About this banjo
This Carlin model was the first to be issued; it was the result of a meeting between Bob and Gold Tone president Wayne Rogers at the 2004 IBMA Fan Fest. All of the BC-350 features and dimensions are per Mr. Carlin’s specifications (arrived at after several trips by Bob to the Gold Tone plant) and include a twelve-inch three-ply maple pot with an innovative dowel-stick/coordinator rod, a rolled brass tone ring, maple neck with scooped ebony fretboard, planetary-gear tuning machines, No Knot tailpiece and “hot-dog” armrest. All metal parts are richly nickel-plated for long-wearing durability. Of course, each BC-350 is set up by skilled hands in our Florida shop. Available as left-handed model.
Neck: Maple with Scoop
Finish: Natural Gloss
Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
Tuners: GT Master Planets
Inlay: Dot & Star
Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
Tone Ring: Rolled Brass
Rim: 12″ 3-Ply Maple
Tension Hoop: Notched Brass
Binding: Black ABS
Hardware: Nickel Plated
Armrest: “Hot Dog”
Head: 12″ HC Renaissance
Number of Frets: 18
Nut Width: 1-3/8″ Bone
Scale Length: 26-3/16″
Weight: 6.5 lbs.
Strings: .010, .024w, .016, .013, .010
Option 1: SMP+ P
Hard Case: HD15-M (Sold Separately)
Bag: HPBO (Sold Separately)
Left-Handed Available: Yes
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