Weber Fine Acoustic Instruments Updates Mandolin-Family Instruments
By Rick Banuelos
March 7, 2007 - 9:45 am
Weber Fine Acoustic Instruments
Logan, Mont. — Weber Fine Acoustic Instruments has announced updates to its line of carved top mandolin-family instruments.
Scheduled to ship in June 2007, Weber's F Style models will be mirrored by complementary A Style models. These new A models will share the same appointments as their F counterparts, and will supplant Weber's previous line of A models.
Additions to the line include the Gallatin A, Bitterroot A, Yellowstone A, Big Sky A, and Fern A. The Absaroka, Beartooth, and Traditional Beartooth will be discontinued.
The most prominent change to the standard line of instruments will be the new Big Sky, which will come standard with a Cedar top and an antiqued walnut finish.
The Fern A will feature a delicate fern inlay on a tapered headstock. All new F and A style mandolins will come standard with tone bar bracing; models from the new Yellowstone through the top of the line Fern will carry a Brekke Traditional Bridge. All appointments are shared for all Mandolins, Mandolas, Octave Mandolins, and Mandocellos.
The new models harmonize the relationship between Weber's carved top A and F style instruments, and standardize frequently-requested customizations. All of Weber's popular custom options are still available and welcomed.
A full-detail docket of new specifications is available on the Weber Fine Acoustic Instruments web site.
Weber Fine Acoustic Instruments is a small band of luthiers under the direction of Bruce D. Weber handcrafting world-class mandolin-family instruments and guitars in a turn-of-the-century brick schoolhouse in Logan, Montana.
For more information or to be referred to one of our authorized Weber dealers, contact Rick Banuelos at Sound To Earth, Ltd