Product Overview & Specifications The Oscar Schmidt OUB1 is a banjo-ukulele, also known as the banjolele. It is a four-stringed instrument with a small banjo body but is played in standard GCEA ukulele tuning. With a cast aluminum tone ring, mahogany resonator with bound backplate, and 18-fret neck, the OUB1 provides a distinctly banjo sound what projects louder than traditional ukuleles. The Oscar Schmidt Banjolele is a four stringed instrument with a small banjo type body and a fretted concert size ukulele neck that was very popular in the ’20s & ’30s. It features the distinctive sound of a banjo and the small scale tuning and playing style of a Ukulele. The instrument uses standard ukulele tuning of G-C-E-A. Concert size 12 bracket cast aluminum tone ring Remo head Maple resonator Bound mahogany resonator back plate Maple neck Flame maple veneer headstock Bound Ovangkol fretboard 18 frets with pearl dot inlays Open gear tuners with white pearliod buttons Limited Lifetime warranty
- This great banjo uke is the same as the great Model OUB1 that we have been selling for years but for Winter 2017 it has the addition of an Ovangkol Fingerboard . The great news for you about an Ovangkol fingerboard is that you can now carry this great Banjolele across International borders without violating the US wood exportation ban and the great news for us is we can now sell this great instrument again anywhere in the world.