About this banjo
In late 2018, “Banjo Ben” Clark, Jake Stogdill, and Robby Boone had a concept for replicating one of the most iconic banjos, played by the one of the most iconic banjo players of all time, JD Crowe’s original RB-3 (“Banger”). After extensive research, and with great attention to every detail, Gold Tone was able to rebirth this classic banjo. What makes this banjo truly unique is its “No Hole” tone ring, which really tightens up the sustain. It also features the original measurements on the headstock, neck and body, nickel plated hardware, slanted resonator walls, vintage inlay, a Presto tailpiece, concentric resonator rings, and a brown mahogany finish. We’ve designed hundreds of banjos in the last 25 years, but tone-wise, this outperforms every previous model. Includes an archtop hardshell case, lifetime transferrable warranty, and can optionally be ordered with capo spikes, pickup, Zero Glide upgraded nut, or as a left-handed model.
Fingerboard: Select Wood
Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
Tuners: GT Master Planets
Inlay: Pearloid Leaves and Bo
Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
Tone Ring: Flat Top, No Hole, Brass
Rim: 3-Ply Canadian Maple
Tension Hoop: Notched Nickel
Flange: One Piece Die Cast Zinc
Binding: Cream ABS
Hardware: Nickel Plated
Resonator: 14″ Mahogany (Angled Si
Head: 11″ HC Frosted
Number of Frets: 22
Nut Width: 1-1/4″ Bone
Scale Length: 26-1/4″
Weight: 13 lbs.
Strings: .011 .013 .016 .024w .011
Option 1: SMP+ Pickup
Option 2: Fishman Rare Earth Pickup
Hard Case: Included
Bag: HPB (Opti
Left-Handed Available: Yes
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