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    A great instrument for old time playing, this OME Minstrel Custom openback banjo is built with a 2-ply walnut rim (standard model is maple) and a walnut neck. The ebony fingerboard has an S-shaped scoop with a 4-pointed star inlay. It features aged brass hardware and aged nickel planetary gears with amber-color buttons. This impressive banjo was built in OME's small 3-craftsperson shop using sustainably harvested woods.
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  • Black Walnut neck
  • 25.5” scale and 1.34” nut width
  • 17-fret Ebony fingerboard with S-scoop
  • Two-way adjustable truss rod
  • Mother-of-Pearl Star in fingerboard scoop
  • Scroll peghead with Ebony overlay
  • Boat-shaped Ebony-capped heel
  • Inlaid front and side position markers
  • Hand-filed and shaped hardened nickel-silver frets and bone string nut
  • Capo spikes at 7th and 9th frets
  • OME 4:1 planetary tuners with amber acrylic knobs
  • Tung-oil varnish finish
  • 12” 2-ply Walnut OME Tone Rim
  • Ebonite-capped and simulated Tortoise-bound rim
  • 14 rim brackets and heavy notched tension hoop
  • Renaissance head and Sweetone tailpiece
  • Wood rim-rod and Trillium bridge
  • Hand-stained and satin lacquer finished; aged brass OME hardware
  • Deluxe Hard-shell case and Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • OME wooden armrest

Ome Minstrel Custom Openback Banjo & Case, Walnut Neck & Rim

Expert Setup
Limited Warranty Included

SKU: OMINST-WALCUST

Regular price
$2,370 USD
Regular price
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$2,370 USD
A great instrument for old time playing, this OME Minstrel Custom openback banjo is built with a 2-ply walnut rim (standard model is maple) and a walnut neck. The ebony fingerboard has an S-shaped scoop with a 4-pointed star inlay. It features aged brass hardware and aged nickel planetary gears with amber-color buttons. This impressive banjo was built in OME's small 3-craftsperson shop using sustainably harvested woods.
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  • Black Walnut neck
  • 25.5” scale and 1.34” nut width
  • 17-fret Ebony fingerboard with S-scoop
  • Two-way adjustable truss rod
  • Mother-of-Pearl Star in fingerboard scoop
  • Scroll peghead with Ebony overlay
  • Boat-shaped Ebony-capped heel
  • Inlaid front and side position markers
  • Hand-filed and shaped hardened nickel-silver frets and bone string nut
  • Capo spikes at 7th and 9th frets
  • OME 4:1 planetary tuners with amber acrylic knobs
  • Tung-oil varnish finish
  • 12” 2-ply Walnut OME Tone Rim
  • Ebonite-capped and simulated Tortoise-bound rim
  • 14 rim brackets and heavy notched tension hoop
  • Renaissance head and Sweetone tailpiece
  • Wood rim-rod and Trillium bridge
  • Hand-stained and satin lacquer finished; aged brass OME hardware
  • Deluxe Hard-shell case and Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • OME wooden armrest