Davidson Custom 'Deluxe' Large Body Mandolin

Custom 'Deluxe' Large Body Mandolin
  • £1,600.00

The larger body on this instrument makes for more comfort for certain players. Also has excellent tone and volume. The Davidson Large Body ‘Deluxe’ Mandolin has all the finest Davidson build qualities, coupled with a quality of tone and volume that makes the instrument a pleasure to own and play.
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Description

The fitting of high quality Schaller plate geared tuners enhances the balance and feel of this instrument. The profile of the neck is slightly deeper than normal …once again this design offers extra comfort for many players.

The Body Assembly… The back and sides are built from solid olive ash throughout with its distinct chequered look; the back has a chequered ebony/maple inlay down the centre joint. The back of the body measures 300mm (11.875”) x 320mm (12.500”attractive rosewood binding protects the front and back joints. The depth of the body is 68mm (2.68”) tapering to 41mm (1.614”) at the heel.

The carefully selected soundboard (top) is built from solid Norway spruce and has a maple/rosewood chequered binding around the sound-hole and outer edge adjacent the rosewood binding. The round sound-hole is 68mm diameter (2.677”). A fixed height rosewood bridge with a ‘Corian’ compensated saddle is fitted to the soundboard for maximum transmission of sound. The heavily nickel-plated trapeze tailpiece is custom made by PD and designed to accept loop end strings.

The Neck Assembly… The maple neck has an internally fitted adjustable truss rod. The ebony fingerboard is fitted with twenty-three nickel silver frets precisely positioned, honed and polished. Pearl dot markers are inlaid at the 3rd, 5th, 7th, 10th, 12th & 15th frets …small black side position marker dots are inlaid in the maple neck binding at the same positions. The fingerboard is fully bound with maple and rosewood binding to match the body.

The precisely cut nut is made from natural bone. The ‘snake-head’ shape headstock is faced with maple with a central black sycamore strip and inlaid with a mother of pearl Davidson ‘D’ insignia. The oval truss rod cover is rosewood. A set of Schaller high precision geared plate tuners are fitted for positive, trouble free tuning. Finish: Natural High Gloss Scale length: 355mm (13.97”) Width at nut: 29.50mm (1.161”) Overall Length: 662mm (26.00”) Weight Approx: 1.020kg (2lb 4oz)

Specification

Instrument Body Shape 'A' or Teardrop Style
Instrument Body Type Hand Carved All Solid
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag None
Delivery & Returns

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using Interlink Express Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop).

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

DVD's and CD's cannot be returned unless they are faulty

Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.

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