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  • The Rickard 12" Dobson Openback Banjo has their Cyclone 10:1 tuning gears for remarkable tuning precision. All maple, it has a Dobson tone ring and narrow heel, of course. The aged brass hardware, along with the ebony  cap and tortoise binding on the rim are nice aesthetic touches. The ebony fingerboard has an s-scoop plus dot and star inlays.
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  • Maple 3-ply neck with ebony center strip
  • 12" 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
  • 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

Rickard 12" Dobson Openback Banjo & Case, with Rickard Cyclone 10:1 tuners

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Limited Warranty Included

SKU: RICKDOB-12B

Regular price
$2,175 USD
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$2,175 USD
The Rickard 12" Dobson Openback Banjo has their Cyclone 10:1 tuning gears for remarkable tuning precision. All maple, it has a Dobson tone ring and narrow heel, of course. The aged brass hardware, along with the ebony  cap and tortoise binding on the rim are nice aesthetic touches. The ebony fingerboard has an s-scoop plus dot and star inlays.
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  • Maple 3-ply neck with ebony center strip
  • 12" 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
  • 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