I’m hoping that this year will be my year of the acoustic instrument. I purchased a concertina earlier in the year and am currently shopping for OM style acoustic guitars and a newer pedal steel (often played with acoustic instruments). I ran across this fabulous F-style Eastman Mandolin! I’ve had many cheaper quality mandolins throughout the years. This individually hand-crafted all solid wood mando is light and loud and years ahead of my abilities. If the phrase “the right tool for the right job” is correct, I ought to be pretty proficient by years end.