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For Sale: Ome Flora, 12

Posted By: banjomerkt | Rate Member
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$1,900 USD

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Ome Flora curly maple, excellent condition. There is nothing to mention as far as defects with this instrument, aside from the minor scuffing you would expect from a 7-year-old instrument. The instrument is 'maxed-out' with all possible options from the Ome factory. I just have too many banjos and am thinning the herd.

From Ome website:
The FLORA utilizes the OME 5/16” rolled brass tone-ring fitted to our 9/16” 2-ply solid maple rim to increase tonal response and brilliance. Gracefully designed abalone and MOP shell inlays, Mahogany, Walnut or Curly maple tone-woods, and OME Aged Brass hardware are standard. Available in 5-string 11” and 12” open-back models.
FLORA FEATURES INCLUDE:

Price includes a really nice custom Ome archtop hard case, nice genuine leather strap, bridge upgrade, custom matching Ome armrest, and optional hand-stained and satin finished Maple. Wonderful rich, plunky tone, typical of a 12" Ome. Has been set up by Ome fairly recently. I believe this video captures the tone of the banjo quite well:
youtube.com/watch?v=zQhk4D1hZTA

Specs:

NECK

-Curly Maple neck
-25.5” scale and 1.34” nut width
-17-fret Ebony fingerboard with S-scoop
-Two-way adjustable truss rod
-Mother-of-Pearl & Abalone inlays
-Victorian peghead with Ebony overlay
-Boat-shaped Ebony-capped heel
-Inlaid front and side position markers
-Hand-filed and shaped hardened nickel-silver frets and bone string nut
-Capo spikes at 7th and 9th frets
-OME 4:1 planetary tuners with amber acrylic knobs
-Hand-stained and satin finished Maple

BODY

-12” 2-ply solid Maple rim
-Rolled 5/16” brass tone ring
-Ebonite-capped and simulated Tortoise-bound rim
-26/12” rim brackets and heavy notched tension hoop
-Renaissance head and Sweetone tailpiece
-Wood rim-rod and Trillium bridge
-Hand-stained satin finished; aged brass OME hardware
-Deluxe hard-shell case and Limited Lifetime Warranty
-Optional OME armrest

Location:

United States, Nederland, CO, 80466

Shipping:

Actual shipping cost

Payment Methods:

Paypal

Return Policy:

Returns not accepted.

Condition of Item(s):

Used - Excellent Condition

Category:

Make:

Ome

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Active

Listing No:

76738

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