Washburn M6SW Jethro Burns F-Style MandolinProduct #516891 Washburn 516891 TAM Mandolins https://www.esnapw.com/rses/ESnapServlet?MerchantNumberSent=63655
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Play what "The Legend" played when you pick a Washburn Jethro Burns Signature mandolin.
This Florentine cutaway F-style model has a hand-carved premium solid spruce top and beautiful solid AAA flamed maple back and sides. Lavishly appointed with rope purfling on the top edge, ornate pearl inlays on headstock and its ebony fingerboard, gold hardware, and pearloid tuners. Includes hardshell case.
- Florentine cutaway design
- Carved AAA solid spruce top
- Bookmatched solid AAA flamed maple back and sides
- Rope purfling on the top edge.
- Maple neck
- Ebony fingerboard
- Stain/buffed gloss top
- Stain/buffed gloss neck
- Rosewood bridge
- 4 inline open gear gold tuning machines
- Includes case
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Comments about Washburn M6SW Jethro Burns F-Style Mandolin:
I've owned the M6 for two years, When I first bought the instrument, I was impressed with the cosmetics but not sold on the sound quality. After playing the mandolin for two years, I will say the sound quality is very good, a very nice chop, and mid and highrange balance. The only negatives I can mention are the thick polyurethane finish and the lack of boom projection. Both negatives are related. If this were a guitar with the same quality features, the all solid premium woods, carved spruce top, the AAA carved wood back and sides, eboney fret board. A critique would rave about the instrument, because the instrument is made with such quality materials, the snobs will DIS the mandolin because it is not a Gibson or Weber. This instrument will get much better with age and play. I really enjoy playing the mandolin. The mandolin is as high a quality instrument as manufacturers of instruments in the similar price range and has a better chop than many. Whether you are a seriuos amature musician or an eperienced musician this mandolin is worth the price. Always recommend that any mandolin, high end to low end, be set up by a professional.