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Recording King RK-R35-BR Madison Resonator Banjo with Tone Ring #1417


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Elevate your banjo playing with the Recording King RK-R35-BR Madison Resonator Banjo with Tone Ring. This instrument offers banjo enthusiasts a high-quality and incredible-sounding experience, featuring a classic Mastertone-style bell brass cast tone ring and a Mastertone-style one-piece flange that ensures every note resonates with clarity and depth. Crafted with a maple resonator and neck, the RK-R35-BR embodies the authentic banjo character you've been seeking. The two-way truss rod in the maple neck allows for precise playability adjustments, and the 24-hook brass tension hoop provides control over head tension, making this banjo versatile for any musical style or performance setting. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting your banjo journey, the Recording King RK-R35-BR Madison Resonator Banjo is your ticket to a world of rich, authentic banjo tones.

With a design that pays homage to banjo tradition while offering modern playability and reliability, the RK-R35-BR captures the timeless aesthetic of this iconic instrument. Whether you're picking in a studio, on stage, or around a campfire, the Recording King RK-R35-BR Madison Resonator Banjo with Tone Ring is your key to banjo brilliance, allowing you to explore the rich heritage of banjo music and create your own unforgettable melodies.


  • Maple Resonator & Neck
  • 26-1/4” Scale Length
  • 20 Hole Bell Brass Tone Ring
  • American Threaded Hook & Nuts
  • Matte Finish




Model: RK-R35
Resonator: Maple
Rim: 3-Ply Steam Bent Maple
Flange: Mastertone-style One-piece
Head: Remo Frosted Head, 11" High Crown
Tone Ring: Mastertone-style Bell Brass Cast
Tension Hoop: 24 Bracket Notched; Round American Threaded Hooks and Nuts
Coordinator Rod(s): Dual
Neck: Maple with Adjustable Truss Rod
Fretboard: Padauk
Hardware: Nickel-Plated
Tailpiece: Presto-Style
Bridge: Maple / Ebony; 5/8"
Nut: Bone
Fret Markers: Seagull Inlay
Inlay: Seagull
Peghead: Recording King Madison
Overlay: Black Peghead Overlay with Mother of Pearl Inlay
Tuners: Planetary Ivory Button
Binding: Resonator; Ivoroid
Scale Length: 26-1/4"
Armrest: Included
Finish: Hand-Rubbed Brown Satin Matte

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