About this banjo
The PS-250 evokes the jazz banjos of the late 1920s and early 1930s with its vintage design and huge tone. The pot assembly features a bell brass flat-top tone ring, a one-piece flange and a fourteen-inch mahogany resonator that helps the PS-250 produce a powerful statement in any ensemble or solo setting. This twenty-two fret plectrum banjo offers comfortable, low action for easy chording and maximum ease of fretting. It can be played in the traditional CGBD tuning or the DGBE Chicago tuning. Available as left-handed model.
- Finish: Vintage Brown
- Fingerboard: 22 Fret Rosewood
- Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
- Tuners: GT Master Planets
- Inlay: Hearts & Flowers
- Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
- Tone Ring: Bell Brass
- Rim: 3-Ply Maple
- Tension Hoop: Notched Steel
- Binding: White ABS
- Brackets: 24
- Buttons: C-Style
- Hardware: Chrome Plated
- Pickups: Optional
- Tailpiece: GT-Cast
- Resonator: 14″ Mahogany
- Armrest: Gold Tone Engraved
- Head: 11″ HC Smooth
- Number of Frets: 22
- Nut Width: 1-3/16″ Bone
- Scale Length: 26-3/16″
- Weight: 12 lbs.
- Tuning: DGBD
- Strings: .024w, .016, .013, .010
- Option 1: Beard/
- Option 2: Fishman Rare Earth Pickup
- Hard Case: HD16 (Sold Separately)
- Bag: HPB (Sold Separately)
- Left-Handed Available:Yes
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