With the addition of the all-new Madison RK-R35, banjo players have an
option of a high-quality, great-sounding banjo with a classic Mastertone-style
tone ring and flange.
The Recording King Madison RK-R35 is built around a 3-ply steam bent
maple rim, from the exact same construction and materials used in the
best-selling RK-R80. It has a maple neck with an adjustable two-way
truss rod and a comfortable rosewood fretboard. With a 24-hook brass
tension hoop, players can adjust the head tension as precisely as on any
world-class banjo. The planetary tuners, geared 5th peg and dual
coordinator rods are effective professional components, and add an
authentic feel to these impressive banjos.
The Madison RK-R35 has a maple resonator with a hand-rubbed brown matte
finish. It is assembled with a Mastertone-style bell brass cast tone
ring and a Mastertone-style one-piece flange. The Madison peghead and
fretboard feature our Seagull inlay, for a banjo that looks as classic
as it sounds.
The American threaded nickel-plated hook and nut hardware, as well as
the true presto-style tailpiece and armrest are the same as featured on
the popular RK-Scout. Like the other Madison banjos, the Madison Deluxe
comes standard with an authentic Remo head.