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Tonewood DB45 5 string banjo

SKU: Tonewood DB45 5 string banjo

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Tonewood DB-45-G Deluxe Resonator Banjo

For overall tone and projection the Tonewood DB-45 Resonator 5 String Banjo is amazing

Regular Price: £399.00

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The Pot

Based on a “Pre Mastertone” design in so much as it has has a rolled brass tone ring as opposed to the heavy cast tone rings of the later “Mastertone” banjos The Tonewood DB-45/G has a Mahogany veneered wooden laminate rim upon which the rolled brass “tone Ring” is mounted.

Attached to the rim via 24 traditional style shoe brackets is a chrome plated “Key Hole Cut” flange plate which in turn 24 rounded bracket hooks* pass through the shoe brackets to hold a heavy notched stretcher band in place. The “stretcher band” or “tension hoop” applies tension to the Frosted Remo Weather King Banjo Head which is fitted as standard.

The pot hard ware is completed with a chrome plated armrest which is secured on a single bracket and a fully adjustable traditional style chrome plated Waverly style Banjo Tailpiece.

The bridge is a Minstrel style 3 footed Maple bridge with an Ebony cap. The fully bound high gloss mahogany resonator has double concentric ring inlays, and attaches to the body with 4 easily accesable traditional thumb screws that pass throught the flange.

The Neck

The figured Mahogany neck is complimented with full parchment coloured binding and is attched to the pot with an internal Lag Bolt and a single co-ordinator rod**. Within the neck construction is an adjustable truss rod which is protected by a 3 screw bell shaped truss rod cover.

The neck has a dark rosewood fret board which is inlaid with the traditional “Hearts and Flowers” inlay in acrylic Pearl at frets 1, 3,5,7,10,12,15,17,19 and 21. This hearts and flowers motif is repeated in the head stock decoration and Where the neck meets the rim the neck is has an eye catching white/black/white triple laminate heel cap.

Tuning of string 1 – 4 is via planetary geared, backfacing machines boasting pearloid buttons. The geared fifth string tuning peg is a chrome plated with a real leather bushing and an acrylic Pearl button.

The Tonewood DB-45/G Banjo Specification.

  • Fully Bound Mahogany Neck
  • Rolled Brass pre “Mastertone” Style tone ring
  • Back Facing Planetary Geared Tuners
  • Hearts and Flowers inlay
  • Remo Weather King Banjo Head
  • 12″ Mahogany Laminated Rim
  • 24 Tension Brackets
  • Maple/Rosewood 5/8″ Bridge
  • “Waverley” Style Tail piece

Tonewood DB45 5 string banjo

Tonewood DB45 5 string banjo. The Pot Based on a “Pre Mastertone” design in so much as it has has a rolled brass tone ring as opposed to the heavy cast tone rings of the later “Mastertone” banjos The Tonewood DB-45/G has a Mahogany veneered wooden laminate rim upon which the rolled brass “tone...

  • Price: £299.00
  • Brand: Tonewood
  • Model: Tonewood DB45 5 string banjo
  • Product ID: Tonewood DB45 5 string banjo

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Brand Tonewood
SKU Tonewood DB45 5 string banjo
Condition New

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