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    The Pisgah 12" Walnut Dobson is an impressive-sounding openback banjo. Made in North Carolina using native woods and hardware crafted entirely in the USA. It features a walnut neck and a 12” walnut rim with a Dobson tone ring. Traditional, old-time tone.
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  • Handcrafted 12” Walnut Rim
  • Dobson tone ring made in the USA
  • Walnut Neck
  • Black Richlite Fingerboard
  • 17 fret short scale, ~25.5" scale length
  • Balsam Banjoworks aged brass hardware 
  • Pisgah Hawktail Tailpiece
  • Brass Gotoh tuners
  • Brass side dot position markers
  • Standard frailing scoop
  • Traditional "folk" heel and dowel stick construction
  • Grooved tension hoop.
  • Two-way adjustable truss rod
  • Remo Renaissance head
  • Pisgah PBCO Strings
  • Gigbag Included
  • Made in North Carolina of all native woods

Pisgah Banjo Co. 12" Walnut Dobson Openback Banjo, Short Scale

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Limited Warranty Included

SKU: PDOB-WSRT

Regular price
$1,795 USD
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$1,795 USD
The Pisgah 12" Walnut Dobson is an impressive-sounding openback banjo. Made in North Carolina using native woods and hardware crafted entirely in the USA. It features a walnut neck and a 12” walnut rim with a Dobson tone ring. Traditional, old-time tone.
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  • Handcrafted 12” Walnut Rim
  • Dobson tone ring made in the USA
  • Walnut Neck
  • Black Richlite Fingerboard
  • 17 fret short scale, ~25.5" scale length
  • Balsam Banjoworks aged brass hardware 
  • Pisgah Hawktail Tailpiece
  • Brass Gotoh tuners
  • Brass side dot position markers
  • Standard frailing scoop
  • Traditional "folk" heel and dowel stick construction
  • Grooved tension hoop.
  • Two-way adjustable truss rod
  • Remo Renaissance head
  • Pisgah PBCO Strings
  • Gigbag Included
  • Made in North Carolina of all native woods