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    Designed by noted luthier and instrument historian Kilin Reece, this flat-top octave mandolin features a cutaway tenor guitar size body with a solid Engelmann Spruce top and solid Indian Rosewood back and sides. It has a 21.5" scale and a 1-3/8" nut. Its four double courses of strings can be tuned an octave below a mandolin (GDAE) or similar to a tenor guitar (DGBE). A nice instrument with fine workmanship and terrific sound.
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  • Flat Top Octave Mandolin, Tenor Size Body with Cutaway
  • Solid Engelmann Spruce Top
  • Solid Indian Rosewood Back & Sides
  • Ebony Binding & Headstock Overlay
  • Gold Grover Open Gear Tuners
  • "Rope" Rosette
  • Radiused Macassar Ebony Fingerboard & Bridge
  • X-Braced
  • Bone Nut & Saddle
  • 1-3/8" Nut Width
  • Short, 21-1/2" Scale Length
  • Lower Bout Width 13-3/4"
  • Upper Bout Width 10-1/4"
  • Overall Length ~34-1/2"
  • Body Depth 3-1/8" at heel to 3-3/4" at end block
  • Gloss Sunburst Finish
  • Tuned mandolin-style in double courses, G D A E, our KROMS set
  • Or can be tuned guitar-style, D G B E with our KROMG set
  • Hardshell Case Included (may vary from image)

Pono MND-30HC SB Flat Top Octave Mandolin, Deluxe Large Body Short Scale

Expert Setup
Limited Warranty Included

SKU: MND30HC-SB

Regular price
$2,079 USD
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$2,079 USD
Designed by noted luthier and instrument historian Kilin Reece, this flat-top octave mandolin features a cutaway tenor guitar size body with a solid Engelmann Spruce top and solid Indian Rosewood back and sides. It has a 21.5" scale and a 1-3/8" nut. Its four double courses of strings can be tuned an octave below a mandolin (GDAE) or similar to a tenor guitar (DGBE). A nice instrument with fine workmanship and terrific sound.
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Exact appearance of new instruments may vary.
  • Flat Top Octave Mandolin, Tenor Size Body with Cutaway
  • Solid Engelmann Spruce Top
  • Solid Indian Rosewood Back & Sides
  • Ebony Binding & Headstock Overlay
  • Gold Grover Open Gear Tuners
  • "Rope" Rosette
  • Radiused Macassar Ebony Fingerboard & Bridge
  • X-Braced
  • Bone Nut & Saddle
  • 1-3/8" Nut Width
  • Short, 21-1/2" Scale Length
  • Lower Bout Width 13-3/4"
  • Upper Bout Width 10-1/4"
  • Overall Length ~34-1/2"
  • Body Depth 3-1/8" at heel to 3-3/4" at end block
  • Gloss Sunburst Finish
  • Tuned mandolin-style in double courses, G D A E, our KROMS set
  • Or can be tuned guitar-style, D G B E with our KROMG set
  • Hardshell Case Included (may vary from image)