Leader Banjo Co Round Tension Hook and Round Nut Matched Pair

A USA quality nickel plated, high tensile steel, round bracket hook and nickel plated brass rounded hexagon nut set to suit notched banjo tension hoops or 'Stretcher band' as they are sometimes called. Please see below for measurements and thread sizes.

Full description


Hook Specification: The round Bracket hook has an 8x26 TPI thread. Overall Length: 59mm (2.312") Thread Length 25mm (1.000")

Nut Specifiction:  A USA quality nickel plated brass 5/16" (.767") hexagon nut with a smooth rounded end ...making it suitable for open back banjos where the nuts are exposed. The internal thread is 8x26TPI .The nut length is 19.50mm (.767")

Found on many high quality open back banjos.


Accessory Type
Bracket Keys, Nuts & Hooks
Instrument Suitability
Number of Strings

Customer reviews

5 / 5
7 reviews for Leader Banjo Co Round Tension Hook and Round Nut Matched Pair
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paul newsham
purchased as a sample for further purchases
Rated 5 out of 5
Colin Griffiths
great replacement for the ones that failed on an antique banjo
Rated 5 out of 5
paul leate
good product
thank you
Rated 5 out of 5
Keith Redfern
A good match for a paragon hook, paragon nuts won’t fit the threads but the nut is fairly similar to a paragon nut.. The resonator hides the nut anyhow
Rated 5 out of 5
Trevor Wasteney
Excellent quality promptly delivered.
Rated 5 out of 5