GOLD TONE Professional 5-String Banjo, Wide Fingerboard, w/ Gig Bag, BG-250FW

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Product Overview

The BG-250F is the first professional 5 string banjo in our line. It is a vintage replica of the most famous banjo ever played in bluegrass music. All its parts are accurate reproductions of the original. In addition, we have added a maple neck, which brightens tone compared to the original mahogany necks. Features include a 3-ply Canadian maple rim and the straightline tailpiece which provides extra downward pressure on the bridge creating even more volume. We have had many requests for years from players with larger hands (and fingers) to make a wider neck width under the nut. The BG-250FW, a replica of the Scruggs banjo, is now available with a fingerboard width of 1 5/16" and is a standard model now in the Gold Tone line

Specifications

Manufacturer Gold Tone
Mfg Part# BG-250FW
SKU 225632347
UPC 875116001476
UPC 14 00875116001476
Features
Arm Rest: Steel
Body Binding: Celluloid
Bridge: Maple/Ebony
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Flange: One-Piece Zince
Frets: Medium
Head Size: Remo Frosted 11" HC
Headstock: Inlay M.O.P.
Neck Binding: Celluloid
Neck: Maple
Nut Width: 1 5/16"
Nut: Bone
Pickup: Optional SMP
Plating: Chrome
Resonator: 14" Mahogany
Rim: 3-ply Canadian Maple
Scale: 26 3/16"
Strings: Medium
Tailpiece: Straightline
Tension Hoop: Steel
Tone Ring: Bell Brass
Tuners: GT Master Planets
Weight: 13 Pounds
Wood Finish: Vintage Brown
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