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The Batwing mandolin flew in today, and boy what a manky instrument, crud all over the thing. So got down to work and gave it a bath in naptha, glued up the split in the f hole, cleaned and oiled the fretboard and and crowned the frets. As unboxed

ImageIMG_2067 by Laurie Franks, on Flickr

ImageIMG_2069 by Laurie Franks, on Flickr

Got to work, the action was crap so shimmed the neck, replaced the thumbwheels on the bridge, did a set up and have a great playing mando with 1.5mm G and e. Plugged into the Tweed Deluxe absolute creamy goodness. Tiger stripe maple neck a bonus.

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That is superb
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It's so satisfying bringing out the best in a neglected piece of kit!

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Really nice—dibs

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