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J. Mendel 12" Openback Banjo (Maple)

J. Mendel

  • $ 1,395.00

Will be in stock after

This delightful sounding open-back banjo from J. Mendel of Chesterfield Missouri features a red Maple pot and Maple neck of with stripes of Walnut.   This is one of Mendel's traditional dowel design banjos with the vintage style "U" hook and screw neck fastener.  It is ideal for that good 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.

Specs:

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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