The Stagg M20S Mandolin is a great choice for entry-level players who want better sound quality and playability for their money, and an instrument that also looks the part.
The main advantage this mandolin boasts over cheaper beginner models is a solid spruce wood top that enhances the warmth of the tone considerably and helps produce a great sound.
Cheaper mandolins are usually constructed from several thin layers of standard hardwood, wheras the Stagg M20S with it’s one solid piece of spruce wood allows better resonance and projection.
Other features include a basswood back and sides, adjustable maple bridge, and a nato neck.
Top: Solid Spruce
Back and Sides: Basswood
Bridge: Adjustable black-stained maple
Tailpiece: Engraved nickel
Machine Heads: Open gear nickel
Sound Hole: “FF” keys