Looking for a truly unique sounding and head turning instrument? The Rockcastle electric mando, named after the birthplace of Harper, can go from traditional sounding bluegrass mando to a shredding contemporary monster! Eric Allen (Harper Guitar's national artist and sales rep) brought an idea to Jacob after seeing the need for a mando that could be a lead instrument. Jacob's design intent was to create a 4 string mando that felt like a custom guitar. It would need to have quick action, tons of tone options and lots of attitude. After a few prototypes, the Rockcastle was born!
Base price: $1400.00 (1,500.00 F Hole version)
Why 4 strings? After the Rockcastle mandos started showing up in our social media pages, we are asked this question quite often. Answer: 4 strings make this mando play like a guitar, allowing extra speed and bending!
The Rockcastle comes standard with a stacked humbucker/ single coil pickup.
Master volume push/push pot (Humbucker/single coil) with treble bleed circuit standard
Master Tone (push/push pot with Creation Audio Labs Redeemer circuit optional) Please check out their website and hear first hand how the Redeemer circuit enhances any instruments sound!
Standard Rockcastle is a solid body (Mahogany or Swamp Ash)
24 fret, 13.75" scale
Upgrades include, but not limited to: F-hole version with a curly maple drop top, exotic wood pickguards, custom inlay and figured wood options.