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    Handcrafted in East Lansing, Michigan, this workingman's open back banjo features a scooped fretboard for easy over-the-neck playing. The lovely maple rim features a walnut rim cap and a rolled brass tone hoop.
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    Features:
  • Rolled brass tone ring
  • Ebony fingerboard and peghead veneer
  • Hard maple neck
  • Dot position markers
  • Pearl star in peghead
  • Satin lacquer finish
  • Rim Construction:
  • Three ply laminated maple
  • 5/8” wall thickness
  • 11” diameter
  • Notched tension hoop
  • 24 L-shoe brackets
  • Fiberskyn 2 head
  • Walnut cap on bottom of rim
  • 5/8” ebony top bridge
  • No Knot tailpiece
  • Neck Construction:
  • 26 1/4” scale length
  • 17 nickel silver frets, fretboard scooped above 17th fret
  • 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

Bart Reiter Special Model Openback Banjo, Scooped Fretboard

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SKU: SPECIALSCOOP

Regular price
$1,395 USD
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$1,395 USD
Handcrafted in East Lansing, Michigan, this workingman's open back banjo features a scooped fretboard for easy over-the-neck playing. The lovely maple rim features a walnut rim cap and a rolled brass tone hoop.
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    Features:
  • Rolled brass tone ring
  • Ebony fingerboard and peghead veneer
  • Hard maple neck
  • Dot position markers
  • Pearl star in peghead
  • Satin lacquer finish
  • Rim Construction:
  • Three ply laminated maple
  • 5/8” wall thickness
  • 11” diameter
  • Notched tension hoop
  • 24 L-shoe brackets
  • Fiberskyn 2 head
  • Walnut cap on bottom of rim
  • 5/8” ebony top bridge
  • No Knot tailpiece
  • Neck Construction:
  • 26 1/4” scale length
  • 17 nickel silver frets, fretboard scooped above 17th fret
  • 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