Bart Reiter Fretless Buckbee Model Openback Banjo, Mahogany

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Bart Reiter Fretless Buckbee Model Openback Banjo, Mahogany

Made in East Lansing, Michigan, this fretless version of Bart Reiter’s Buckbee gives you that unique 19th century banjo tone in a modern instrument.

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Mahogany 2-piece neck with squared guitar-style peghead shape, 11" maple rim (mahogany stain) with walnut rim cap, rolled brass tone hoop, Elite Amber head. Five Star planetary tuning pegs, adjustable truss rod, No-Knot tailpiece, scooped ebony fretboard (1-1/4" wide at nut), ebony peghead overlay.

Why shop at Elderly?


  • Rolled brass tone ring
  • Ebony fingerboard and peghead veneer
  • Satin lacquer finish
  • Rim Construction:
  • Walnut bottom cap
  • Two ply laminated maple (mahogany stain)
  • 1/2 inch wall thickness
  • 11” diameter
  • Notched tension hoop
  • 24 L-shoe brackets
  • Elite Amber head
  • 5/8 inch ebony top bridge
  • No Knot tailpiece
  • Neck Construction:
  • Mahogany 2-piece neck
  • 26 1/4 inch scale length
  • 1 1/4" nut width
  • Fretless fingerboard
  • Scooped fingerboard
  • Bone nut
  • Steel reinforced (adjustable at heel end)
  • Maple dowel stick
  • Veneer laminated in center of neck
  • 4 planetary tuning pegs
  • Geared fifth peg
  • Traditional peghead shape and neck contour

Additional Information

Elderly warranty ONE YEAR
Manufacturer's warranty ONE YEAR
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