Top Wood: Solid Engleman Spruce Back and Sides Wood: Solid Rosewood Width at Nut: 1-3/8" Bracing Pattern: X-Braced Scale Length: 21.5" Frets to Body: 12 Fingerboard and Bridge Wood: Ebony Body Binding: Flamed Maple Rosette: Rope Headplate Material: Ebony Fingerboard Inlay: MOP Dots Tuners: Grover Case: Hard Shell Case
The MND-30 HC SB is one of the latest offerings from Pono Octave Mandolins. This is the deluxe, full body, cutaway Hybrid scale model with a sunburst Engleman spruce top now features solid Indian rosewood on the back and sides. The rosewood sings in the low end and adds nice articulation to the notes in the higher register. The top and back feature a flamed maple binding and the sound hole sports a handsome rope rosette. This comes with a Pono hard shell case.