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Home > Folk & Traditional Instruments > Folk & Traditional Stringed Instruments > Banjos > Recording King The Elite Traditional Banjo


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Item #: H82898
Mfg #: RK-ELITE-75

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Price: $1,599.99
Availability: The item is currently out of stock. The expected available date is 10/8/2014.

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Product Overview

The most traditional pre-war style Recording King banjo yet.

  • One-piece mahogany resonator
    One-piece slim profile mahogany neck
    3-ply maple rim
    Mastertone-style tone ring
    Mastertone-style one-piece banjo flange
    Notched brass 24-hook tension hoop
    Bound rosewood fretboard
    Bone nut
    Double-cut Recording King peghead
    Rosewood peghead overlay
    Custom flying eagle-style M.O.P. peghead inlay
    24 hooks and nuts with American Standard threads
    Dual 1930’s style coordinator rods
    Gotoh Planetary tuners with geared 5th peg
    RK custom flying eagle-style fretboard inlay
    Presto-style tailpiece
    Maple/ebony 5/8” bridge
    Remo frosted Head, 11” High Crown
    Nitrocellulose lacquer finish
    Nickel-plated hardware
    Limited Lifetime Warranty
    Includes case

Product Details

Recording King The Elite Traditional Banjo

The Recording King RK-ELITE Elite Traditional Banjo is modeled after the original Mastertone banjos of the 1930's. The Recording King RK Elite offers players vintage sound and handcrafted construction. Professional components like a classic Mastertone-style tone ring, true steam-bent 3-ply maple rim and nitrocellulose lacquer finish put this banjo in a category by itself. With classic design features like the vintage-style double-cut Recording King peghead and custom Flying Eagle-style peghead and fretboard inlay, this banjo proudly carries forward the tradition of one of the history's most revered instrument manufacturers. Includes case.

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