Rick Hayes Instruments - Mandolin

Hayes mandolinTop -- select red spruce

Back & Sides -- maple

Headstock Inlay -- mother of pearl classic flowerpot & custom "Hayes" logo

Tuners -- Waverly tuners with ebony knobs*

Nut -- 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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$8,500 USD + tax (if in Ohio) + shipping/handling/insurance

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

Click here to view currently available mandolins. Click here to contact us.