MC-KIT(O): Openback Banjo Kit

Kit
GT Master Planetary Tuners
Maple Construction
Snowflake Inlay

The MC Banjo kit is designed for the do-it-yourself craftsman. Based on our MC-150 banjo, it utilizes a vintage proven design which provides excellent tone! All maple wood parts are pre-shaped and ready for final sanding and finishing. The critical joints are all pre-cut and the slotted fingerboard is glued to the neck. The 11" maple rim is pre-made and guide holes are drilled. All metal parts are chrome-plated and ready for assembly.

Features include maple neck, maple body, pre-slotted rosewood fingerboard, frets are all pre-cut, snow flake position markers (already inlayed) , double coordinator rods, sealed geared tuning machines, Price Licensed tailpiece, two-way truss rod, bone nut, Remo head, and full walled resonator with binding. No special tools are needed. The MC kit, when built, provides an excellent banjo with the looks and tone for either open-back or bluegrass-style playing.

Important Note: The MC-150 kit comes preassembled to ensure proper fit of all the components. To finish the instrument you will have to disassemble and reassemble after finishing. Frets are not installed.

Specifications

  • Neck: Maple
  • Finish: Unfinished
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
  • Tuners: GT Master Planets
  • Inlay: Snowflake
  • Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
  • Tone Ring: Steel Alloy
  • Rim: Multi-Ply Maple
  • Tension Hoop: Notched Steel
  • Binding: Black ABS
  • Brackets: 24
  • Buttons: C-Style
  • Hardware: Chrome Plated
  • Pickups: Optional
  • Tailpiece: 5-String Straightline
  • Armrest: Gold Tone Engraved
  • Head: 11" HC Frosted
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Nut Width: 1-3/16" Bone
  • Scale Length: 26-3/16"
  • Weight: 9 lbs.
  • Tuning: GDGBD
  • Strings: .010, .024w, .016, .013, .010
  • Option 1: SMP+ P
  • Option 2: Fishman Rare Earth Pickup
  • Hard Case: HD14
  • Bag: HPBO
  • Left-Handed Available: No

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