This short scale tenor is designed for playing in the common keys of traditional music. This is an excellent addition to any tenor player's arsenal of instruments.Excellent tone and volume is a result of a quality White Ladye tone ring, thin maple rim, maple neck and quality components. MOP headstock inlay, hearts and flower position markers, two way adjustable truss rod, and chrome plated hardware are standard equipment.
This openback Irish tenor banjo is also available with a resonator for more volume: select IT250R version for resonator model.
The popularity of the Irish Tenor is increasing dramatically as mandolinists now can include a four string banjo in their instrument collection. The IT-250R is designed for a plunky tone sought after in Irish music.
The 17 fret neck utilizes heavier strings and is tuned GDAE octave below mandolin.