RAM-3-TS Recording King A-Style Mandoiln


Product Description


The Dirty 30s Mandolin is the perfect instrument for troubadours, songwriters or multi-instrumentalists who want a mandolin that delivers classic old-time sound without the price tag of a vintage instrument.

The Dirty 30s Mandolin is a traditional A-style with vintage appointments. Despite the price, it’s more than an entry-level instrument. We’ve focused on details that other builders in this price range overlook: the f-holes have been specifically shaped for sound aperture and the 1-¾” body depth was chosen specifically to accentuate its tonal capabilities.

The solid spruce top gives the Dirty Thirties mandolin classic chop and projection, while the maple back and sides balance brightness and warmth for traditional old-time playing.

For vintage mojo, it’s stained tobacco sunburst, covered by a thin satin finish. The classic A-style body connects to a comfortable C-shaped neck with an authentic mini-Recording King Jubilee headstock. Ivory tuners and classy MOP fretboard dots give it a rustic but refined look.

  • A-Style
  • Solid Top
  • Satin Finish
  • RK Jubilee Headstock
Recording King’s Dirty 30s Mandolin is the perfect instrument for troubadours, songwriters or multi-instrumentalists who want a mandolin that delivers classic old-time sound without the price tag of a vintage instrument.


Specifications

MODEL NUMBER: RAM-3-TS
MODEL NAME: Recording King Dirty 30's A-Style Mandolin
BODY SHAPE: A-Style Mandolin
TOP MATERIAL: Solid Spruce
BACK MATERIAL: Maple
SIDE MATERIAL: Maple
TOP BRACING PATTERN: Tone Bar
TOP BRACES: Sitka Spruce
NECK MATERIAL: Maple
NECK PROFILE: Small C
NECK JOINT: Dovetail
FRETBOARD MATERIAL: Revebond
SCALE LENGTH: 13.7"
# OF FRETS CLEAR: 12
# OF FRETS TOTAL: 20
NUT MATERIAL: Plastic
NUT WIDTH: 1-1/8"
HEADSTOCK OVERLAY: Black
HEADSTOCK INLAY: None
TUNING MACHINES: Ivory Button
BODY BINDING: Ivory
ROSETTE: n/a
TOP PURFLING: None
FRETBOARD INLAYS: Dots
FRETBOARD BINDING: None
BRIDGE MATERIAL: Ebony
BRIDGE SHAPE: Compensated
SADDLE: Ebony
BRIDGE PINS & ENDPIN: n/a
PICKGUARD: n/a
FINISH: Satin Tobacco Burst
ELECTRONICS: None
COLOR OPTIONS: Satin Tobacco Burst