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Weber Fine Acoustic Instruments Introduces the Octar Mandolin

By Rick Banuelos
September 8, 2007 - 10:35 am

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Logan, Mont. — Weber Fine Acoustic Instruments has formally announced the introduction of a new instrument, the Octar Mandolin.

Currently available for custom orders, the Octar is an octave mandolin built with a carved top f-hole guitar body, offered in both 22 and 23 1/2-inch scale lengths.

The new instrument is available in the same standard appointments as the existing carved-top guitar line. They can also be built-to-order with any of Weber's custom options.

The Octar synthesizes the percussiveness of the carved-top f-hole guitar with the haunting drone of the octave mandolin. The scale length options offer maximum playability for multiple venues, from the stage to the recording studio.

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 (888) 886-7598, or visit

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