Pilgrim Morning Star Tonering, Bluegrass Resonator Banjo with Case

£929.00 RRP £1,099.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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1 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

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Product Ref: 74660

  • High Quality 5-String Banjo with Resonator for Powerful Projection
  • Includes Case for Transportation
  • Extra 5th String Geared Tuning Peg for Greater Depth and Versatility
  • Frosted Remo Weatherking Coated Head Provides a Crisp Response
  • 22-Fret Ebony Fingerboard with Stunning Star Position Inlays

Pilgrim Morning Star Tonering, Bluegrass Resonator Banjo with Case


The Pilgrim Morning Star Tonering Bluegrass Resonator Banjo is a top of range banjo, with a combined collection of quality features. Boasting a flamed maple resonator which powerfully and acoustically projects the sound without the need for electronics. Crafted from maple, the bluegrass resonator is a sturdy instrument that will sound even better over time. Topped with a Frosted Remo head, this instrument not only looks traditional but also delivers a crisp response. Along with a 22-fret ebony fingerboard with stunning "star" position inlays, mounted on a flamed maple neck, the Bluegrass Resonator has it all. Includes padded case for transportation.

Product Ref: 74660

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To make it as easy as possible for you to get the gear you want, we offer a range of instant finance options. If you spend £250 or more online, you can choose to pay over 48, 36 or 24 months. The majority of decisions are given instantly, so you could get your new gear sooner than you thought!

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To help you understand how our finance options work, the examples below are based on a total order value of £250:

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Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9% 14.9% No Deposit 48 months: £6.83
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9% 15.9% No Deposit 36 months: £8.65
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
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Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee

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Origins of Pilgrim

Paul Tebbutt the designer of Pigrim banjos strived to replicate that distinctive and sought after sound that many players look for in banjos. It wasn't until 2015 that Tebbutt came up with the innovative design of the morning star tone ring, which is attached via the 24 brackets and adds weight to the banjo, creating a depth of tone with a crisp response.

Flamed Maple Resonator

Pilgrim ensure all of their products have the highest standard of quality, including every small detail, and strive to maintain the classic looks of Banjos. The Bluegrass Resonator Banjo is beautifully crafted from flamed maple with a faced ebony cap. The use of maple provides a delicious combination a warm mids, crisp articulation and perfect clarity. Maple also provides a sturdy housing which offers a high level of resilience that is ideal for extreme usage. The benefit of a resonator banjo is its ability to project the sound forward and give the instrument more volume. This type of banjo is particularly used in bluegrass music and played by players of all styles. Overall, the Bluegrass Five String Resonator Banjo has all the drive and projection you will ever need with an integrity of tone that makes it stand out as something very special.

Flamed Maple Neck with Ebony Fingerboard

As well as a stunning body and sound, the Bluegrass Resonator Banjo also features a beautiful maple neck that is topped with an ebony fingerboard. Maple provides a sturdy platform, and ensures the neck will not warp overtime, which adds to the longevity of this elegant instrument. The ebony fingerboard is finished with ornate star inlays, that make this quality instrument stand out from other banjos on the market. Both neck and fingerboard provide a smooth and comfortable platform for your hand, and feature 22 frets.

Additional 5th String

Unlike standard 4 string banjo models, the Bluegrass Resonator features an additional 5th string, with a tuning peg located in the middle of the neck for easy access. The fifth string is usually the same gauge as the first, but starts from the fifth fret, three quarters the length of the other strings. This lets the string be tuned to a higher open pitch than possible for the full-length strings. Five string Banjos are extremely common with bluegrass music, in particular styles include: scruggs style, melodic, and three-finger styles. It is an ideal instrument for players that specialise in finger picking.


  • High quality five-string banjo with resonator for powerful projection
  • 5th String offers a more versatile playing style
  • Flamed maple and ebony cap neck delivers a wonderful tone and superb playability
  • Extra 5th string geared tuning peg for greater tonal depth
  • 24 brackets ensure stability and sturdy structure
  • Frosted Remo weatherking coated head provides a crisp response
  • 22-fret ebony fingerboard with stunning "star" position inlays
  • High quality hardware appointments including enclosed tuning machines
  • Includes case for transportation


  • Resonator: Flamed Maple
  • Neck: Flamed Maple & Ebony Cap
  • Shell: Solid Maple, Flamed Maple, Faced Ebony Cap
  • Fingerboard: Ebony with Star Inlays
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Head: Frosted Remo Weather King
  • Brackets: 24
  • Tone Ring: New Pilgrim Morning Star Tone Ring
  • Bridge: Maple & Ebony Tip
  • Tailpiece:  Adjustable
  • Tuners: Enclosed, Geared 5th String Peg
  • Nut: Bone
  • Nut Width: 31.4mm
  • Scale Length: 670mm
  • Finish: Gold Honey with a Natural Satin