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The B100 is a five string closed back banjo model introduced by Ibanez in late 2013. It is made in China.

The B100 features an aluminum rim and a mahogany veneer resonator with ivory binding and natural high gloss finish. It has a mahogany neck with a single coordinator rod and a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with binding and special decorative position markers. Components include a rolled chrome tone ring, chrome tension hoop with 30-piece bracket, an 11" Remo head, a purpleheart saddle in a rosewood and maple bridge, a chrome tailpiece, plastic nuts, a chrome armrest, and chrome die cast tuning machines with acrylic buttons.

The B50 is a related model with dot fretboard inlays and a nato rim.

The B100 was discontinued after 2015.

Specifications

Specifications for B100
Years: 2013–2015
Areas: USA
Made in: China
Finishes: Natural High Gloss
Body
Body type:
Acoustic
Body shape:
Banjo
Dimensions:
  Diameter: 341mm/ 13⁷⁄₁₆"
  Depth: 95mm/ 3¾"
Rim:

  Material: Aluminum
  Finish: Gloss

Resonator:

  Material: Mahogany veneer
  Finish: Gloss
  Binding: Ivory (acrylic)

Tone ring:
Rolled chrome
Tension hoop:
Chrome
Head:
Remo 11" coated Weather King
Neck
Neck profile:
Banjo (5-string)
Neck material:
Mahogany
Neck finish:
Gloss
Neck joint:
Screw
Coordinator rod:
Single
Scale length:
670mm/ 26⅜"
Fingerboard:
Rosewood w/ binding
Inlays:
White dot
Frets:
22
Nut:
Ivory plastic (32mm)
Components
Armrest:
Chrome
Bridge:
Rosewood & maple (14.5mm string spacing)
Saddle:
Purpleheart
Tailpiece:
Chrome
Hardware color:
Chrome
Tuning machines:
Ibanez die cast w/ acrylic pearl buttons
Strings (factory):
009/.016/.023/.030/.009
Factory tuning:
1D,2B,3G,4D,5G
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