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March 16, 2015 | Sorensen SXS mandolin
Steve Sorensen SXS mandolin
In December of 2012, we had the pleasure of spending some intimate moments with the new prototype SXS mandolin from southern California builder, Steve Sorensen, our third review of his craft, it seems his building only gets better.
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The immediate striking difference is the unique scroll. A non-traditional take on the Florentine, more of a shepherd's crook, and a daring aesthetic statement for a high-end instrument. More accurately though, he credits hot rod lines of the scroll to the inspiration from curves of a Bumblebee Trans Am. Not only pleasing to the eye, it balances the weight of the instrument for the player arguably better.
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Posted by Ted at March 16, 2015 5:41 AM
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