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A vs F style mandolin

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A vs F style mandolin What is the biggest difference between A style and F style mandos other than shape? The A vs F style mandolin debate has been going on for nearly 100 years. The F style mandolin as we know it was invented in 1923. It did take a few more years before it caught on and became the standard. While originally developed for classical music, the popularity of the F-style really took off shortly after bluegrass gained popularity. The scroll and point has nothing to do with the sound of the mandolin. In Fact, the scroll and...

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