The original Banjo of the Clareen Banjos range and the most popular. The Clareen Special is an excellent Tenor banjo with a crisp tone. The two piece neck of well selected maple has a contrasting mahogany centre strip for stability and appearance. All the wood is finished in its natural colour as is the resonator and maple rim. Gig Bag or Case Sold Seperately.
Maple. Rosewood Fingerboard and Peghead. Clareen Shamrock / Harp & Dot Mother of Pear Inlay. Schaller Geared Tuners.
Maple. Clareen Special Tone Ring . Clareen Grooved Tension Band. Waverly Style Tailpiece. Brass Nickel Plated Armrest
Maple with Tortoise Binding
Standard Scale 19 fret. 23 inches/585mm. Short Scale 17 fret. 21 inches/525mm. Standard Neck Width at Nut – 30mm. Clareen Banjos manufactures it’s own Tone Rings and Tension Bands. All other Metalware is manufactured in Ireland where possible.The neck is fitted with Carbon Fibre Truss Rod for added strength. The Special is available in Tenor and 5-String. Open-Back option also available. All metal parts are of brass which have been nickel plated. The hooks are of mild steel which is also nickel plated. Suitable for all tuning styles.