Warren Ellis Octave Mando
    Warren Ellis Octave Mando
    Warren Ellis Octave Mando
    Warren Ellis Octave Mando
    Warren Ellis Octave Mando
    Warren Ellis Octave Mando

    Warren Ellis Octave Mando

    Regular price$799.00 USD


    2 sold of 12

    16% funded

    Pre-Order now with a $150USD deposit, and we'll collect the remainder when the instrument is ready. Final retail price will be $799USD. Additional tax and duties may apply, depending on your address. Shipping ETA: February 2023

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    This item is currently out of stock, but we have some on the way! They are selling out quick, so Pre-Order one now to reserve it. Please view this page for our current production schedule.

    Bread financing available within the USA only. Outside the USA? Contact Us for an alternative!
    *NOTE* Images are renderings, shown only as a reference for our intended design.

    Following up on the success of our popular eight-string instruments comes this new challenger to the ring: The Warren Ellis Octave Mando!

    It's easy to think of an Octave Mando as an expansion to a standard mandolin (heck, it's in the name...), but for this release we really wanted it to feel like an expansion to the Warren Ellis Tenor 2P. After all, this model will feature the same 23" scale length, the same materials, and the same electronic layout as its four-string counterpart. 

    What's the difference then, you ask? Chime!

    Think of it as how a 12-string guitar is to a 6-string. The Warren Ellis Octave Mando will feature eight strings in total, with each pair tuned an octave apart (except for the E's which will be tuned in unison). All the familiarity from the standard tenor, but with a fuller and more shimmering sound. 

      Features & Specs
      • Body: Solid Alder
      • Pickups: Warren Ellis Blade, Warren Ellis Mini Humbucker
      • Switching: Individual on-off
      • Controls: 1 Volume, 1 Tone
      • Bridge: Fully adjustable Tele-Style bridge
      • Neck: Maple, Bolt-on
      • Fingerboard: Rosewood, Dot Markers 
      • Scale Length: 23"
      • Width at the Nut: 1 5/16"
      • Hardware: Kluson Style Nickel/Chrome
      • Strings: 26/46, 18/34, 09/24, 10/10 tuned gG, dD, aA, ee.
      • Average Weight: 6.0 lbs(More Info on Weight)
      • Unique Features: Warren Ellis Signature Design
      Case Fit

      Eastwood Premium Soft Case: (Standard Guitar) - Optional Add-On


      Every day we receive suggestions for new models from guitar players like you. We take the best ideas and turn them into projects.


      These ideas are uploaded here where you can reserve one with a small deposit. A reasonable funding goal sets the project in motion.


      Once the project reaches its funding goal, we go to production. When your instrument is ready, you pay the balance, and we ship!

      For a while now we’ve been looking for a better way to bring custom guitars to our customers. Each and every day we receive dozens of requests for customizations and special models. While some of the ideas are downright fantastic, we just can’t create them all.

      While Crowdfunding initiatives are nothing new, this model is new to the guitar industry.  It’s a model we believe in, and believe our customers will appreciate and take part in. This will allow us to build more of those customer-suggested models and the best part of all – you save money every step of the way.

      How Does This Save Money?

      Because we get a clear picture of initial production and setup costs, we can better manage expenses at these early stages. It removes various levels of financial risk in the manufacturing process and therefore the savings can be passed on to you.

      Why Do Things This Way?

      Pre-Orders help to ensure we have the model/color you want as opposed to our standard short production runs where we often sell out quickly. Or the flip side, where we get stuck with a model/color that nobody wants, which wastes money.

      Can We Submit Ideas?

      Absolutely! Please drop us a line if you have a suggestion for a new model. If we think it will find enough pre-order customers, we will post it and give you the tools to help promote it within your social media networks.


      The deposit will be charged when you complete checkout. We will invoice the balance when your guitar is ready.

      Deposits range from $100-$300USD, depending on the final retail price of the instrument.

      The funding goal is determined based on the minimum quantity of deposits required to go forward with product.

      Of course! You will receive a full refund if the project goal is not met within the funding period.

      Unless a promotion mentions a Custom Project specifically, any discount offer is not valid toward one of these instruments. However, if you back two projects, the deposit for your third one's on us!

      Production schedules vary depending on the instrument. An ETA will be shown on each project's page, and you'll be updated along the way. Your remaining balance will be invoiced when the instrument is ready to ship to you.

      Yes, projects are fully refundable until we commit to production with our manufacturing facilities (typically 7-10 days after funding closes). After that time, the pre-order deposit is non-refundable.

      We offer international shipping on any successfully funded model. Shipping within continenal USA, the UK, and within the EU is FREE. Shipping elsewhere varies depending upon your address, and will be charged when making your final payment. For pricing, please view our shipping page.

      If you do not like the item once you’ve received it – for any reason – you can return it for a full refund LESS your initial pledge amount, or you can return it for a full store credit INCLUDING the initial pledge amount.
      Please see our Zero-Risk Returns pagefor more info.


      Zero-Risk Returns
      It takes time to know whether or not a new instrument is for you. So, we give you 45 days after delivery to decide!

      Fast Shipping
      With shipping origins around the world, experience the same fast shipping speed no matter where we ship from. PLUS, shipments within the US, UK, and EU are absolutely FREE.

      Lifetime Limited Warranty
      All guitars come with a lifetime-limited warranty, with options to upgrade.

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