Recording King RKS-06 Starlight Resonator

$449.99

The Starlight Series resonator banjos have all the specs you expect in a traditional banjo – multi-ply rim, tone ring, 24 brackets for precise head-tensioning, and a 26-1/4” scale – all delivering the traditional banjo “snap” today’s players want. Combine those classic features with the Starlight Series’ stunning custom colors, and you have banjos unlike anything the folk world has ever seen.

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About this banjo

The Starlight Series resonator banjos have all the specs you expect in a traditional banjo – multi-ply rim, tone ring, 24 brackets for precise head-tensioning, and a 26-1/4” scale – all delivering the traditional banjo “snap” today’s players want. Combine those classic features with the Starlight Series’ stunning custom colors, and you have banjos unlike anything the folk world has ever seen. Choose from three unique color combinations:

  • Sky: a light blue with white binding, reminiscent of a cloudless day
  • Midnight: a deep grey with ivory binding, like a foggy Blueridge mountain morning
  • Sunbeam: a beautiful pale yellow with tortoise binding, like the last moments of an Appalachian sunset

Recording King Starlight Banjos let players express themselves at first glance with a banjo that’s as unique as their playing.

Banjo Specifications

MODEL: RKS-06
RESONATOR: MAPLE
RIM: MULTI-PLY
FLANGE: N/A
HEAD: REMO RECORDING KING HEAD
TONE RING: TONE HOOP
TENSION HOOP: 24 BRACKET NOTCHED
COORDINATOR ROD(S): SINGLE
NECK: MAPLE WITH ADJUSTABLE TRUSS ROD
FRETBOARD: ROSEWOOD
HARDWARE: NICKEL PLATED
TAILPIECE: PRESTO-STYLE
BRIDGE: MAPLE / EBONY
FRET MARKERS: INLAID DOT
INLAY: N/A
BINDING: NECK AND RESONATOR; IVOROID (SKY & MIDNIGHT), TORTOISE (SUNBEAM)
SCALE LENGTH: 26-1/4″
ARMREST: 30’S STYLE
FINISH: SKY, MIDNIGHT, SUNBEAM

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  • 5th String Railroad Spike Capos – FREE
    We can add these as a free service when you purchase a banjo from us. When you add this banjo to your cart just select that you want the capos. What is this? When you use a standard capo on your banjo fretboard, fretting strings 1 through 4, you’ll need to capo the 5th string separately. The 5th string starts at the 5th fret. If your standard capo is on the 2nd fret, you also need to capo the 5th string two frets higher, at the 7th fret. We recommend installing railroad spike capos on frets 7 and 9 (A and B). We install them on the fretboard just under the 5th string, an idea that was developed and used by Earl Scruggs himself. We use them, and so do most of the professional players we know. When you’re playing, you don’t really notice the spikes because they’re out of the way, but they’re always there when you need them. Simply slide the 5th string under the spike. When you’re done, slide it out.
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Weight 8 lbs
Color

Sky, Midnight, Sunbeam

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