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    Default Ed Elliott's Paul Bigsby Inspired Mandolins

    I've been building some Bigsby Inspired Mandolins, though I'd share some photos.
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    Last edited by Eddy Mando; Jun-09-2021 at 12:25pm.
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    Default Re: Ed Elliott's Paul Bigsby Inspired Mandolins

    For those that might be unfamiliar with Ed's work he is the man for anything Mosrite related. I stole some pictures off his Facebook page (I hope you don't mind) that shows how he creates those Bigsby mandolin pickups covers. A true craftsman. Truly nice work.
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    Default Re: Ed Elliott's Paul Bigsby Inspired Mandolins

    Here's a couple more of my Bigsby Inspired Mandolins.Click image for larger version. 

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    Default Re: Ed Elliott's Paul Bigsby Inspired Mandolins

    Those look great!

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    Default Re: Ed Elliott's Paul Bigsby Inspired Mandolins

    I thought he retired!

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    Those look great!
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    Default Re: Ed Elliott's Paul Bigsby Inspired Mandolins

    Beautiful work.

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    Default Re: Ed Elliott's Paul Bigsby Inspired Mandolins

    Geez, you're killin me. That first one you're holding. The gold one. That's gorgeous.
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