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Kentucky KM500 Mandolin w/Gig Bag & Pro-Setup

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Suggested retail $895.00
Our price $649.00

For over 40 years, Kentucky Mandolins have been the choice of musicians who seek the finest mandolins at all levels. The current product design team at Kentucky has over 150 years combined experience in developing and refining Kentucky Mandolins. The KM500 has a fully carved spruce top, maple back and sides and a rich nitrocellulose lacquer finish, dovetail neck joint, these instruments produce the rich woody tone that is sure to please the most discerning eyes and ears. It’s for these reasons that the new Kentucky KM-500 compares in terms of tone and playability to any A-model mandolin available today!

Select Solid Handcarved German Spruce Top
Tone Bar Top Bracing
Solid Flamed Alpine Maple Back & Sides
Ivoroid Body Binding with W-B-W Purfling
One Piece Alpine Maple Neck
13 7/8″ Scale Length
Dovetail Neck Joint
Vintage Single Acting Truss Rod
Radiused Ebony Fretboard
MOP Dot Fretboard Position Markers
White ABS Fretboard Binding
Black ABS Peghead Overlay
Mountain Rose Peghead Inlay of MOP, Red Pearl and abalone with MOP Kentucky Logo
1 1/8″ Bone Nut
Adjustable Compensated Ebony Bridge
1920s Style Stamped Brass Tailpiece w/Press-Fir Cover and Leather Insert
Gold Plated Hardware
Gotoh 4-on-a-plate Tuning Machines w/Removable Pearl Buttons
High Gloss Lacquer Sunburst Finish

At Sun Valley Guitars, our setups are legendary. With 15+ years of perfecting our setup, and thousands of set-ups meticulously by Sun Valley Guitars Owner, Brian Farmer, you know when your guitar arrives, it’s going to play and sound great! To learn more about our setups, please visit our setup page. Also feel free to give us a call if you have questions.

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Sun Valley Guitars was built out of an immense love for guitars. From a young age, Brian has been honing his guitar and musical abilities. He currently plays on the Worship band at his church. Brian is known for his exemplary skills in professional set-up and repair work. He is touted for his expertise and knowledge with Mandolins, Guitars, and other fretted instruments. If you are looking for sound advice on which instrument will be best suited for your needs, Brian is eager to help you find the best one.