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Recording King RK-R35 Madison Tone Ring Banjo  Maple 

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The sounds of the South rediscovered in this Recording King Madison banjo.

The Recording King Madison RK-R35 is built around a 3-ply steam bent maple rim, from the exact same construction and materials used in their best-selling RK-R80. It has a maple neck with an adjustable two-way truss rod and a comfortable padauk fretboard. With a 24-hook brass tension hoop, players can adjust the head tension as precisely as on any world-class banjo. The planetary tuners, geared 5th peg and dual coordinator rods are effective professional components, and add an authentic feel to these impressive banjos.

The Madison RK-R35 has a maple resonator with a hand-rubbed brown matte finish. Recording King builds it with a Mastertone-style bell brass cast tone ring and a Mastertone-style one-piece flange. The Madison peghead and fretboard feature Recording King's Seagull inlay, for a banjo that looks as classic as it sounds.

The American threaded nickel-plated hook and nut hardware, as well as the true presto-style tailpiece and armrest are the same as featured on the popular RK-Scout. Like the other Madison banjos, the RK-R35 comes standard with an authentic Remo head.

FEATURES
  • Maple resonator
  • 3-ply steam bent maple
  • Mastertone-style one-piece flange
  • Remo frosted head top
  • 11 in. high crown
  • Mastertone-style bell brass cast
  • 24 bracket notched
  • Round American threaded hooks and nuts
  • Dual coordinator rod
  • Maple neck with adjustable rod
  • Padauk fretboard
  • Nickel-plated hardware
  • Presto-style tailpiece
  • Maple/ebony bridge
  • Bone nut
  • Seagull inlay fretmarkers
  • Seagull inlay
  • Recording King Madison peghead
  • Black peghead overlay with mother-of-pearl inlay
  • Planetary ivory button tuners
  • Resonator ivoroid binding
  • 26-1/4 in.
  • Armrest
  • Hand-rubbed brown satin matte finish
 
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