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Gold Tone AC-4 Left-Handed Composite 4-String Openback Tenor Banjo

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Easy-to-play, affordable design for the aspiring banjoist.

Like its cousin the AC-1 (proclaimed "Best in Show/MUST Stock" instrument at the 2016 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, Tennessee), the left-handed Gold Tone AC-4 Composite Tenor Banjo is an economical, durable and great-sounding beginner instrument. Designed for the tenor banjoist, it comes at a great price and includes a gig bag.

The left-handed AC-4 features Gold Tone's snappy-sounding composite rim mated to a slim and easy-playing neck that's equipped with Gold Tone's patented Zero Glide nut. The AC-4 weighs in at less than four pounds and is the perfect choice for beginners, for travel use or for a child's first banjo. The handsome AC-4, with its matching black rim, neck and tuner buttons is professionally set up in Gold Tone's Florida shop and comes with a three-year transferable warranty.


  • Left-handed model
  • Composite rim construction
  • Lightweight, 4-string openback tenor design
  • Remo 11" LC frosted head
  • Zero Glide nut

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AC-4 Left-Handed Composite 4-String Openback Tenor Banjo Specifications:

  • Neck: Nato
    Finish: Satin black
    Fingerboard: Select wood
    Bridge: Maple with ebony cap
  • Rim: Composite
  • Tension Hoop: Flat bar
  • Head: Remo 11" LC Smooth
Tuners: Covered guitar-style
Inlay: Dot
Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
Binding: Black ABS
Brackets: 16
Buttons: Black Plastic
Hardware: Chrome-plated
Tailpiece: Vintage Gold Tone
Number of Frets: 19
Nut Width: 1-3/16" bone
Scale Length: 22.5"
Weight: 3.4 lb.
Tuning: CGDA
Tuning (Alternate): GDAE
Strings: .030w, .022w, .012, .009
Strings (Alternate): .040w, .030w, .020w, .013
Gig bag: Included
Zero Glide Installed: Yes
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