Washburn Sunburst 5-String Banjo

Washburn

$1,549.00 $2,755.90

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Washburn has been building banjos since the late 1800s. These instruments were considered some of the finest of their day. This heritage is not lost in the instruments we handcraft today. Pros & amateurs alike choose a Washburn for its outstanding tone, build & value.

The B17 features a Flame Maple resonator and maple rim, one piece flange, 11″ diecast tension hoop, Bell Brass tone ring, Clam-shell tailpiece, engraved gold armrest, all 5 geared Planetary tuners and separate coordinator rods.

Features:

BODY & CONSTRUCTION

  • Body Wood Flame Maple
  • Top Wood Remo
  • Back Wood Flame Maple
  • Sides Flame Maple
  • Type Americana Instruments
  • Style Banjo

OTHER

  • Color Tobacco Sunburst
  • Finish gloss finish
  • Strings D'Addario J60+ light gauge nickel
Additional Info
  • Flame Maple resonator and maple rim, one piece flange, 11" diecast tension hoop, Bell Brass tone ring, Clamshell tailpiece, engraved gold armrest, all 5 geared Planetary tuners and separate coordinator rods. 

NECK

  • Neck Wood Maple (engraved heel & back of headstock)
  • Fretboard ebony
  • Number Of Frets 22 frets
  • Inlays Fancy
  • Nut ABS
  • Nut Width 1-1/4
  • Scale 26-3/8

HARDWARE

  • Hardware Gold Hardware
  • Bridge Maple with Ebony tip
  • Tuners Planetary Gold