Ibanez M522S F-Style Mandolin

Feature: What it does:
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Solid spruce top Punchy, articulate and warm sound
Flamed maple back and sides Beautiful grain, crisp and responsive tone
Standard X bracing Delivers improved sustain and projection
- Body shape: F-style Body
- Bracing: X Bracing
- Top: Solid sitka spruce
- Back & sides: flamed maple
- Neck: Maple
- Fretboard: Purpleheart
- Bridge: Purpleheart
- Body binding: Ivory
- Inlay: Acrylic pearl block inlay
- Tuning machine: Gold mandolin tuner w/Pearloid button
- Number of frets: 24
- Saddle material: Purpleheart
- Strings: Bronze strings
- Finish top: Gloss
- Finish back and sides: Gloss
- Finish neck back: Gloss

Neck Dimensions

- Scale: 350mm
- a: Width at Nut 30mm
- b: Width at 14th Fret 40mm
- c: Thickness at 1st 22.5mm
- d: Thickness at 7th 24.5mm
- Radius: Flat
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Brown Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 3.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 29 x 14 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): M522SBS
Dark Violin Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 4 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 29 x 14 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): M522SDVS
Ibanez Non-New Product Warranty Information Ibanez Electric Guitars and Basses have a 1-year warranty on NEW instruments only for the ORIGINAL purchaser with a Sales Receipt. All used products are not under warranty.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-669-8262
(4 ratings)
Submitted February 16, 2018 by Jeff Pennington in South Shore, KY
"Excellent mandolin"
Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
This mandolin plays great. Real good tone. The only thing I can see to complain about is the finish is not flawless. There are blemishes under the rear of the fret board, pick guard and inside the scroll. Looks like the stain and or clear coat wasn't applied correctly. Not quite $299.00 quality. I like the mandolin well enough to keep it but would be a nice gesture on zZounds part to give me the blemish price.
Musical Background:
30 years. Guitar, banjo, dobro, mandolin, keyboard, learning cello. Jam at home.
Musical Style:
Rock, hard rock, blues, bluegrass.
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