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    Another nice banjo from Canadian luthier Ian Pattison, this Mountain Loon openback banjo features a maple neck and rim with walnut headplate, heel and rim caps. It has a tone ring of “coyote wood”, aka Macauba, a dense South American hardwood. The striped ebony fingerboard features loon pattern maple inlays. Great for old time playing and much more.
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  • Maple neck & rim with walnut headplate, heel cap and rim cap
  • Tone ring of "coyote wood" (Macacauba, a dense South American hardwood)
  • Striped ebony fingerboard with maple position inlays (loon pattern)
  • Narrow thumb scoop just under the 5th string gives room for your thumb, plus use of all 22 frets
  • Antiqued brass hardware
  • No-knot tailpiece
  • Planetary tuning pegs

Pattison Mountain Loon 12" Openback Banjo

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Limited Warranty Included

SKU: PMTL1

Regular price
$1,850 USD
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$1,850 USD
Another nice banjo from Canadian luthier Ian Pattison, this Mountain Loon openback banjo features a maple neck and rim with walnut headplate, heel and rim caps. It has a tone ring of “coyote wood”, aka Macauba, a dense South American hardwood. The striped ebony fingerboard features loon pattern maple inlays. Great for old time playing and much more.
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  • Maple neck & rim with walnut headplate, heel cap and rim cap
  • Tone ring of "coyote wood" (Macacauba, a dense South American hardwood)
  • Striped ebony fingerboard with maple position inlays (loon pattern)
  • Narrow thumb scoop just under the 5th string gives room for your thumb, plus use of all 22 frets
  • Antiqued brass hardware
  • No-knot tailpiece
  • Planetary tuning pegs