Kentucky KM-505 Mandolin , A-Model
The KM-505 is a great sounding, elegant A-model mandolin. Perennially popular, it features all solid figured maple sides and hand-carved back, plus a hand-carved and graduated spruce top with tone bar bracing. Lots of quality features and attractive decorative details complete this impressively affordable instrument. A stylish, well-padded "Nu-Hyde" gigbag is included. More Details...
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Elderly Warranty: One year Manufacturer's Warranty: One year
- 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 Gotohï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ 4-on-a-plate / Removable Pearloid Buttons
- Padded "Nu-Hyde" Gigbag