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    The perennially popular Kentucky KM-505 features a solid hand-carved and graduate spruce top with tone bar bracing, plus solid figured maple sides and hand-carved back. Lots of quality features and attractive decorative details complete this impressively affordable instrument. A stylish, well-padded "Nu-Hyde" gigbag is included.
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Exact appearance of new instruments may vary.

  • Back and Side Material: Solid Flamed Alpine Maple
  • Binding: Ivoroid
  • Body Style: A-Model
  • Bridge Material: Polished Ebony with Adjustment Wheels
  • Fingerboard Binding: White ABS
  • Fingerboard Inlay: M-O-P Dots
  • Fingerboard Material: Radiused Ebony
  • Finish: Amberburst High Gloss
  • Neck / Body Joint: Dovetail
  • Neck Material: One-piece 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: Mountain Rose peghead inlay in red pearl, abalone and mother-of-pearl with Kentucky logo in pearl
  • Peghead Overlay: Black ABS
  • Pickguard: Black/White/Black ABS with beveled edge
  • Plating: Gold-plated / Pattern and Logo Stamped
  • Scale Length: 13 7/8 in. (354mm)
  • Soundhole Shape: Traditional F-Hole
  • Tailpiece: 1920s-style Stamped Brass / Press-fit Cover
  • Top: Select Solid German Spruce
  • Top Purfling: Multi-ply W-B-W / Top and Back Inlay
  • Truss Rod: Vintage Single Adjusting
  • Tuning Machines: Standard Gotoh��� 4-on-a-plate / Removable Pearloid Buttons
  • Padded "Nu-Hyde" Gigbag

Kentucky KM-505 Mandolin, A-Model

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SKU: KM505

Regular price
$770 USD
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$770 USD
The perennially popular Kentucky KM-505 features a solid hand-carved and graduate spruce top with tone bar bracing, plus solid figured maple sides and hand-carved back. Lots of quality features and attractive decorative details complete this impressively affordable instrument. A stylish, well-padded "Nu-Hyde" gigbag is included.
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More Details

Exact appearance of new instruments may vary.
  • Back and Side Material: Solid Flamed Alpine Maple
  • Binding: Ivoroid
  • Body Style: A-Model
  • Bridge Material: Polished Ebony with Adjustment Wheels
  • Fingerboard Binding: White ABS
  • Fingerboard Inlay: M-O-P Dots
  • Fingerboard Material: Radiused Ebony
  • Finish: Amberburst High Gloss
  • Neck / Body Joint: Dovetail
  • Neck Material: One-piece 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: Mountain Rose peghead inlay in red pearl, abalone and mother-of-pearl with Kentucky logo in pearl
  • Peghead Overlay: Black ABS
  • Pickguard: Black/White/Black ABS with beveled edge
  • Plating: Gold-plated / Pattern and Logo Stamped
  • Scale Length: 13 7/8 in. (354mm)
  • Soundhole Shape: Traditional F-Hole
  • Tailpiece: 1920s-style Stamped Brass / Press-fit Cover
  • Top: Select Solid German Spruce
  • Top Purfling: Multi-ply W-B-W / Top and Back Inlay
  • Truss Rod: Vintage Single Adjusting
  • Tuning Machines: Standard Gotoh��� 4-on-a-plate / Removable Pearloid Buttons
  • Padded "Nu-Hyde" Gigbag