Brooks Banjos
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Brooks Banjos
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30L Banjo

The 30L banjo is inspired by the good old banjos with a ton of hooks. Do more hooks produce a better sound? They do sound more resonant, not really any more bass or treble- just more presence. More present in sound and in weight, add a tone ring and it is a substantial piece of machinery. The 30L banjo comes with all of the basics of the Spartan, just trade out the 14 butterfly shoes with 30 Buckbee replica un-plated brass shoes.


Basic Features

  • 30 shoes
  • Handmade notched brass tension hoop
  • Handmade 1/4” brass round tone ring
  • Synthetic or skin head (skin head $75 extra)
  • No knot tail piece
  • Geared tuners 
  • Gold pearl position markers
  • Walnut or cherry neck (extra $75 for a walnut neck)
  • Clown or paddle peghead
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • 25.5” scale length
  • Frailing scoop or 22 frets
  • Fretted or fretless
  • Double action truss rod
  • 11” or 12” 2ply maple rim