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Apr 11, 2021 - 4:47:55 AM

Swedneck

Sweden

5 posts since 1/9/2016

Thinking about changing the head on my RK25, but I have no idea what height the crown is. Anyone with a similar model that knows the crown height?

Apr 11, 2021 - 5:47:30 AM
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bill t

USA

242 posts since 12/14/2012

According to the Recording King website, the OT25 has a high crown head.

Apr 11, 2021 - 10:12:24 AM
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beegee

USA

22311 posts since 7/6/2005

I like medium crown because it allows the tension hoop to maintain a happy margin above the top of the tone ring when the head is tightened down

Apr 11, 2021 - 10:30:04 AM
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2099 posts since 4/18/2006

I just did a set up on an RK OT25 last week and it needed a high crown head for the tension hoop to come down low enough to clear the fingerboard. Pretty great sounding banjo!

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