Openback banjos have a mellower sound than resonator banjos because much of the sound produced from the banjo goes into the players body. These type of banjos are preferred by clawhammer / frailing players for old time Appalachain music.
Openback banjos are also lighter in weight than resonator banjos as they do not feature a heavy metal flange to hold the resonator on.
The new Deering Artisan Goodtime Americana banjo featuring the Midnight Maple fingerboard and a scooped fingerboard. The Midnight Maple fingerboard is a separate maple fingerboard... View full product details
This Pisgah banjo is great sounding old time clawhammer banjo with just the right touch of sparkle and brightness. It features a walnut neck, Dobson style... View full product details
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This Pisgah banjo is great sounding old time clawhammer banjo with just the right touch of sparkle and brightness. 12" rim Rolled brass tone ring Scooped Neck... View full product details