Bart Reiter Regent Model Openback Banjo, Scooped Fretboard

$1,495
sku: REGENTSCOOP
Handcrafted in East Lansing, Michigan, this handsome openback banjo is ideal for old time and folk music. It has an 11" maple rim with a Whyte Laydie tone ring. The maple neck features a scooped ebony fretboard that allows for easier playing over the neck.   More Details...

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  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • Ebony fingerboard and peghead veneer
  • Fretboard scooped above 17th fret
  • Hard maple neck
  • Pearl star peghead inlay
  • Dot position markers
  • Satin lacquer finish
  • Rim Construction:
  • Three ply laminated maple
  • 5/8 inch wall thickness
  • 11 inch diameter
  • Notched tension hoop
  • 24 L-shoe brackets
  • Five Star head
  • Rosewood cap on bottom of rim
  • 5/8 inch ebony top bridge
  • No Knot tailpiece
  • Neck Construction:
  • 26 1/4" scale length
  • 22 nickel silver frets
  • Bone nut
  • Steel reinforced (adjustable)
  • Maple dowel stick
  • Veneer laminated in center of neck
  • 4 planetary tuning pegs
  • Geared fifth peg
  • Traditional peghead shape and neck contour

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