Chuck Lee Banjos - USED Tubaphone 12" Open-Back

$2,400.00

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This used Chuck Lee Tubaphone 12" Open Back Banjo is handcrafted in Ovilla, Texas and is a remarkable player with a stunning appearance and tone. It's in Excellent condition and offers a nice opportunity to save some money on a great sounding, professional banjo. This has a Walnut rim with a bracket band and a tubaphone style tone ring. The Walnut neck has an Ebony fretboard, accented with simple, yet elegant, offset Mother-of-Pearl dot inlays and a Glen Rose style peghead with planetary tuners.

The Walnut woods here impart a beautiful tone that lies between the brightness of Maple and the noted warmth of Mahogany, for a perfect balance, with substantial volume and nice sustain. Gorgeous details on this Chuck Lee too, like the cool Prairieville peghead inlay, a bone nut (1 3/8" width), the Frailing scoop and more. Construction details include a two way adjustable truss rod and easy action height adjustment. A Golden Gate Deluxe Bump hard case is included with this Chuck Lee Tubaphone 12" Open Back Banjo. Serial # 439.

Body Walnut Rim stained black, 12” Open Back, Tubaphone-style tone ring
Scale Length 25 1/2”
Neck Walnut with Prairieville peghead inlay
Fingerboard Ebony with offset Mother-of-Pearl dot inlays
Frets 17
Nut 1 3/8”, Vintage-Scalloped bone
Tuners Planetary geared
Additional Information

2-way Truss Rod adjustable from the heel

Easy Action Height adjustment at the heel

Frailing scoop

Case Golden Gate Deluxe Bump hard case included


Chuck Lee Tubaphone Open-Back 12" Used Banjo - front
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