Allan Tomkins
If you live in Australia and play country music (and a surprising number of people do), chances are that you either own an instrument by Allan Tomkins or wish you did. Here is one of his 8-string solidbody electric mandolins. It has an RMC pickup system with built-in EQ; red cedar body with flame maple neck; abalone inlays; and tortoiseshell plastic pickguard and truss rod cover.