Daffy Mandocello

The Daffy Mandocello is based on the Stella-style 12-string guitar, which is a copy of the great Leadbelly’s guitar. It features a tailpiece, rope binding, slotted headstock and a 27 3/8″ scale. The large sound chamber and larger scale length give a deep rich sound, as this instrument is ‘tuned down’ a tone and a half, with the normal E-strings being tuned to a C#. The Mandocello has the same body but may have a 24.9″ scale and thinner neck if required. This instrument is also available as a 12-string guitar:
•    SCALE: 26.3″-12 string; 24.9″- Mandocello
•    MATERIALS: Soundboard: Sitka, Engleman Spruce or Red Spruce
•    Back and sides: Honduras Mahogany or Blackwood
•    Fingerboard / Inlay: Ebony or Rosewood, 16″ radius; Mother of Pearl dots
•    Bridge: Ebony or Rosewood
•    Neck: Honduras Mahogany or Cedar
•    HARDWARE: Tuners-Nickel Schaller on a plate Tailpiece-Nickel-plated brass
•    HEADSTOCK VENEER: Ebony
•    PURLING: Variable-options include ‘rope’ or ‘herringbone’
•    NECK SHAPE: Vintage V-shaped
•    NECK/BODY JOIN: Traditional dovetail; or Modern bolt-on
•    WIDTH AT 12TH FRET: 2 1/4″
•    WIDTH AT NUT: 1 7/8″
•    BINDING: White
•    FINISH: French Polish or Nitrocellulose Lacquer

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