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The Loar Lm-520 Hand-Carved F-Model Acoustic …

The Loar Lm-520 Hand-Carved F-Model Acoustic  ...The Loar – The Loar Lm-520 Hand-Carved F-Model Acoustic Mandolin Sunburst
The hand-carved LM-520 F-model mandolin is the response to players’ requests for a value priced mandolin with more stripped down appointments yet a similar sound to the best-selling Loar LM-600 mandolin.The 520 is carefully assembled in the same hand-carved workshop that gave birth to the LM-400 and 700, and have similar hand-carved, fully graduated spruce tops. The solid maple back of each instrument is also hand carved, and the solid maple sides complete the package. The maple neck has a comfortable rounded V profile finished with a rosewood fretboard. The compensated adjustable ebony bridge and high quality vintage-style Grover tuning machines insure that these mandolins have great intonation and stay in tune no matter how hard they are played.Perfect for players who want a high-quality, great-sounding hand-carved mandolin but don’t need all of the bells and whistles, these minimally appointed instruments deliver the high-end tone, chop and projection the music community has come to expect from The Loar. Case sold separately.Top: Solid Hand-Carved,Fully GraduatedSpruce TopBack & Sides: Solid Hand-Carved,Fully GraduatedMaple Back,Solid Maple SidesNeck: Maple w/Rounded “V” ProfileFretboard: Bound RosewoodHeadstock Inlay: M.O.P. LogoFinish Type: GlossFinish Options: Vintage SunburstTuning Machines: Grover with Pearloid ButtonsScale Length: 13-3/4″Truss Rod: AdjustableFrets: 29Binding: IvoroidBridge: Compensated Adjustable EbonyUpper Bout: 6-3/4″Lower Bout: 10″Nut, Width: Bone, 1-1/8″Depth: 2-1/2″Body Length: 12-3/4″Total Length: 27-1/4″Case sold separately
The Loar, Mandolins LM-520-VS

The Loar Lh-280-C Archtop Hollowbody …

The Loar Lh-280-C Archtop Hollowbody  ...The Loar – The Loar Lh-280-C Archtop Hollowbody Electric Guitar Black
Based on a classic Florentine cutaway design, The Loar LH-280 offers players classic archtop style in a versatile electric guitar.With a maple top, maple back and sides and two custom-wound Loar humbuckers, the LH-280 is a perfect jazz-blues-rock machine. The 24-3/4″ scale will be familiar to players of vintage electrics, and the 1-3/4″ bone nut and tune-o-matic floating bridge give it powerful punch and singing sustain.Bridging the gap between jazz, rock, and blues, this versatile archtop from The Loar does it all; smooth clean tones alternate with heavy crunch all packed in a classy tuxedo of a guitar. Case sold separately.BodyBody shape: Single cutawayBody type: HollowbodyBody material: Solid woodTop wood: Plain mapleBody wood: Plain mapleBody finish: Gloss PolymerOrientation: Right handedNeckShape: Vintage CWood: MahoganyJoint: SetScale length: 24.75″Truss rod: Dual-actionFinish: Gloss PolymerFretboardMaterial: RosewoodRadius: 16″Fret size: Medium-jumboNumber of frets: 19Inlays: DotNut width: 1.75″ (44.45mm)PickupsLayout: HHNeck: HumbuckerMiddle: Not applicableBridge: HumbuckerBrand: The LoarActive or passive: PassiveSeries or parallel: ParallelPiezo: Not applicableActive EQ: Not applicableSpecial electronics: Not applicableControlsControl layout: Separate volume, tonePickup switch: 3-wayCoil tap or split: Not applicableKill switch: Not applicableHardwareBridge type: FixedBridge design: Tune-o-maticTailpiece: TrapezeTuning machines: Grover ButterbeanColor: ChromeOtherNumber of strings: 6 stringSpecial features: Body woodCase: Sold separatelyAccessories: Info not availableCountry of origin: Info not available
The Loar, Semi-Hollow and Hollow Body Electric Guitars LH-280-CBK

The Loar Archtop Electric Guitar …

The Loar Archtop Electric Guitar  ...The Loar – The Loar Archtop Electric Guitar Black
The LH-309 archtop is the perfect blend of vintage vibe and modern value. The LH-309’s top is hand-carved and hand-graduated solid Spruce. The Loar have carefully placed their own P-90 pickup in the perfect spot for optimal tone. The classic high output and articulate treble response of the P-90 is the ideal complement to the spruce top and maple back and sides, excellent for either rhythm or lead playing. With a 16″ lower bout and a classic 24-3/4″ scale, the LH-309 is a nod to original Golden Age archtop designs. Case sold separately.Body Body shape: Non-cutaway Body type: Hollow body Body material: Combination laminated/solid Top wood: Spruce Carved Body wood: Maple Body finish: Gloss Orientation: Right handed Neck Neck shape: V standard Neck wood: Maple Joint: Set-in Scale length: 24.75″ Truss rod: 2-way adjustable Neck finish: Gloss Fretboard Material: Rosewood Radius: Not specified Fret size: Medium jumbo Number of frets: 19 Inlays: Dot Nut width: 1.75″ (44.45mm) Pickups Configuration: S Neck: P-90 Middle: Not applicable Bridge: Not applicable Brand: The Loar Active or passive pickups: Passive Series or parallel: Series Piezo: No Active EQ: No Special electronics: None Controls Control layout: Master volume, tone Pickup switch: Not applicable Coil tap or split: No Kill switch: No Hardware Bridge type: Fixed Bridge design: Floating compensated ebony Tailpiece: Trapeze Tuning machines: Open-geared Color: Chrome Other Number of strings: 6-string Special features: Pickups Case: Sold separately Accessories: None Country of origin: China
The Loar, Semi-Hollow and Hollow Body Electric Guitars LH-309-BK

