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Thread #95013   Message #1844349
Posted By: GUEST,Jack Campin
27-Sep-06 - 03:20 PM
Thread Name: help? Entry Level mandolin
Subject: RE: help? Entry Level mandolin
These Romanian ones are nice:

http://www.hora.ro/pages/mandolins.htm

David Kilpatrick in Kelso (Scotland) used to import them to the UK but doesn't seem to have any at the moment.

Their domra might also be worth considering, it's like a single-strung mando and correspondingly quieter.