(719) 634-2228 | mail@avenueguitars.com
Colorado Springs, CO | Open by appointment
(719) 634-2228 | mail@avenueguitars.com
Colorado Springs, CO | Open by Appointment

Avenue Guitars is currently operating on an appointment-only basis. Learn more here.

OME Alpha 12" Open Back Banjo (#7333) For Sale at Avenue Guitars

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Regular price T$2,799

Avenue Guitars will be on break until 4/22.
Online orders will still be fulfilled on a limited schedule. Learn more here.

This OME Alpha features a 12" rim fitted with OME's 5/16" rolled brass tone ring, providing a boost in volume and brilliance without adding too much weight.

Curly maple rim with a mahogany neck. Natural tung oil finish. Ebony fingerboard with frailing scoop.

The aged brass hardware and simple cross inlays on the headstock and scoop give this banjo an understated elegance.  

Weighs 7.6 lbs.

Includes wooden armrest and hardshell case.

OME's Description

The ALPHA utilizes the OME 5/16” rolled brass tone-ring fitted to our 9/16” 2-ply solid maple rim to increase tonal response and brilliance. The Alpha abalone and MOP shell star inlays add elegance and beauty to this simple but graceful instrument.

Neck

• South American Mahogany neck
• 26.25” scale & 1.28” nut width
• 17 Fret ebony fingerboard with S-scoop
• Two-way adjustable truss rod
• Alpha MOP & Abalone shell inlays
• Victorian peghead with ebony overlay
• Boat shaped ebony capped heel
• Inlayed front and side position markers
• Hardened nickel-silver frets and bone string nut
• Capo spikes at 7th and 9th frets
• OME Planetary tuners with amber knobs
• Tung-oil varnish finish

Body

• 12” 2-ply maple rim
• OME 5/16” rolled brass tone ring
• Ebonite capped and simulated tortoise bound rim
• 26/12” rim brackets & Sweetone tailpiece
• Heavy notched tension hoop & Renaissance head
• Two adjustable brass rim rods & Trillium bridge
• Aged Brass hardware & satin lacquer finish
• Deluxe hard-shell, plush-lined case.
• OME rosewood armrest

 

Professional Setup

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Before shipping your new instrument, we inspect it carefully to ensure it's clean, has fresh strings, and is set up to original factory specs. 

Of course, we're more than happy to do a custom setup at no extra cost. Feel free to contact us beforehand with questions about your setup preferences, or leave a note in the comment box at checkout.

Interest-Free Financing

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PayPal Credit

With PayPal Credit you can easily apply for 6-month financing during the checkout process. There's no interest as long as the balance is paid in full within 6 months.

You can easily apply at checkout by providing just a few basic pieces of information, and you'll know instantly if you're approved.

Click here to learn more about PayPal Credit.

Synchrony

Through our partnership with Synchrony, we are able to offer the following financing options:

  • 6 months at 0% interest
  • 36 months at 13.99% APR

Click here to learn more about financing with Synchrony.

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