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Ibanez M510 A-Style Mandolin   

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Like the Ibanez mandolins of yesteryear, this M510 mandolin offers the highest standard of craftsmanship and tonality, while offering it at a price t...Read More

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Ibanez quality and craftsmanship for a steal.

Like the Ibanez mandolins of yesteryear, this M510 mandolin offers the highest standard of craftsmanship and tonality, while offering it at a price that any beginner or working musician can afford. Built with quality components and desirable features, this 8-string is a welcome addition to any instrument collection that won't breaking the bank.

Built on the teardrop A-style platform, the Ibanez mandolin features a spruce top for balanced tone right out of the box. The mahogany body offers rich lows and a pristine sustain. The rosewood fretboard promotes the clear sustain and the tonal clarity that has made Ibanez a household name in the mandolin realm. Additional appointments include chrome hardware and a high gloss finish.

Case sold separately.

FEATURES
  • 8-string mandolin
  • A-style body type
  • Mahogany neck, back, and sides
  • Spruce top
  • Scale: 350 mm
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • 20 frets
  • Nut width: 30mm
  • Flat fretboard
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Chrome tuners
  • Chrome hardware
  • High gloss finish
  • Case sold separately

The M510 A-Style Acoustic Mandolin is a perfect instrument for the beginning bluegrass musician, or a welcome addition to your folk instrument collection. Order now.

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IbanezM510 A-Style Mandolin
 
4.8

(based on 41 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (19)
  • Consistent (13)
  • Well built / quality (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (15)
  • Back-up (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Novice (15), Experienced (8), Professional musician (3)

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5.0

Good Quailty

By Rainedrop

from Waukesha WI

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Ibanez M510 A-Style Mandolin:

    This mandolin is great! Was my first mandolin, it's very good for the price. It is very loud and has a bright tone. I would like to make a note to all that this mandolin doesn't fit in a standard a-style mandolin case. You'll need to purchase the specific case made for this instrument from the zzsounds website.

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    4.0

    Good for the price.

    By Rainedrop

    from Wakesha, WI

    About Me Novice

    Pros

    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing

      Comments about Ibanez M510 A-Style Mandolin:

      This Mandolin is built well. It holds its tune even better.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Too much fun and I love the new sound!

      By Ken10652

      from Columbia SC

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Practicing

        Comments about Ibanez M510 A-Style Mandolin:

        Old guitar player and I was looking for something new, I picked this up online. After it arrived I took it out of the box, did a quick tuning job, went to you tube and in 20 minutes I was playing Dance Tonight by McCartney and Copperhead Road by Steve Earl. Easy chords, nice sound, plenty loud by itself for practice and comes thru the P A great as well. I've since been learning different techniques and styles very quickly, it was a little difficult getting used to the tiny frets and close proximity of the strings but certainly easy to adjust to with time and practice. Suddenly learning all kinds of songs that this sound fits into and its a whole lot of fun!

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great mandolin for the price

        By Pepper

        from Casper, WY

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about Ibanez M510 A-Style Mandolin:

          I bought this to learn to play the mandolin. Would be great if it came with an extra set of strings, as my a strings were way over stretched.

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          (0 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          M510 A Style Mandolin Review

          By Frank

          from Mystic, CT

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Ibanez M510 A-Style Mandolin:

          I bought this item and others for my grandson's birthday 6/2/16 and will give it to him then. Until then I am unable to review or comment.

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          (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Christmas present for an avid electric guitar player

          By Hippiatheart

          from Florence, AZ

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Practicing

            Comments about Ibanez M510 A-Style Mandolin:

            Nice acoustic change

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            (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Gift for grandson

            By Grandma

            from Ky

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Tone
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Practicing

              Comments about Ibanez M510 A-Style Mandolin:

              He loves it. It was a gift for Christmas.

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              (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              great product

              By Kyper

              from TN

              About Me Novice

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Ibanez M510 A-Style Mandolin:

                Love the price, sound and quality of the instrument.

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                (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                It was a sensation as a gift

                By Debi

                from West Jefferson, OH

                About Me Child

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • As a first mandolin

                  Comments about Ibanez M510 A-Style Mandolin:

                  I bought this mandolin for my 10 year old grandson's birthday present. He loves it and plays as much as possible. The look on his face was worth the price! I hope he gets years of enjoyment from this instrument.

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                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great tone. Minor flaws.

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                  By sbreault78

                  from Escanaba, MI

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Tone
                  • Tone

                  Cons

                  • Needs Adjustments

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Ibanez M510 A-Style Mandolin:

                  The bridge does not sit tight against top. Without proper adjustment, I'd be worried that it will crack the top over time. Sounds great as-is but tone is also improved by adjusting the bridge. Minor cosmetic flaws due to the cost, but nothing that affect the play-ability.

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