Recording King The Osborne Scout RK-SCOUT Banjo  

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Recording King and Sonny Osbourne collaborated to create this exclusive signature banjo.

With custom features selected by the bluegrass icon, the 5-string Osborne Scout Banjo is equipped with the classic Recording King peghead with Sonny Osborne's name and arrowhead design in mother-of-pearl, as well as a patterned arrowhead fretboard inlay with Sonny Osborne's signature block in mother-of-pearl printed on the 12th fret.

The banjo also features a one-piece flamed maple resonator, one-piece figured maple neck, 20-hole tone ring, 3-ply maple rim, white binding, a mother-of-pearl truss rod cover with "Scout" printed in black, nickel-plated hardware, American standard thread hardware and a Mastertone-style flange.

Sonny Osborne was a member of the influential bluegrass group The Osborne Brothers. Today, he is one of the most respected banjo players in the bluegrass community. This beautiful banjo salutes one of bluegrass music's great artists.


  • One-Piece Flamed Maple Resonator
  • One-Piece Figured Maple Neck
  • Mastertone-Style Banjo Flange
  • Mastertone-Style Tone Ring
  • 3-Ply Maple Rim
  • Bound Rosewood Fretboard
  • Dual Coordinator Rods
  • Osborne "Arrowhead" Mother-of-Pearl Peghead & Fretboard Inlay
  • Mother-of-Pearl Truss Rod Cover with "Scout" in Black
  • Mother-of-Pearl RL 12th Fret Osborne Signature Block
  • Presto-Style Tailpiece
  • Nickel-Plated Hardware
  • American Standard Thread Hardware
  • Remo Frosted Head
  • Notched Hoop
  • Natural Finish
  • Nut Width: 1-3/16"
  • Head Size: 11", medium crown (7/16" height)
  • Frets: 22
  • Total Length: 38"
  • Weight: 11.4 lbs
  • Includes Vintage Hardshell Case
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Get crisp tone from your banjo — order the Osborne Scout today!

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