Rover RM-25E Acoustic-Electric Mandolin

March 09, 2018

Rover RM-25E Acoustic-Electric Mandolin

Value in an acoustic electric mandolin. The new Rover RM-25E mandolin includes a single coil pickup that allows you to plug-in with acoustic tone, yet still help prevent feedback in high-volume situations. There is a volume and control knob in the traditional location and this has a shortened pick guard that also is used to mount the mandolin pickup.

The RM-25E uses maple for the top back, sides and neck.The body fingerboard and headstock are all bound. Surprisingly it has a bone nut, which is rare for this price point. Not bad at all for a low cost acoustic/electric mandolin.

Rover RM-25E Acoustic Electric mandolin


Based on the popular Rover RM-25 A-model mandolin, the new RM-25E has all the same great features, with the added bonus of a single coil pickup—integrated into the multi-ply pick-guard and easy to reach volume and tone controls to dial in just the right sound.



  • Maple top combined with maple back and sides give the perfect tonal properties for the beginning player
  • Mahogany neck offers fast, easy action and inherently long-lasting stability
  • Tonewood fingerboard ensures silky smooth playability
  • Adjustable tonewood bridge allows player to dial-in the perfect string height with ease
  • Single coil pickup integrated into pickguard along with volume and tone controls

Rover RM_25E Acoustic Electric mandolin back


Back and Side Material Maple
Binding White ABS
Body Style A-Model
Bridge Material Polished Tonewood with Adjustment Wheels
Fingerboard Binding White ABS
Fingerboard Inlay ABS Dots
Fingerboard Material Tonewood
Finish Sunburst High-gloss Lacquer
Neck / Body Joint Dovetail
Neck Material Maple
Note Accepts Loop-end Strings Only
Number of Frets Clear 12
Number of Frets Total 20
Nut Material Bone
Nut Width 1 1/4 in.
Peghead Inlay Gold Logo Script
Peghead Overlay Black Paint
Pickguard Black Multi-ply
Plating Chrome-plated / Pattern Engraved
13 7/8 in.
Soundhole Shape Modern Slim F-Hole
Tailpiece 1920s-style Stamped Brass / Press-fit Cover
Top Maple
Top Purfling Multi-ply W-B-W Top and Back Inlay
Tuning Machines Economy 4-on-a-plate / Metal Buttons

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