Gold Tone BG-250FW 5-String Banjo

$1,389.00 $1,041.00

It now has a better quality 11Ó x _Ó thick 3-ply maple rim with a very heavy cast brass flathead tone ring & heavy-duty chrome-plated metalwork – 24 brackets in a cast one-piece flange and a Straightline tailpiece. The plating is very good. Fitted with a top sprayed Remo head. The truss rodded maple neck is wider than the BG250F (measuring 34mm) with a cream bound rosewood fingerboard and pearl diamond position markers.

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Neck Maple
Fingerboard Rosewood
Bridge Maple w/ ebony cap
Resonator 14” mahogany
Finish Vintage Brown satin
Binding Celluloid
Fingerboard Inlay Snowflake
Neck Binding Celluloid
Nut Bone
Tuners GT Master Planetary Tuners
Tailpiece Straightline
Strings Medium – .010, .013, .016, .024w, .010
Plating Chrome
Armrest Vega-style armrest
Tone Ring Bell Brass
Rim 3-ply Canadian Maple
Tension Hoop Brass, notched
Frets 22 Medium
Plating Chrome
Case Options HD16 Hardshell Case; HPB Heavily Padded Gigbag
Scale 26 3/16″
Weight 13 lbs
Nut Width 1 5/16″
Total Length 38 3/8″
Head size 11″ Remo, high-crown, frosted

The scale length is 26 _” with 22 frets. Modern banjo fretting, very nicely done and hand-dressed for an excellent playing surface. The action is set-up low but is adjustable as required. Fitted with good quality vintage style planetary banjo tuners and a geared 5th string peg. The neck is finished in clear gloss lacquer which matches the body & resonator very well – the finish is very good. The resonator is the standard convex type and the flange is the cast one-piece type.

Weight 11.5 lbs


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