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You have heard the hype, and this mandolin lives up to it. All solid, hand carved, nitro finish. Just a great mando.
The LM-700 is a tribute to classic design techniques. From the hand-carved, hand graduated AAA spruce top and AAA Flamed Maple back and sides to the abalone/mother-of-pearl headstock inlay, these mandolins were built to represent Golden Age craftsmanship updated for the modern era.
Carved and assembled in the Loar Hand Carved Design Workshop, then hand-rubbed with nitrocellulose lacquer for clean warm tone and powerful projection, these mandolins deliver professional-level sound and playability.
The LM-700 is assembled with a one-piece maple neck and bound ebony fretboard, ebony bridge and vintage-style Gotoh tuners. The bone nut and ebony bridge allow for the singing sustain and sharp “chop” that professional players look for in a high-quality mandolin.
|TOP:||SOLID HAND-CARVED, HAND-GRADUATED AAA SPRUCE|
|BACK & SIDES||SOLID HAND-CARVED, HAND-GRADUATED AAA FLAMED MAPLE BACK, SOLID FLAMED MAPLE SIDES|
|NECK:||ONE-PIECE MAPLE WITH ROUNDED V-PROFILE|
|HEADSTOCK INLAY:||ABALONE/M.O.P. CUSTOM FERN|
|FINISH TYPE:||HAND-BUFFED NITROCELLULOSE|
|FINISH OPTIONS:||VINTAGE SUNBURST|
|BINDING:||IVORY AND BLACK/WHITE PURFLING|
|BRIDGE:||COMPENSATED ADJUSTABLE EBONY|
|NUT, WIDTH:||BONE, 1-1/8"|
|PICKUP:||AVAILABLE WITH FISHMAN NASHVILLE PICKUP|
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