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The Loar

Designed by Greg Rich and inspired by the pioneering designs of. the Golden Age, guitars and mandolins by The Loar combine. expert craftsmanship and classic designs. Embodying the spirit of the rare and costly vintage mandolins from the Golden Age, the new all-solid mandolins from The Loar has high-end features at an affordable price. With an Abalone/ M.O.P. Florentine-style headstock inlay designed by Greg Rich, The Loar fulfills every artistic demand.

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The Loar LM-170-VSM Grassroots A-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The Loar LM-170-VSM Grassroots A-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
layers will immediately respond to the classic “chop” only a quality mandolin can deliver. We've hand-carved the spruce tops to optimize each instrument's individual character, and the thin “V” profile of the maple neck fits comfortably in the player's hand. Our removal of the fretboard extension beyond the 20th fret allows for easy strumming without the classic problem of getting hung up on the extended upper frets. Grassroots Series mandolins are finished with Grover tuners, D'Addario strings and our unique “Harp” logo headstock decal. Whether for traditional bluegrass or more modern styles, our Grassroots Series delivers the tone, style and vibe today's mandolin players want from their instruments.
Product# LM-170-VSM
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The Loar LM-175-VSM Grassroots A-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The Loar LM-175-VSM Grassroots A-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Players will immediately respond to the classic “chop” only a quality mandolin can deliver. We've hand-carved the spruce tops to optimize each instrument's individual character, and the thin “V” profile of the maple neck fits comfortably in the player's hand. Our removal of the fretboard extension beyond the 20th fret allows for easy strumming without the classic problem of getting hung up on the extended upper frets. Grassroots Series mandolins are finished with Grover tuners, D'Addario strings and our unique “Harp” logo headstock decal. Whether for traditional bluegrass or more modern styles, our Grassroots Series delivers the tone, style and vibe today's mandolin players want from their instruments.
Product# LM-175-VSM
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The Loar LM-220-VS Performer A-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The Loar LM-220-VS Performer A-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
With hand-shaped x-bracing and stripped down appointments, the hand-carved LM-220 gives players the sound they’ve come to expect from The Loar. The LM-220 is assembled with a solid hand-carved spruce top and solid maple back and sides. The maple neck has a comfortable rounded v-profile to fit in the hand perfectly. For players who prefer a more streamlined look, the LM-220 has a single layer of ivoroid binding. High-quality Grover tuners, nickel hardware and an extremely thin lacquer finish all combine to make this professional-quality instrument an amazing value.
Product# LM-220-VS
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The Loar LM-370-VSM Grassroots F-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The Loar LM-370-VSM Grassroots F-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Players will immediately respond to the classic “chop” only a quality mandolin can deliver. We've hand-carved the spruce tops to optimize each instrument's individual character, and the thin “V” profile of the maple neck fits comfortably in the player's hand. Our removal of the fretboard extension beyond the 20th fret allows for easy strumming without the classic problem of getting hung up on the extended upper frets. Grassroots Series mandolins are finished with Grover tuners, D'Addario strings and our unique “Harp” logo headstock decal. Whether for traditional bluegrass or more modern styles, our Grassroots Series delivers the tone, style and vibe today's mandolin players want from their instruments.
Product# LM-370-VSM
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The Loar LM-290-MS Contemporary A-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The Loar LM-290-MS Contemporary A-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The LM-290's top is hand-carved from solid spruce, and the back and sides are hand-carved from solid maple. The flat fretboard extension provides maximum picking clearance so players can feel comfortable going all the way up the classic v-neck. We've added some other impressive features, including Grover reverse-gear tuning machines and a satin tobacco sunburst finish. Despite its stripped down vibe, the LM-290 retains the essentials of a great sounding mandolin, and the solid hand carved woods really open up under the thin satin finish.
Product# LM-290-MS
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The Loar LM-375-VSM Grassroots F-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The Loar LM-375-VSM Grassroots F-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Players will immediately respond to the classic “chop” only a quality mandolin can deliver. We've hand-carved the spruce tops to optimize each instrument's individual character, and the thin “V” profile of the maple neck fits comfortably in the player's hand. Our removal of the fretboard extension beyond the 20th fret allows for easy strumming without the classic problem of getting hung up on the extended upper frets. Grassroots Series mandolins are finished with Grover tuners, D'Addario strings and our unique “Harp” logo headstock decal. Whether for traditional bluegrass or more modern styles, our Grassroots Series delivers the tone, style and vibe today's mandolin players want from their instruments.
Product# LM-375-VSM
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The Loar Small Body Acoustic LH-200 - Bluegrass Instruments
The Loar Small Body Acoustic LH-200 - Bluegrass Instruments
Inspired by the incredible craftsmanship and design of the Golden Age, The Loar LH-200 is an acoustic guitar with a classic pre-war body style, outstanding features, and a strong, full tone. From the vintage sunburst finish to the open gear butterbean tuners, The LH-200 is modeled after small-bodied flat top acoustic guitars from the 1930's.
Product# LH-200
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The Loar LM-520-VS Performer F-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The Loar LM-520-VS Performer F-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The hand-carved LM-520 F-model mandolin is our response to players’ requests for a great-sounding, high-value mandolin with low key appointments. The LM-520 is carefully assembled in the same hand-carved workshop that gave birth to the LM-400 and 700, and has a similar hand-carved, fully graduated spruce top. The solid maple back is also hand-carved, and the solid maple sides complete the all-solid package. The maple neck has a comfortable rounded “V” profile finished with a rosewood fretboard. The compensated adjustable ebony bridge and high quality vintage-style Grover tuning machines insure that these mandolins have great intonation and stay in tune no matter how hard they are played. Perfect for players who want a high-quality, great-sounding hand-carved mandolin but don’t need all of the bells and whistles, these minimally appointed instruments deliver the high-end tone, chop and projection mandolin players have come to expect from The Loar.
Product# LM-520-VS
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The Loar LM-400-VS Supreme A-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The Loar LM-400-VS Supreme A-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The LM-400 hand carved, nitrocellulose-finished A-model mandolin is a tribute to classic design techniques. From the hand-carved, hand graduated solid spruce top and solid figured maple back and sides to the abalone/mother-of-pearl fern headstock inlay, these mandolins update Golden Age craftsmanship for the modern era. Carved and assembled in the Loar Hand Carved Design Workshop, then hand-rubbed with nitrocellulose lacquer for clean warm tone and powerful projection, the LM-400 gives players the professional “chop” to cut through the mix. The LM-400 is assembled with a one-piece, rounded v-profile flamed maple neck and bound rosewood fretboard, compensated ebony bridge and vintage-style tuners. The bone nut and ebony bridge allow for the singing sustain that professional players look for in a high-quality hand-assembled mandolin. The nitrocellulose lacquer is thinly sprayed on the vintage sunburst finish and then hand-buffed for a finish that is beautiful and lets the voice of the instrument speak clearly.
Product# LM-400-VS
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The Loar LM-590-MS Contemporary F-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The Loar LM-590-MS Contemporary F-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The LM-590-MS is designed for players who want the rich sound of a solid hand-carved instrument in a resonant thin satin finish with ultra-clean aesthetics. The LM-590's top is hand-carved from solid spruce, and the back and sides are hand-carved from solid maple. The flat fretboard extension provides maximum picking clearance so players can feel comfortable going all the way up the classic v-neck. Despite its stripped down vibe, the LM-590-BR keeps the essentials of a great sounding mandolin, and the solid hand carved woods really open up under the thin satin finish. The Classic F-Style LM-590 delivers all the craftsmanship and tone players have come to expect from The Loar.
Product# LM-590-MS
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The Loar Golden Age Mandolin LM-500-VS - Bluegrass Instruments
The Loar Golden Age Mandolin LM-500-VS - Bluegrass Instruments
Embodying the spirit of the rare and costly vintage mandolins from the Golden Age, the all-solid mandolin from The Loar has high-end features at an affordable price.

