Colins’ Mandolin Release

by | 3 Apr, 2009

colinsm5The MF5 is Colins’ fully appointed oval hole F-style model. Colins’s website states that the larger oval sound hole and extra mass of the F-style body produce rich and vibrant tone that is well suited for jazz, swing, classical, Celtic and old-time styles. With a high gloss lacquer finish and elegant curves, this mandolin is a class act.

Features Include:

  • Select Adirondack spruce top
  • Premium maple back, sides and neck
  • Full high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Grained ivoroid binding on body, neck and peghead
  • Black/white purflings
  • Grained ivoroid rosette and bound soundhole
  • 13 frets to the body
  • 22-fret radiused ebony fingerboard
  • Adjustable truss rod
  • X-bracing
  • Collings adjustable ebony bridge
  • Mother-of-pearl Collings logo
  • Pearl dot fingerboard inlays
  • Ebony peghead overlay
  • Flourish peghead inlay
  • Bone nut
  • Collings original one-piece tailpiece
  • Nickel or gold tuners