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The Loar lm-520-vs Mandolin

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The Loar LM-520-VS mandolin is fully carved from solid woods. The tuners are top level Grover machine heads and the mandolin features a bone nut, ebony bridge and a lifetime warranty. The LM-520 F-model mandolin was introduced in late 2010 and quickly became the top F-style at the price point.  The quality of construction, playability and tone are exceptional for the price.   Players like the larger fretwire used on this mandolin. Players have also been pleased with the neck profile.  The LM-520 has a nice classic bluegrass tone, allowing it to get a nice woody chop as well as...

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What is the best beginner mandolin?

Posted by Michael TheLoarStore at

What is the best beginner mandolin? If you have recently caught the mandolin bug, you may be wondering what the best beginner mandolin is. While some folks recommend an F-style mandolin (especially for bluegrass), in the lower price ranges it’s generally a good idea to go with an a style.

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