Kentucky KM-656 Standard F-model Mandolin

  • Item # 1518170
  • Model # KM-656

When it comes to great mandolins, Kentucky leads the way at every price point. The redesigned KM-656 Standard F-Models Mandolins have all the most desirable professional features that any musician nee… Learn More

$995.00

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All the right features on a budget.

When it comes to great mandolins, Kentucky leads the way at every price point. The redesigned KM-656 Standard F-Models Mandolins have all the most desirable professional features that any musician needs to be inspired, but is priced for any budget. Available in a beautiful tobacco sunburst or transparent brown. High-end tonewoods and meticulous attention to detail by expert luthiers assures effortless playability and world-class tone in a classic design. Great tone and Kentucky mandolins go hand in hand. Order today.

Features

  • Solid German spruce carved top gives you clean articulation and a crisp, bright tone
  • Solid Alpine maple back and sides for extra punch
  • Slim Alpine one-piece maple neck for comfortable, easy action
  • Choice Santos Rosewood fingerboard ensures silky smooth playability
  • High-gloss transparent brown finish for traditional beauty and luster

Technical Specification

Kentucky KM-656 Standard F-model Mandolin

  • Back and Side Material: Solid Alpine Maple
  • Binding: Ivoroid
  • Body Style: F-Model
  • Bridge Material: Polished Santos Rosewood with Adjustment Wheels
  • Fingerboard Binding: Ivoroid
  • Fingerboard Inlay: M-O-P Dots
  • Fingerboard: Material Santos Rosewood
  • Finish: Transparent Brown High Gloss
  • Neck / Body Joint: Modern Locking Dovetail
  • Neck Material: One-piece solid 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: M-O-P Logo Script
  • Peghead Overlay: Black ABS
  • Pickguard: Multi-Ply Black/White/Black
  • Plating: Nickel-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: Solid German Spruce
  • Top Purfling: Ivoroid
  • Truss Rod: Traditional Two-Way Adjustable
  • Tuning Machines: Standard 4-on-a-plate / Removable Grained Ivoroid Buttons