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  • The LM-520 Performer features a hand-carved spruce top with solid maple back and sides for traditional mandolin tone and chop. A good choice for players who want a nice-quality, good-sounding hand-carved mandolin but don't need all the bells and whistles.
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  • Model: LM-520 Performer Mandolin
  • Top: Solid Hand-Carved, Fully Graduated Spruce Top
  • Back & Sides: Solid Hand-Carved, Fully Graduated Maple Back, Solid Maple Sides
  • Neck: Maple w/Rounded "V" Profile
  • Fretboard: Bound Padauk
  • Headstock Inlay: M.O.P. Logo
  • Finish Type: Gloss
  • Finish Options: Vintage Sunburst
  • Tuning Machines: Grover with Pearloid Buttons
  • Scale Length: 13-3/4"
  • Truss Rod: Adjustable
  • Frets: 29
  • Binding: Ivoroid
  • Bridge: Compensated Adjustable Ebony
  • Upper Bout: 6-3/4"
  • Lower Bout: 10"
  • Nut Width: Bone, 1-1/8"
  • Depth: 2-1/2"
  • Body Length: 12-3/4"
  • Total Length: 27-1/4"
  • Imported from Asia

The Loar LM-520-VS Mandolin

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SKU: LM520VS

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$599.99 USD
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$599.99 USD
The LM-520 Performer features a hand-carved spruce top with solid maple back and sides for traditional mandolin tone and chop. A good choice for players who want a nice-quality, good-sounding hand-carved mandolin but don't need all the bells and whistles.
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  • Model: LM-520 Performer Mandolin
  • Top: Solid Hand-Carved, Fully Graduated Spruce Top
  • Back & Sides: Solid Hand-Carved, Fully Graduated Maple Back, Solid Maple Sides
  • Neck: Maple w/Rounded "V" Profile
  • Fretboard: Bound Padauk
  • Headstock Inlay: M.O.P. Logo
  • Finish Type: Gloss
  • Finish Options: Vintage Sunburst
  • Tuning Machines: Grover with Pearloid Buttons
  • Scale Length: 13-3/4"
  • Truss Rod: Adjustable
  • Frets: 29
  • Binding: Ivoroid
  • Bridge: Compensated Adjustable Ebony
  • Upper Bout: 6-3/4"
  • Lower Bout: 10"
  • Nut Width: Bone, 1-1/8"
  • Depth: 2-1/2"
  • Body Length: 12-3/4"
  • Total Length: 27-1/4"
  • Imported from Asia