Banjos Banjos For Sale

Thumpy #16 – $1650

Thumpy banjo #16 - front view
Thumpy Banjo #16 - back view
Thumpy banjo #16 - neck front featuring figured cocobolo fingerboard
Thumpy #16 - lightly flamed maple neck as seen from the back

Five string banjo, short-scale nylon strung fretless. Great for clawhammer and finger-style parlor music. Plays well in common old-time tunings like A, C, D, and G. Will also go down further than G, plays well in F and B-flat. This particular Thumpy Banjo features a 12″ rim with a renaissance head. Has extra hard tension nylon strings. Very articulate for a fretless nylon strung banjo. Rim features a bearing edge, no tone-ring. Includes new gig-bag. Hand-Crafted in Radford, Virginia.

  • Lightly flamed maple neck, non-adjustable carbon fiber reinforced
  • Gotoh 2-band tuners
  • 12″ maple rim
  • 22.5″ scale length
  • Figured Cocobolo fingerboard