"Check out a Martin D-28P. Same as a D-28 except with a slimmer profile neck that's designed to play faster and more comfortably. I hadn't heard of it until looking through a new Sweetwater catalog that came in the mail last…"
"Oh, woe is me" said the fly to the spider . . . .Anybody have any thoughts or experience with using mineral oil on a neck (the back, strings and fingerboard)? I moved from Alaska (where I battled dry conditions) to a fairly tropical area on the Pacific coast of Mexico (near Puerto Vallarta). The tropical climate (generally 60-85% humidity) presents a challenge for maintaining the instruments (Martin guitar, Lewis mandolin & a couple 110-year old fiddles), but my question now is more to…See More
Okay, just went to the Michael Lewis site and now I remember him...I only ever saw his Archtops...didn't know aobut the mandos! Love the reinhart one and the octave...I have plans drawn up for an octave one and hope to get round to building it sometime soon. Edward
I ahve never heard of an Muchael Lewis mando, I will have to look that up! I have two mandos, well one mando and one Banjolin, which is kind of a hybrid baby banjo body with a mandolin neck. There are pics/descriptions on my site.
The website address is: http://mysite.verizon.net/emsparks/index.htm
If you get a chance to visit please feel freeto leave me a message in the Guestbook! Thanks, Edward
The mando and banjolin pages are here: