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 -- 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

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

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