Mandolin Brothers TV

In which Stan & co. discuss & demonstrate some of our most illustrious & intriguing instruments.


Taylor 814ce at Mandolin Brothers review from One Mans Guitar

The most popular Taylor guitar made today, the 814ce is the Grand Auditorium size from the revamped upscale 800 Series.

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Deering (new) Goodtime Banjo Ukulele 4-String

The concert scale and full size 11” rim produces a wonderfully warm yet noticeably louder and fuller sound across the perfectly balanced Aquila Super Nylgut strings. These tonal characteristics are only further enhanced, not only by the naturally warm renaissance head but with the addition of the patented bridge plate, which increases sustain while reducing unwanted bass frequencies

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Deering (new) Goodtime Banjo Ukulele 4-String

The concert scale and full size 11” rim produces a wonderfully warm yet noticeably louder and fuller sound across the perfectly balanced Aquila Super Nylgut strings. These tonal characteristics are only further enhanced, not only by the naturally warm renaissance head but with the addition of the patented bridge plate, which increases sustain while reducing unwanted bass frequencies.

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Taylor (used, 2012) Baritone 8-String Guitar

A truly unique voice, the 8-string baritone GS complements the baritone’s lower tonal range by pairing two octave strings with the third and fourth strings, adding a touch of upper-octave brightness without too much 12-string jangle.

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Gibson (used, 1987) F-5L "The Fern" Mandolin

Mike Sassano of the group "Too Blue" demonstrates our 1987 Gibson F5L Mandolin.

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Gilchrist (used, 2014) Model 5 Mandolin

Mike Sassano of the group "Too Blue" demonstrates our 2014 Gilchrist Model 5 mandolin.

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Gibson (used, 1930) RB-3 Conv. from TB-3 Flathead Mastertone Banjo

Remember the first time you heard bluegrass banjo and fell in love with the sound?  Then, put on your fingerpicks, friend, because THIS banjo makes THAT VERY sound!    Even the case is special, with that satin top cover, so when you open the case, the initial incongruity of not seeing the instrument is satiated by peeling back the satin with a flourish to the “oohs” and “aahs” of those aficionados around you who exclaim, “Oh wow, an actual Gibson Flathead Mastertone – the rarest of the rare!” *NOW ON HOLD*

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