About this Banjo
A small 5-string banjo for travel, teaching children or for simple enjoyment by anyone, the Goodtime Parlor is just plain cute. It is tuned in G just the same as a 22 fret banjo, but it is 4 inches shorter with only 19 frets. Great for teaching youngsters to play! Get them started early with a banjo they can manage and you give them a lifetime of enjoyment playing the banjo. The Goodtime Parlor is affordable and is made in the USA with quality parts and designed to play right so learning is fun and easy.
Whether you have big or small hands, it is fun to play.
- • Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
- • 19 Pressed In Nickel Silver frets
- • Hardwood Bow Tie Inlays
- • Sealed Geared Tuners
- • Geared 5th String Tuner
- • Durable Satin Finish
- • Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead
- • Blonde 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
- • Steel Tension Hoop
- • 11″ Top Frosted High Crown Head
- • 5/8″ Maple/Ebony Goodtime Bridge
- • 16 Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Nuts
- • 16 Bracket Shoes with Screw Attachments
- • Deering Patented Goodtime Tailpiece
- • Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
- • Durable Satin Finish
- • Openback Tone: Easy to play with clarity of note separation and round full bodied tone.
- • Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″
- *Scale Length Nut to Bridge 23 1/8″
- • Rim diameter 11″
- • Overall Instrument Length 33 1/2″
- • Weight Approx. 4 lbs
- The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Goodtime Banjo a 6 year warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.
Bonuses When You Order From Banjo.com
- 5th String Railroad Spike Capos – FREE
We can add these as a free service when you purchase a banjo from us. When you add this banjo to your cart just select that you want the capos. What is this? 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.
- Bluegrass or Clawhammer Starter Pack – FREE
We can send along with your banjo a Bluegrass or Clawhammer Starter Pack for free. This includes a strap, DVD, and tuner and picks.
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