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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.

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Rover RM-75 Mandolin
Rover RM-75 Mandolin
The new Rover RM-75 sets the standard by which all moderately priced mandolins will be judged—and it will also make the highest priced ones extremely nervous, too! All proportions and features are exactly like vintage originals produced during the 1920's and 1930's that are highly collected today.
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The Loar LM-520-VS Performer F-Style Mandolin
The Loar LM-520-VS Performer F-Style Mandolin
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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Gold Tone F-6 Mandolin Guitar
Gold Tone F-6 Mandolin Guitar
Gold Tone's F-style 6-string mando-guitars play like a standard guitar but produce a mandolin-style tone. The new models feature a longer scale, radius fingerboard, F-style tone, and are stage ready with a bridge pickup.
Product# F-6
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Gold Tone GM-55A Hand Rubbed A Style Mandolin
Gold Tone GM-55A Hand Rubbed A Style Mandolin
Our new solid top GM-55A may be the best sounding A-style mandolin you’ve heard. The sound quality is mainly due to a unique oil finish that is very protective yet allows the instrument to vibrate freely compared to instruments with thicker lacquer or polyurethane finishes. The antique appearance is achieved by hand application of the oil finish in a thin layer producing a look that’s quite different from a satin or gloss finish. Try playing a GM-55A and see for yourself how the finish provides surprising volume and tone.
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The Loar LM-590-MS Contemporary F-Style Mandolin
The Loar LM-590-MS Contemporary F-Style Mandolin
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.
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Gold Tone F-12 Mandolin Guitar
Gold Tone F-12 Mandolin Guitar
Gold Tone's F-style 12-string mando-guitars play like a standard guitar but produce a mandolin-style tone. The new models feature a longer scale, radius fingerboard, F-style tone, and are stage ready with a bridge pickup.
Product# F-12
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Kentucky KM-505 Artist Master A-Model
Kentucky KM-505 Artist Master A-Model
The Artist line of Kentucky mandolins has been expanded to include perhaps the best value in a professional-quality A-model mandolin. Every feature of the KM-505 was specifically chosen to meet, not only the demands of the beginning player, but also the demanding requirements of working professionals.
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Gold Tone GM-70+ Mandolin
Gold Tone GM-70+ Mandolin
The GM-70+ is a high-quality F-style mandolin in a very reasonable price range. The tone, playability and workmanship equals or surpasses other Pacific Rim-made mandolins. Plus model upgrades for 2011 include a radiused fingerboard and cast brass tailpiece. A carved solid spruce top and maple back allow for a strong and penetrating tone. The machine heads have been upgraded to the popular top-gear style for more stable and accurate tuning. The GM-70+ also features a scooped fingerboard, two-way adjustable truss rod, and is available as a left-handed model.
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Gold Tone Rigel GM-A+ Mandolin
Gold Tone Rigel GM-A+ Mandolin
Pete Langdell, founder and builder of Rigel Mandolin Company, has collaborated with us to offer one of Rigel's most sought after mandolins, the A+ model. This model includes tops custom made in Vermont by Mr. Langdell which are properly graduated and braced.
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Mastertone GM-70+ F-Style Mandolin
Mastertone GM-70+ F-Style Mandolin
The specs read like those of a mandolin costing much more: ALL-SOLID WOOD CONSTRUCTION (spruce top, maple back and sides), radiused ebony fretboard with traditional inlays and adjustable radiused bridge, gold-plated hardware, bone nut, cast-brass tailpiece and Grover tuning machine-heads. The GM-70+ (also available left-handed) can be had with an LR Baggs pickup installed (extra). Available as left-handed model.
Product# GM-70+
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The Loar LM-600-VS Professional Series Mandolin
The Loar LM-600-VS Professional Series Mandolin
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.
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Gold Tone Rigel GM-110 Mandolin
Gold Tone Rigel GM-110 Mandolin
The unique body style is patented by Rigel® Mandolins and is licensed to Gold Tone. All solid wood construction packs a punch and tone similar to the domestic Rigels® from Vermont. The GM-110 also has a specially designed transducer pickup sandwiched in the bridge for amplified applications.
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Kentucky KM-650 Standard F-model Mandolin - Sunburst
Kentucky KM-650 Standard F-model Mandolin - Sunburst
When it comes to great mandolins, Kentucky leads the way at every price point. The newly redesigned KM-650 and KM-656 Standard F-Models Mandolins have all the most desirable professional features that any musician needs to be inspired, but is priced for any budget. Available in a beautiful tobacco sunburst or transparent brown. High-end tonewoods and meticulous attention to detail by expert luthiers assures effortless playability and world-class tone in a classic design
Product# KM-650
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