Fender FM-53S Acoustic Mandolin

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Pretty to look at; fun to play!

This little beauty features a solid spruce top, nato back and sides, and 4-ply ivory binding. It's gorgeous to behold and the sound quality is exceptional. 4-in-line gold tuners with white plastic tuning knobs.

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Features
  • Solid spruce top
  • Nato back and sides
 

FM-53S Acoustic Mandolin Specifications:

  • Back and Sides: Laminated Nato
  • Binding: 4-Ply Ivory Body Binding,
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Machine Heads: Gold, 4-In-Line w/White Plastic Buttons
  • Neck Material: Nato
  • Nut Width: 1.12"
  • Pickguard: Tortoise Shell
  • Scale: 13.7"
  • Top Wood: Solid Spruce
  • Unique Features: Dot Position Inlays, Gold Tailpiece, "F" Holes
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FenderFM-53S Acoustic Mandolin
 
4.7

(based on 6 reviews)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

pretty good mandolin

Comments about Fender FM-53S Acoustic Mandolin:

I owned this FM-53S and FM-52E, the FM-53S has solid top and sound really good. I wish it has a pickup but it does not, that's why I have to also buy the FM-52E (both were at really good deal).
The FM-53S has better tuner (gold), gold tail-piece which looks very nice. It is also very solidly built.

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(138 of 200 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great instrument, great price

By Mark Klossing

from Dallas, TX

Comments about Fender FM-53S Acoustic Mandolin:

I have several Fender products and find them one of the best values on the market. The mandolin looks great and sounds even better, I've had mine now for over a year. I've played Gibson, Kentucky, and all the others and for the money Fender blows them away.

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(69 of 124 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great!

By Dud "The picker"

from Clemson, SC, USA

Comments about Fender FM-53S Acoustic Mandolin:

This is an absolutely, awesome, beginner mandolin. It sounds great!

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(55 of 99 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A very nice mandolin for the money!

By Dave Denis

from San Francisco Bay Area

Comments about Fender FM-53S Acoustic Mandolin:

I had gotten away from music for about twenty years when the idea of taking up the mandolin popped into my mind. One thing led to another, and I ended up getting a Fender FM53S. I probably would not have done it except that it was such an inexpensive instrument. I really have to admire Fender for putting out such a great instrument at such a reasonable price, and I have to thank them for getting me back into music. I would also like to point out that the appearance and finish are much superior to any of the other low-priced mandolins that I have seen. I have since moved on to other more expensive mandolins, but I have kept my Fender and I still play it fairly often. The funny thing is that my more expensive instruments do not sound that much better, and they are no easier to play. So what can I say other than the Fender FM53S is rather like a paperback novel. It has all the features of the real book, but it brings the story at a price that anyone can afford.

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(51 of 95 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

It has excellent tone and value.

By Tony Amero

from Bakersfield, CA

Comments about Fender FM-53S Acoustic Mandolin:

I have had a Fender 53 for about six months now. I play it at gigs, jams, etc. For the most bang for your buck, I don't think it can be beat.

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(102 of 151 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Beautiful Mandolin

By James Wade

from southside Virginia

Comments about Fender FM-53S Acoustic Mandolin:

This mandolin plays and sounds as good as my friend's Gibson. He says it even plays better.

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