Kentucky Artist F-Model Mandolin Model KM-805 In Vintage Amberburst

$1,495.00 $1,077.00

Kentucky mandolins continue to be today’s best value in hand-made professional quality instruments that can be afforded by all. Each Artist series F-model mandolin is hand-carved and graduated from the finest mountain spruce and northern maple for the best tonal characteristics. The KM-805 has a radiused rosewood fingerboard for comfortable easy play and the traditional torch-style peghead inlay for those who like a more simple vintage look.

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Solid carved Sitka spruce top gives you clean articulation and a crisp, bright tone
Solid carved flamed maple back and sides for extra punch
Slim maple neck for a comfortable, easy action
Radiused choice East Indian rosewood fingerboard ensures silky smooth playability
High-gloss amberburst lacquer finish for traditional beauty and luster
Recommended cases: CD-1520, TL-45

Back and Side Material: Solid Flamed Maple
Binding: Ivoroid
Body Style: F-Model
Bridge Material: Polished Indian Rosewood with Adjustment Wheels
Fingerboard Binding: White ABS
Fingerboard Inlay: M-O-P Blocks
Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood
Finish: Amberburst High-gloss Lacquer
Neck / Body Joint: Dovetail
Neck Material: One-piece Maple
Note: Accepts Loop-end Strings Only
Number of Frets Clear: 15
Number of Frets Total: 22
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1 1/8″
Peghead Inlay: Abalone and Pearl Flowerpot-style / Logo Script
Peghead Overlay: Indian Rosewood
Pickguard: None
Plating: Nickel-plated / Pattern and Logo Stamped
Scale Length: 13 7/8″ (354mm)
Soundhole Shape: Traditional F-Hole
Tailpiece: 1920s-style Stamped Brass / Press-fit Cover
Top: Select Solid Spruce
Top Purfling: Multi-ply W-B-W Top and Back Inlay
Truss Rod: Traditional Two-Way Adjustable
Tuning Machines: Deluxe Gotoh» 4-on-a-plate / Removable Pearloid Buttons

Weight 5 lbs
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