It turns out since I wasn't taking the N20 to trade I didn't need to go to Nashville, so I ended up just calling them to buy it. It ships Monday. The downside was that I was hoping to see Ben while I was there, but I can make another trip later when we have more time (this trip would have been up and back today). I do think the MT will make a great starter mandolin for Carolyn
BB: I don't know about cutting a record, but I'll be recording some with my NetGrass friends. That's good enough for me. I don't think I want to really find the answer to the question "How many people will purchase a CD to hear my music?"
Here's the picture from the listing: