The Professional
Resonator Banjo
RK-R80


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The RK-R80 Professional combines classic pre-war style features and desirable modern touches to create a great-sounding bluegrass banjo. The Professional features a mahogany resonator, mahogany neck, bound ebony fretboard, American Standard thread hardware, 20-hole tone ring and a 3-ply rim.

The Professional features the traditional Recording King floral peghead and inlay and an authentic Mastertone-style flange.

Materials


Resonator
Mahogany
Neck
Mahogany
Rim
Maple

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Specifications & Features

Model: RK-R80
Resonator: One-Piece Mahogany with Concentric Rings
Rim: 3-Ply Maple
Flange: Mastertone-Style
Head: Remo Frosted Head, 11" High Crown
Tone Ring: Mastertone-Style
Tension Hoop: 24-Hook Brass Notched; Round American Threaded Hooks and Nuts
Coordinator Rod(s): Dual
Neck: One-Piece Mahogany
Fretboard: Ebony; Bound
Hardware: Nickel-Plated
Tailpiece: Presto-Style
Bridge: Maple / Ebony; 5/8"
Nut: Bone, 1-3/16" Width
Fret Markers: Style 6" M.O.P. Floral Inlay
Inlay: Style 6" M.O.P. Floral Inlay
Peghead: Double-Cut Recording King
Overlay: Rosewood Peghead Overlay with Mother of Pearl Inlay
Tuners: Gotoh Planetary Tuners With Geared 5th Peg
Binding: Ivoroid
Scale Length: 26-1/4"
Armrest: Included
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Case: Included Vintage Hardhsell Case