The Ashbury AM-10 is a very popular choice as a first mandolin. The quality and tone are head and shoulders above rival instruments at a similar price. What you get here is a great all rounder which is well made and comfortable to play.
The AM-10 features a spruce and mahogany tonewood combo, smart sunburst finish and a rosewood, adjustable bridge making it easier to tweak the action to your own personal requirements.
A built-in pickup has on-board volume and tone controls ideal for home recording or live performances.
Ashbury have been constructing and distributing quality folk instruments since 1996. They have a variety of factories in both Vietnam and Indonesia as well as China. The brand works with the long established luthier Phil Davidson to design and create each model which is tested and checked to produce an instrument that is both easy to play and provides a high quality sound. Their range covers all folk fretted instruments such as banjo, mandolin and bouzouki from beginner to professional level. Their handmade instruments, constructed in Vietnam, are created from the finest grade woods and made to exacting standards to produce some of the finest folk instruments in the market today.
- Product Specifications
- Nut width: 28mm
- Width at 12th fret: 38mm
- Scale length: 350mm
- Max body depth: 49mm
- Body width: 267mm
- No Frets: 20
- Overall body length: 670mm With Pickup
- Made in: Vietnam