Recording King RK-R35-BR
"Madison" Resonator Banjo with Tone Ring

Product Description

The Madison RK-R35 gives banjo players a high-quality, great-sounding banjo with a classic Mastertone-style bell brass cast tone ring and one-piece flange.

The Recording King Madison RK-R35 is built around our 3-ply steam bent maple rim, from the exact same construction and materials used in the best-selling RK-R80.

The maple neck has an adjustable two-way truss rod and a comfortable padauk fretboard. With a 24-hook brass tension hoop, players can enjoy precise adjustment of the head tension.

The planetary tuners, geared 5th peg and dual coordinator rods are pro components that add an authentic feel to these impressive banjos.

The Madison RK-R35 has a maple resonator with hand-rubbed brown matte finish. The peghead and fretboard feature our Seagull inlay, for a banjo that looks as classic as it sounds.

The Madison features American threaded nickel-plated hook and nut hardware, and presto-style tailpiece and armrest, and comes standard with an authentic Remo head.


  • Maple Resonator & Neck
  • 26-1/4” Scale Length
  • 20 Hole Bell Brass Tone Ring
  • American Threaded Hook & Nuts
  • Matte Finish

For touring, studio or jam sessions, the RK-R35 Madison is a rugged high-performance instrument with all the essentials: 3-ply maple rim, bell brass tone ring, one-piece flange and 24-hook brass tension hoop.


Model: RK-R35

Resonator: Maple

Rim: 3-Ply Steam Bent Maple

Flange: Mastertone-style One-piece

Head: Remo Frosted Head, 11" High Crown

Tone Ring: Mastertone-style Bell Brass Cast

Tension Hoop: 24 Bracket Notched; Round American Threaded Hooks and Nuts

Coordinator Rod(s):Dual

Neck: Maple with Adjustable Truss Rod

Fretboard: Padauk

Nut Width: 1-7/32"


Tailpiece: Presto-Style

Bridge: Maple / Ebony; 5/8"

Nut: Bone

Fret Markers: Seagull Inlay

Inlay: Seagull

Peghead: Recording King Madison

Overlay: Black Peghead Overlay with Mother of Pearl Inlay

Tuners: Planetary Ivory Button

Binding: Resonator; Ivoroid

Scale  Length:26-1/4"

Armrest: Included

Finish: Hand-Rubbed Brown Satin Matte

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Astoria, NY, United States
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