Godin A8 8-String Mandolin, Cognac Burst

£665.83 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Includes 2 year warranty & 30 day money back guarantee

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Estimated delivery to you: 15th September 2017
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Includes 2 year warranty & 30 day money back guarantee

2 year warranty & 30 day money back guarantee included

All our products are new unless stated, and include a 2 year Gear4music warranty free of charge. If your goods develop a fault within the warranty period, we will quickly repair or replace the item for you, and if we are unable to do this we will offer you a refund.

Once the product is delivered, you have 30 days to decide that you definitely want to keep it. If you decide it is not suitable for any reason, you can return it back to us for replacement or full refund, including standard delivery charges.

Some items are only eligible for money back guarantee if they are returned to us unused and sealed in the original packaging, and in the case of software, unregistered. These items include:

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We are unable to accept returns of any custom made items designed to work together as a unique package, such as computer system built to a customer''s personal specifications. Exceptions may only be possible with prior agreement of the vendor, and may be subject to a cancellation fee.

Optional: 6 year warranty: £33.29
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  • Solid Spruce Top Offers Broad Dynamic Range
  • Solid Mahogany Chamber Body Offers Rich Distinct Warmth
  • Dual-Chambered Body Design Eliminates Undesirable Feedback
  • Ebony Fingerboard Offers Smooth Play
  • Comes With Gig Bag

Godin A8 8-String Mandolin, Cognac Burst

Details
The Godin A8 8-String Mandolin, Cognac Burst combines traditional tonewoods with modern design, construction, and electronics. Its dual-chambered body not only provides a lightweight mandolin but also eliminates undesirable feedback in live and loud applications, for a unique tone. This stunning electric mandolin features a solid spruce top, genuine mahogany body and neck, blended with the bright sparkle of its ebony fingerboard. Together this beautiful mixture of timber provides a broad dynamic range, versatility, and rich distinct warmth. The spruce top is voiced with a unique combination of X and fan bracing that provides brilliant tone and projection even when played acoustically. The Godin A8 Mandolin is ideal for gigging musician due to its individual RMC saddle transducer and RMC preamp that is designed specifically for the A8. The A8 features a cognac burst high-gloss finish for stunning appearance, and is also available in natural with a high-gloss finish. For safe transportation the A8 comes with a gig bag, ideal for the gigging musician.

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Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9% 14.9% No Deposit 48 months: £6.83
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
£327.84
Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9% 15.9% No Deposit 36 months: £8.65
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
£311.40
Classic Credit 24 Months 18.9% 18.9% No Deposit 24 months: £12.41
Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee
£297.84

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A Series from Godin

The Godin A8 Mandolin features a dual-chambered body that removes undesirable feedback in loud and live environments, providing an excellent tone. Its solid spruce top is the most commonly used wood for guitar tops as it generates a dynamic tonal pallet and accommodates numerous playing techniques. The spruce top is balanced out beautifully by its mahogany dual-chamber back and sides, which delivers a warm, rich sound with plenty of bite.

Electronics

The A8 features on-board electronics for added volume and comes equipped with an RMC transducer saddle with custom preamp, featuring volume, mid, treble, and bass slide controls. The RMC saddle transducers run through an RMC preamp, specifically voiced for the A8. The easy-to-use slide controls are located on the upper bout, allowing players to easily perfect their sound, without interfering with their performance.

A8 Styling

The A8 mandolin is crafted from quality tonewoods, signature Godin construction, and finished with stunning ornate details to offer a high-end look and feel. For added elegance the A8 features a beautiful tailpiece, offering an elegant addition to its simply stunning design, along with enhanced sustain and resonance. The aesthetically pleasing headstock features pearloid machineheads and contrasting gold hardware, offering elegance and a high-class finish to an already stunning appearance.

Features

  • Solid spruce top offers powerful sound projection
  • Genuine mahogany body produces rich-warmth
  • Unique combination of fan & X bracing that offers excellent sound projection, even when played acoustically
  • On-board preamp offers amplified acoustic sound
  • Cutaway design enables players to reach challenging chords with ease, providing the full freedom of the fingerboard
  • Cognac burst high gloss finish provides stunning appearance
  • Ideal for the gigging musicians
  • Adjustable bridge enables players to make adaptations

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Series: A8
  • Body: Two-Chamber Cutaway
  • Top Material: Solid Spruce
  • Back/Sides Material: Genuine Mahogany
  • Finish: Cognac Burst High-Gloss

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Fingerboard Material: Ebony

Hardware & Electronics

  • Pickup/Preamp: RMC Transducer Saddles & Custom Preamp
  • Controls: Volume, Mid, Treble, Bass