BANJOS: MODELS AND CHARACTERISTICS
 


BANJO BO-50,
Five-string open-back model

-String length (from bridge to nut) = 675 mm
-Imitation calfskin head (membrane) equal in sound and appearance to calfskin, or standard white head (membrane)
-Old-Time style Maple wooden body and Steel tone ring
-Maple neck with Steel tension adjustable truss rod
-Ebony fingerboard with Bone or Pearl inlays
-Rosewood peghead with inlaid purflings (inlays optional) with Schaller machine heads
-Compensated bridge
-Very solid Steel tailpiece
-Sound box and neck joined with two Steel bars (Rim Rods)




BANJO BG-50
, Five-string bluegrass model

-String length (from bridge to nut) = 667'46 mm
-Five-Star white head (membrane)
-Maple wooden body with Flathead or Archtop tone ring
-Resonator Flange made from one piece
-Maple resonator with inlaid purfling
-Maple neck with tension adjustable Steel truss rod
-Ebony fingerboard with Bone or Pearl inlays
-Rosewood peghead with inlaid purfling (inlays optional) with Schaller machine heads
-Compensated bridge
-Very solid Steel tailpiece
-Sound box and neck joined with two steel bars (Rim Rods)



BANJO BO-40
, Four-string open-back tenor model

-String length (from bridge to nut)= 520 mm (tenor) or 584 mm (tenor and mandolin lower octave)
-Imitation calfskin head (membrane) equal in sound and appearance to calfskin, or standard white head (membrane)
-Old-time style Maple wooden body and Steel tone ring
-Maple neck with Steel tension adjustable truss rod
-Ebony fingerboard with Bone or Pearl inlays
-Rosewood peghead with inlaid purflings (inlays optional) with Schaller machine heads
-Compensated bridge
-Very solid steel tailpiece
-Sound box and neck joined with two steel bars (Rim Rods)



BANJO BG-40
, Four-string tenor model

-String length (from bridge to nut)= 520 mm (tenor) or 584 mm (tenor and mandolin lower octave)
-Five-Star white head (membrane)
-Maple wooden body with Flathead or Archtop tone ring
-Resonator Flange made from one piece
-Maple resonator with inlaid purfling
-Maple neck with Steel tension adjustable truss rod
-Ebony fingerboard with Bone or Pearl inlays
-Rosewood peghead with inlaid purflings (inlays optional) with Schaller machine heads
-Compensated bridge
-Very solid steel tailpiece
-Sound box and neck joined with two Steel bars (Rim Rods)