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Banjo Heads

We stock dozens of banjo heads in many sizes. The eleven inch size is by far the most popular. We carry the following lines:

Five Star - Quality 11" medium-crown heads, good for both flat-head and arch-top banjos. Available in Frosted top, Smooth white top, and Clear.



"Hi Tech" Specialty Heads
Prismatic - for a wild, reflective prism effect. 11" high-crown.

Shiny Black
11" high-crown.

Kevlar
- for a brighter tone. 11" high-crown.


Animal Skin - Unless noted otherwise, these animal-skin heads are "unmounted", Unmounted heads are harder to install, but they can be fitted to most any size banjo.
Calf Skin

Goat Skin

Remo Banjo Heads

Weather King:

Frosted-top - An old favorite of bluegrassers.
11" High-crown - for most standard flat-head banjos.
11" Medium-crown - for some flat-head and arch-top banjos.
11" Low-crown - for most arch-top banjos.
see all available sizes

Frosted-bottom - A favorite of 4-string players, these heads show less pickwear than frosted-top models.
11" High-crown - for most standard flat-head banjos.
11" Medium-crown - for some flat-head and arch-top banjos.
11" Low-crown - for most arch-top banjos.
see all available sizes

Clear - See-through transparent. Shows off your banjo's innards.
11" High-crown - for most standard flat-head banjos.
11" Medium-crown - for some flat-head and arch-top banjos.
11" Low-crown - for most arch-top banjos.
see all available sizes

Cloudy - Cloudy white color without frosting, with a tone similar to clear heads.
11" High-crown - for most standard flat-head banjos.
11" Medium-crown - for some flat-head and arch-top banjos.
11" Low-crown - for most arch-top banjos.
see all available sizes

Fiberskyn - Fibers are laminated to the top for a mellower tone and a skin-like look.
    11" High-crown - for most modern flat-head banjos.
    11" Medium-crown
    11" Low-crown - for most arch-top banjos.

Renaissance A translucent "skin-like" look with a tone between a frosted-top and a fiberskyn.
    11" High-crown - for most modern flat-head banjos.
    11" Low-crown - for most arch-top banjos.


We also carry an extensive line of Remo banjo heads to fit banjos with the following rim diameters:
  • 11"
  • 11 1/16"
  • 11 1/8"
  • 11 3/16"
  • 11 1/4"
  • 11 5/16"
  • 11 3/8"
  • 11 7/16"
  • 11 1/2"
  • 11 9/16"
  • 11 5/8"
  • 11 3/4"
  • 11 13/16"
  • 11 7/8"
  • 11 15/16"
  • 12"
  • 12 1/16"
  • 12 1/8"
  • 14"
  • A list of all the Remo banjo head sizes/configurations can be also be viewed all on one huge page

    Elite Banjo Heads
    ELITE AMBER BANJO HEAD, 11", HIGH
    ELITE AMBER BANJO HEAD, 11", LOW
    ELITE AMBER BANJO HEAD, 12", HIGH
    ELITE AMBER BANJO HEAD, 12", LOW
    ELITE FIBERSKYN BANJO HEAD, 11", HIGH
    ELITE FIBERSKYN BANJO HEAD, 11", LOW
    ELITE FIBERSKYN BANJO HEAD, 12", LOW


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