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Used FlatIron 1N Mandolin
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Order by:. Available to:. From Hobgoblin Music. Mandolin Flatiron Cadet- Bozeman, Montana. This mandolin is used. It does play. It has issues. The side just next to the tailpiece has been un professionally re-glued. The top has been cracked and unprofessionally reglued.
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November 01, Update: See bottom of the post for a bit more extra information about this mandolin. And update 2 from a very, very helpful comment — Mike says: ” My understanding is that the first two digits of a Flatiron’s serial number indicate the year made. That would mean this fella was made after the Flatiron Company was bought by Gibson back around and production was moved from Nashville to Bozeman for a while.
It commonly has four courses of doubled metal strings tuned in unison 8 strings , although five 10 strings and six 12 strings course versions also exist. The courses are typically tuned in a succession of perfect fifths , with the same tuning as a violin G3, D4, A4, E5. It is the soprano member of a family that includes the mandola , octave mandolin , mandocello and mandobass.
There are many styles of mandolin, but three are common, the Neapolitan or round-backed mandolin, the carved-top mandolin and the flat-backed mandolin. The round-back has a deep bottom, constructed of strips of wood, glued together into a bowl. The carved-top or arch-top mandolin has a much shallower, arched back, and an arched top—both carved out of wood.
The flat-backed mandolin uses thin sheets of wood for the body, braced on the inside for strength in a similar manner to a guitar. Each style of instrument has its own sound quality and is associated with particular forms of music.
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View Full Version : Help dating my flatirons. I have 2 a-model Flatirons, that I would appreciate help in dating. Performer , signed by Bruce Weber Performer , unsigned I have both for several years. I bought them used and believe that I was told the dates were and Can anybody help me confirm that, or if wrong help me get an accurate date.
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1995 Gibson Flatiron Performer A-Style Mandolin SOLD
Rarely played and well cared for. The close up photos show the excellent condition. Sound is incredible. One owner.
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Search this site. Gibson Flatiron Mandolin. There are five large, numbered Flatirons ranging from north to south First through Fifth, respectively along the east slope of Green Mountain, and the term “The Flatirons” sometimes refers to these five alone. A mandoline , is a cooking utensil used for slicing and for cutting juliennes; with proper attachments, it can make crinkle-cuts.
It consists of two parallel working surfaces, one of which can be adjusted in height. A musical instrument resembling a lute, having paired metal strings plucked with a plectrum. It is played with a characteristic tremolo on long sustained notes. A mandolin mandolino is a musical instrument in the lute family plucked, or strummed. It descends from the mandore, a soprano member of the lute family.
Ashbury am flatiron mandolin. Up for bid is a the flatiron mandolin catalog. Lot of 17 Packages of Mandolin Strings D’addario selling as i do not have the time to play.
While the acoustic guitar has long been used in rock and roll, the mandolin has made only rare ), Flatiron Mandolins (American, Date:
Montana and Mandolins Ren eventually moved to the Bozeman area in the mid-seventies to make gunstocks for Shiloh Sharps and to do some trapping. Steve had already decided he wanted to hire him. The main difference between the two resided in the neck joints. While traditional Gibson mandolin neck joints had been dovetails, Flatiron changed them to a mortise and tennon neck joint, partly because of the ease of construction and partly because they had had success with the joint in other applications.
They eventually got so good at making mandolins that they had more than they could sell. Flatiron was also making a handful of banjos and bouzoukis, and was a fairly popular brand among knowledgeable players when Ren joined the company. At midnight of the very same night, the deal to buy Gibson, orchestrated by Henry Juszkiewicz, David Berryman and Gary Zebrowski, finally went through.
It was a stunning blow to the company; crippled by not being able to make F-5 mandolins, Flatiron quickly found itself in financial trouble. Mandolin Brothers, located in Staten Island, New York and founded in by Stanley Jay and Hap Kuffner, was at that time beginning to deal in new mandolins and had been one of the first vintage instrument dealers to hang out a shingle, perhaps second only to George Gruhn in Nashville.
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SICs: Musical Instruments. Gibson Guitar Corp. King, Frank Zappa , and Joe Walsh. The company fell from its status as a premier guitar maker to near bankruptcy in the s but was brought back to solvency and its former respect by new owners, Henry Juszkiewicz and David Berryman. Although best known for its acoustic and electric guitars, by the mids the company also produced bass guitars, mandolins, synthesizers, drums, amplifiers, and various accessories for its instruments.
At the time, most mandolins were made by bending and forming the wood into shape.
The evolution of Weber Mandolins, from Flatiron to Gibson to Weber and now, the new to achieve more accurate and up-to-date carved tops and backs.
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New Flatiron Day Part Deux. Last month, I bought a Gibson Nashville made Flatiron mandolin. Very happy with it. Being the level headed guy that I am, I bought another Flatiron today. Its an A5 Artist made in Montana.
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I recently purchased a used Kentucky KM from your shop. I am writing this testimonial to let you and your potential customers know how pleased I am with both the mandolin and your service. The mandolin is everything I was told it was and more. The price was very fair and TMS even paid the shipping costs. I teach mandolin workshops in the Pacific Northwest and will be sure to recommend your store to my students and picking friends. Hi Dennis — Thanks so much for steering me to your F5 Custom.