#1
I have seen a mandolin before i havent played one but what exactly are they?
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#2
think about what you saw....and that is a mandolin

yea....cant really explain it more than that
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#3
They are kinda like a violin with 8 strings that has frets and isn't bowed. They are tuned the same as violins (GDAE) but have double strings (GGDDAAEE) kinda like a 12 string guitar. The sound is different than that of a violin. A great mandolin site is www.mandolincafe.com they have links too.
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#4
tuned GGDDAAEE, small, usually used in bluegrass and country, cool, but not as cool as bass, etc.
#5
download anything you can find by nickel creek and/or chris thile... that's a mandolin at its best!