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Ome North Star 11" Open Back Banjo & Radius Fingerboard

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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

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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