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Open Back Banjos (5-string) - Chuck Lee

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  1. Chuck Lee Lone Star Deluxe, 11" Rim, Integral Wood Tone Ring
    $2,350.00
    Walnut neck, 2-ply bent maple rim stained black. Traditional dowel stick construction. Raw brass hardware. Side-grooved tension hoop means no hooks on top and a smooth tension hoop surface, comfortable without armrest. No-Knot tailpiece, Renaissance head, ebony-top bridge. Macassar ebony fretboard (1-3/8" nut, 25-1/2" scale) with straight scoop, side dots only. Lone Star Deluxe peghead shape, ebony overlay with engraved star. Peghed tuners - look like violin pegs, but they are geared inside. Dobson heel shape. Satin oil varnish finish, Elixir strings. Serial # 735 Learn More
  2. Chuck Lee, Lone Star Deluxe Custom, 12" Rim, Brass Hoop Tone Ring
    $2,650.00
    Aged walnut neck with Hawkins Spring scroll peghead shape,  thin  maple rim, stained black.  Ebony fingerboard (1-3/8" nut, 25-1/2" scale), offset abalone position dots, long Texas scoop. Renaissance head. Nickel plated hardware. Traditional dowel stick construction. Peghed tuners - look like violin pegs, but they are geared inside. Dobson heel shape. No-Knot tailpiece, ebony-top bridge. Smooth satin oil varnish finish, Elixir strings. Serial # 789 Hand made in Texas.  Chuck used walnut cut 75 years ago for the neck. Learn More
  3. Chuck Lee Hawkins Spring Fretless Openback Banjo, 13" Rim, Integral Wooden Tone Ring
    $2,550.00
    Walnut neck, thin maple rim stained black. natural skin head. Scroll peghead with walnut overlay, ebony fretboard (1-3/8" nut) with long Texas scoop. Traditional dowel stick construction. Nickel hardware, 14 brackets, No-Knot tailpiece. Peghed tuners - look like violin pegs, but they are geared inside. Dobson heel shape. Satin oil varnish finish, Elixir strings. Serial #740. Learn More
  4. Chuck Lee, Lone Star Deluxe Custom, 11" Rim, Brass Hoop Tone Ring
    $2,650.00
    Aged walnut neck with Hawkins Spring scroll peghead shape,  thin  maple rim, stained black.  Ebony fingerboard (1-3/8" nut, 25-1/2" scale), offset abalone position dots, long Texas scoop. Renaissance head. Nickel plated hardware. Traditional dowel stick construction. Peghed tuners - look like violin pegs, but they are geared inside. Dobson heel shape. No-Knot tailpiece, ebony-top bridge. Smooth satin oil varnish finish, Elixir strings. Serial # 788 Hand made in Texas.  Chuck used walnut cut 75 years ago for the neck. Learn More
  5. Chuck Lee Rose Hill 11" Openback Banjo, Integral Wood Tone Ring
    $2,300.00
    Natural walnut neck, 11" diameter 2-ply bent maple rim, with translucent black stain. Traditional dowel stick construction. Side-grooved tension hoop means no hooks on top and a smooth tension hoop surface, comfortable without armrest. Nickel hardware, 18 brackets, No-Knot tailpiece, Renaissance head, ebony-top bridge. Pau Ferro fretboard (1-3/8" nut, 25-1/2" scale) with straight scoop, pearl side dots, no inlay on fingerboard surface. Rose Hill peghead shape (graceful curved shape) with Pau Ferro overlay. Peghed tuners - look like violin pegs, but they are geared inside. Dobson heel shape. Satin oil varnish finish, Elixir strings. Serial # 755. Learn More
  6. Chuck Lee Cottonwood (2015)
    $2,149.00
    Satin oil varnish finish, 11" Renaissance head, 1/2" thick cherry rim, Dobson style tone ring, nickel plated hardware including side-groove tension hoop (comfortable without armrest), cherry neck with Dobson heel, Macassar ebony fingerboard scooped past 17th fret, abalone dot inlays, Waverly 2-band tuners with amber buttons, No-Knot tailpiece, 1-3/8" nut, 25-1/2" scale, with bump-style Superior HSC, on consignment, EC (except 1 minor ding in edge of rim) Learn More
  7. Chuck Lee Prairieville Custom, 11" Rim, Brass Hoop Tone Ring
    $2,750.00
    Walnut neck, thin 2-ply bent maple rim stained black. Traditional dowel stick construction. Side-grooved tension hoop means no hooks on top and a smooth tension hoop surface, comfortable without armrest. Nickel hardware, 18 brackets, No-Knot tailpiece, Renaissance head, ebony-top bridge. Morado fretboard (1-3/8" nut, 25-1/2" scale) with Long Texas scoop. Custom peghead shape (Hawkins Spring scroll shape), morado overlay, no inlay. Peghed tuners with ebony buttons - look like violin pegs, but they are geared inside. Classic heel shape. Satin oil varnish finish, medium Elixir strings. Serial # 766 Learn More
  8. Chuck Lee Chalk Mountain, 11" Rim, Integral Wood Tone Ring
    $3,100.00
    Walnut neck, curly maple rim with walnut rim cap. Traditional dowel stick construction. Nickel hardware. Side-grooved tension hoop means no hooks on top and a smooth tension hoop surface, comfortable without armrest. Texas ebony fretboard (1-3/8" nut, 25-1/2" scale) with long Texas scoop. Chalk Mountain peghead shape, Waverly tuning gears. Classic heel shape. Satin oil varnish finish, Elixir strings. Serial # 735 Learn More
  9. Chuck Lee Ovilla Banjo, 11" Rim, Integral Wooden Tone Ring
    $2,675.00
    Natural walnut neck & bent walnut rim.  Ebony fretboard (1-3/8" nut, 25-1/2" scale) with gull scoop, and offset position dots. Ovilla peghead shape, ebony overlay with Man in the Moon inlay. Peghed tuners with ebony buttons - look like violin pegs, but they are geared inside. Traditional dowel stick construction, nickel hardware, Dobson heel shape. Satin oil varnish finish, Elixir strings. Serial # 781  Learn More

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