The Rambler Dobson

The Rambler Dobson is the first affordable, sustainable, hand made spun-over rim banjo on the market! This banjo features a 12″ or 11" stainless steel spun-over rim with a REMOVABLE Dobson tone ring, richlite fingerboard, and either a walnut or cherry neck. All hardware made in USA by Balsam Banjoworks!

WOOD
Walnut or Cherry
RIM
Stainless steel 12" or 11"
SCALE
Standard Scale-26 3/16", Short scale-25 1/2", or A-scale-23 1/2"
TONE RING
With or without the Dobson tone ring. Dobson Ring can be removed. (head sits on edge of spun rim without Dobson tone ring)
Tone Qualities

Good sustain and resonance.  Very responsive and easy to hear yourself play.  Quicker sound decay without Dobson tone ring.

MISC.
  • Paddle headstock
  • Folk heel
  • Richlite fingerboard
  • Standard frailing scoop
  • Traditional dowel stick construction
  • Quilted star inlay
  • Brass side dots
  • Two way adjustable truss rod
  • Remo renaissance head
  • Traditional tailpiece
  • 18 notched brass tension hoop
  • Stainless steel hooks
  • Gotoh tuners
  • Balsam Banjoworks hardware all made in USA
  • PBCO banjo strings
  • Pisgah limited lifetime warranty
  • Nickel or aged brass hardware custom orders only
  • Price includes Access stage one case w/PBCO logo
PRICE
$1495 w/case
FRETLESS
($1395)
WEIGHT
7lb 2oz

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