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Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg

Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg

Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg Cream Knob on Nickel

Cream Knob on Nickel

Item # 5112
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$14.65

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Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg Cream Knob on Gold

Cream Knob on Gold

Item # 5112-G
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$20.95

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Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg Black Knob on Nickel

Black Knob on Nickel

Item # 5113
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$14.65

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Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg Black Knob on Gold

Black Knob on Gold

Item # 5113-G
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$20.95

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Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg Vintage Pearloid Knob on Nickel

Vintage Pearloid Knob on Nickel

Item # 5114
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$14.65

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Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg Vintage Pearloid Knob on Gold

Vintage Pearloid Knob on Gold

Item # 5114-G
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$20.95

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Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg Ivoroid Knob on Nickel

Ivoroid Knob on Nickel

Item # 5115
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$14.65

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Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg Ivoroid Knob on Gold

Ivoroid Knob on Gold

Item # 5115-G
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$20.95

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Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg Amber Swirl Knob on Nickel

Amber Swirl Knob on Nickel

Item # 5116
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$14.65

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Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg Amber Swirl Knob on Gold

Amber Swirl Knob on Gold

Item # 5116-G
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$20.95

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Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg Ebony Knob on Nickel

Ebony Knob on Nickel

Item # 5117
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$14.65

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Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg Ebony Knob on Gold

Ebony Knob on Gold

Item # 5117-G
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$20.95

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Five-Star 5th String Banjo Peg

About This Item

The most famous name in banjo pegs—exclusively from StewMac.
For nearly 50 years Five-Star® pegs have been the choice of players and builders for quality and reliable tuning.

This Five-Star 5th string peg has a high quality traditional worm-gear design. It features a right-angle peg with string post, with a 14:1 gear ratio for smooth and precise tuning.

Beautiful knobs and plating
We've greatly expanded your choice of knobs so that you can find the custom look for your new banjo or to perfectly restore a vintage original.

    Pick the look that's right for you
  • Ivoroid knobs are machined from Galalith, a dense and durable casein-based material that polishes beautifully. It resembles real ivory, but is a non-animal alternative.
  • Amber Swirl has the look of a loved knob that aged gracefully.
  • Ebony knobs are machined from real wood. They're lightweight and add a custom look to your banjo.
  • Cream has a vintage-correct look for many banjo styles.
  • Black gives a clean, contemporary style to your banjo.
  • Vintage Pearloid is semi-translucent and has the look of early plastics that compliments vintage hardware.

This tuner requires a tapered peghole in the banjo neck (see our 5th Peg Reamer). Splines and a small "fin" hold the peg firmly and prevent rotation in the neck. Glue is not necessary in a correctly tapered hole.



CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 WARNING
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

Setting up a banjo's 5th string: nut, capos and peg

Todd Sams shows how he sets up a banjo 5th string using railroad spikes, a block of wood, and a camless clamp.

    • Item #
    • Weight
    • 5112
    • 0.050 lbs. (0.02 kg)
    • 5112-G
    • 0.050 lbs. (0.02 kg)
    • 5113
    • 0.056 lbs. (0.03 kg)
    • 5113-G
    • 0.056 lbs. (0.03 kg)
    • 5114
    • 0.050 lbs. (0.02 kg)
    • 5114-G
    • 0.050 lbs. (0.02 kg)
    • 5115
    • 0.049 lbs. (0.02 kg)
    • 5115-G
    • 0.049 lbs. (0.02 kg)
    • 5116
    • 0.050 lbs. (0.02 kg)
    • 5116-G
    • 0.050 lbs. (0.02 kg)
    • 5117
    • 0.051 lbs. (0.02 kg)
    • 5117-G
    • 0.051 lbs. (0.02 kg)

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5.0

easy replacement

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Verified Buyer


easy to replace on my Fender and works great

5.0

Good replacement.

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Verified Buyer


I have an old mixed parts banjo I got about three years ago for a hundred fifty bucks. About the only thing I'm sure of is the neck it's an old peerless. Pretty sure it's from the mid-60s. Sounds okay. I had to ream the hole and make it a little bigger for the new key but it works nice and smooth and it's a million times better than what was in there before. think pretty soon I'll just replace all the others with some five star keys as well. The price wasn't bad. And it took less than half an hour to do.

5.0

Best Deal At StewMac

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Verified Buyer


These Tuners Are Great... No Problems Ever & Lots of Knobz

4.0

A good 5th string tuner-great value

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Verified Buyer


I replaced my old, old,old geard tuner with a this 5-Star tuner. Same dimensions as my old one, so it fit right in.Smooth action and easier to thread for me than a straight in tuner. Also the ivory color matches the other tuners on this banjo well.

Shipping was super fast too!

5.0

Great part

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Verified Buyer


I have been playing for 45 years and you can’t find a better tuner.

5.0

Awesome 5th string tuner

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Verified Buyer


Fit perfectly. Looks great. Love the 14:1 gear ratio.

5.0

5 Star 5th string tuner.

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Verified Buyer


Exactly as described! Fit perfectly!

5.0

5 string peg

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Verified Buyer


Excellent

5.0

Richard

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Verified Buyer


I wanted to upgrade my 1966 Epiphone long neck Grover fifth string friction peg to a better and easier way to tune the string. I was nervous about changing the peg, but with care and patience, I was able to successfully install it. It works very smooth and I can tune the string with ease.

5.0

StewMac to the rescue!

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Verified Buyer


I recently bought an inexpensive ($50) five string banjo to learn clawhammer. The 5th string had a friction tuner that wouldn't hold. I purchased a 5th string banjo peg from and it arrived a few days later. When a local repair shop said they would charge $35 to install it, I said no thanks. After watching a YouTube video, I heated up the tuner to loosen the glue and pulled it out of the neck. Next I drilled the hole a little larger and then used a reamer to get a perfect fit. Now installed, the tuner works great and best of all, holds the tone without going flat! Thanks StewMac!

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