The Loar Lh-309 Hollowbody Electric …

The Loar Lh-309 Hollowbody Electric  ...The Loar – The Loar Lh-309 Hollowbody Electric Guitar
The LH-309 archtop is the perfect blend of vintage vibe and modern value. The LH-309’s top is hand-carved and hand-graduated solid Spruce. The Loar have carefully placed their own P-90 pickup in the perfect spot for optimal tone. The classic high output and articulate treble response of the P-90 is the ideal complement to the spruce top and maple back and sides, excellent for either rhythm or lead playing.With a 16″ lower bout and a classic 24-3/4″ scale, the LH-309 is a nod to original Golden Age archtop designs.Case sold separately.Top: Solid hand-carved, hand-graduated spruceBack & Sides: MapleNeck: Mahogany with Vintage “V” ProfileFretboard: Bound rosewoodHeadstock Inlay: Fleur-de-LeisFinish Type: GlossFinish Options: Vintage SunburstTuning Machines: Open-geared ButterbeanScale Length: 24-3/4″Truss Rod: Two-wayFrets: 19Binding: IvoryBridge: Compensated ebonyUpper Bout: 11-1/2″Lower Bout: 16″Nut, Width: Bone, 1-3/4″Depth: 3-3/4″Body Length: 20-1/4″Total Length: 40-1/2″Pickup: The Loar P-90Case sold separately
The Loar, Semi-Hollow and Hollow Body Electric Guitars LH-309-VS

The Loar Lm-290 Contemporary A-Style …

The Loar Lm-290 Contemporary A-Style  ...The Loar – The Loar Lm-290 Contemporary A-Style Mandolin
The LM-290’s top is hand-carved from solid spruce, and the back and sides are hand-carved from solid maple. The flat fretboard extension provides maximum picking clearance so players can feel comfortable going all the way up the classic v-neck. We’ve added some other impressive features, including Grover reverse-gear tuning machines and a satin tobacco sunburst finish.Despite its stripped down vibe, the LM-290 retains the essentials of a great sounding mandolin, and the solid hand carved woods really open up under the thin satin finish.Top: Solid hand-carved spruceBack & sides: Solid hand-carved mapleNeck: Hard rock mapleFretboard: RosewoodHeadstock Inlay: “The Loar” mother-of-pearlFinish type: SatinFinish options: Tobacco sunburstTuning machines: Grover with pearloid buttonsScale length: 13-3/4″Truss rod: 2-way adjustableFrets: 20Binding: IvoroidBridge: Compensated adjustable ebonyUpper bout: Lower bout: 10″Nut, width: Bone, 1-1/8″Depth: 2-1/2″Body length: 12-3/4″Total length: 27-1/4″
The Loar, Mandolins LM-290-MS

The Loar Lm-500 F-Model Mandolin Vintage …

The Loar Lm-500 F-Model Mandolin Vintage  ...The Loar – The Loar Lm-500 F-Model Mandolin Vintage Sunburst
The Loar LM-500 Mandolin features a premium solid spruce top, solid highly-flamed maple back and sides, a flamed maple neck, and an ebony fretboard and bridge. With an abalone/mother-of-pearl custom flower pot headstock inlay, this model fulfills every artistic demand.Vintage white binding borders the entire instrument with an added black and white inlay on the top, back, headstock and fingerboard. A reproduction tailpiece with an engraved cover divides the string pressure in the correct manner.This mandolin also comes with premium Grover tuning machines with pearloid buttons to assure easy, precise tuning. The tone, craftsmanship and features of this marvelous instrument will make your jaw drop. Case sold separately.
The Loar, Mandolins LM-500-VS

The Loar Lh-600 Archtop Acoustic Guitar …

The Loar Lh-600 Archtop Acoustic Guitar  ...The Loar – The Loar Lh-600 Archtop Acoustic Guitar Vintage Sunburst
The Loar LH-600 Archtop Acoustic Guitar modeled after American designs from the early 20th century. This all solid wood acoustic guitar delivers superior acoustic projection thanks to a top that is hand-carved from graduated spruce. The Loar LH-600 guitar has a hand-carved back and sides made from highly flamed maple. The nitrocellulose lacquer finish helps this replica of guitars from the 1920s deliver impressive acoustic projection.The Loar LH-600 also features a hand-buffed, vintage tobacco sunburst finish. The Loar LH-600 archtop guitar has a one-piece mahogany neck with vintage “V” profile, Grover tuners, and a compensated adjustable ebony bridge. Includes case.Check the drop-down menu to the right to select colors and/or other options.Includes case
The Loar, 6 String Acoustic Guitars LH-600-VS

The Loar Lm-600 F-Model Mandolin Vintage …

The Loar Lm-600 F-Model Mandolin Vintage  ...The Loar – The Loar Lm-600 F-Model Mandolin Vintage Sunburst
Hand-carved and graduated from solid select tonewoods and featuring a lightweight nitrocellulose finish for incredible projection, the Loar LM-600 mandolin is an accurate replica of the original 1920’s F5-style mandolin.The LM-600’s hand-buffed tobacco sunburst finish with nitrocellulose lacquer provides a vintage sheen and an authentic pre-war-style bark that will impress even the most avid vintage purist.This professional model also features a solid hand-carved spruce top, solid hand-carved highly-flamed maple back and sides, a one-piece maple neck with rounded V profile, bound rosewood fretboard and an abalone and mother-of-pearl custom flower pot headstock inlay. Includes featherweight-style case.Includes featherweight-style case
The Loar, Mandolins LM-600-VS