Recording King Banjos: The Professonal Model RK-R80

The Recording King Professional model resonator banjo combines classic pre-war style features and desirable modern touches to create the ultimate bluegrass banjo. This model features a mahogany resonator, mahogany neck, bound ebony fretboard, American Standard thread hardware, 20-hole tone ring and a 3-ply rim. Designed by Greg Rich, this model recalls the most supremely crafted banjos from the Golden Age of musical instruments.

The Professional features the traditional Recording King floral peghead and inlay and an authentic Mastertone-style flange. With its exceptional tone and handcrafted perfection, this banjo will appeal to players as well as collectors!


* One-Piece Mahogany Resonator w/ Concentric Rings
* One-Piece Mahogany Neck
* Mastertone-Style Banjo Flange
* Mastertone-Style Tone Ring
* 3-Ply Maple Rim
* Bound Ebony Fretboard
* Dual Coordinator Rods
* “Style 6″ M.O.P. Floral Peghead & Fretboard Inlay
* Presto-Style Tailpiece
* Nickel-Plated Hardware
* Remo Frosted Head
* Notched Hoop
* Natural Finish
* Nut Width: 1-3/16″
* Head Size: 11″, medium crown (7/16” height)
* Frets: 22