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PostPosted: Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:09 pm 
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I have been doing some research here and it seems that most are saying the scale on a mandola is 16-20" if im reading right . I guess I am looking for someone who has preslotted Mandola fingerboards In ebony For a Mandola Scale . Any suggestions ? idunno

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:34 am 
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Roger Siminoff has them for sale

http://parts.siminoff.net/fretboards.aspx

These are 15 5/8" scale length, which I believe is standard for Gibson mandolas (at least one of their standards, they seem to have varied some over the years), but as you say, many modern makers use longer scales than that. For the ’dola I finished recently, I used a 25.5” guitar fret template, but I placed the nut at the 7th fret position, for a scale length of 420 mm or so (16.54”). Of course I had to cut 3 or 4 frets by hand, guitars normally don’t have frets that far up…

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:18 am 
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THANK YOU [:Y:] [:Y:] Exactly what I was Looking for , I will be saving that url . I knew somone out there had them . You are a Gentlman and a Mandolin Picker laughing6-hehe [:Y:]

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 1:23 pm 
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Can you tell me the "standard" width at the first and 12th fret for a Mandola fretboard?


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:51 am 
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Question Partially answered laughing6-hehe I purchased one from these felleas you recommended arnt and it is well done , I will use it soon , however it is a tad thinner at the nut than I like , does anyone have them in a pre-slotted rectangle ? I have asked them the same question , hopefully I will hear back soon.

Thanks again for the site refrence . [:Y:]

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:49 pm 
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LMI will slot to almost any scale that you want. For a mandola, a 25.4 guitar scale will give you the option of a 16, 17, 18 ,or 19 inch scale. Just choose the proper fret. The cut 22 slots by default but you can ask for more. I don't know the limit. If you want a scale that is 15.6, 16.6, 17.6 or 18.6 you can find those on a 24.9 scale. LMI will sell you a square fret slotted fretboard and you can taper it yourself.

Scale: 25.4
fret 1, 1.42559245788 23.9744075421
fret 2, 2.77117255924 22.6288274408
fret 3, 4.04123105256 21.3587689474
fret 4, 5.24000664 20.15999336
fret 5, 6.37150012367 19.0284998763 <--
fret 6, 7.43948775786 17.9605122421 <--
fret 7, 8.44753385204 16.952466148 <--
fret 8, 9.39900266634 16.0009973337 <--
fret 9, 10.2970696395 15.1029303605
fret 10, 11.1447319865 14.2552680135
fret 11, 11.9448187016 13.4551812984
fret 12, 12.7 12.7
fret 13, 13.4127962289 11.9872037711
fret 14, 14.0855862796 11.3144137204
fret 15, 14.7206155263 10.6793844737
fret 16, 15.32000332 10.07999668
fret 17, 15.8857500618 9.5142499382
fret 18, 16.4197438789 8.9802561211
fret 19, 16.923766926 8.476233074
fret 20, 17.3995013332 8.0004986668
fret 21, 17.8485348197 7.5514651803
fret 22, 18.2723659932 7.1276340068
fret 23, 18.6724093508 6.7275906492
fret 24, 19.05 6.35
fret 25, 19.4063981145 5.9936018855
fret 26, 19.7427931398 5.6572068602
fret 27, 20.0603077631 5.3396922369
fret 28, 20.36000166 5.03999834

Scale: 24.9
fret 1, 1.39752961423 23.5024703858
fret 2, 2.71662191831 22.1833780817
fret 3, 3.96167926018 20.9383207398
fret 4, 5.136856903 19.763143097
fret 5, 6.24607689289 18.6539231071 <--
fret 6, 7.29304114845 17.6069588515 <--
fret 7, 8.28124381558 16.6187561844 <--
fret 8, 9.21398292881 15.6860170712 <--
fret 9, 10.0943714182 14.8056285818
fret 10, 10.9253474985 13.9746525015
fret 11, 11.7096844752 13.1903155248
fret 12, 12.45 12.45
fret 13, 13.1487648071 11.7512351929
fret 14, 13.8083109592 11.0916890408
fret 15, 14.4308396301 10.4691603699
fret 16, 15.0184284515 9.8815715485
fret 17, 15.5730384464 9.3269615536
fret 18, 16.0965205742 8.8034794258
fret 19, 16.5906219078 8.3093780922
fret 20, 17.0569914644 7.8430085356
fret 21, 17.4971857091 7.4028142909
fret 22, 17.9126737493 6.9873262507
fret 23, 18.3048422376 6.5951577624
fret 24, 18.675 6.225
fret 25, 19.0243824036 5.8756175964
fret 26, 19.3541554796 5.5458445204
fret 27, 19.665419815 5.234580185
fret 28, 19.9592142257 4.9407857743


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 4:53 pm 
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Thanks Mike thats exactly what I was looking for . I will check with them right away. Have a great week ! [:Y:] [clap]

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