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    Gibson Custom F-5L The Fern Mandolin (with Case)

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    Gibson Custom F-5L The Fern Mandolin (with Case) Product Description

    The Gibson F-5L, introduced in 1978, marked the beginning of a return to the specifications of Lloyd Loar's original F-5 Master Model mandolins of 1922-24. Today's F-5 sets the standard by which all other mandolins are judged.


    - Carved solid spruce top
    - Carved solid AAA flamed maple back and sides
    - Bound extended ebony fretboard
    - Tuned parallel tone bar
    - Lacquer finish
    - Abalone fern headstock inlay
    - Triple top binding

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    Gibson Custom F5L The Fern Mandolin (with Case) Technical Description

    - Body Style: F-Style
    - Top: Spruce
    - Back: Figured Maple
    - Rim: Figured Maple
    - Sound Holes: Unbound F-holes
    - Top Binding: White/Black/White
    - Back Binding: White/Black/White
    - Overcoat: Gloss Lacquer

    - Tuning Keys: Gold Grovers
    - Pickguard: Bound Tortoisoid
    - Bridge: Adjustable Ebony
    - Bracing: Tone Bars
    - Tailpiece/Cover: Gold

    - Species: Figured Maple
    - Profile: Rounded V
    - Peghead Inlay: Fern
    - Peghead Binding: White/Black/White
    - Nut: Pearl
    - Nut Width: 1 1/16 inches
    - Joint: Compound Dovetail
    - Joint Location: 15th Fret
    - Truss Rod: Single Action
    - Truss Rod Cover: Gibson Bell Shaped
    - Scale Length: 13 29/32 inches
    - Frets: 29

    - Species: Ebony
    - Inlays: Pearl Dots
    - Binding: White/Black/White
    - Extension: Yes
    - Strings: Gibson Bill Monroe - Medium Gauge

    - Case Exterior: Hardshell
    - Finish: Fern Burst

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Gibson products.

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