Kentucky KM-276 Oval Hole Mandolin

Kentucky KM-276 Oval Hole Mandolin

August 11, 2018

Say hello to the new Kentucky KM-276 model! As many of you know, this is not an entirely new mandolin, but instead a new color option for players that prefer a more organic look. This is based on the popular KM-270 Oval hole mandolin.

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Best oval hole mandolin

Best oval hole mandolin

August 21, 2017

Oval hole mandolins tend to have a more mellow, woody sound. They have more sustain and are usually more pleasing when played solo. F-hole mandolins tend to be louder with more projection. This is one of those cases where you can’t have both, or at least not 100% of both.

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Oval Hole vs F hole mandolins

Oval Hole vs F hole mandolins

August 30, 2016

What is the difference between an F-hole and vs an Oval Hole mandolin?  Obviously the sound hole, but you knew that!  There are other major differences though, so read on.

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