Convertible Banjo
RK-R30


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Recording King is proud to introduce the all-new RK-R30-BGM tube-and-plate flathead banjo. The RK-R30 pairs the industry-favorite Recording King 20-hole flathead tone ring with the sound and ease of a 2 piece flange. Our RK tone ring delivers authentic banjo sound, while the tube-and-plate flange helps to create a more complex sound than the familiar one-piece version.

The RK-R30 features our new diamond and square mother-of-pearl inlay pattern, Recording King hexagonal flange, maple neck and resonator, rosewood fretboard and presto tailpiece. Built using a combination of RK's traditional metal parts, this banjo is one of our most tonally complex banjos yet; it also allows for easy conversion to open-back.

Materials


Resonator
Maple
Neck
Maple
Rim
Maple

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Specifications & Features

Model: RK-R30
Resonator: Maple Conversion
Rim: 3-Ply Maple
Flange: Tube and Hexagon Plate
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: Rosewood
Hardware: Nickel-Plated
Tailpiece: Presto-Style
Bridge: Maple / Ebony; 5/8"
Nut: Bone, 31mm
Fret Markers: Pearl Dots
Inlay: N/A
Peghead: Recording King Madison
Overlay: Black Peghead Overlay with Diamond & Square Pattern
Tuners: Planetary Ivory Button
Binding: N/A
Scale Length: 26-1/4"
Armrest: Included
Finish: Hand-Rubbed Burgandy Matte