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Gibson Sam Bush Signature Model Mandolin  Sunburst

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It features the most select figured maple back, sides, and neck. The top is select spruce, and it has an accurate '20s dovetail neck joint. The neck ...Click To Read More About This Product

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A custom replica of Sam Bush's '38 F5.

It features the most select figured maple back, sides, and neck. The top is select spruce, and it has an accurate '20s dovetail neck joint. The neck is unfinished on its back, and has the chunky profile of the late '30s. Its ebony fingerboard has mother-of-pearl block inlays, and string spacing is set to Bush's specs. Finished in hand-rubbed nitrocellulose lacquer and sandblasted gold-plated hardware. The tailpiece sports Sam's signature.


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GibsonSam Bush Signature Model Mandolin
 
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5.0

Great Mandolin

By Bluegrass

from Kentucky

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Gibson Sam Bush Signature Model Mandolin:

    This is a very good mandolin. I didn't like the wide string spacing. I changed it to normal spacing.
    It made a good mandolin a better mandolin. I do like the wide nut and larger frets. It's a great mandolin.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Worth every penny

    By bart

    from Fortmcmurray Alberta canada

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Gibson Sam Bush Signature Model Mandolin:

        Through the last 20 years of playing music I have bought and sold a lot of instruments, never really attach myself to one. In my music room you will find Martin Taylor Gibson ovation Yamaha and numerous handbuilt musical instruments, one instrument that I prize overall is my Gibson mandolin. The tone clarity I have found no equal. I'm not saying that every Gibson mandolin Will give you that, I found that the quality of the materials selected and design this Is unmatched. Again I can only talk for myself and my Sam Bush Gibson.

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