Style 7 top tension.
1960s Gibson flange. 1960s Gibson 3-ply shell. Filler strips on seams gives appearance of 5-ply shell, which was common on Gibson shells from the 50s and 60s.
Resonator hardware and coordinator rods mix of old and newer parts.
Older Steve Ryan tone ring.
Steve Gill top tension resonator.
Neck and finish by John Ramsey (owner of Tejon Street Music).
Includes newer Superior hard case in near-mint condition.
1-9/32" at nut, 1-13/16" at 12th fret.
Beefy wide neck with radiused fingerboard.
Top tension hardware by Jim Burlile.
Overall very clean. A handful of minor dings and scratches, but nothing major. Resonator slightly warped.
This was John's personal banjo for many years. It's a great-sounding, great-playing instrument but he's moved on to something a bit lighter.