Brooks Banjos
Brooks Banjos

Dobson Silverspun

Dobson Silverspun



  • Birdseye maple neck

  • Clown or paddle peghead

  • 24 or 30 shoes

  • Nickel silver clad rim

  • Birdseye maple rim

  • Hex or Ball End shoes

  • Dobson tone ring

  • Antiqued hardware (optional)

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 The original Dobson banjo rims with this tone ring, had a single 1/4" ply maple rim with a very thin sheet of nickel silver cladding the rim. I don't feel metal that thin really added to the sound, hence my other Dobson model has a non clad rim. The sound of those banjos attributes to the thin shallow rim and shorter neck. This banjo model has a deeper thicker rim, full length 25.5" scale fingerboard and much thicker nickel than Dobson used. The result is a warmer very well rounded tone with more volume. Lots of sustain. As with most Dobson tone ring banjos, they favor a lighter touch. Heavier handed players would favor our other silverspun models.


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Additional Features

  • Frailing scoop
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • 25.5” scale length
  • Double action truss rod
  • Choice of 11” or 12” rim
  • Optional inlaid penny
  • Steel strings
  • Cast Bronze BB Tailpiece

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