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Mandolins Under $250.00

The beginning mandolin player is fortunate today in that there are a large number of quality mandolins available for under two-hundred and fifty dollars, which can fit just about anyone's budget. Now that's not to say they are going to make you sound like Bill Monroe, but there all very playable, stay in tune and can be a great way to get started. The mandolins in this price category are all "A" style mandolins are they are less expensive to manufacturer than the "F" Style.

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Rover RM-25 Student A-model Mandolin – Sunburst
Rover RM-25 Student A-model Mandolin – Sunburst
Get your hands on the popular RM-25 Rover A-model mandolin! Saga's price-leader of a mandolin...is also a world beater in tone, workmanship and value. Top-notch features and choice materials all combine in this professionally equipped mandolin at an entry-level price.
Product# RM-25
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Indiana B-M1 A Style Mandolin
Indiana B-M1 A Style Mandolin
Rich, distinctive tone at a very affordable price. 10 Year Manufacturer Warranty, Spruce Top, Maple Back And Sides, Rosewood Fingerboard, Chrome Hardware, Rosewood Bridge and Satin Finish.
Product# B-M1
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Savannah SA-100  A-Model Mandolin
Savannah SA-100 A-Model Mandolin
Savannah is dedicated to bringing classic acoustic instruments of the American folk tradition to players of all levels. With outstanding features and unbeatable values, Savannah instruments are a great way to explore popular acoustic instruments at a reasonable price without sacrificing quality. With a variety of models to suit every style and level of player, Savannah instruments are the perfect match for a sunny afternoon jam, an open mic, or anywhere in between. Hard Maple Neck Bound Rosewood Fretboard 12th Fret Neck Joint Adjustable Compensated Bridge 2 Year Warranty
Product# SA-100
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Savannah SA-110 Oval Hole Mandolin
Savannah SA-110 Oval Hole Mandolin
Savannah is dedicated to bringing classic acoustic instruments of the American folk tradition to players of all levels. With outstanding features and unbeatable values, Savannah instruments are a great way to explore popular acoustic instruments at a reasonable price without sacrificing quality. With a variety of models to suit every style and level of player, Savannah instruments are the perfect match for a sunny afternoon jam, an open mic, or anywhere in between. Spruce Top Maple Back & Sides Hard Maple Neck Extended 24-Fret Rosewood Fretboard 12th Fret Neck Joint Adjustable Compensated Bridge 2 Year Warranty
Product# SA-110
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Rover RM-35 A Style Mandolin
Rover RM-35 A Style Mandolin
Redesigned to include many high-end refinements like a new paddle head peghead design and dovetail neck joint. The RM-35 student A-model mandolin from Rover is sure to be the hottest selling entry-level mandolin we sell. All features and specifications remain true to traditional designs, assuring that even the most beginning player or musician on a budget, gets a quality instrument that will encourage the further study of any musical style.
Product# RM35
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Rover RM-35S Standard Student A-model Mandolin
Rover RM-35S Standard Student A-model Mandolin
Just when you think that you have seen it all...here comes another Saga winner in the RM-35S. The solid top and traditional sunburst of this instrument only enhance the striking new look of this solid-toped, solid value.
Product# RM-35S
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Rover RM-25S Student A-model Mandolin – Sunburst
Rover RM-25S Student A-model Mandolin – Sunburst
Everybody has to start somewhere--and every beginning mandolin player is fortunate to be able to afford the finest entry-level mandolin ever made--the Rover RM-25S! This price-leading, top-selling starter instrument has a solid spruce top--just like the expensive models. The sides and back are maple, and the elevated 20-fret fingerboard is set above the top to allow more top vibration. The beautiful, high-gloss sunburst finish on the top immediately catches the eye--but this fine instrument only LOOKS expensive! It's priced easily within range of any student--or player of another instrument who is ready to try the mandolin. You just can't lose with a sterling value like the RM-25S from Rover!
Product# RM25S
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Appalachian APM-1 Mandolin Pack
Appalachian APM-1 Mandolin Pack
In the new Appalachian™ Pickin’ Pac outfits, every instrument and accessory is chosen with the greatest care and long, professional experience to ensure that every beginner has the easiest path to bluegrass stardom! Only the finest instruments—properly designed and meticulously crafted are chosen for our outfits. Their fine tone and easy playing action will inspire confidence and make learning a breeze!
Product# APM-1
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Rover RM-50 A Style All Solid Mandolin
Rover RM-50 A Style All Solid Mandolin
If you are in the habit of playing with the big dogs, then the the RM-50 is the mandolin for you. Its all solid construction and dovetail neck joint will make this your companion for life! Case Optional.
Product# RM50
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Savannah SA-Kit A-Model Mandolin Kit
Savannah SA-Kit A-Model Mandolin Kit
Savannah is dedicated to bringing classic acoustic instruments of the American folk tradition to players of all levels. With outstanding features and unbeatable values, Savannah instruments are a great way to explore popular acoustic instruments at a reasonable price without sacrificing quality. With a variety of models to suit every style and level of player, Savannah instruments are the perfect match for a sunny afternoon jam, an open mic, or anywhere in between. SA-100 Mandolin Instructional DVD Pitch Pipe 6 Picks Padded Nylon Carrying Bag 2 Year Warranty
Product# SA-KIT
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Savannah SA-120 Louisville A-Style Mandolin
Savannah SA-120 Louisville A-Style Mandolin
Savannah is dedicated to bringing classic acoustic instruments of the American folk tradition to players of all levels. With outstanding features and unbeatable values, Savannah instruments are a great way to explore popular acoustic instruments at a reasonable price without sacrificing quality. With a variety of models to suit every style and level of player, Savannah instruments are the perfect match for a sunny afternoon jam, an open mic, or anywhere in between. Solid Carved Spruce Top Solid Maple Back, Sides & Neck Gotoh Machine Heads Adjustable Compensated Rosewood Bridge Nickel-Plated Steel Tailpiece with Brass Cover Available in Black, Natural & Sunburst 2 Year Warranty
Product# SA-120
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Morgan Monroe MMS-4A A-Style Mandolin
Morgan Monroe MMS-4A A-Style Mandolin
The Morgan Monroe line of acoustic instruments combines all the great quality and features for the player just starting out or for those looking to expand that ever increasing arsenal!
Product# MMS-4A
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Kentucky KM140S Solid Top A Style Mandolin
Kentucky KM140S Solid Top A Style Mandolin
Traditional Kentucky A-model mandolins offer players that big sweet tone and easy playability, all priced within the reach of any budget-conscious musician. Saga has now raised the bar even further by upgrading the features of the KM-140 to include a solid top - making this already runaway best-seller even better!
Product# KM140S
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Morgan Monroe MAM-100 A Style Mandolin
Morgan Monroe MAM-100 A Style Mandolin
The Morgan Monroe MAM-100 is a classic "A" style mandolin and a great instrument for discerning folk players all over the world. This classic mandolin features a mahogany top, back and sides that yields an earthy, folky tone that Americana and folk player.
Product# MAM-100
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