Mike Ramsey Banjo with 11-inch Pot
Mike Ramsey certainly comes into the boutique category when it comes to banjos. This 11-inch pot banjo is no exception.
Back in the day when banjos ruled the stringed instrument world, well, when it came to volume anyway, the tone ring was where it was at, and many innovations occurred.
The Dobson Tone ring was one of them, Orpheum was another. They were all trying to get more sustain out of the instrument, after all, it was just a drum with strings and a calfskin head could be tightened just so much before it broke.
They would have loved the modern heads we have nowadays. Thankfully Mike has used a contemporary head so no worries there. His inlay work is fantastic too.
With a Dobson tone ring and heel, the Mike Ramsey Banjo with 11-inch Pot has recreated a bit of history.
Check out our complete range of banjos, available at the Guitar Gallery. View them online, or come visit us in-store.