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    Default Ortega RMFE100AVO yes or no

    Hello I would need a little help from you. I am planning to buy an Ortega RMFE100AVO mandolin, but I am interested in whether anyone has experience with this madolina. Or if you can suggest me another one in that range. It should be available in Europe. Thanks for your opinions and suggestions. Thanks for the help and your time SILVO
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    Mando accumulator allenhopkins's Avatar
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    Default Re: Ortega RMFE100AVO yes or no

    All solid woods, built in pickup (I presume piezo), F-model mandolin. Doesn't say "carved" in the specs, so don't know if it's carved or pressed. Here's a Reverb listing for $900.

    The obvious brands to compare are Kentucky, Eastman, and Loar -- all Asian-made (as I assume the Ortega is as well), and available at various dealers in Europe and the UK. Here's a 2018 thread on European dealers that may provide some information.
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    Mando-Accumulator Jim Garber's Avatar
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    Default Re: Ortega RMFE100AVO yes or no

    Here's a couple of demos videos from a few years ago. Sounds and looks pretty decent with all solid woods. Might be a good choice.

    You might also mention if you are considering other mandolins that are available to you. Some people might know about what they think is better.


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