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    Re: Tuning for Eastwood airline Octave mandola

    Hi Kurth,
    Eastwood have restrung the mandola to GDAE tuning. They used the same gauge as you suggested. Regards. Dave
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    Re: Tuning for Eastwood airline Octave mandola

    Just an update Eastwood have been really good. When they do my presale set up they will restring the mandola to GDAE tuning for me. Dave.
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    Re: Tuning for Eastwood airline Octave mandola

    Heres the reply i recieved from Eastwood.
    We don't list an 18" scale on our string guide so the gauges you need would be somewhere between the Yellow and Blue column.
    It may take a bit of...
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    Tuning for Eastwood airline Octave mandola

    Hi all.
    Iam looking at buying an Eastwood airline octave mandola. Its tuned C G D A. C.0.36 G 0.26. D 0.16 E 0.10. i play octave mandolin tuned GDAE. Does anybody know if i can restring from CGDA to...
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    Re: Strings for old octave mandolin

    Hi the OM is now my profile pic.
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    Re: Strings for old octave mandolin

    Hi Don many thanks for your prompt and detailed reply. The strings are loop end. He builds cigar box guitars and on the mandolin he upgraded the machine heads bridge and tail piece. Dave.
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    Strings for old octave mandolin

    Hi All,
    Iam a newbie on here. Iam going from guitar to Octave mandolin. The OM I am buying is an old one with no truss rod. The scale length is 480mm. The guy I am buying it from said he put...
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    Re: New Tenor Owner *with a video!

    Sounds great.
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