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Vega Kingston Trio Tom Dooley Long Neck Banjo

$15,529.00

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Description

The Vega Kingston Trio Long Neck banjo is a very unique instrument. Instead of the usual extra 3 frets that standard long neck 5 string banjos have, this banjo only has 2 extra frets, thus giving it a standard tuning of open F. There is an hangman's rope noose that is wrapped around an actual stick in the peghead and runs down inside the entire length of the fingerboard. All of the banjo players names from entire history of the Kingston Trio are inlayed in the fingerboard.

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The Vega Kingston Trio Long Neck banjo is a very unique instrument. Instead of the usual extra 3 frets that standard long neck 5 string banjos have, this banjo only has 2 extra frets, thus giving it a standard tuning of open F.

There is an hangman's rope noose that is wrapped around an actual stick in the peghead and runs down inside the entire length of the fingerboard. 

All of the banjo players names from entire history of the Kingston Trio are inlayed in the fingerboard.

Banjo Specs

Neck:

  • Heavy Curly Koa
  • Traditional Vega Neck Shape
  • Adjustable Truss Rod
  • 24 Glued in Nickel Silver Frets
  • Natural Ebony Fingerboard
  • Ivoroid Binding
  • Bone Nut
  • High Gloss Finish

Pot:

  • 11" 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
  • Brass Bracket Band & Shoes
  • Unplated Jens Kruger Tone Ring
  • Notched Tension Hoop
  • 24 Round Hooks and 5/16″ hex nuts
  • 11" Frosted Top Medium Crown Head
  • Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
  • Gold Plated & Engraved Hardware

Includes a Vega Hardshell Case

Tone:

Deep, balanced, full, round and sparkling tone with responsiveness, and power.

Tuned:

f,C,F,A,C in standard F tuning.

Can be Capoed at 2nd fret for G tuning.

Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

Strings

Dimensions:

  • Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 32 7/64
  • Rim Diameter 11″
  • Overall Instrument Length 43 1/2
  • Weight Approx. 8 lbs

Warranty:

The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.

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