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Washburn B17K 5-String Tone Ring Carved Bluegrass Banjo w/Hard Case - Blem #B40

Estimated price for orientation: 699 $

Category: Washburn B17K 5

Brand: Washburn Skill Level: Advanced
Model: B17 Items Included: Case
Number of Strings: 5 Country/Region of Manufacture: China
MPN: B17K Country of Manufacture: China
Banjo Type: Bluegrass UPC: 801128005416
Dexterity: Right Handed

Washburn B17K 5-String Tone Ring Carved Bluegrass Banjo w/Hard Case - Blem #B40
Product Description
This great banjo came to us directly from Washburn as a factory blem. My tech went over it from top to bottom and it plays great and looks great. It has a few minor cosmetic flaws on the neck, and fretboard which you can see in the last two photos.These flaws are purely cosmetic and do not affect playability whatsoever.
Washburn has been building banjos since the late 1800s. These instruments were considered some of the finest of their day. This heritage is not lost in the instruments we handcraft today. Pros & amateurs alike choose a Washburn for its outstanding tone, build & value. The Washburn B17K is one of the flagship models in the Washburn banjo family. The B17K is a solidly built banjo with gold hardware and intricate carving on the heel and the back of the headstock. The B17 features a a bell brass tone ring for crisp, clear bluegrass tone and a flamed maple resonator. 24 bracket design with a Remo head and planetary tuning machines round out the features on this banjo. Washburn B17K Deluxe Carved Bluegrass 5-String Banjo Features: 5 String Bell brass tone ring Flat head construction Tension tailpiece Engraved armrest Remo head Maple base with ebony tip bridge Flamed maple resonator 24 tension brackets Gold hardware Planetary tuners Carved rock maple neck Ebony fingerboard Deluxe inlays Pearloid truss rod cover 22 frets 26.35" scale Nutwidth: 31mm Color: Sunburst