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- BJ400E 
Barnes & Mullins BJ400E Rathbone 5 String Banjo with Pickup
The Barnes & Mullins BJ400 ‘Rathbone’ 5 string banjo combines outstanding quality with a unique and striking appearance, named after Rathbone Place, the home of Messrs Barnes and Mullins in the early 1900s. A low action and quick neck make this banjo a joy to play. It features a closed back mahogany resonator to deliver an authentic, punchy bluegrass tone with a genuine Remo black banjo head. Geared machine heads ensure improved tuning stability. The BJ400 also features a rolled brass tone ring to improve the volume and projection of the instrument.
In a break from tradition, this Rathbone model is equipped with a Humbucking pickup beneath the Remo head, the volume from which is controllable from a single knob on the side of the instrument. The output from the pickup is through a single jack socket at the base of the instrument.
- Neck: Mahogany
- Resonator: Mahogany
- Fingerboard: Ovangkol
- Rim: Mahogany Laminate
- Tone Ring: Rolled Brass
- Brackets: 24
- Hardware: Chrome
- Head: Remo Black
- Machineheads: Geared, Planetary Style
- Pickup: Humbucker
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