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Recording King RK-R97-SN Artist Deluxe Banjo
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The Recording King RK-R97-SN Artist Deluxe banjo is a beautifully engraved complete revival of the most classic Recording King banjos. With genuine g...Click To Read More About This Product
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Classic appointments adorn this top-of-the-line model.
The Recording King RK-R97-SN Artist Deluxe banjo is a beautifully engraved complete revival of the most classic Recording King banjos. With genuine gold-plated hardware, a delicate floral engraving on the hoop and armrest, and a flamed maple resonator, the RK-R97-SN banjo is the most premium Recording King model available.
The Artist Deluxe banjo also features a figured maple neck, the traditional Recording King floral peghead and fretboard inlay and an authentic Mastertone-style flange.
This Recording King combines classic pre-war style features and desirable modern touches to create a truly historical banjo. The Artist Deluxe also has a bound ebony fretboard, American Standard thread hardware, 20-hole tone ring and a 3-ply rim. Designed by Greg Rich, this banjo recalls the most supremely crafted Recording Kings from the golden age of musical instruments.
- One-Piece Flamed Maple Resonator
- One-Piece Figured Maple Neck
- Mastertone-Style Banjo Flange
- Mastertone-Style Tone Ring
- Genuine Gold-Plated Hardware
- Engraved Notched Hoop
- Engraved Armrest
- 3-Ply Maple Rim
- Bound Ebony Fretboard
- Dual Coordinator Rods
- "Style 6" Mother-of-pearl Floral Peghead & Fretboard Inlay
- Presto-Style Tailpiece
- Remo Frosted Head
- Notched Hoop
- Vintage Sunburst Finish
- Nut Width: 1-3/16"
- Head Size: 11", medium crown (7/16" height)
- Frets: 22
- Total Length: 38"
- Weight: 11.60 lb.
- Includes Vintage Hardshell Case