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Ome North Star 11" Open Back Banjo & Radius Fingerboard

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We are currently operating on an appointment-only basis. Learn more here.

This Ome North Star 11" open back banjo features a walnut neck, walnut rim, and a custom radiused fingerboard.

Ome's Description

The NORTH STAR features the OME Vintage brass tone ring fitted to our 11”, 2-ply solid walnut rim to produce our clearest, brightest Old-time banjo tone. Classic abalone and MOP shell inlays in the peghead, fingerboard, and heel cap, make the North Star an exceptional instrument.

Neck

  • Black Walnut
  • 25.5” scale and 1.34” nut width
  • 17-fret Ebony fingerboard with S-scoop
  • Two-way adjustable truss rod
  • Mother-of-Pearl & Abalone inlays
  • Victorian peghead with Ebony overlay
  • Boat-shaped Ebony-capped heel
  • Inlaid front and side position markers
  • Hand-filed and shaped hardened nickel-silver frets and bone string nut
  • Capo spikes at 7th and 9th frets
  • OME 4:1 planetary tuners with amber acrylic knobs
  • Tung-oil varnish finish – optional hand-stained and satin finished Maple

Body

  • 11” multi-ply walnut rim
  • OME machined brass tone ring – optional 12″ rolled brass 5/16″ tone ring
  • Ebonite-capped and simulated Tortoise-bound rim
  • 24 rim brackets and heavy notched tension hoop
  • Renaissance head and Sweetone tailpiece
  • Wood rim-rod and Sosebee bridge
  • Varnish finished or hand-stained satin finished; aged brass OME hardware
  • Deluxe hard-shell case and Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • OME armrest

Why Avenue Guitars?

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Why shop at Avenue Guitars for your next acoustic instrument?

Family Owned for 40 Years

Avenue Guitars has been family owned and operated for nearly 40 years by John Ramsey. These days he gets help from his son, Sean, and his wife, Pam.

Check out our About Us page to learn more about our history. 

Shipping

Most full-price purchased through our website ship free. Click here to learn more.

Sale and clearance items may not be eligible for free shipping. If an item is subject to shipping charges, it will be noted in the item's description. 

Service

John and Sean bring a combined 50 years of experience to the table. We're happy to take the time answer any questions you might have before the sale, and we operate on a strict no-pressure policy.

Feel free to call (719-634-2228) or email (mail@avenueguitars.com) if you'd like to know more about this instrument!

Atmosphere

As a small, all-acoustic shop, we're able to offer a quiet and relaxed shopping experience. We don’t have an acoustic room because our store is the acoustic room!

We strive to keep our inventory in clean, playable, and in pristine condition.

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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Get easy 6-month interest-free financing with PayPal Credit. Just choose PayPal as your payment method at checkout, then select PayPal Credit as the payment method. The application takes less than a minute and approval is instant.

We also offer longer 0% financing programs through our partnership with Synchrony. Click here to learn more about financing with Synchrony.

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