Rickard 11" Dobson Openback Banjo & Case, with Rickard 10:1 Cyclone Tuners and Spikes

This Rickard 11" Dobson openback banjo comes equipped with Rickard's new Cyclone 10:1 tuning gears for extra tuning precision. Railroad spikes have been installed in the fretboard at frets 7.9.& 10.
The 11" bent rim (1/2" thick) has a Dobson tone ring, tortoise binding, and an ebony cap. It has an ebony fingerboard with dot and star inlays, as well as an S-shaped scoop. The 3-ply maple neck has a narrow Dobson style heel and a 2-way adjustable truss rod. The antiqued brass hardware (except for the Gotoh 5th string peg) was made by Rickard.   More Details...

  • Maple 3-ply neck with ebony center strip
  • 11" bent maple rim with tortoise binding, ebony cap
  • Dobson tone ring
  • Ebony fretboard (1-3/8" nut, 25.5"scale) with dots and star inlays and S-shaped scoop
  • Railroad spikes installed @ 7th, 9th, & 10th frets
  • Narrow Dobson style heel
  • 2-way adjustable truss rod
  • Antiqued brass hardware
  • Rickard 10:1 tuning pegs (peghead)
  • Remo Renaissance head
  • Light stain, gloss finish
  • All hardware made by Rickard (except Gotoh 5th peg)
  • Hardshell case included