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ArchTop Banjo An Archtop or Raised Head banjos is ones with a tone ring which, in profile, is higher on the inside edge than the outside. The visual effect is that of a concentric circle slightly smaller than the... read more
Archtop Instruments

An archtop instrument is a stringed instrument with the top plate bearing a visible arch. Archtop instruments are found primarily in the violin, mandolin (or lute) and guitar families. Within the... read more
Armrest

The Armrest of a banjo is usually a metal piece that keeps the arm from contacting the head and stretcher band of the instrument. This improves comfort and protects the head and stretcher band from... read more


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