Five-Star Round Rod Tone Ring

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11" diameter

Item # 0242
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$33.34

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6 or more $27.01
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12" diameter

Item # 0243
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$35.56

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Five-Star Round Rod Tone Ring

Simple and traditional, for great old-time tone. Here's a well-made example of one of the earliest banjo tone ring designs.

The round rod tone ring is an unplated brass hoop, 0.275" round in cross-section, that simply rests on top of the banjo's wood rim. Uncomplicated yes, but the workmanship is impressive: it's nicely fabricated and lays flat, allowing more consistent banjo head tensioning. A great choice for a traditional old-time banjo sound, in 11" and 12" diameters.

A high crown or medium crown banjo head is usually required for this tone ring.


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    • 0242
    • 0.600 lbs. (0.27 kg)
    • 0243
    • 0.640 lbs. (0.29 kg)

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Great tone ring. I've been a guitar-maker, luthier and repairman since 1968. It's my craft and work. Since Stew Mac started I can hardly think of a time when they haven't had what I've needed. Thanks for being around "like a doughnut"!!

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hi its a small item but it makes a great difference the the sound well pleased

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round rod tone ring

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got the round rod tone ring on my minstril banjo today and man did it come alive!!love this tone ring and the fast shipping good job guys!!

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