The Loar Mandolin features a premium solid spruce top, solid highly-flamed maple back and sides, a flamed maple neck, and an ebony fretboard and bridge. With an Abalone/ M.O.P. Florentine-style headstock inlay designed by Greg Rich, this model fulfills every artistic demand.

Product# LM-500-VD
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The Loar LM-600-VS Professional Series Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The Loar LM-600-VS Professional Series Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Hand-carved and graduated from solid select tonewoods and featuring a lightweight nitrocellulose finish for incredible projection, The Loar’s LM-600 Professional F-Style mandolin is an accurate replica of an original 1920’s F5-style model. The hand-buffed tobacco sunburst finish with nitrocellulose lacquer provides a vintage sheen and an authentic pre-war-style bark that will impress even the most avid vintage purist. The LM-600 features a solid hand-carved spruce top, solid hand-carved figured maple back and sides, a one-piece maple neck with rounded ‘V’ profile, bound ebony fretboard and an abalone and mother-of-pearl custom flower pot headstock inlay. The LM-600 includes a featherweight case with an embroidered logo. Available in vintage sunburst (LM-600-VS) and black (LM-600-BK) finishes.
Product# LM-600-VS
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The Loar LM-700-VS Mandolin Supreme Series - Bluegrass Instruments
The Loar LM-700-VS Mandolin Supreme Series - Bluegrass Instruments
The LM-700 is a tribute to classic design techniques. From the hand-carved, hand graduated AAA spruce top and AAA Flamed Maple back and sides to the abalone/mother-of-pearl headstock inlay, these mandolins were built to represent Golden Age craftsmanship updated for the modern era. Carved and assembled in the Loar Hand Carved Design Workshop, then hand-rubbed with nitrocellulose lacquer for clean warm tone and powerful projection, these mandolins deliver professional-level sound and playability. The LM-700 is assembled with a one-piece maple neck and bound ebony fretboard, ebony bridge and vintage-style Gotoh tuners. The bone nut and ebony bridge allow for the singing sustain and sharp “chop” that professional players look for in a high-quality mandolin.
Product# LM-700-VS
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