About this banjo
We’ve built the USA Series M5 banjo entirely by hand in the USA with top-shelf woods like the Eastern curly maple neck and curly maple resonator.
Our original Fan-style fretboard inlay and hand-rubbed nitrocellulose lacquer round out the M5’s impressive set of professional features.
Recording King Vintage Hardshell case included.
|RESONATOR:||CURLY MAPLE BACK & SIDEWALLS|
|RIM:||3-PLY RECORDING KING MAPLE|
|FLANGE:||ONE-PIECE PREWAR-STYLE POT METAL|
|HEAD:||REMO FROSTED HEAD, 11″ HIGH CROWN|
|TONE RING:||20-HOLE BELL BRASS FLATHEAD|
|TENSION HOOP:||24-HOOK BRASS NOTCHED; ROUND AMERICAN THREADED HOOKS AND NUTS|
|COORDINATOR ROD(S):||DUAL 1930’S STYLE|
|NECK:||EASTERN CURLY MAPLE WITH 2-WAY ADJUSTABLE TRUSS ROD|
|BRIDGE:||MAPLE / EBONY; 5/8″|
|NUT:||BONE, 1-3/16″ WIDTH|
|FRET MARKERS:||FAN STYLE M.O.P. PATTERN INLAY|
|INLAY:||FAN STYLE M.O.P. PATTERN|
|PEGHEAD:||ORIGINAL RECORDING KING|
|TUNERS:||FIVE STAR PLANETARY TUNERS AND 5TH STRING PEG|
|FINISH:||NITROCELLULOSE HONEY BURST|
|CASE:||INCLUDED VINTAGE HARDHSELL CASE|
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