Richard Morgan Octave Mandolin (RM-O1)

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Richard Morgan Octave Mandolin (RM-O1)

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This extraordinary octave mandolin features the signature Richard Morgan soundboard, quick-release tailpiece and head stock, adjustable action and is made of special/exotic wood in Tasmania.

Its sound response is clear or bell tone with fewer overtones, balanced response from bass to treble, impressive sustain and attack with more volume than most.

Luthier’s lifetime warranty.

SKU: RM-O1 Category:

Description

  • Richard Morgan

Richard Morgan

Richard Morgan loved the sound and music of mandolins long before he knew what they were.  Richard was born in 1957 in Sidney, Australia and the mandolins and guitars he designs and builds are the distillation of many years of careful design work. His unique instruments open up a whole new range of sonic possibilities within a very durable design. He [...]

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Additional information

Year

2016

Country

Australia

Maker

Richard Morgan

Condition

New

Soundboard

King Billy Pine from Tasmania

Scale

530mm (21")

Case

No

Nut width

35mm (1 3/8 inches)

Soundboard Design

Custom soundholes, Lattice Bracing, Pre-tensioned divergent pieces

Sides

Queensland Maple from Australia

Back

Pre-tensioned divergent pieces, Queensland Maple from Australia

Neck

Jarrah from western Australia, Dorrel, Celery-top pine from Tasmania, Soft v-neck shape

Neck Design

Adjustable action, Floating, Removable

Headstock

A mandolin golden keys, Open Headstock with horizontal tuners, Tasmanian Myrtle

Tailpiece

Cast Bronze, Pin Hinged

Amplification

Νο

Fretboard

24 frets, Ebony, Stainless steel fretwire

Finish & Binding

Australian designed post cure shellac finish, Solidwood binding

Bridge

Buffalo horn, Non-adjustable, Two-feet

Total length

890mm

Body (LxWxD)

440mm x 360mm x 100mm

Body Depth (incl. bridge)

160mm

Warranty

Lifetime of the luthier, Plan includes any defect in workmanship and doesn't include misuse

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