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G. Fisher
Feb-26-2006, 11:51pm
This the second year in a row I came home with a new mandolin from Wintergrass. I have wanted a Brock for years and the minute I saw this one I had to have it. It sounds as good as it looks.

I see I can't even spell Fletchers name right. Oops.

G. Fisher
Feb-26-2006, 11:53pm
Full back

G. Fisher
Feb-26-2006, 11:54pm
Front close

G. Fisher
Feb-26-2006, 11:56pm
Back close

G. Fisher
Feb-26-2006, 11:57pm

Feb-27-2006, 6:48am

Mark Walker
Feb-27-2006, 7:57am
Beautiful! http://www.mandolincafe.net/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif

Feb-27-2006, 8:49am
That back is gorgeous.

I love Fletcher's work. I have one of his blondes, a guitar shaped octave. You may have played it last year at Wintergrass.

If I had more money, I'm sure I would be tempted by the F5!

Hope you enjoy your Brock as much as I enjoy mine.


Feb-27-2006, 8:50am
p.s. Do you have a close up of that headstock? Would like to see that inlay.

Jim Roberts
Feb-27-2006, 9:15am
Congratulations, Greg! #Fletcher is a first class builder and first class guy to work with. #I picked up one of his F5's a few months ago and it really thumps on the low end and sings brightly on the high end. #Good lookin' Waverly tuners that function perfectly, too!


Feb-27-2006, 10:51am
Hey Greg - I looked for you on Saturday, but couldn't find you. Congratulations on the Brock, Fletcher's work is outstanding and I know you won't be disappointed!

Feb-27-2006, 12:58pm
That is one sexy mandolin....

G. Fisher
Feb-27-2006, 1:28pm
Would you happen to know were the wood came from? http://www.mandolincafe.net/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/wink.gif

Lane Pryce
Feb-27-2006, 1:43pm
Looks great. I like the veneer on the back of the peghead -- classy. Lp

Feb-27-2006, 1:56pm
"Would you happen to know were the wood came from?"

The Engelmann top grew near Lolo Pass in Montana....

The maple came from "another source"....

Great sounding/playing instrument....
Ya done well....!

G. Fisher
Feb-27-2006, 7:54pm
Hey Pete,

Sorry I missed you. It's always fun getting together to talk, pick and just act like the mando geeks we are. Hope to see you next year.

G. Fisher
Feb-27-2006, 7:57pm
As requested a peghead pix.

Feb-27-2006, 9:27pm
Very nice. Thanks!


Feb-28-2006, 9:36pm
Think I played that one at SuperGrass. I liked it. Wife was with me, so no chance to take it home. Anyway, I think mandolins choose us, we don't choose them (just a hunch). Have fun!

G. Fisher
Feb-28-2006, 11:01pm

It is the one from Supergrass. I spotted on a picture of Fletchers booth and just had to see and play it. And as the saying goes the rest is history.

Feb-28-2006, 11:03pm
Yo G.

Nice axe...shame you couldn't afford a sunburst one http://www.mandolincafe.net/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif

Re: your phone call on monday...

The strap is a longhollow softie. I like it 'cause I don't hafta chase the mando all over.

G. Fisher
Feb-28-2006, 11:09pm
Hey Mark,

I wish I could have sprung for a stained one but the budget wasn't flexible enough. http://www.mandolincafe.net/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/wink.gif