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Tanglewood TWB 18 M5 5 String Banjo

  • twb18m5
  • twb18m5
  • £349.00

The super value TWB 18 M5 Natural Maple Tanglewood 5 String banjo with maple resonator. See also our 'Bundle Deal' special offer on this banjo.
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Buy your Tanglewood TWB 18 M5 5 String Banjo from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.

Each banjo we supply is individually set up in our on-site 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! 

More details on the Tanglewood Union Series TWB 18 M5 5-String Banjo:-

The Pot Assembly:

  • Maple ply tone rim
  • Adjustable rim rod
  • Remo 11" Weatherking banjo head
  • Natural maple detachable resonator
  • Ivoroid binding on resonator
  • Four thumb screws to detach resonator
  • Flange & shoe design with eighteen tension hooks
  • Elton style adjustable tailpiece
  • Maple ebony tipped compensated bridge
  • Engraved low set armrest
  • Highly polished chrome plated hardware

The Neck Assembly:

  • 22 Fret maple neck - fully bound to match the resonator in ivoroid
  • Fast action slender maple neck
  • Gold script Tanglewood ‘T’ on heal
  • Fiddle shaped bevelled headstock
  • Adjustable truss rod in neck
  • Geared 5th string tuner (NOT THE FRICTION TYPE)
  • Bell shape truss rod cover plate
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Polished nickel steel frets
  • Dot inlays in fingerboard 
  • Black inlaid side dot position markers
  • Geared plate style tuners
  • Pearl tuner buttons
  • Tanglewood 'Union Series' inlaid in  headstock
  • Tanglewood Guitar headstock design
  • Headstock faced in black with Tanglewood logo

Width at Nut: 33mm (1.34")
Scale Length: 670mm (26.400")
Weight: 2.58kg (5.688lbs)

Tuning: High G, D,  G, B, D
Finish: High Polished Gloss

Our company owner Steve Noon has a close working relationship with Tanglewood UK as a consultant and design specialist for Tanglewood Banjos and Folk Instruments.


Category 5 String Banjo
Playing Level Beginner
Playing Style Bluegrass gDGBD
Body Type Resonator
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag None
Manufacturers Warranty 2 Years
Delivery & Returns

  Royal Mail announce changes to Special Delivery and Customer Service Points.
In light of the recent advice given by the government regarding COVID-19, please be aware of the following announcement from Royal Mail advising of changes to their services.

Special Deliveries.

Due to increased absence levels, we’ve reviewed our timed guarantees for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am and 1pm services and will make the following changes.

For items posted from Tuesday 31 March 2020 onwards, our guarantee delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9.00am the next working day will change to by 12.00pm the next working day*. Our guaranteed delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1.00pm will change to by 9.00pm the next working day*.

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 DPD Local Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop). On the day of delivery you will receive a text message with your hours delivery time slot

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

NB : Orders processed on a Saturday but will not leave us until the Monday as Royal Mail and DPD Local do not collect from us at the Weekend.

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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