Ashbury AB-85 5 String Openback Frailing Banjo, Walnut Rim

Ashbury AB-85 5 String Openback Frailing Banjo, Walnut Rim

  • Frailing style open backed banjo with scooped fingerboard.
  • Rolled brass tone ring for enhanced sound. 
  • Railroad spikes on 5th string for easy use of capo.
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SKU 5051293012190
Brand Ashbury

The Ashbury AB-85 openback 5 string banjo is designed for players of the frailing style with the addition of the scooped fingerboard. The rolled brass tone ring adds depth to the sound and helps with projection. A railroad spike on the 5th string make using a standard banjo caop easy and is a really nice touch. Constructed from walnut with a satin finish, the banjo really does look the part and sounds great too. 

Supplied with guage 10 strings.

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. For their advanced and professional ranges 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
Scale length: 697mm
Width at 12th fret: 43mm
Rim depth: 63mm
Rim width: 279mm
Overall length: 930mm:
Made in: China
Model No: AB-85-5