Howson 'Kentucky Moon' Old Time 5 String Banjo

  • £1,899.00

Exclusively designed and handmade for Eaglemusic, the 'Kentucky Moon' by British banjo luthier Will Howson. Features a 12" Cherry block rim with an ebony tonering, stained goatskin head, handmade ebony and cherry compensated bridge and a hand rubbed True Oil Finish. See below for full specs.
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Description

Buy your Howson 'Kentucky Moon' Old Time 5 String Banjo from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.

Howson 'Kentucky Moon' Old Time 5 String banjo specifications

Pot

  • Eagle Music Exclusive Model
  • 12" Cherry block rim construction
  • Integral ebony tone ring
  • Ebony tone rim cap
  • Romero inspired dowel rod construction
  • Handmade raw brass tension hoop
  • Rickard hooks & nuts
  • Rickard tailpiece
  • Howson handmade cherry and ebony compensated bridge
  • Stained goatskin

Neck

  • Tapered frailing S-scoop
  • Pat Dobson heel
  • 2 way adjustable truss rod
  • Ebony fingerboard with MOP inlays and side dot markers
  • Medium fretwire
  • Buffalo horn nut
  • Rear facing planetary tuners with black buttons
  • geared 5th string tuner with black buttons
  • Spliced neck with black detail centre line
  • Spikes at 7th and 9th fret.
  • Hand rubbed True oil finish

Tuned:
g,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

Dimensions

  • Scale length - 25.5" scale length
  • Total Length 925mm
  • Neck length 595mm
  • Neck width at nut 33mm
  • Weight - 2.9Kg (6.4lbs)


Each banjo we supply is individually set up in our on-site Banjo Specialist Workshop here at Eagle Music. Any Banjo purchased from Eagle will be fully SET UP, checked for intonation and playability and tuned ready for playing straight out of the box!

 

Specification

Category 5 String Banjo
Playing Level Intermediate, Professional
Playing Style Frailing / Clawhammer
Banjo Pot Size 12 inch Pot
Body Type Open back
Number of Frets 22
Tuning Pegs Rear Facing Planetry Pegs
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag None
Exclusivity Exclusive to Eagle Music
Delivery & Returns

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using Interlink Express Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop).

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

DVD's and CD's cannot be returned unless they are faulty

Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.

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