The Flinthill (Gold) banjo has all the outstanding features of the Professional mahogany model, but with a beautiful flamed maple resonator and neck. It also features a glorious sunburst finish for a classic, woodsy look. This resonator banjo combines classic pre-war style features and desirable modern touches to create the ultimate bluegrass banjo. The FHB-287A features a flamed maple resonator, flamed maple neck, bound ebony fretboard, American Standard thread hardware, 20-hole tone ring and a 3-ply rim. The banjo features the traditional floral peghead and inlay and an authentic Mastertone-style flange. With its exceptional tone and handcrafted perfection, the Soloist will appeal to players as well as collectors.