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Kentucky KM-850 Artist F-Model Mandolin

Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
$1,225.00
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1500000298695   POS #:115880676
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For the working musician there is nothing more important than having a great-sounding and reliable instrument. Kentucky now offers the redesigned KM-850 to satisfy that demand. Their luthiers’ hand-select the best close-grained German spruce and figured Alpine maple to use in the construction of each instrument. The result is a thoroughly professio...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
$1,225.00
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Overview

For the working musician there is nothing more important than having a great-sounding and reliable instrument. Kentucky now offers the redesigned KM-850 to satisfy that demand. Their luthiers’ hand-select the best close-grained German spruce and figured Alpine maple to use in the construction of each instrument. The result is a thoroughly professional instrument with a tone and playability that are among the best of any other mandolin in this price range and a true work of art to behold.

Features

  • Solid German spruce carved top gives you clean articulation and a crisp, bright tone
  • Select solid flamed Alpine maple back and sides provide extra punch
  • Slim select Alpine one-piece maple neck for comfortable, easy action
  • Premium radiused ebony fingerboard gives extra durability and striking good looks
  • High-gloss sunburst finish for traditional beauty and luster
Specifications
  • Back and Side Material: Select Flamed Alpine Maple
  • Binding: IV/B/IV Multi Binding
  • Body Style: F-Model
  • Bridge Material: Polished Ebony with Adjustment Wheels
  • Fingerboard Binding Ivoroid
  • Fingerboard Inlay: M-O-P Dots
  • Fingerboard Material: Ebony
  • Finish: Sunburst High Gloss
  • Neck / Body Joint: Traditional Dovetail
  • Neck Material: One-piece Select Flamed Solid Alpine Maple
  • Note: Accepts Loop-end Strings Only
  • Number of Frets Clear: 15
  • Number of Frets Total: 22
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1 1/8 in.
  • Peghead Inlay: Rose of Sharon/Logo Script
  • Peghead Overlay: Black ABS
  • Pickguard: Multi-Ply B-W-B
  • Plating: Gold-plated/Pattern and Etched Logo
  • Scale Length: 13 7/8 in. (354mm)
  • Soundhole Shape: Traditional F-Hole
  • Tailpiece: 1920s Style Stamped Brass/Press-Fit Cover
  • Top: Solid German Spruce
  • Top Purfling: Multi-Ply IV-B-IV Top and Back /single IV
  • Truss Rod: Traditional Two-Way Adjustable
  • Tuning Machines: Standard 4-On-A-Plate/Removable Grained Ivoroid Buttons
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