About this banjo
The Maple Mountain 150 exemplifies Gold Tone’s mission: to give you the best instrument for your money. The MM-150 was our first openback banjo and it still offers features found on many higher-priced banjos for less than you’d expect to pay. The half-inch-thick maple rim carries an authentically-designed Whyte Laydie-style scalloped three-piece brass tone ring under an eleven-inch Remo Renaissance head. Premium parts include a comfortable maple neck, rosewood fingerboard with snowflake inlays and a frailing scoop, vintage Fairbanks-style headstock design, planetary tuners, Vega-style armrest, and No Knot tailpiece. The MM-150 is completely set up at the Gold Tone Factory.
- Neck: Maple
- Finish: Natural Gloss
- Fingerboard: Rosewood with Scoop
- Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
- Tuners: Planetary
- Inlay: Snowflake
- Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
- Tone Ring: White Ladye
- Rim: 1/2″ Maple
- Tension Hoop: Notched Brass
- Binding: Black ABS
- Brackets: 24
- Buttons: A-Style
- Hardware: Chrome Plated
- Pickups: Optional
- Tailpiece: No-Knot
- Armrest: Vega-Style
- Head: 11″ HC Renaissance
- Number of Frets: 18
- Nut Width: 1-3/16″ Bone
- Scale Length: 26-3/16″
- Weight: 6.5 lbs.
- Tuning: GDGBD
- Strings: .010, .024w, .016, .013, .010
- Option 1: SMP+ P
- Option 2: Fishman Rare Earth Pickup
- Hard Case: HD14 (Sold Separately)
- Bag: HPBO (Sold Separately)
- Warranty: Lifetime limited to the original owner. 5 years to the second owner.
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*FREE RAILROAD SPIKES
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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