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Flinthill FHB-285A Archtop Banjo with Case


List Price: $1,095.00
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  • PreWar-style 3-ply maple rim, Figured Maple neck and resonator, Cremona Sunburst finish
  • Ebony fingerboard with Hearts & Flowers (Style 6) pearl inlays to match peghead, Double-bound fingerboard and peghead, Slim, fast neck with adjustable truss rod
  • Vintage-style, single-piece die-cast flange, PreWar-style armrest and Presto tailpiece
  • Nickel-plated metal parts, Dual coordinator rods in rim, Finest quality maple bridge with ebony top
  • PreWar-style, No-hole cast raised-head tone ring, Authentic two-band planetary tuners with geared 5th, Plush-lined hard shell case included
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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 38.2 x 13.8 x 3.8 inches ; 11.7 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 18.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
  • Shipping Advisory: This item must be shipped separately from other items in your order. Additional shipping charges will not apply.
  • ASIN: B007WT9J9K
  • Item model number: FHB-285A
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #190,642 in Musical Instruments (See Top 100 in Musical Instruments)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: April 20, 2012

Product Description

FHB-285A Flinthill Archtop Banjo with Case Flinthill banjos are hand-crafted to the original PreWar specs - to the delight of collectors and players everywhere! There are no modern banjos that come any closer to sound of the prewar originals - but Flinthill beats EVERYBODY on price! The finest selected maple and mahogany are used for the necks and resonators and the lavish pearl inlay patterns are reproductions of vintage originals.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By stanleytone76 on April 19, 2013
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At first folks you might be skeptical by the prices on these banjos but My self knowing how the Flinthill Line came about from the original Recording King factory, these are exact models just branded under the AXL Music corp. as FlintHill which is owned by Saga Music. But this banjo was Fantastic, the tone was alright out of the box but after a week of tweaking it to my favorite set-up as an Archtop Banjo goes this thing can't be beat by anything else out there anywhere near this price range. This banjo came with a 3 ply maple rim, a pre-war repro archtop tonering and just a real easy and smooth neck up and down the fretboard. I changed the bridge and strings on mine but thats all personal preference as far as that goes. Any negative reviews you read on the other models have to be of someone either not knowing the set-up on the banjo or there could actually have been something wrong with It but whenever working with Amazon.com I always feel safe because if you are not satisfied with it they will cover and handle all the steps for a refund but for myself this is probably the best deal I've ever had on a banjo and Ive owned 8-9 banjos in the last 6-7 years and thats from fenders to recording kings and this takes the cut of being the best out there so far. Along with this is the case which is as nice of a case as ever, as Ive said before you cannot go wrong with this banjo.
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