About this banjo
The beautiful blonde Maple Classic is the ideal all-around banjo for the eclectic player. The flangeless MC-150RP is convertible to a powerful openback (like many of our banjos); just pop off the resonator and mounting brackets and you’re in business. It’s also the most economical banjo we make that has a full complement of professional-grade parts in its arsenal. These include a 3/4″ hard maple rim with a matching flathead tone ring, planetary-gear tuning machines, straight-line tailpiece and engraved armrest. Available as left-handed model.
- Neck: Maple
- Finish: Natural Gloss
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
- Tuners: GT Master Planets
- Inlay: Snowflake
- Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
- Tone Ring: Steel Alloy
- Rim: Multi-Ply Maple
- Tension Hoop: Notched Steel
- Binding: Black ABS
- Brackets: 24
- Buttons: C-Style
- Hardware: Chrome Plated
- Pickups: Optional
- Tailpiece: 5-String Straightline
- Resonator: 13″ Maple
- Armrest: Gold Tone Engraved
- Head: 11″ HC Frosted
- Number of Frets: 22
- Nut Width: 1-3/16″ Bone
- Scale Length: 26-3/16″
- Weight: 9 lbs.
- Tuning: GDGBD
- Strings: .010, .024w, .016, .013, .010
- Option 1: SMP+ P
- Option 2: Fishman Rare Earth Pickup
- Hard Case: HD15 (Sold Separately)
- Bag: HPB (Sold Separately)
- Left-Handed Available: Yes
- Warranty: Lifetime limited to the original owner. 5 years to the second owner.
Bonuses When You Buy From Banjo.com
FREE PROFESSIONAL SETUP
Every banjo is carefully setup before shipping saving you from the "some assembly required" hassle.
*FREE RAILROAD SPIKES
Also know as the 5th string capo, we recommend installing spikes on the 7th & 9th frets. This is a free service we include for all 5-string banjo purchases.
FREE STARTER PACK
Start pickin' the day your banjo arrives. We include: DVD, strap, tuner, and picks.
Every banjo shipped to the Continental U.S. / APO includes free USPS Priority Mail shipping.
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Prior to being shipped, we carefully inspect and test every banjo. If you have any issues with your banjo, call us and and we will help.
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