Combining quality ukulele craftsmanship With a banjo body, the BANJOLELE achieves more volume while keeping that distinctive uke sound. This open back Model is an affordable alternative for uke players desiring loud volume and the banjo uke tone. with its 8” rim and tone ring, this model projects very well Ideal for solo and group performing. The newly added geared tuners are a significant upgrade to the vintage-style friction pegs and provide smooth tuning ratio. This model, along with its vintage appeal, is perfect for the uke player searing for a unique sound.