J. Mendel 12" Openback Banjo (Padauk)

J. Mendel

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This wonderful open-back banjo from J. Mendel of Chesterfield Missouri features a red Padauk pot and neck of Padauk with stripes of Maple and Walnut.  Mendel's exclusive passive dowel stick system allows for neck height adjustment with the turn of a single screw.  Modern design with real old time plunky sound!  Come in and try it out for yourself. 

J. Mendel is one of America's premiere banjo makers and one of the  select few innovative builders iinvited to the exclusive Woodstock Luthier's showcase year after year.

Comes with Superior hard shell case.


Scale Length: 25 ½”

Rim: 12” x 3-1/8” x ½” Segmented w/ integral tone ring

Hooks: 26

Total Length: 37”

Nut width” 1 ¼”

Nut: Bone

Fingerboard width @ rim: 1-15/16”

Tuners: Gotoh

Hardware: Nickel or raw brass

Fingerboard: Ebony

Headstock Veneer: Ebony

Tailpiece: No-Knot

Case: Superior Hardshell

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