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Gold Tone WL-250 White Ladye 5-String Banjo
Gold Tone’s premier open-back banjo has remarkable tone and exquisite cosmetics. A White Ladye tone ring combined with a thin maple rim provides ample volume and a wonderful plunky tone. The design provides a plunky but punchy tone well-suited for traditional folk music. A White Ladye three-part tone ring is coupled with a 1/2″ rim.
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Neck: Maple, Double Adjusting Truss Rod, Dual Coordinator Rods
Wood Finish: Vintage Brown
Fingerboard Inlay: Cloud
Headstock Inlay: Vega style
Neck binding: Celluloid
Body Binding: Celluloid
Tuners: GT Master Planets
Tone Ring: Whyte Ladye
Rim : 1/2″ sound chamber
Tension Hoop: 24 shoe style
Arm Rest: Vega
Fingerboard: Frailing Scoop included
Scale: 26 3/16″
Weight: 6.7 lbs
Nut width: 1 3/16″
Total Length: 38″
Head Size: 11″ Renaissance HC
Other features include ebony fingerboard, vintage cut heel, no-knot tailpiece, and double adjusting truss rod. Features include ebony fingerboard, cloud position markers, vine headstock inlay, Straight Line tailpiece, reversible two-way truss rod, body and neck binding, maple neck and double coordinator rods finished in a rich mahogany lacquer. Optional hardshell case available.
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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