Please see our COVID-19 Statement
Five-Star Whyte Laydie Banjo Tone Ring

Five-Star Whyte Laydie Banjo Tone Ring

Five-Star Whyte Laydie Banjo Tone Ring

Item # 0815
In stock, ready to ship!


Scroll to Top

Five-Star Whyte Laydie Banjo Tone Ring

About This Item

This traditional 3-piece Fairbanks tone ring design from the late 1800s gives clear, rich old-time sound for open-back banjo.

The Five-Star Whyte Laydie consists of a round steel tone hoop resting on a scalloped brass ring, held in place by a thin spun-brass outer sleeve. 11" (279.40mm) diameter, nickel-plated.

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

For optimum fit, measure the tone ring with a dial caliper before lathe-turning your wood rim.

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

    • Item #
    • Weight
    • 0815
    • 1.6000 lbs. (0.73 kg)

Customer Reviews

  • Excellent
  • Good
  • Average
  • Fair
  • Poor
Write a review
  • 5.00 average rating from 1 reviews

Great Sound


Verified Buyer

I purchased this to replace the tone ring on a blue grass banjo, it sounds much better than expected and works perfectly.

  • Five-Star® is a registered trademark of Stewart-MacDonald Manufacturing Company, Inc.