Seagull's S8 Mandolin SG features a maple neck through body with a solid Sitka spruce top and laminate maple body with a beautiful semi-gloss Burnt Umber finish. This special A-style mandolin offers p... Read More
Seagull's S8 Mandolin SG features a maple neck through body with a solid Sitka spruce top and laminate maple body with a beautiful semi-gloss Burnt Umber finish. This special A-style mandolin offers players the experience, great feel and superb sound of a hand-finished neck, a rosewood fingerboard, Graph Tech tusq nut and compensated saddle, open geared tuners, vintage-style nickel-plated brass tail piece and a tortoiseshell celluloid pickguard.
Case sold separately.
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Comments about Seagull S8 Mandolin SG, Burnt Amber:
Great mandolin. Has stayed in tune since day 1 of owning - literally no string "break-in" period. Tone is a little more on the brighter side due to size of instrument, but has a solid sound. The mandolin itself is built like a tank. Very robust and well made. Definitely recommend this over cheaper alternatives from other brands. I've tried some of the mandolins in the $100-$300 price range and you really do get what you pay for: the builds are generally flimsier and the intonation not so great. This one has neither of those issues.
Only issue I had is that the rosette around the sound hole came a little faded on mine in one spot (not a consistent coloration). Not a huge deal given all of the other pluses here, but worth mentioning. Mandolin does not come with a case, and given that the body of this instrument is a little narrower than average, finding one with a tight fit has been a challenge.
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