The Setanta is the ultimate banjo in the Clareen Banjos Range. The greatest care is taken in selecting only the finest materials to provide the player with a visual and audio feast. The well rounded tone, is both bright and crisp, and give the player the top quality tone they are looking for. Gig Bag or Case Sold Seperately
Walnut / Birds Eye Maple or Rosewood. Ebony Fingerboard and Peghead. Clareen designed Mother of Pearl or Abalone Inlays. Schaller Off-Centre Tuners. Double carbon fibre truss rods. Ivoried / Wood Binding with decorative trim (Purfling)
Walnut / Maple. Clareen Arch Top Tone Ring. Clareen Hand Engraved Notched Tension Band. Clareen Hand Engraved Full Flange. Clareen Hand Engraved Armrest. Decorative Binding. Choice of Tailpiece.
Burl Walnut / Birds Eye Maple / Rosewood with Ivoriod / Wood 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 two non adjustable Carbon Fibre Truss Rods for added strength. The Setanta 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. This instrument is also available gold-plated at an additional cost.