Here's a fantastic new Rono electric 5-string baritone mandolin by Ron Oats of
Boulder, Colorado. With a scale length of 18.5 inches, it's designed for GDAEB tuning, like an octave mandolin with a high B string.
It features an unusually figured maple top on a
semi-hollow clear maple body, finished in a warm sunburst under hand-rubbed nitrocellulose lacquer.
A pair of custom-built
mini-humbuckers are voiced especially for baritone
mandolin, and are controlled by chrome knobs and a 3-way switch.
neck with double-action truss rod. Rosewood tailpiece, headplate and
fretboard. Gotoh tuners;
Tune-o-Matic style adjustable bridge. Creme body binding. All metal parts are chrome plated.
Remarkable tone and playability match its exquisite looks.
Hardshell case included.
There aren't many choices out there for players wanting
to jump on the baritone bandwagon, but here's a rare opportunity to own one from the pioneer who
popularized the concept in our times. See
for more information. $3,250 plus shipping. 48-hour approval period.