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Gold Tone BG-250 5-String Banjo Left-Handed
Gold Tone BG-250 Left Handed 5-String Banjo
List Price: $1,159.00
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One of Gold Tone's first instruments ever introduced, the BG-250, with its convertible feature, is still popular today. It has a great bluegrass tone, and by removing the resonator and brackets, you now have a genuine old time openback. This is a great feature for players wanting to play both styles. The slim neck provides easy action and the bell brass tone ring contributes to its loud volume. The 13-inch resonator makes it a little lighter and easier to carry.
Want railroad spikes? We install HO-gauge railroad spikes free when you purchase a banjo from us. We recommend installing them on frets 7 and 9 (A and B). This serves as a capo for 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. If you want spikes, let us know in the comments box at checkout.
Note: Our banjos are individually inspected, set up and tuned by the Banjo.com staff in Georgia. We are banjo players, so we set them up the way we want to play them! Each banjo is in tune when we carefully pack it for shipment. Climate conditions and travel will affect the tuning, so it may need to be fine-tuned before playing.
Banjo.com presents the Gold Tone BG-250 5-String Banjo
Wood Finish: Vintage Brown
Headstock Inlay: Mother of Pearl
Fingerboard Inlay: Snowflake
Neck Binding: Ceuloid
Body Binding: Ceuliod
Tailpiece: Straight line
Tuners: GT Master Planets
Tone Ring: Brass Sand Cast
Rim: Multiply Maple
Tension Hoop: Steel
Flange: No flange/convertible
Arm Rest: Steel
Scale: 26 3/16"
Nut Width: 1 3/16"
Head Size: Remo frosted 11" high collar
Weight: 10.4 lbs.
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