Rono

Sierra Hull
Rono 5-string baritone by Ron Oates. $3,200.
Here's a Rono semi-hollow electric 5-string baritone mandolin for GDAEB tuning by Ron Oates of Boulder, Colorado. This single-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 the fretboard. Two Mandobucker pickups and a highly figured curly maple top, 19" scale. Nickel Gotoh tuners, nickel 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. Honey 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. This is 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. Custom hardshell case available for an additional $300. 
     See more photos, or for more information. $3,200 plus shipping. 48-hour approval period.