The Ne Plus Ultra Banjo

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The Ne Plus Ultra is the most incredibly crafted, meticulously detailed open back banjo in the Recording King collection.

The beauty of this model is immediate: the stunning "Tree of Life" abalone inlay on the peghead and fretboard was designed by Greg Rich and demonstrates his appreciation for the traditional pre-war style.

The rim is made from flamed maple and features binding for more style. Flamed maple is also used on the neck which also features an ebony skunk stripe. This model features a Whyte Laydie tone ring, a Nashville style tailpiece, dual coordinator rods and 24 brackets.

This open back has a sweet, harmonious tone that's excellent for all styles of playing.

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  • Flamed Maple Rim with Binding
  • Tree of Life Peghead and Fretboard Inlay
  • Flamed Maple Neck with Ebony Skunk Stripe
  • Whyte Laydie Tone Ring
  • Dual Coordinator Rods
  • 24 Brackets
  • Ebony Fretboard
  • Ebony Heel Cap and Peghead Overlay
  • Nashville Style Tailpiece
  • Nickel-Plated Hardware
  • Remo Fiberskyn Head
  • Notched Hoop
  • Neck Width Under Nut: 30.5mm
  • Head Size: 11", medium crown (7/16" height)
  • Frets: 22
  • Total Length: 38"
  • Weight: 6.85 lbs
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

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