Recording King RK-ELITE-75 Elite Flying Eagle Resonator 5-String Banjo

Sale price $ 1,799.99 Regular price $ 2,399.99

The Elite Flying Eagle

- Mahogany Resonator & Neck
- 20 Hole Bell Brass Tone Ring
- Bound Ebony Fretboard
- 27-3/8” Scale Length
- Deluxe Hardshell Case

    Modeled after the original Mastertone banjos of the 1930's, the Recording King RK-Elite offers players vintage sound and handcrafted construction.

    Professional components like a classic Mastertone-style tone ring and true steam-bent 3-ply maple rim put this banjo in a category by itself.

    With classic design features like the vintage-style double-cut Recording King peghead and custom Flying Eagle-style inlay, this banjo proudly wears its historic heritage. 

    The 27-3/8" scale delivers extra punch, combining traditional sound and looks with modern power. 

    Free shipping within the continental US!


    Model: RK-ELITE-75
    Resonator: One-Piece Mahogany
    Rim: 3-Ply Maple
    Flange: Mastertone-Style One-Piece
    Head: Remo Frosted Head, 11" High Crown
    Tone Ring: Mastertone-Style
    Tension Hoop: 24-Hook Brass Notched; Round American Threaded Hooks and Nuts
    Coordinator Rod(s): Dual 1930's Style
    Neck: One-Piece Slim Profile Mahogany
    Fretboard: Bound Ebony
    Hardware: Nickel-Plated
    Tailpiece: Presto-Style
    Bridge: Maple / Ebony; 5/8"
    Nut: Bone
    Fret Markers: Custom Flying Eagle-Style M.O.P. Inlay
    Inlay: Custom Flying Eagle-Style M.O.P. Inlay
    Peghead: Double-Cut Recording King
    Overlay: Ebony Peghead Overlay with Mother of Pearl Inlay
    Tuners: Gotoh Planetary Tuners With Geared 5th Peg
    Binding: Ivoroid
    Scale Length: 27-3/8"
    Armrest: Included
    Finish: Gloss
    Case: Included Vintage Hardhsell Case