Our Madison RK-R35 gives banjo players the option of a high-quality, great-sounding banjo with a classic Mastertone-style tone ring and flange.
The Recording King Madison RK-R35 is built around a 3-ply steam bent maple rim, from the exact same construction and materials used in the best-selling RK-R80. It has a maple neck with an adjustable two-way truss rod and a comfortable rosewood fretboard. With a 24-hook brass tension hoop, players can adjust the head tension as precisely as on any world-class banjo. The planetary tuners, geared 5th peg and dual coordinator rods are effective professional components, and add an authentic feel to these impressive banjos.
The Madison RK-R35 has a maple resonator with a hand-rubbed brown matte finish. We build it with a Mastertone-style bell brass cast tone ring and a Mastertone-style one-piece flange. The Madison peghead and fretboard feature our Seagull inlay, for a banjo that looks as classic as it sounds.
The American threaded nickel-plated hook and nut hardware, as well as the true presto-style tailpiece and armrest are the same as featured on the popular RK-Scout. Like the other Madison banjos, the Madison Deluxe comes standard with an authentic Remo head.
Specifications & Features
|Rim:||3-Ply Steam Bent Maple|
|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|
|Neck:||Maple with Adjustable Truss Rod|
|Bridge:||Maple / Ebony; 5/8"|
|Fret Markers:||Seagull Inlay|
|Peghead:||Recording King Madison|
|Overlay:||Black Peghead Overlay with Mother of Pearl Inlay|
|Tuners:||Planetary Ivory Button|
|Finish:||Hand-Rubbed Brown Satin Matte|
|Case:||Optional Vintage Hardhsell Case|