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Flinthill FHB-287A Archtop (Gold) Banjo Bluegrass 5 String w/ Case
Flinthill FHB-287A Archtop (Gold) Banjo Bluegrass 5 String w/ Case


 
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Product Code: FHB-287A


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Flinthill banjos are hand-crafted to the original pre-war specs— to the delight of collectors and players everywhere! There are no modern banjos that come any closer to sound of the pre-war originals—but Flinthill® beats EVERYBODY on price! The finest selected maple and mahogany are used for the necks and resonators and the lavish pearl inlay patterns are reproductions of vintage originals. You have your choice of an authentic, cast flathead tone ring or the rare raised head archtop tone ring—the most coveted, late 1920s solid version with no holes. All the neck proportions are pre-war-inspired and designed for easy playing. Authentic, 2-band planetary tuners and a geared 5th ensure accurate tuning and the one piece flange, correct period armrest and Presto-style tailpiece are true to tradition as well.


Flinthill FHB-287A Archtop Banjo Features:

  • Pre-war-style 3-ply Maple rim
  • Figured Maple neck and resonator
  • Cremona Sunburst finish
  • Slim, fast neck with adjustable truss rod
  • Vintage-style, single-piece die-cast flange
  • Pre-war-style armrest and Presto tailpiece
  • Dual coordinator rods in rim
  • Finest quality Maple bridge with Ebony top
  • No-hole cast raised-head tone ring
  • Authentic two-band planetary tuners with geared 5th
  • Plush-lined hard shell case included
  • Ebony fingerboard with Hearts & Flowers (Style 6) Pearl inlays to match peghead
  • Double-bound fingerboard and peghead
  • Gold-plated metal parts
  • 1 Year Warranty
Armrest
Body TypeArchtop Resonator
BridgeAged Maple / Ebony Top
Coordinator RodsDual Adjustable
Fingerboard & Peghead BindingDouble Bound White ABS
Fingerboard MaterialEbony
Fingerboard Position InlaysM-O-P Hearts & Flowers
FinishSunburst High Gloss
FlangeSingle-piece / Die-cast
HeadRemo 11" / Medium Crown
Metal PlatingGold
Neck MaterialSelect Figured Maple
Nut MaterialBone
Nut Width1 3/16"
Other Options
Peghead InlayM-O-P Hearts & Flowers
/ M-O-P Logo
Peghead OverlayRosewood
Recommended Strings
ResonatorSelect Figured Maple
Resonator Binding & PurflingWhite ABS
RimTraditional Multi-ply Hard Rock Maple
Scale Length26 1/4"
TailpiecePresto Style
Tone RingNo-Hole Raised-Head / Cast Bell Bronze
Truss RodAdjustable
Truss Rod CoverBlack ABS Teardrop
TunersGotoh Planetary Tuners / ABS Buttons / Geared 5th


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