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Folk Instruments

Since 1984 The Cheep has specialized in a seasonal rotation of banjos, mandolins, ukuleles, and other "folk" instruments. We buy, sell, and trade all types of musical instruments, so bring in what you're not using and get store credit!

All of our Folk Instruments are fully guaranteed and individually set up by hand because how a stringed instrument feels is just as important as how it looks and sounds.  From beginners to advancing players, we have an ever-changing hand-picked selection of instruments for you to enjoy.  We also try to keep a good selection of used instruments for those of you looking for a deal.

Remember that Layaway is free with 20% down.  We also offer Monthly Payments at 0% on everything in the store with no credit required.  Call us today!

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    Gold Tone OB-250+/L Left-Handed Orange Blossom Banjo With JLS #12 Tone Ring and Case

    Gold Tone

    The Gold Tone OB-250+/L: The Left-Handed Banjo That Sounds Like a Million Bucks The Gold Tone OB-250+/L is a left-handed resonator banjo that is pe...

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    Ibanez B200 5-String Banjo Natural Closed Back

    Ibanez

    The Ibanez B200, a throwback five-string banjo that delivers timeless tone and playability. After a 30-year hiatus, Ibanez has revived their legacy...

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    Recording King RAM-3-TS Dirty 30s A-Style Mandolin, Tobacco Sunburst

    Recording King

    The Dirty 30s Mandolin is the perfect instrument for troubadours, songwriters or multi-instrumentalists who want a mandolin that delivers classic o...

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    USED Fender Montecito Tenor Ukulele, Natural

    Fender

    Inspired by the California home of many celebrities, this ukulele's screen-ready looks and headline grabbing features could only have one name - th...

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    Amahi Snail UKC-485 KOA Concert Ukulele w/ Gig Bag

    Amahi

    Introducing the Amahi Snail UKC-485 Koa Concert Ukulele: Crafted with care, this concert ukulele features a body made entirely of flamed Koa wood—a...

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    Ibanez M510 Mandolin - (Dark Violin Sunburst High Gloss)

    Ibanez

    Ibanez has a storied history in bluegrass and acoustic music. Even Bill Monroe explored the Ibanez line of mandolins way back in the 1970s. Once yo...

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    Amahi Snail UKC-486 Walnut Concert Ukulele w/ Gig Bag

    Amahi

    The Amahi Snail UKC-486 is a beautifully crafted concert ukulele that strikes a balance between portability and rich sound. Its body features walnu...

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    Savannah SA-100 A-Model Mandolin, Sunburst

    Savannah

    Product Highlights Hard Maple Neck Bound Rosewood Fretboard 12th Fret Neck Joint Rosewood Fingerboard Adjustable Compensated Saddle Chrome Tuning ...

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    USED Aklot AKES21 Concert Ukulele w/ Gig Bag

    Amazon

    About this item Acoustic & Electric: Aklot electric ukulele has been installed 3 Band (Bass,Middle,Treble) Pre-amp, allowing it to be connec...

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    Amahi DDUK2 Tropical Series Soprano Ukulele, Blue Bird

    Amahi

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    Amahi DDUK7 Tropical Series Soprano Ukulele, Psychedelic

    Amahi

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    Amahi PGUK Penguin Student Ukulele with Bag, Purple

    Amahi

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    Savannah SF-200-SN F Mandolin, All Solid, Sunburst

    Savannah

    Product Highlights Solid Spruce Top Solid Hand-Carved Maple Back and Sides F-Style body Maple Back and Sides Extended 24 Fret Fingerboard Rosewood...

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    Ibanez M522 Mandolin - Dark Violin Sunburst Gloss F Style

    Ibanez

    The sound of a driving mandolin solo brings to mind the Appalachians and the bittersweet melodies of generations past. Ibanez offers its flagship M...

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    The Loar LM-110 Hand-Carved A-Style Mandolin, Vintage Brownburst

    The Loar

    With a hand-carved spruce top and elegant satin brown burst finish, The Loar LM-110 is a step-up that sounds good and looks good too. Authentic man...

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    Ibanez M510 E Mandolin - Brown Sunburst High Gloss

    Ibanez

    The Ibanez MS510EBS A-style acoustic/electric mandolin features a Gloss Brown Sunburst finish, Spruce top, Mahogany back and sides, single coild ma...

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    Amahi Snail SUT-M1 Mahogany Glossy Tenor Ukulele w/ Gig Bag

    Amahi

    Snail SUT-M1 Mahogany Gloss Tenor Ukulele Specs: Top:  Mahogany Sides: Mahogany Back Mahogany Fingerboard: Ebony Bridge: Ebony Finish: Gloss

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    Amahi UK210C Concert Mahogany Ukulele With Deluxe Bag

    Amahi

    Improved intonation Size:  Concert, Traditional Shape Aquila Nylgut strings Sealed guitar style tuners Deluxed padded bag Dressed fretboard and fr...

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    Amahi UK210T Tenor Mahagony Ukulele With Deluxe Bag

    Amahi

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    Amahi UK130S ''Elephant'' Mahogany Ukulele with Case, Concert

    Amahi

    Style:  Soprano Finish:  Satin Top, Back & Sides:  Mahogany Tuners:  Sealed Guitar Style Tuners Equipped with AQUILA NYLGUT Strings Laser Etch...

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    Savannah SU-200 Baritone Ukulele

    Savannah

    Savannah ukuleles are well-built from good quality woods. The clean workmanship and excellent fret dressing are the first things you might notice a...

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    Amahi UK120W Mahogany Ukulele with Case, Soprano

    Amahi

    Style:  Soprano Finish:  Satin Top, Back & Sides:  Mahogany Tuners:  Sealed Guitar Style Tuners Equipped with AQUILA NYLGUT Strings Shown with...

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    Amahai DDUK25 Glitter Rainbow Soprano Ukulele

    Amahi

    Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of music with our Glitter Rainbow Design Ukulele. This soprano-sized instrument features a captivating gli...

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    Amahi DDUK3 Painted Student Ukulele with Bag, Rainbow Flower

    Amahi

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