The Loar LM 220 mandolin is one of the best deals out there. It's based on classic designs of bygone era. There is a fully carved solid spruce top and solid carved Maple back. The features are not far off from some of the highest quality mandolins. And would we expect any less from The Loar?. High quality Grover tuners come standard. The finish is a thin gloss sunburst. We have a fully bound Rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl inlays and the Scale is 13 29/32”. It has a fully adjustable truss rod. Ivoroid bindings along with 29 fret neck with extension. The night is bone. All these features make for a professional quality mandolin at a price the average musician can afford.