Pisgah Tubaphone 12 Short-scale Maple Open Back Banjo w/Padded Gig Bag
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Pisgah Tubaphone 12" Short-scale Maple Open Back Banjo w/Padded Gig Bag

Manufacturer #:PB-TUB12MSH

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This is our version of the legendary Vega Tubaphone banjo from the turn of the century. A very close representation with some modern improvements, this banjo will stand out in any crowd. Our Tubaphone tone ring 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.  If you need a banjo with good volume, great sustain, and an incredible low end, the Pisgah Tubaphone is for you.


  • Stained maple neck and rim
  • Vintage head stock
  • Vintage heel
  • Richlite 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
  • Pisgah 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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