Pattison Mountain Sounds Openback Banjo, Brass Hoop Tone Ring

sku: PMTS1
Another nice banjo from Canadian luthier Ian Pattison, this Mountain Sounds openback banjo features a walnut neck and rim with maple heel and rim caps. It has a tone ring of “coyote wood” with a brass hoop on top. The Ziricote fingerboard features stylized mountain pattern maple inlays. Great for old time playing and much more.   More Details...

  • Walnut neck & rim with figured maple heel cap and rim cap
  • Tone ring of "coyote wood" (Macacauba, a dense South American hardwood) with a brass hoop on top
  • Ziricote fingerboard with maple position inlays (stylized mountain pattern)
  • Narrow thumb scoop just under the 5th string gives room for your thumb, plus use of all 22 frets
  • Nickel plated hardware
  • No-knot tailpiece
  • Planetary tuning pegs