Gold Tone BG-250F Bluegrass 5-String Banjo

$1,349.00 $1,011.25

The BG-250F is our value-priced, fully professional-spec Bluegrass banjo; its equipment list reads like pre-war collector banjo, but its price is within reach of any player searching for a keeper banjo.

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About this Banjo

The BG-250F is our value-priced, fully professional-spec Bluegrass banjo; its equipment list reads like pre-war collector banjo, but its price is within reach of any player searching for a keeper banjo. Featuring Gold Tone’s bell-brass tone ring and die-cast brass one-piece flange, the BG-250F has a bound rosewood fretboard (with tasteful snowflake inlays) a maple neck with GT Master planetary tuning machines and a hard-rock maple rim for brighter tone. The straight-line tailpiece provides equal down-pressure for all strings for more balanced playing response. Available as left-handed model.

Banjo Specifications

Neck: Maple
Finish: Vintage Brown
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
Tuners: GT Master Planets
Inlay: Snowflake
Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
Tone Ring: Bell Brass
Rim: 3-Ply Canadian Maple
Tension Hoop: Notched Brass
Flange: One Piece Cast
Binding: White ABS
Brackets: 24
Buttons: C-Style
Hardware: Chrome Plated
Pickups: Optional
Tailpiece: 5-String Straightline
Resonator: 14″ Mahogany
Armrest: Gold Tone Engraved
Head: 11″ HC Frosted
Number of Frets: 22
Nut Width: 1-3/16″ Bone
Scale Length: 26-3/16″
Weight: 13 lbs.
Tuning: GDGBD
Strings: .010, .024w, .016, .013, .010
Option 1: SMP+ P
Option 2: Fishman Rare Earth Pickup
Hard Case: HD16
Bag: HPB
Left-Handed Available: Yes

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  • 5th String Railroad Spike Capos – FREE
    We can add these as a free service when you purchase a banjo from us. When you add this banjo to your cart just select that you want the capos. What is this? When you use a standard capo on your banjo fretboard, fretting strings 1 through 4, you’ll need to capo the 5th string separately. The 5th string starts at the 5th fret. If your standard capo is on the 2nd fret, you also need to capo the 5th string two frets higher, at the 7th fret. We recommend installing railroad spike capos on frets 7 and 9 (A and B). We install them on the fretboard just under the 5th string, an idea that was developed and used by Earl Scruggs himself. We use them, and so do most of the professional players we know. When you’re playing, you don’t really notice the spikes because they’re out of the way, but they’re always there when you need them. Simply slide the 5th string under the spike. When you’re done, slide it out.
  • Bluegrass or Clawhammer Starter Pack – FREE
    We can send along with your banjo a Bluegrass or Clawhammer Starter Pack for free. This includes a strap, DVD, and tuner and picks.
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Weight 13 lbs
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