USA Series M5
Resonator Banjo
RK-M5


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We've built the USA Series M5 banjo entirely by hand in the USA with top-shelf woods like the Eastern curly maple neck and curly maple resonator.

Our original Fan-style fretboard inlay and hand-rubbed nitrocellulose lacquer round out the M5's impressive set of professional features.

Recording King Vintage Hardshell case included.

Materials


Resonator
Mahogany
Neck
Mahogany
Rim
Maple

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Specifications & Features

Model: RK-M5
Resonator: Curly Maple Back & Sidewalls
Rim: 3-Ply Recording King Maple
Flange: One-piece Prewar-style Pot Metal
Head: Remo Frosted Head, 11" High Crown
Tone Ring: 20-hole Bell Brass Flathead
Tension Hoop: 24-Hook Brass Notched; Round American Threaded Hooks and Nuts
Coordinator Rod(s): Dual 1930’s Style
Neck: Eastern Curly Maple with 2-way Adjustable Truss Rod
Fretboard: Rosewood; Bound
Hardware: Nickel-Plated
Tailpiece: Presto-Style
Bridge: Maple / Ebony; 5/8"
Nut: Bone, 1-3/16" Width
Fret Markers: Fan Style M.O.P. Pattern Inlay
Inlay: Fan Style M.O.P. Pattern
Peghead: Original Recording King
Overlay: Ebony
Tuners: Five Star Planetary Tuners and 5th String Peg
Binding: Antiqued
Scale Length: 27-3/8"
Armrest: One-Piece
Finish: Nitrocellulose Honey Burst
Case: Included Vintage Hardhsell Case