Cox Banjos - Custom Made

The Cox Kentucky-5

The Cox Carolina Banjo.

The Cox Kentucky-5 banjo (Hearts and Flowers inlay)

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The Kentucky-5 is the original banjo in the Cox line, and has been in continuous production since 1965.

Jimmy Cox has made many refinements over the years to fine-tune this banjo. The Kentucky-5 has an exceptionally full tone, and the volume...well, this banjo sure has it when you need it!

You have a lot of choices when you order a Kentucky-5 banjo.

Curly maple, burl walnut, or mahogany are available for the neck and resonator. The Kentucky-5 comes in either flat or raised head styles, and you have a choice of three inlay patterns for the neck. Gold-plated hardware is an additional option.

  • * Choice of curly maple, walnut, or mahogany neck and resonator
  • * Flat head or 40-hole raised head
  • * Choice of 3 inlay patterns: "Hearts & Flowers," "Wreath," or "Flying Eagle"
  • * Ebony fretboard
  • * Nickel or gold-plated hardware
  • * Kentucky-5 tone ring
  • * Cox tailpiece
  • * 3-ply rock maple rim
  • * 5-star tuning keys
  • * All parts made in the U.S.A.
  • * Hard shell case included

Nickel plated: $3,700