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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 and true steam-bent 3-ply maple rim put this banjo in a category by itself.
With classic design features like the vintage-style double-cut Recording King peghead and custom Hearts & Flowers-style inlay, this banjo proudly wears its historic heritage.?
The 27-3/8" scale delivers extra punch, combining traditional sound and looks with modern power.
|Head:||Remo Frosted Head, 11" High Crown|
|Tension Hoop:||24-Hook Brass Notched; Round American Threaded Hooks and Nuts|
|Coordinator Rod(s):||Dual 1930’s Style|
|Neck:||One-Piece Slim Profile Mahogany|
|Bridge:||Maple / Ebony; 5/8"|
|Fret Markers:||Custom Hearts & Flowers-Style M.O.P. Inlay|
|Inlay:||Custom Hearts & Flowers-Style M.O.P. Inlay|
|Peghead:||Double-Cut Recording King|
|Overlay:||Ebony Peghead Overlay with Mother of Pearl Inlay|
|Tuners:||Gotoh Planetary Tuners With Geared 5th Peg|
|Case:||Included Vintage Hardhsell Case|
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