Rono

Sierra Hull
Rono 5-string baritone by Ron Oates. $3,000.
Here's a Rono electric 5-string baritone mandolin for GDAEB tuning by Ron Oates of Boulder, Colorado. This double-cutaway instrument has a chambered alder body with a maple laminated neck. Rosewood fretboard, headstock, and tailpiece. Cream binding on the body, handcut pearl ovals on thr fretboard. Two Mandobucker pickups and a highly figured curly maple top, 19" scale. Nickel Gotoh tuners, Gibson-style acrylic tone and volume controls, pickup blender/selector with push/pull series/parallel switching, a pair of strap buttons, side jack and Tun-O-Matic bridge with individual saddles. Rosewood tailpiece. Sunburst lacquer finish. Brand new.
     Of late, three-time IBMA Mandolinist of the Year Sierra Hull has been playing her Rono baritone on the road and in the studio. Here's your chance to be like Sierra. 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. Gig bag included.
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