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Recording King The Elite Traditional Banjo 

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The Recording King RK-ELITE Elite Traditional Banjo is modeled after the original Mastertone banjos of the 1930's. The Recording King RK Elite offers...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 03-07-2017

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The most traditional pre-war style Recording King banjo yet.

The Recording King RK-ELITE Elite Traditional Banjo is modeled after the original Mastertone banjos of the 1930's. The Recording King RK Elite offers players vintage sound and handcrafted construction. Professional components like a classic Mastertone-style tone ring, true steam-bent 3-ply maple rim and nitrocellulose lacquer finish put this banjo in a category by itself. With classic design features like the vintage-style double-cut Recording King peghead and custom Flying Eagle-style peghead and fretboard inlay, this banjo proudly carries forward the tradition of one of the history's most revered instrument manufacturers. Includes case.

FEATURES
  • One-piece mahogany resonator
  • One-piece slim profile mahogany neck
  • 3-ply maple rim
  • Mastertone-style tone ring
  • Mastertone-style one-piece banjo flange
  • Notched brass 24-hook tension hoop
  • Bound rosewood fretboard
  • Bone nut
  • Double-cut Recording King peghead
  • Rosewood peghead overlay
  • Custom flying eagle-style M.O.P. peghead inlay
  • 24 hooks and nuts with American Standard threads
  • Dual 1930's style coordinator rods
  • Gotoh Planetary tuners with geared 5th peg
  • RK custom flying eagle-style fretboard inlay
  • Presto-style tailpiece
  • Maple/ebony 5/8" bridge
  • Remo frosted Head, 11" High Crown
  • Nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Nickel-plated hardware
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Includes case

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