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Pisgah Laydie 11" Open Back Banjo, Maple, Whyte Laydie Tone Ring - NEW

(NEW) From Asheville's Pisgah Banjos:

"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!"

We tend to agree!  There is something very sturdy and substantial in the sound and build of the Laydie.  This one is standard 26" scale length, is spiked at the 7th fret, and features a Hawktail tail piece!

  • Vintage head stock
  • Vintage heel
  • Richlite fingerboard
  • S-style frailing scoop
  • Quilted star inlay
  • 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
  • Brass Balsam Banjoworks hardware all made in USA
  • J.B. Schall Style Ball Shoes
  • PBCO banjo strings
  • Pisgah limited lifetime warranty
  • Price includes Access stage one case w/PBCO logo
  • Blond Finish

Serial #2495
AMW Price: $2,350

For more information, email or call (412) 422-0710