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Ome Wizard 12" Open Back Banjo w/ Curly Maple Neck & Rim

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Ome Wizard 12" openback banjo with optional curly maple neck and rim with "Raw Sienna" finish.

Ome's Description

This Wizard banjo features the Ome 12” Tone Rim with additional rim brackets to increase the response and depth of tone.

It also features a five-pointed Mother-of-Pearl star inlaid into our Victorian peghead and a 4-pointed star in the fingerboard S-scoop.

The Wizard is made with the same care and precision as other Ome instruments and comes with a deluxe hard-shell case, and Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Neck

  • Optional curly maple neck
  • 25.5” scale and 1.34” nut width
  • 17 fret ebony fingerboard with S-scoop
  • Two-way adjustable truss rod
  • Mother-of-Pearl shell in peghead & fingerboard scoop
  • Victorian peghead with Ebony overlay
  • Boat-shaped and 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
  • Optional hand-stained "Raw Sienna" satin finish

Body

  • 12” 2-ply Maple OME Tone Rim
  • Ebonite-capped and simulated Tortoise-bound rim
  • 26 rim brackets and heavy notched tension hoop
  • Renaissance head and Sweetone tailpiece
  • Wood rim-rod and Trillium bridge
  • Hand-stained "Burnt Sienna" satin finish
  • Aged brass OME hardware
  • OME wooden armrest ($75 upgrade)
  • Deluxe Hard-shell case and Limited Lifetime Warranty

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. 

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!

Shipping

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

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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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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