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Win a Free Mandolin from Mel Bay and Michael Kelly

By Mandolin Cafe
May 4, 2009 - 4:00 pm

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Mel Bay and Michael Kelly Mandolin Giveaway

Mel Bay and Michael Kelly Mandolin Giveaway

Pacific, Mo. — Mel Bay Publications, Inc. and Michael Kelly Mandolins are giving away a Michael Kelly Legacy Eleganté Mandolin on their web site during May with the winning entry to be selected on May 31, 2009.

The Legacy Eleganté is the top-of-the-line model from Michael Kelly and has every upgrade available in appearance and tone. As with all MK mandolins they start with a solid hand carved spruce top.

The back and sides are all solid flame maple and the fingerboard is hand selected premium ebony. With this no-compromises instrument you will also get a new upgraded solid tailpiece that has more mass for increased tone and a design that eliminates rattles and makes string changes aster and easier than ever before. The Eleganté is topped off perfectly with stunning flame maple binding. This exotic wood accent allows the Eleganté to stand out from the crowd in looks as well as with its big booming tone.

Specifications:
Top: Solid Hand-carved spruce
Back: Solid hand-carved flame maple
Sides: Solid maple
Construction: Dovetail
Neck: North American rock maple
Binding: Real flame maple
Nut: Graphtech Tusq®
Tailpiece: Michael Kelly one-piece
Inlay: Abalone mini dots
Bridge: Radiused ebony
Tuners: Grover®
Fretboard: Radiused ebony
Truss Rod: Double adjustable
Hardware: Gold

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