Yeah and what about all those sharps and flats on the piano -- aren't there already enough of those monstrosaties? #What's more they are not easy to take to a jam.
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Also there seemed to be the implication earlier in the thread that some might feel the choice of wood on the fingerboard affects the tone of the mandolin? #I would also kind of doubt (like the earlier poster) that the fingerboard wood has much to do with the tone.
I love the look of a rosewood headstock and fretboard -- Gibson finshed off some of the F12's that way in the '70s amd with gold trim and "aged" binding they looked sharp.
Due to current budgetary restrictions the light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off -- sorry about the inconvenience.