Ibanez B200 Banjo

Beyond the intricate inlay, the retro-inspired Ibanez B200 banjo's Remo Weatherking head has a basswood rim and brass tone ring for rich, twangy tone.
Yes, Ibanez is back in the banjo biz in a big way, and the B200 is proof that they're here to stay. The only difference between the B200 and many of the vintage banjos on the auction sites is a layer of dust. The tree-of-life fretboard inlay, the pearl headstock design with its authentic behind-the-head tuners all harken back to the late 70s, when the company's artist roster included the legendary Earl Scruggs.

But when you hear this full-bodied instrument is when you'll be convinced that Ibanez isn't resting on its old school laurels. The B200's rich voice is directly attributable to a combination of its poplar block rim, sapele veneer Resonator, Brass Tone Ring and coated Remo Weatherking head. Neck tension stays rock-solid throughout the seasons with the B200's dual coordinator rod.

Features

- Poplar block Rim
- Rolled Brass Tone Ring
- 11" Coated Remo Weatherking Head
- Steel Tension Hoop W/ 24 Pc Bracket
- Sapele veneer Resonator
- Dual Coordinator Rod Construction
- Chrome Banjo Tuners
- Pearl Headstock & Fretboard inlay
- High Gloss Natural Finish
- Type of Banjo: 5 string banjo
- Coordinator rod: Double
- Rim: Poplar block rim
- Resonator: Sapele veneer
- Neck: Mahogany
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Resonator binding: ABS-Multi
- Inlay: Acrylic pearl block inlay
- Tuning machine: Friction banjo tuner
- Number of frets: 22
- Armrest: Chrome w/etching
- Bridge material: Rosewood & Maple
- Tailpeice: Chrome clam shell tailpeice
- Finish Rim: Gloss
- Finish Resonator: Gloss
- Finish Neck back: Gloss

Neck Dimensions

- Scale: 670mm
- a: Width at Nut 32mm
- b: Width at jointt 46mm
- c: Thickness at 1st 21mm
- d: Neck thickness at 7th 22mm
- Radius: Flat
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 12.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 40 x 19 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IBA B200
Blemished
Shipping Weight: 12.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 40 x 19 x 6 in
Ibanez Non-New Product Warranty Information Ibanez Electric Guitars and Basses have a 1-year warranty on NEW instruments only for the ORIGINAL purchaser with a Sales Receipt. All used products are not under warranty.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-669-8262
(3 ratings)
Submitted May 7, 2020 by john howerton in collins, IA
"ibanez b-200"
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Received this banjo on 5/5/20. Bought this for a Grand son who is 14. I didn't want to spend a fortune on his first instrument. I have a Gibson Master tone that I have had for 20 yrs. and this is just as good as the more expensive banjos out there. Do be prepaired to have some one or yourself set it up properly. We did this ourselves after watching a few utubes. The fit and finish were fantastic. Sounds as good as my own banjo but 1/3 the cost.
Musical Background:
Play guitar and banjo
Musical Style:
Blue grass,country
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