This model has been discontinued by Morgan Monroe.
There are now even lower cost Morgan Monroe Open Back Beginner Banjos as an option. Morgan Monroe Rocky Top RT B-01 Open back and the Morgan Monroe Rocky Top RTB-01 Resonator both well under $200.00
They also offer a better version of the same design as the RT 15 for a bit more called the Rocky Top RT B24
Here is a link to that one.
Morgan Monroe Banjo Rocky Top RT-B-24
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