2000 Bob Shue F5 Mandolin
(Serial No. 3) Excellent condition. Bob Shue was a well regarded luthier in North Carolina, known best for his mandolins. You still see a lot of Shue mandolins at jams in North Carolina. This one was bought from the original owner, who bought it directly from Bob. This one was built with all the good stuff - light sunburst finish, flamed maple back and sides, red spruce top, maple neck, ebony fretboard and bridge, and pearl logo and peghead inlay. It is fully bound top, back, fretboard and peghead. No pickguard as made. The fretboard has been scooped to eliminate pick click. It is fitted with nickle Schaller tuners with pearl button and an engraved tailpiece cover. Shows very minor playing wear. Very good sounding mandolin with good response all across the strings and up and down the neck. Just set up by my local luthier so the mandolin plays like silk and has an excellent bluegrass chop. Click here for a video clip of this mandolin as played by Nathan Beaumont of Brandon FL. Comes with a nice hard shell case.

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