The overall finish is attractive. The finish choice by the manufacturer is thicker than high-end mandolins, but it maintains a full, warm sound with a desired brightness.
The string action is a little high at the body end. It does have an adjustable bridge, both forward/backward and up-down. I've suffered no fret buzz along the board.
The tuning pegs are chromed plastic. Be gentle with them and their finish should last for some years. If they wear through, replace with new tuning pegs from a parts dealers.
The tailpiece is chromed solid metal with an appealing pattern design.
The SA-110 has a good straight neck. The fretwire is well laid. This mandolin does not have a truss-rod neck. As such, tune down the strings when storing for long periods. This will help prevent unwanted neck-bowing.
In my opinion, for under $100, this is a quite capable and satisfying mandolin, great for both beginner and more seasoned players.
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