Ashbury AB-55TS Openback Tenor Banjo, 17 Frets

Ashbury AB-55TS Openback Tenor Banjo, 17 Frets

  • 17 fret short scale tenor banjo tuned to CGDA.
  • Walnut neck and rim, bound in maple.
  • Planetary tuning pegs and Whyte Ladye tone ring add the pro level touch.
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Availability:In stock
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SKU 5051293011681
Brand Ashbury

The Ashbury AB-55TS tenor banjo is a high quality short scale open backed instrument packed with fantastic features. The satin walnut neck and rim is beautifully made and is bound with maple to give a great look and feel. Planetary tuning pegs give authenticity as well the additional tuning stability and durability found in professional quality instruments. The Whyte Ladye tone ring reinforces the sound, adding a depth of tone not found in cheaper instruments. The banjo is supplied with guage 12 strings and is tuned to CGDA however could easily be restrung to play in GDAE tuning if desired. A fantastic top quality instrument that will not disappoint!

About Ashbury instruments:

Ashbury has been constructing and distributing quality folk instruments since 1996. They have a variety of factories in both Vietnam and Indonesia as well as China. The brand works with the long established luthier Phil Davidson to design and create each model which is tested and checked to produce an instrument that is both easy to play and provides a high quality sound. Their range covers all folk fretted instruments such as banjo, mandolin and bouzouki from beginner to professional level. Their handmade instruments, constructed in Vietnam, are created from the finest grade woods and made to exacting standards to produce some of the finest folk instruments in the market today.


Top nut width: 30mm
Width at 12th fret: 38mm
Rim depth: 60mm
Rim width: 279mm
Overall length: 825mm:
Made in: China
Model No: AB-55TS