Gibson TB-11 Conversion (1930's)
A super clean conversion banjo, this instrument features the original ~9/16" blue maple rim, tension hoop, brass hoop tone ring, one piece flange, and hardware from a 1930s Gibson TB-11. The new Frank Neat 5-string conversion neck has a bound ebony fingerboard with pearl inlays that are duplicates of the silkscreened designs on an original pearloid TB-11 fretboard. The resonator features a pearloid back with a floral silkscreen design and dark blue interior. This instrument is in excellent condition. More Details...
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A great setup can make a world of difference. This instrument has been thoroughly inspected and expertly set up to play comfortably and sound its best.
Elderly Warranty: None Manufacturer's Warranty: None
- Frank Neat neck with intricate pearl inlays on bound ebony fingerboard (they are pearl duplicates of the silkscreened one's on an original pearloid TB-11 fretboard and headstock)
- Original tension hoop, brass hoop tone ring, one piece flange, and hardware, and ~9/16" blue maple rim
- Single coordinator rod
- Resonator features pearloid back with floral silkscreen design and dark blue interior
- Modern Planetary tuners and geared 5th string peg
- Modern replacement Presto tailpiece
- 26-1/4" scale
- 1-3/16" nut
- 11" frosted head
- "Earl Scruggs" signed head (we don't believe this is actually his signature)
- Flathead Huber tone ring (un-installed) and Superior hardshell case included