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Mandolins

Mandolins play a very important role in a bluegrass band, both as a lead and a rhythm instrument. As, traditionally, there are no drums in bluegrass music, the mandolin provides the very important "chunk" on the 2nd and 4th beat as a compliment to the bass line on the 1st and 3rd beat, much as a snare drum would provide. The mandolin is played with a flatpick and the lead parts are very melodic. Other common mandolin techniques are trilling and crosspicking.

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.

Mandolins Under $250
Mandolins $250 - $500

The mandolin is actually a descendent of the lute family of instruments. The typical bluegrass mandolin has 8 strings, four sets of 2 adjacent strings tuned to the same note. The tuning is the same as the violin (GDAE) and the exact reverse of a bass. We have a great selection of mandolins in this price range, mostly A styles, some with solid woods, but also a few F styles. As always, you should buy as much mandolin as your budget allows, but if your budget puts you in this category, rest assured that you can find a great instrument here!

Mandolins $250 - $500
Mandolins $500 - $1,000

Jumping into this price range of mandolins buys you mostly F-styles with higher quality woods, and a higher level of craftsmanship. Even the imports in this price range are of very high quality. We set up each mandolin very carefully so that it is ready to play when you receive it. As always, you can buy your mandolin with confidence due to our 30-day, no questions asked, money back return policy.

Mandolins $500 - $1,000
Mandolins over $1,000

If you have a mandolin budget of $1,000 or more, you are in a position to buy a truly fine instrument that will last you a lifetime. Whether you are a professional, or a beginner to intermediate player who wants to play a great instrument, you are sure to find the mandolin of your dreams here. You can finance your mandolin for 6 months with no interest of payments!

Mandolins Over $1,000
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Mandolins Under $250.00
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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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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Kentucky KM150S All Solid A Style Mandolin
Kentucky KM150S All Solid A Style Mandolin
With a wealth of professional features designed into this best selling A-model mandolin, the KM-150S is sure to please any player, at any level. Case Optional.
Product# KM150S
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Mandolins $250.00 - $500.00
Kentucky KM-340S Artist A-Style Mandolin
Kentucky KM-340S Artist A-Style Mandolin
This fine professional mandolin looks and sounds like a vintage original... but at a fraction of the cost. From its 15th-fret body joint to its nitro-cellulose finish, the proper blend of premium woods and workmanship give this mandolin all the power and punch that has made Kentucky- America's Favorite Mandolin!
Product# KM-340S
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Kentucky KM-350S Artist A-Style Mandolin
Kentucky KM-350S Artist A-Style Mandolin
You won't belive the price of this best-selling mandolin. With its big carrying tone and countless other professional features, its sure to be a future classic. Solid carved spruce top with traditional high-gloss finish and solid carved maple back and sides. Case Extra.
Product# KM-350S
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Morgan Monroe MAM-200 Deluxe Solid Mahogany A Style Mandolin
Morgan Monroe MAM-200 Deluxe Solid Mahogany A Style Mandolin
The solid mahogany construction of this beautiful A-style mandolin makes it sound like its been played for years. Gold hardware and a Lifetime warranty make this a great value in an A-style mandolin.
Product# MAM-200/C
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Kentucky KM-380S Deluxe Artist A-Style Mandolin
Kentucky KM-380S Deluxe Artist A-Style Mandolin
The KM-380S has the all the volume, response, and tone that anyone could ask for. Every part of this instrument speaks of professional models costing 10 times the price...a value that is so extraordinary its fast becoming a best seller!
Product# KM-380S
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Morgan Monroe MM100-SB F Style Mandolin
Morgan Monroe MM100-SB F Style Mandolin
The MM-100SB mandolin starts with a select spruce top and matched to a maple back and sides for maximum projection and soul.
Product# MM-100-SB/C
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Mandolins $500.00 - $1,000.00
Kentucky KM620B Standard Model Black Mandolin
Kentucky KM620B Standard Model Black Mandolin
A very popular model from the worlds top selling mandolin brand. Beautiful high gloss black finish. Case Additional.
Product# KM-620B
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Morgan Monroe MMS-2W
Morgan Monroe MMS-2W
The Morgan Monroe Rocky Top series MMS-2 Deluxe mandolin features a solid spruce carved top, florentine "F" style body of solid carved maple, rosewood fretboard and bridge, maple neck, pearloid pattern fretboard inlay, gold hardware, pearloid tuners, and bound body, neck and headstock.
Product# MMS-2W/C
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Morgan Monroe MFM-300 Solid Mahogany Mandolin
Morgan Monroe MFM-300 Solid Mahogany Mandolin
All solid open-grained mahogany make this mandolin sound like its been played for years. Gold hardware, creme binding, pearloid tuning keys, extended fretboard, solid mahogany top, back, and sides. Lifetime Warranty.
Product# MFM-300/C
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Kentucky KM630 Solid Top F Style Mandolin
Kentucky KM630 Solid Top F Style Mandolin
For the best value in an affordable solid top, F-model mandolin, the KM-630 is your choice. No other mandolin in this price range comes standard with a nito-cellulose finish or a sound quality and tone like this. Just another reason why Kentucky is "America's Favorite Mandolin!" Case Optional.
Product# KM630
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Morgan Monroe MMS-5W Curly Maple Mandolin
Morgan Monroe MMS-5W Curly Maple Mandolin
Gorgeous looks with a sound to match! Hand carved solid spruce top joined to a tiger maple back and sides make this a bluegrass dream come to life! Features an extended ebony fretboard, Ashton Bailey custom cast tailpiece, and our exclusive hand set vine inlay!
Product# MMS-5W/C
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Kentucky KM675 Deluxe Mandolin
Kentucky KM675 Deluxe Mandolin
For almost 20 years the name Kentucky has been considered one of the best valued, quality brands of Mandolins on the market. That success can be directly attributed to one of the most popular models...The KM-675! Let America's Favorite Mandolin be your favorite too!
Product# KM675
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Kentucky KM-700 Deluxe Mandolin
Kentucky KM-700 Deluxe Mandolin
Here's the Mandolin that has it all... a big powerful tone, easy playing action and beautifully figured woods in the tradition of the finest instruments of the 1920's. Featuring a hand-carved solid spruce top and hand-carved solid highly flamed maple back and sides. Case Extra.
Product# KM700
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Kentucky KM-1000 Master Model F-Model Mandolin
Kentucky KM-1000 Master Model F-Model Mandolin
The KM-1000 Kentucky Master Model Mandolin was introduced in the late 1970s in response to players’ and collectors’ requests for a mandolin that duplicated the best vintage instruments in every point of tone, appearance and finish.
Product# KM-1000
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Mandolins - Bluegrass Mandolin

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