Pisgah Laydie 12 Open Back Banjo Short Scale Curly Maple w/Padded Gig Bag
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Pisgah Laydie 12" Open Back Banjo Short Scale Curly Maple w/Padded Gig Bag

   
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This is our version of the Vega Whyte Laydie banjo from the turn of the century. This blond bombshell features a scalloped "electric" tone ring also know as the Whyte Laydie tone ring and is made in house by hand and molded with exacting specifications from an original, making the tone unmistakable from nearly a century ago when it was first created.  The Pisgah Laydie presents amazing volume, punchiness, and great responsiveness for playability. Staying true to its ancestor, we are keeping this model in the "Whyte" with no stain.  The Pisgah Laydie is definitely a show stopper in any banjo setting!

Good volume, nice punch, very responsive tone.

  • Vintage head stock
  • Vintage heel
  • Richlite or persimmon fingerboard
  • S-style frailing scoop
  • Quilted star inlay
  • Delrin nut
  • Traditional dowel stick construction
  • Brass side dots
  • Metallic face dots
  • Two way adjustable truss rod
  • Remo renaissance head
  • Hawktail tailpiece
  • 18 notched tension hoop
  • Gotoh tuners
  • Aged brass Balsam Banjoworks hardware all made in USA
  • J.B. Schall Style Ball Shoes
  • PBCO banjo strings
  • Pisgah limited lifetime warranty

All instruments from the Old Town School Music Store are professionally inspected and set-up before shipping, and directly support the missions, programs, and continued growth of the Old Town School of Folk Music.

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