Recording King

Bluegrass
Resonator Banjo
RK-R18

Built with the same care and attention we give our professional level banjos, but priced within reach of any player, the Bluegrass Resonator (RK-R18) delivers traditional banjo sound and playing comfort well above its pay grade.

Whether you're a beginning picker or a seasoned vet, you'll put some serious mileage on your Bluegrass Resonator banjo in no time flat.

 

MODEL: RK-R18
RESONATOR: MAPLE
RIM: MULTI-PLY
FLANGE: HEXAGON FLANGE
HEAD: REMO FROSTED HEAD
TONE RING: STEEL ROD
TENSION HOOP: 24-HOOK AMERICAN THREADED HOOKS AND NUTS
COORDINATOR ROD(S): DUAL
NECK: MAPLE
FRETBOARD: ROSEWOOD
HARDWARE: NICKEL-PLATED
TAILPIECE: PRESTO-STYLE
BRIDGE: MAPLE / EBONY; 5/8"
NUT: BONE
FRET MARKERS: DOTS
INLAY: HEADSTOCK; PEARL FAN
PEGHEAD: MADISON SHAPE
OVERLAY: BLACK
TUNERS: PLANETARY, GEARED 5TH
BINDING: IVOROID; RESONATOR
SCALE LENGTH: 26-1/4"
ARMREST: ONE-PIECE
FINISH: DARK BROWN

Madison Old-Time
Open-Back Banjo
RK-OT25

The RK-OT25 is an old-time picking machine, with a steam-bent maple rim, 24-bracket tension hoop, and the clean look of all of our Madison banjos. We've built this banjo specifically for old-time players, with features like our scooped fretboard, Presto tailpiece and old-style Remo FiberSkyn head.

 

 

MODEL: RK-OT25
RESONATOR: N/A
RIM: 2-PLY STEAM BENT MAPLE
FLANGE: N/A
HEAD: REMO FIBERSKYN HEAD, HIGH CROWN
TONE RING: N/A
TENSION HOOP: 24 BRACKET NOTCHED; AMERICAN THREADED HOOKS AND NUTS
COORDINATOR ROD(S): DUAL
NECK: MAPLE WITH ADJUSTABLE TRUSS ROD
FRETBOARD: PADAUK, SCOOPED
HARDWARE: NICKEL-PLATED
TAILPIECE: PRESTO-STYLE
BRIDGE: MAPLE / EBONY; 5/8"
NUT: BONE; 1-3/8", VINTAGE-STYLE PLASTIC 5TH STRING NUT
FRET MARKERS: PEARL DOTS
INLAY: N/A
PEGHEAD: RECORDING KING MADISON
TUNERS: PLANETARY
BINDING: N/A
SCALE LENGTH: 26-3/8"
ARMREST: INCLUDED

    

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