USA Series M9
Resonator Banjo

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The USA Series M9 banjo is hand-built in the USA. Assembled with a choice one-piece Walnut neck and beautiful burl Walnut resonator, the M9 delivers vintage-style banjo snap and tone in a classic design. With unique features like the Seagull-style fretboard inlay and hand-rubbed nitrocellulose lacquer finish, the M9 sets a new standard for modern US-made banjos.

Recording King Vintage Hardshell case included.




Specifications & Features

Model: RK-M9
Resonator: Walnut
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: Walnut
Fretboard: Rosewood; Bound
Hardware: Nickel-Plated
Tailpiece: Presto-Style
Bridge: Maple / Ebony; 5/8"
Nut: Bone
Fret Markers: Seagull M.O.P. Pattern Inlay
Inlay: Mother Of Pearl
Peghead: Original Recording King; Antiqued
Overlay: Ebony
Tuners: Five Star Planetary Tuners and 5th String Peg
Binding: Antiqued
Scale Length: 27-3/8"
Armrest: One-Piece
Finish: Nitrocellulose
Case: Included Vintage Hardhsell Case