About this banjo
The CC-Traveler is a shorter-necked, “A-scale” version of the popular CC-100R. It has the same 11″ pot but is tuned a whole step above a standard banjo to the key of “A” (AEAC#E). This compact banjo with a full-sized pot is ideal packing along on vacations or when space is limited. You can also install a set of medium gauge banjo strings to play it tuned to standard G tuning (GDGBD). The Traveler is completely set up at the Gold Tone Florida factory. Available as left-handed model.
- Neck: Maple
- Finish: Natural Gloss
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
- Tuners: Sealed Guitar-Style
- Inlay: Snowflake
- Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
- Tone Ring: Rolled Brass
- Rim: Multi-Ply Maple
- Tension Hoop: Flat Bar
- Binding: Black ABS
- Brackets: 18
- Buttons: B-Style
- Hardware: Chrome Plated
- Pickups: Optional
- Tailpiece: 5-String Straightline
- Resonator: 13″ Maple
- Armrest: Gold Tone Engraved
- Head: 11″ LC Frosted
- Number of Frets: 19
- Nut Width: 1-3/16″ Bone
- Scale Length: 23-9/16″
- Weight: 6.3 lbs.
- Tuning: AEAC#E
- Strings: .011, .024w, .016, .013, .011
- Option 1: SMP+ P
- Option 2: Fishman Rare Earth Pickup
- Hard Case: HDTR15 (Sold Separately)
- Bag: HBTR (Sold Separately)
- Left-Handed Available:Yes
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Also know as the 5th string capo, we recommend installing spikes on the 7th & 9th frets. This is a free service we include for all 5-string banjo purchases.
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*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.
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