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Gold Tone BG-250FW 5-String Banjo Vintage Brown

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The BG-250FW is Gold-Tone's value-priced, fully professional-spec bluegrass banjo; its equipment list reads like a pre-war collector banjo, but its p...Click To Read More About This Product

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Affordable and comfortable featuring the sweet tone of maple.

The BG-250FW is Gold-Tone's value-priced, fully professional-spec bluegrass banjo; its equipment list reads like a pre-war collector banjo, but its price is within reach of any player searching for a keeper banjo. Featuring Gold Tone's bell-brass tone ring and die-cast brass one-piece flange, the BG-250FW has a bound rosewood fretboard (with tasteful snowflake inlays), a maple neck with GT Master planetary tuning machines, and a hard-rock maple rim for brighter tone. The straight-line tailpiece provides equal down-pressure for all strings for more balanced playing response.


The BG-250FW is identical to Gold Tone's BG-250F in every way except that the fretboard width at the nut is increased to 1" and 5/16". This extra 1/8" width is great for players with larger fingers and also appeals to those pickers that play a lot of single-string (Reno, jazz or Celtic) style banjo.

FEATURES
  • Gold Tone Planetary tuners
  • 3-ply Canadian maple rim
  • Bell brass tone ring
  • One-piece cast flange
  • White ABS binding
  • Two-way adjustable truss rod
  • Tuning: GDGBD

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SPECIFICATIONS
  • Neck: Maple
    Finish: Vintage Brown
    Fingerboard: Select wood
    Bridge: Maple with ebony cap
    Tuners: GT Master Planets
    Inlay: Snowflake
    Truss Rod: Two-way adjustable
    Tone Ring: Bell brass
    Rim: 3-Ply Canadian maple
    Tension Hoop: Notched brass
    Flange: One-piece cast
    Binding: White ABS
    Brackets: 24
    Buttons: C-style
    Hardware: Chrome plated
    Tailpiece: 5-String Straightline
    Resonator: 13" mahogany
    Armrest: Gold Tone engraved
    Head: 11" HC Frosted
    Number of Frets: 22
    Nut Width: 1-5/16" bone
    Scale Length: 26-3/16"
    Weight: 13.5 lb.
    Strings: .011 .013 .016 .024w .011
    Case sold separately

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