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Recording King The Professional RK-R80A Archtop Banjo   

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The Professional RK-R80A resonator banjo combines classic pre-war styling and desirable modern touches to create the ultimate bluegrass banjo. This m...Click To Read More About This Product

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Bright, clear tones to highlight your melodies.

The Professional RK-R80A resonator banjo combines classic pre-war styling and desirable modern touches to create the ultimate bluegrass banjo. This model features a mahogany resonator, mahogany neck, bound ebony fretboard, American Standard thread hardware, 20-hole tone ring and a 3-ply rim.

The archtop model delivers the bright, clear tones preferred by players who want to highlight their melodies. The archtop tone ring accentuates mids and highs for an outstanding crispness in sound.

The Professional banjo features the traditional Recording King floral peghead and inlay and an authentic Mastertone-style flange. With its exceptional tone and handcrafted perfection, this banjo will appeal to players as well as collectors.

FEATURES
  • One-Piece Mahogany Resonator with Concentric Rings
  • One-Piece Mahogany Neck
  • Mastertone-Style Banjo Flange
  • Mastertone-Style Tone Ring
  • 3-Ply Maple Rim
  • Bound Ebony Fretboard
  • Dual Coordinator Rods
  • "Style 6" Mother-of-Pearl Floral Peghead & Fretboard Inlay
  • Presto-Style Tailpiece
  • Nickel-Plated 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

Order a banjo with clear tone — order the Professional.

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