About this banjo
Due to the tremendous response of our original travel banjo, the Travel Banjo 250 (TB-250) is our premier “A-scale” banjo with many features of the best banjo models. This banjo includes a short scale neck (we’ve eliminated the first two frets) and intended to be tuned a whole step above a standard 5-string to the key of A (AEAC#E). The TB-250 may also be tuned to standard G-tuning (GDGBD) by using a set of medium gauge banjo strings.
It includes gold plated hardware, a White Ladye tone ring, an 11″ Remo Fiberskyn head, bound ebony fingerboard with Hearts & Flower inlay design, notched tension hoop, Straightline tailpiece, curly maple resonator, and a complete setup at the Gold Tone Factory in Florida. This beautiful piece is definitely one model to pass down to future generations. Available as left-handed model.
- Neck: Maple
- Finish: Vintage Brown
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
- Tuners: GT Master Planets
- Inlay: Hearts & Flowers
- Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
- Tone Ring: White Ladye
- Rim: 1/2″ Maple
- Tension Hoop: Notched Brass
- Binding: White ABS
- Brackets: 24
- Buttons: C-Style
- Hardware: Gold Plated
- Pickups: Optional
- Tailpiece: 5-String Straightline
- Resonator: 13″ Flamed Maple
- Armrest: Gold Tone Engraved
- Head: 11″ HC Fiberskyn
- Number of Frets: 19
- Nut Width: 1-3/16″ Bone
- Scale Length: 23-9/16″
- Weight: 8 lbs.
- Tuning: AEAC#E
- Strings: .011, .024w, .016, .013, .011
- Option 1: SMP+ P
- Option 2: Fishman Rare Earth Pickup
- Hard Case: HDTR16
- Bag: HBTR
- Left-Handed Available: Yes
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