US$1,995 ALLEN BANJO, Professional Bluegrass Machine! in Duncan, British Columbia for sale

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This is a beautiful Allen banjo, Abilene model , handcrafted in Houston, Texas by Fonza Smith. This is a professional level instrument that rivals the best Gibsons and Deerings. Smith has been crafting these five string gems, 1 at a time, for over 30 yrs, earning the praise of discerning players and professionals alike, including Greg Cahill who also plays an Abilene model. Please check out the Allen Banjo Company web sitefor info and specifications on this model. There is also a link to a Youtube video of Greg Cahill playing his Abilene model . Click on the link "Hear an Allen Banjo" to listen. There are also reviews of Allen Banjos on the Banjo hangout....those who know them and play them! This particular instrument is a custom ordered ABILENE model made by Fonza in 1999. Today this model is selling for $3475.00 USD . Here is a great opportunity to get a steal of a deal on a wonderful, pro-level, custom banjo. Information of this banjo are summarized below. Model: Abilene, 1999 Neck: Walnut, slim profile, 1 11/32" nut width Rim: three ply, hard maple Tone Ring: JLS Stull, #12 Resonator: Walnut Burl with custom inlay Flange: 1 piece Tailpiece: Kirschner adjustable Tuners: Planet, 5-Star Bridge: Compensated Moon Case: TKL, original hardshell, in fair condition Condition: Overall superb condition for a banjo that has been loved and played a lot! Frets have plenty of life, neck is fast and easy to play with just the right amount of relief. Hardware shows a lovely patina and the type of wear that would be expected in a banjo that has been played and enjoyed often. Original TKL hardshell case is worn, but will offer suitable protection for shipping. Missing truss rod cover but a replacement can be ordered directly from Fonza. This is a attractive deal on a fantastic instrument suitable for advanced and professional players. Tone: Tone is powerful, dry and punchy with a short decay and woody overtones. Follow the YOUTUBE link from the Allen Banjo web siteto listen to this model being played by Greg Cahill . Note: Shipping to approved Paypal addresses only in Canada and the US. Ebay's shipping calculator is not accurate. I charge actual shipping and insurance costs based on your location.

Category:  Music instruments  |  Address:  Duncan British Columbia

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