Rover RB-20 Student 5-String Banjo


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Great Musical Instruments has for sale an upgraded RB-20 Banjo, for the beginner through advanced player.  This banjo has many professional features at a price everyone can afford.  The peghead design is of the art deco style of the 1930s.  This banjo has an articulate tone, and smooth easy action of tuning and accuracy of the geared fifth string peg.  The mahogany neck with tonewood fingerboard has been upgraded to include a slightly wider nut width, which gives both beginner and advanced player all the room to hit all the right licks!.  The adjustable truss rod keeps the neck in perfect alignment, and the new Rover RB-20 is a professionally featured banjo with standard specifications that is not only serviceable, but will last a lifetime of playing.


  • Vintage inspired peg head shape that not only looks great but promotes the perfect string angle for clearer notes and tuning stability.
  • Standard 11-inch rim with an integrated 24-hole flange made of a strong and highly resonant composite material.
  • Nickel-plated grooved tension hoop.
  • Standard 1920’s style 24-bracket Flat hook and nut set head attachment design.
  • Nickel-plated P-100 pre-war style armrest.
  • Adjustable vintage-style tension tailpiece
  • Perfectly shaped mahogany neck with an adjustable truss rod that has a vintage feel and is comfortable for players at every level.
  • tonewood fingerboard with smooth nickel-silver frets and pearloid dot position markers.
  • Chrome-plated sealed tuners with a smooth, easy action 14:1 gear ratio.
  • Standard 26 3/8-inch scale length.
  • Recommended case(s): C-267.

One-Year warranty against manufacturer’s defects.


Armrest P-100 prewar-style
Body Type Openback
Bridge Maple / Ebony Top
Coordinator Rods Single Adjustable
Fingerboard Material Santos Rosewood
Fingerboard Position Inlays M-O-P Dots
Finish None
Flange None
Head Remo 11 in. / Medium Crown
Metal Plating Nickel
Neck Material Mahogany
Nut Material White ABS
Nut Width 1 1/4 in.
Peghead Inlay M-O-P Rover® / Logo
Peghead Overlay Black Paint
Resonator None
Resonator Binding & Purfling None
Rim Modern Resonant Composite
Scale Length 26 3/8 in.
Tailpiece Adjustable vintage style tension tailpiece
Tone Ring Integral to Composite Rim
Truss Rod Adjustable
Truss Rod Cover Black ABS Teardrop
Tuners Chrome-plated, sealed-gear guitar style / ABS Buttons
MSRP:           $295.00
Sale Price:    $236.50
Only available for purchase in the Continental United States.


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