Too many instruments! (If that's possible...)
I bought this excellent Woody from Elderly in 2015 with an Access Stage 3 gig bag. 12" Elite head, maple rim with bubinga tone rim. The neck is ash (possibly maple). Plays great with a warm but not tubby sound. (You can loosen the head for the tubby vibe.) 25.5" scale length.
Here is the Elderly ad:
CHANTERELLE "WOODY" OPENBACK BANJO
Cherry or maple 12" rim (thicker and deeper than the Special), with a bubinga (rosewood) tone ring, ebony fretboard (shallow frailing scoop at rim), engraved inlays - leaf & acorn designs at the 1st, 5th, & 12th frets and dots in the other positions, peghead inlay is a big old tree in full leaf, No Knot tailpiece, synthetic head, 5 geared tuners, ivoroid buttons. A very nice banjo with a lot of character!
New or Used: This item is new. Expert Setup
Availability: In Stock Now Why Elderly?
sku: CH712 ..
To my eye:
The tuner buttons are synthetic mother of pearl, not ivoroid. The rim is maple (IMO). The inlays are gorgeous.
It takes tunings and capos well. It is lightly played, plenty of wear left in the frets.
List in 2015 without case case was $1970. I paid $1575 plus $100 for the case. New Ramsey Chanterelles are now hard to come by so this is your chance to get a great banjo at a reasonable price. Not looking to trade.
I am out of town Aug 19-26 and Sep 6-10. Please reach me through the Hangout.
United States, ID
$75 Continental US only
Check/Money Order, Paypal
Payment Option Notes:
I'll ship quickly once payment clears. For check/MO I will use actual shipping cost.
Returns accepted. Buyer must contact seller within 2 days to arrange return. Refund will be given as Money Back.
Buyer pays return shipping.
Additional return policy details: Please justify why banjo is not as described.
Condition of Item(s):
Used - Excellent Condition
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