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Gold Tone Bob Carlin Signature Series BC-350 Plus Banjo

Gold Tone Bob Carlin Signature Series BC-350 Plus Banjo

The Gold Tone Bob Carlin Signature Series BC-350 Plus Banjo is a work of art; an upgraded version in triple plated gold hardware and historic Orpheum style vintage inlay. As with the standard BC-350 model the Plus version uses a 12″ pot assembly, scooped ebony fingerboard, Bob Carlin neck profile and a nut width of 1-3/8”.

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Nechville Galaxy Phantom Maple Banjo

Nechville Galaxy Phantom Maple Banjo

We’ve just received a few more examples of Tom Nechville’s work, including the Nechville Galaxy Phantom Banjo; these are some of the most advanced banjos in the galaxy. And as usual, they are very well made and great-sounding instruments.

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Stelling Sunflower Banjo

Stelling Sunflower Banjo

Here we have the Stelling Sunflower Banjo, another superb example of Geoff Stelling’s superb craftsmanship and creativity. Based on the very successful Stelling Bellflower Banjo , the Stelling Sunflower banjo features AAA-grade flame maple construction rather than Virginia Black Walnut.

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Stelling Bellflower Banjo

Stelling Bellflower Banjo

Here we have another superb example of Geoff Stelling’s craftsmanship – the Stelling Bellflower banjo.

We were thrilled to renew our dealership with Stelling and now carry three models as standard stocking representation of these fine banjos.

Stelling established themselves as a benchmark in modern banjo construction; a unique approach to tone ring to rim construction that ensures maximum ring to rim contact for full tonal transmission.

Stelling engineered their own uinique heavy zinc flange and machined tailpiece to create THE classic Stelling banjo sound.

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Stelling Red Fox Banjo 2012

Stelling Red Fox Banjo 2012

This is a beautiful Stelling Red Fox banjo, a brand new model, with Stelling’s unique bronze ‘Wedge Fit’ tone ring fitted to a Tony Pass ‘Lost Timbre’ block rim. The Red Fox inlay on the headstock is really quite fetching.

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Huber Lancaster and Berkshire TrueTone Banjos

Huber Lancaster and Berkshire TrueTone Banjos

Steve Huber is a unique individual; a superb player who is also a gifted Luthier and technician. Among his many achievements, this incredible “renaissance man” built his own forge and developed an authentic replica of the iconic prewar Gibson flathead tone ring, duplicating the alloy and pouring techniques from the 1930s era.

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