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Chuck Lee Custom Prairieville 11" (c.2012)

   
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Specifications

Scale Length: 25.5"
Nut Width: 1-5/16"
Neck Wood: Cherry
Fretboard Wood: Ebony
Peghead Overlay: Ebony
Peghead Inlay: None
Fret Markers: Abalone Off-set Dots
Nut Material: Bone
Spikes: 7th Fret
Tuners: Waverly 2 Band Classic Tuners w/Ebony Buttons
Finish: Natural Oil Varnish Finish
Rim Size: 11" 
Rim Wood: 2-Ply Cherry 
Tonering: Rolled Brass Hoop/ Burled Maple Rim Cap
Brackets: 18
Tailpiece: No-Knot
Head: 11" Renaissance
Armrest: None
Case: Original Superior Hard Shell Case

Description

Chuck Lee is regarded as one of the countries best banjo makers. This custom Prairieville 11" banjo features a beautiful cherry pot capped in burled maple, a nicely carved cherrywood neck, ebony fingerboard with S carved scoop and offset Abalone fret markers, and a sound that is just perfect for old-time music. It is a deep and mellow tone that is a bit darker than other 11" open back banjos. The rolled brass tone ring helps to add a bit of sustain and mid-range punch to the overall sound. This includes the original brown tolex Superior hard shell case.