About this banjo
Bob Carlin has taught hundreds of people to play Old Time banjo, so it’s only logical to make his signature banjo specs available to new players by way of a Cripple Creek (CC) version. Undeniably a world-beating value in a twelve-inch clawhammer banjo, the CC-Carlin12 has all the right stuff: a nut width of 1 and 3/8″, a two-way truss rod in the maple neck, scooped black-bound rosewood fretboard with dot inlays and a three-ply maple rim. Set up by Gold Tone’s luthiers to play perfectly right out of the included gig bag, the CC-Carlin12 is an unbeatable buy. Available as left-handed model.
- Neck: Maple
- Finish: Natural Gloss
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
- Tuners: Sealed Guitar-Style
- Inlay: Dot & Star
- Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
- Tone Ring: Rolled Brass
- Rim: Multi-Ply Maple
- Tension Hoop: Flat Bar
- Binding: Black ABS
- Brackets: 24
- Buttons: B-Style
- Hardware: Chrome Plated
- Pickups: Optional
- Tailpiece: Vintage
- Armrest: Fits All GT Engraved
- Head: 12″ HC Renaissance
- Number of Frets: 18
- Nut Width: 1-3/16″ Bone
- Scale Length: 26-3/16″
- Weight: 5.8 lbs.
- Tuning: GDGBD
- Strings: .011, .024w, .016, .013, .011
- Option 1: SMP+ P
- Option 2: Fishman Rare Earth Pickup
- Hard Case: HD15-M
- Bag: Included
- Left-Handed Available: Yes
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