Rick Hayes Instruments - Mandolin
Top -- select red spruce
Back & Sides -- maple
Headstock Inlay -- mother of pearl classic flowerpot & custom "Hayes" logo
Tuners -- Waverly tuners with ebony knobs*
Nut -- 1-1/8" wide bone
Fingerboard -- ebony with abbreviated extension; 12" radius
Frets -- stainless steel frets
Truss Rod -- single action
Neck Joint -- compound dovetail
Tone Bar -- tuned parallel with very tight grain red spruce
Bridge -- adjustable ebony with small thumbwheels (Loar-style)
Tailpiece -- satin-finish custom engraved silver James tailpiece
Color -- tobacco sunburst
Finish -- hand-rubbed varnish finish
Binding -- triple-bound front, back and neck, and single-bound headstock
Case -- includes a hard shell case
*Photo at right is of nitrocellulose-finished instrument.
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We currently have one mandolin available with the nitrocellulose finish and nickel Golden Age tuners (ebony knobs) that are for sale for $6,000 USD + tax (if in Ohio) + shipping/handling/insurance
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