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  Recording King RK-R20 5-String Banjo with Starter Pack

Recording King RK-R20 5-String Banjo Starter Pack
Recording King RK-R20 5-String Banjo with Starter Pack

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List Price: $642.99
Our Price: $484.99
You save $158.00!

Availability:: Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Product Code: 4507

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This banjo with starter pack includes everything a new banjo player will need to begin playing immediately. Featuring the functional necessities that players prefer, like planetary tuners, a beautiful finish and ornate inlays, this banjo makes a very nice beginner model.

Want railroad spikes? We install HO-gauge railroad spikes free when you purchase a banjo from us. We recommend installing them on frets 7 and 9 (A and B). This serves as a capo for the 5th string, an idea that was developed and used by Earl Scruggs himself. We use them, and so do most of the professional players we know. When you're playing, you don't really notice the spikes because they're out of the way, but they're always there when you need them. Simply slide the 5th string under the spike. When you're done, slide it out. If you want spikes, let us know in the comments box at checkout.

Note: Our banjos are individually inspected, set up and tuned by the staff in Georgia. We are banjo players, so we set them up the way we want to play them! Each banjo is in tune when we carefully pack it for shipment. Climate conditions and travel will affect the tuning, so it may need to be fine-tuned before playing.

  • Starter Pack Includes:
  • Contoured gig bag (optional hard-shell case available for $59 more)
  • Adjustable cloth strap
  • Dunlop Fingerpicks .020(2)
  • Dunlop Thumpick
  • Pickin 101: You and Your Banjo DVD with tablature booklet
  • Chromatic clip-on tuner
  • RK-20 Banjo features:
  • Rolled-brass hoop-style tone ring
  • Planetary tuners
  • Engraved Waverly-style tailpiece
  • Inlaid mother-of-pearl hearts & flowers design on fingerboard and headstock
  • Bound rosewood fretboard
  • Geared 5th-string peg
  • Manufactured in China
  • Railroad spikes installed free with purchase, if desired.

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