Bridge
Ebony Endpin
Nickel Hardware
Adjustable Truss Rod
Dovetail Neck Joint
"JBovier" Engraved Tailpiece Cover
Scale Length = 15-3/4"
Neck Width = 1-1/4" @ nut
Pickguard: Ebony + Maple binding = OPTIONAL
Personalized set-up, including custom label

Posted by Ted at September 19, 2011 6:01 AM


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