Bart Reiter ‘Buckbee’ Model Open Back Banjo w/Scoop

Bart Reiter BuckbeeOne of our favorite builders of old-time banjos is Bart Reiter. His banjos don’t hang around very long when we get them, so if you like what you read here, come on in and check out what we have on hand. Bart was one of the builders that Craig Evans featured on the series of DVDs he produced on banjo builders around the country. Bart’s product line begins with te Buckbee . Features included on it are as follows:

  • Rolled Brass Tone Ring
  • Ebony Fretboard and Peghead Veneere
  • 17 Nickel Silver Frets to Scoop in Fretboard
  • Adjustable Truss Rod from Heel End
  • Brown 3-Pc. Stained Neck of Cherry, Mahogany or Walnut
  • Dot Position Markers
  • Satin Lacquer Finish
  • 1/2″ Thick 2-Ply Laminated Maple Rim
  • 11″ Diameter Rim
  • Walnut Bottom Cap on Rim
  • Notched Tension Hoop
  • 24 Shoes & Brackets
  • Elite Amber Head
  • 5/*” Ebony/Maple Bridge
  • No Knot Tailpiece
  • Bone Nut
  • Maple Dowel Stick
  • Planetary Tuning Pegs on Peghead
  • Geared 5th String Tuner
  • Includes Hardshell Case

MSRP = $1,466.00*

* But not the HPPARP** – Give us a Call (612)861-3308
** That’s shorthand for the Homestead Pickin’ Parlor Actual Retail Price

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